Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Hidden History of the San Mateo County Poor Farm

October 30, 2015
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The Hidden History of the San Mateo County Poor Farm

South San Francisco, CA   October 30, 2015   Submitted by Andy Howse, Open SF Watershed Unbeknownst to most travelers of highway 92 in San Mateo County, as they pass under the Ralston-Polhemus underpass they are actually voyaging through an area with great historical significance. In the Southeast corner of this intersection remains a timeworn graveyard that…

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Voting: Our Right, Our Responsiblity

October 30, 2015
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Voting: Our Right, Our Responsiblity

South San Francisco, CA   October 30, 2015  We cannot let apathy win, no matter how jaded many might feel about politics. We currently have a few local items on the ballot, which bring us a clearer cause and effect with our local administrations, which should help our resolve to vote. Because our vote really does…

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The Dream Continues: School Supply Collection at SSFPD

October 29, 2015
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The Dream Continues: School Supply Collection at SSFPD

South San Francisco, CA   October 29, 2015   Submitted by Patricia Anne Manubay Please help support local student’s dreams and education during the holidays by donating slightly used or new school supplies for ‪#‎DREAMBOXES‬ to the South San Francisco Police Department located at 33 Arroyo Drive! Drive ends at the end of November! For more on…

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Affordable Health Insurance Open Enrollment Starts Sunday

October 29, 2015
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Affordable Health Insurance Open Enrollment Starts Sunday

South San Francisco, CA   October 29, 2015   Submitted by County of San Mateo The 2016 enrollment period for Californians to sign up for affordable health insurance begins Sunday, Nov. 1. Tens of thousands of San Mateo County residents will be able to join over four million people who now have affordable health coverage through California’s…

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Help for Kids who Stutter is as Close as Your Library

October 29, 2015
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South San Francisco, Ca   October 29, 2015   Submitted by Jane Fraser, The Stuttering Foundation Kids who stutter have a lot to say, and friends can show them how in Stuttering: For Kids By Kids, a DVD in English and Spanish starring kids who stutter, available at most public libraries or through interlibrary loan.   Many…

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Kaiser Permanente Honored For Recruiting Workers Over Age Forty

October 29, 2015
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Kaiser Permanente Honored For Recruiting Workers Over Age Forty

South San Francisco, CA   October 28, 2015  Submitted by Joe Fragola, Kaiser Permanente Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco was among a number of organizations being recognized for its efforts to recruit workers over age 40. The honor was presented Thursday, October 29th at the Excellence in the Workplace breakfast held at the South San Francisco…

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Measure J Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Strongly Recommends Investigation of Misappropriation of Funds

October 28, 2015
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Measure J Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Strongly Recommends Investigation of Misappropriation of Funds

South San Francisco, CA    October 28, 2015  The Measure J Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) reports ‘significant mismanagement issues  and possible misapplication of bond funds that may have occurred’ and are recommending further investigation by appropriate authorities as they state the Committee had not received sufficient information to perform their oversight responsibilities effectively. “It was not…

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How to Keep Your Kids Healthy and Safe this Halloween

October 28, 2015
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How to Keep Your Kids Healthy and Safe this Halloween

South San Francisco, CA    October 28, 2015   Submitted by Joe Fragola, Kaiser Permanente Tips from Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Pediatrician Mira Cheung, MD It’s not just ghosts that can come haunting on Halloween. Upset tummies can also sneak up and make kids sick. The culprit, eating too much candy! Some Kaiser Permanente pediatricians have…

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Town of Colma Police Officer Recruitment For Lateral

October 28, 2015
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Town of Colma Police Officer Recruitment For Lateral

South San Francisco, CA   October 28, 2015   Submitted by Darcy De Leon, Town of Colma Town of Colma Invites Applications for Police Officer – Lateral $7,560 to $9,278 per month  Continuous Recruitment Until Filled The Position The Town of Colma Police Department is seeking individuals who have graduated from a California P.O.S.T. certified academy, successfully…

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Author David Talbot Monday, Nov. 2nd at 6PM at the SSF Municipal Services Building

October 28, 2015
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Author David Talbot Monday, Nov. 2nd at 6PM at the SSF Municipal Services Building

South San Francisco, CA     October 28, 2015   Submitted by Anissa SSF Library Author Talk: David Talbot, Author of The Devil’s Chessboard Author, journalist, and founder and former editor-in-chief of Salon.com, David Talbot will discuss his new book, The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government, “an explosive, headline-making portrait…

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