Monthly Archives: September 2015

Neighbors Share Photos of the 2016 Harvest Moon ‘Rare Eclipse Supermoon’

September 30, 2015
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Neighbors Share Photos of the 2016 Harvest Moon ‘Rare Eclipse Supermoon’

South San Francisco, CA    September 30, 2015 Many of our neighbors are avid sky gazers and to our delight the skies clear long enough to witness this rare total eclipse of the full moon this past Monday September 28th. The next total lunar eclipse will not occur again until October 8, 2033- another 18 years…

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Local Student Achievement Gap Focus of Oct. 15 Summit

September 30, 2015
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Local Student Achievement Gap Focus of Oct. 15 Summit

South San Francisco, CA     September 30, 2015    Submitted by John Horgan SSFUSD San Mateo County education, political and community leaders will gather at the Oracle Conference Center in Redwood City on Oct. 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to focus on a glaring academic achievement gap that exists among students on the Peninsula. Recent…

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South San Francisco District More Than Doubles its Water Reduction Requirement

September 30, 2015
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South San Francisco, CA    September 30, 2015   Submitted by Leslie Arroyo, City of South San Francisco South San Francisco residents are doing their part to conserve water and it shows. Cal Water recently reported water usage data to the State Water Resources Control Board for the South San Francisco District, which includes the City of…

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October Rentals in San Mateo County: Have a room? Need a room?

September 30, 2015
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October Rentals in San Mateo County: Have a room? Need a room?

South San Francisco, CA    September 30, 2015   Submitted by HIP HOUSING  Do you know anyone looking for a housemate or renter, or trying to rent out a room in their home? HIP Housing’s non-profit Home Sharing program can help make that a safe, comfortable process. HIP Housing has given free, long-term support to those who…

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MAGDALENE LO and JAMES FONG named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program

September 28, 2015
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MAGDALENE LO and JAMES FONG named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program

South San Francisco, CA    September 28, 2015   Submitted by Dr. Shawnterra Moore, Superintendent SSFUSD   MAGDALENE LO AND JAMES FONG have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.  A letter of Commendation from SSFHS and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, was presented by Dr. Rapaido to these…

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Student Safety, Security to Be Focus of Forum Oct. 8

September 28, 2015
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Student Safety, Security to Be Focus of Forum Oct. 8

South San Francisco, CA      September 28, 2015     Submitted by John Horgan, SSFUSD  The South San Francisco Unified School District, in conjunction with the city’s Police Department, will conduct a community forum Oct. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Baden High School gymnasium. Topics to be discussed include: The overall safety and security of…

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SSFUSD Dedicates New, Modern High School Buildings

September 25, 2015
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SSFUSD Dedicates New, Modern High School Buildings

South San Francisco, CA     September 25, 2015   Submitted by John Horgan, SSFUSD  The grand opening of nearly 33,000 square feet of modern academic classroom space in three new buildings on the campus of South San Francisco High School was held on Sept. 25 The ribbon-cutting was attended by Trustees and Administrators of the South San…

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6 Resources to Help Prevent the Spread of the Flu Virus

September 25, 2015
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South San Francisco, CA     September 25, 2015     Submitted by Patricia Sarmiento, Public Health Corps According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as many as 20 percent of Americans are diagnosed with the flu each year. Of these individuals, the CDC estimates that about 200,000 receive costly hospital treatment as a result of complications…

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All Souls 2015 Parish Festival Set For October 9, 10, 11th

September 25, 2015
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All Souls 2015 Parish Festival Set For October 9, 10, 11th

South San Francisco, CA     September 25, 2015   The All Souls Parish is excited to announce this year’s festival slated to kick off on Friday October 9th and run through Sunday October 11th on the Church grounds at 315 Walnut. Times for this year’s event will be; Friday October 9th 5pm – 10pm  and Saturday 10th…

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SSFHS Blue & White Ball Slated for November 6th – Get your tickets now!

September 25, 2015
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South San Francisco, CA       September 24, 2015   Submitted by John Horgan, SSFUSD The 2015 South San Francisco High School Principal’s Black and White Ball will be held on the evening of Nov. 6 at the South San Francisco Conference Center, 255 S. Airport Blvd. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at…

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