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CPTF Volunteer Event Pecks Lot Clean Up and Tree Planting – June 2017

June 25, 2017
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CPTF Volunteer Event Pecks Lot Clean Up and Tree Planting – June 2017

South San Francisco, Ca   June 26, 2017  Submitted by Tom Carney, SSFFD, Safety Inspector, CPTF Director On Saturday, June 24th,  twenty-five Community Preservation Task Force volunteers along with neighbors from Pecks Lot and surrounding neighborhoods planted 11 trees and cleaned up  Pecks Lot. These volunteers worked tirelessly to protect the quality of life, property…

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Congratulations to US Citizen NORA KEVRANIAN; Living the American Dream

June 25, 2017
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Congratulations to US Citizen NORA KEVRANIAN; Living the American Dream

South San Francisco, CA   June 25, 2017    Nora Kevranian realized her dream this past week when she became a US Citizen. Nora’s grandparents were refugees who were forced to flee to Syria during the 1915 Armenian Genocide, leaving behind their home in Aintab, Turkey.…

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A Friendly Reminder From our SSF Scavengers: Let’s Keep Our City Clean!

June 23, 2017
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A Friendly Reminder From our SSF Scavengers: Let’s Keep Our City Clean!

South San Francisco, CA    June 20, 2017  We all know how windy South San Francisco can be and we all need to step up our game keeping our City litter free. Thanks to the Scavenger Company for providing some great tips to help us with one…

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SSFPD Media Release: Seeking Info on Felony Hit and Run on West Orange Ave / ECR

June 23, 2017
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SSFPD Media Release: Seeking Info on Felony Hit and Run on West Orange Ave / ECR

South San Francisco, CA   June 23, 2017   Submitted by SSFPD  On Thursday, June 22nd 2017 at approximately I I :09 PM, 21-year-old Merced resident Francisco Avelar was driving…

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Ranking Member Adam Smith and 22 Armed Services Democrats Introduce Bill to Boost Unity and Deterrence Against Russian Aggression

June 23, 2017
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Ranking Member Adam Smith and 22 Armed Services Democrats Introduce Bill to Boost Unity and Deterrence Against Russian Aggression

South San Francisco, CA  June 23, 2017  Submitted by House Armed Services Committee Democrats NATIONAL NEWS Washington, DC – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) and 22…

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Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA Pet of the Week: Sofia!

June 23, 2017
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Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA Pet of the Week: Sofia!

South San Francisco, CA    June 23, 2017     Submitted by Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA   Meet Sofia: a charming and high energy 9 month old gal still…

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New Cheer Squad Coach at El Camino High School Looks to Spur Sport to New Heights

June 23, 2017
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New Cheer Squad Coach at El Camino High School Looks to Spur Sport to New Heights

South San Francisco, CA   June 23, 2017   In October 2015 Governor Brown signed the bi-partisan Assembly Bill 949, authored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) which officially made Cheerleading…

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Skyline College Engineering Summer Camp for Grades 9-12 and Entering College Students

June 23, 2017
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Skyline College Engineering Summer Camp for Grades 9-12 and Entering College Students

South San Francisco, CA   June 23, 2017  Submitted by Skyline College The Skyline College Engineering Summer Camp provides students with opportunities to learn to design and build projects using…

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New Data at EAN Show Genentech’s Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab) Significantly Reduced Multiple Measures of Disease Progression in Relapsing and Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

June 23, 2017
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New Data at EAN Show Genentech’s Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab) Significantly Reduced Multiple Measures of Disease Progression in Relapsing and Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

South San Francisco, CA   June 23, 2017  Genentech Press Release  OCREVUS increased the number of patients with relapsing MS (RMS) and primary progressive MS (PPMS) who maintained No Evidence…

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FDA Approves Rituxan Hycela (Rituximab and Hyaluronidase Human) for Subcutaneous Injection in Certain Blood Cancers

June 23, 2017
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FDA Approves Rituxan Hycela (Rituximab and Hyaluronidase Human) for Subcutaneous Injection in Certain Blood Cancers

South San Francisco, CA   June 23, 2017  Genentech Press Release  Treatment can be administered in five to seven minutes, compared to 1.5 hours or more for intravenous Rituxan —…

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Caltrain to Hold Community Meeting on South San Francisco Station Improvement Project

June 22, 2017
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Caltrain to Hold Community Meeting on South San Francisco Station Improvement Project

South San Francisco, CA   June 21, 2017  More info CLICK HERE or phone 650/508.7726 Caltrain will host a public meeting on Thursday, June 22, at 6:30 p.m., to discuss plans…

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Peninsula, SF, South Bay Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Help Caltrain Fund Improvements, Operations

June 21, 2017
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South San Francisco, CA   June 21, 2017  Press Release from Senator Jerry Hill Senate Bill 797 Authorizes Caltrain’s Operators to Put a 1/8-Cent Sales Tax Before Voters to Fund…

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