• The office of Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, is accepting applications from high school and college students for part-time internships. Students must be community-oriented, proactive and have a genuine interest in public service. Internships will be based in the Los Altos district office.
Application deadline is Monday, May 27. Interviews will be the weeks of June 3 and June 10. Expected start date is Monday, June 17.
Contact Anna Ko if you have further questions at 691-2121 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application and additional instructions can be found at www.asmdc.org/members/a24/internships?utm_campaign=Gordon-Internship-2013&utm_medium=email&utm_source=information&utm_content=link.
• The San Mateo City Council unanimously approved a reusable bag ordinance at its Monday night meeting. Starting June 6, retail shoppers will have to pay 10 cents for a requested recycled bag if they do not bring in their own bag. The council also adopted an ordinance to ban polystyrene food products at restaurants and delicatessens. Food establishments will have a two-month grace period starting June 6 to exhaust existing stock of polystyrene.