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Whether new to the area or a longtime resident, San Mateo Focus is where to listen and learn about local history, good eats, and things to do—five minutes at a time.

Whether new to the area or a longtime resident, San Mateo Focus is where to listen and learn about local history, good eats, and things to do—five minutes at a time.
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United States

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Whether new to the area or a longtime resident, San Mateo Focus is where to listen and learn about local history, good eats, and things to do—five minutes at a time.

Language:

English

Contact:

4158501971


Episodes

SMF Host Introductions

1/22/2020
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And now for something completely different: podcast host Judy Gordon, and producer Peter Radsliff, introduce themselves and talk about why and how they created San Mateo Focus.

Duration:00:04:20

San Mateo Public Library

1/16/2020
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Judy researches and recounts an underused resource: the San Mateo Public Library.

Duration:00:05:09

St. John’s Cemetery

1/8/2020
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Judy recounts the history of a hidden San Mateo gem: St. John’s Cemetery.

Duration:00:05:44

San Mateo City Resources

1/2/2020
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Judy takes us on a tour of where to get information that every San Mateo resident will find useful and important.

Duration:00:05:43

Samaritan House

12/26/2019
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It is especially during this time of year that we think about giving of ourselves to others less fortunate. Judy profiles Samaritan House, one of San Mateo’s leading non-profits and the largest food distribution agency in the county. Their free service offerings include shelter and housing assistance, medical and dental clinics, clothes for children, personalized case management, and much more. Please listen to this special episode and see if Samaritan House can help you help others.

Duration:00:06:13

San Mateo Police

12/19/2019
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Judy contacted the San Mateo Police Department to ask about how safe San Mateo is, what to do about car break-ins, how the homeless are doing, and more.

Duration:00:07:24

San Mateo Farmers Markets

12/12/2019
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One of life’s little pleasures in San Mateo is having multiple Farmer’s Markets to choose from, making ‘farm to table’ something everyone can do quite easily. Judy digs into the details of our local pop-up grocers in this week’s episode.

Duration:00:06:37

San Mateo Parents Club

12/5/2019
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Today Judy profiles a tremendous asset for new and young parents, the San Mateo Parents Club.

Duration:00:05:22

Coyote Point

11/28/2019
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Judy discovers some interesting history about Coyote Point, this gem of a recreation area that every San Mateo family should get to know.

Duration:00:04:54

Japanese and other cuisines in San Mateo

11/21/2019
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Judy explains why San Mateo has such a vibrant and extensive scene for Japanese and other ethnic cuisines.

Duration:00:05:49

Hillsdale Mall: Past, Present, & Future

11/14/2019
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Judy takes nostalgic trip to when San Mateo’s Hillsdale Mall was new and contrasts that with the renovation that opens later this month.

Duration:00:05:36

Caltrain History & Construction Update

11/6/2019
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Judy gives a primer on CalTrain’s rich history and provides an update on the construction going on in San Mateo.

Duration:00:04:51

Introducing San Mateo Focus

11/2/2019
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Whether new to the area or a longtime resident, San Mateo Focus is where to listen and learn about local history, good eats, and things to do—five minutes at a time.

Duration:00:04:05