Monthly Archives: August 2013

RIM FIRE UPDATE; Video and T-shirts here

August 31, 2013
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RIM FIRE UPDATE; Video and T-shirts here

Direct from their community; This is an amazing video, 22 minutes long, interviewing folks who have been working this beast;  firefighters, Red Cross, Lions Club, and everyday people. It is incredible to see such an outpouring of help and such an outpouring of gratitude. Sometimes in the world we live in, the news we see,…

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Strong Arm Robbery on Centennial Way

August 31, 2013
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Strong Arm Robbery on Centennial Way

South San Francisco, CA August 30, 2013 On Thursday morning, August 29, 2013 at just before 10 a.m. a 52-year old Berkeley woman was accosted and robbed by a male subject, as she walked along Centennial Trail, located between South Maple Avenue in San Bruno and South Spruce Avenue in South San Francisco. The suspect,…

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RIM FIRE UPDATE August 30 8:30pm

August 31, 2013
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RIM FIRE UPDATE August 30 8:30pm

Inferno burns on   The Rim Fire, which started for reasons unknown at this time, is only 35% contained after blazing since the afternoon of August 17th and consuming 213,414 acres,  has demanded a total of 4,844 personnel.  This update below was released from the Incident Information System at 9pm this evening and states the…

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Shouts out to Mr. Midge Damonte; A favorite teacher and principal

August 30, 2013
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Shouts out to Mr. Midge Damonte; A favorite teacher and principal

South San Francisco, CA August 28, 2013   Our recent Throw Back Thursday included a photo of a favorite teacher and principal, Mr. Midge Damonte. He was the principal of Los Cerritos Elementary School in 1966. And we wanted to share the love so many of us have for this wonderful man. Thanks to those…

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San Bruno Resident TED PALLAS reports on the Korean War

August 29, 2013
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San Bruno Resident TED PALLAS reports on the Korean War

South San Francisco, CA August 30, 2013 I Remember Korea By Ted Pallas Korea? Never heard of it. But got there in spite of it. I remember being told, that It was a “Police Action,” “No Big Deal!” There should have been a retraction, Because the fighting was real. I remember the flares, The men,…

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City Council Votes In Favor Of Planning Commission Decision

August 29, 2013
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City Council Votes In Favor Of Planning Commission Decision

South San Francisco, CA August 28, 2013 Tonight our City Council held the  public hearing on the appeal against the decision made by the Planning Commission in favor of Planned Parenthood to open at the proposed location of 435 Grand Avenue. The appeal against the Planning Commission decision of Planned Parenthood that was brought before…

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San Mateo County Releases Balanced Budget

August 28, 2013
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Hearings Start September 16 San Mateo County Manager John L. Maltbie today unveiled a balanced budget for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 fiscal years that invests in public safety, prepares the County for federal health care reform, funds affordable housing projects and rebuilds aging infrastructure. The Recommended Budget for FY 2013-14 is $2.1 billion, up from $1.9…

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Bay Bridge Closure: SSF Ferry Schedule and other routes

August 28, 2013
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Bay Bridge Closure: SSF Ferry Schedule and other routes

Closure begins Wednesday August 28th at 8:00 PM The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will be closed in both directions Labor Day Weekend in order to take the original East Span out of service and to open the new East Span to traffic. The closure will begin Wednesday, August 28th at 8:00 PM and the new…

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RIM FIRE UPDATE: Wednesday August 28 2013

August 28, 2013
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RIM FIRE UPDATE: Wednesday August 28 2013

Here are some of the latest updates on the RIM FIRE *  Yosemite firefighters saved by Army C130s VIDEO HERE  About 25 Rim Fire firefighters were saved from dangerously close flames using the latest military technology. * Thank you to the Firefighters – special VIDEO HERE Incident Overview The Rim Fire Information Lines have been…

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Planned Parenthood Issue To Go Before City Council Tomorrow Night

August 27, 2013
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Planned Parenthood Issue To Go Before City Council Tomorrow Night

South San Francisco, CA August 27, 2013 Planned Parenthood on Grand Avenue or not? That is the issue before our City Council this Wednesday August 28 at 7pm at the MSB 33 Arroyo Drive.  The public hearing will be televised on community channels Astound 26 and Comcast 27. Live streaming is also available on the…

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