Monthly Archives: July 2016

Chucha Finds a New Loving Forever Family Thanks to ESC!

July 28, 2016
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Chucha Finds a New Loving Forever Family Thanks to ESC!

South San Francisco, CA   July 28, 2016  from A.C. Ruzcita    Happy to announce that Chucha, an orphaned black chihuahua being fostered by my daughter for about 3 1/2 weeks, has been picked up today! So proud of our daughter’s resolve to keep hoping she wouldn’t have to surrender Chucha to a local shelter.…

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SSFPD Media Alert: DUI Repeat Offender

July 27, 2016
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SSFPD Media Alert: DUI Repeat Offender

South San Francisco, CA  July 27, 2016 Submitted by SSFPD  On 07-08-16, an alert South San Francisco Police Officer was on patrol when he recognized a driver on Gellert Boulevard at Westborough Boulevard as someone who is on the Police Department’s “DUI Hot List”. The officer stopped the driver, 24 year old Michael A. Hernandez…

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Want to Serve on the Measure W Citizens’ Oversight Committee? Apps Taken Now

July 27, 2016
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Want to Serve on the Measure W Citizens’ Oversight Committee? Apps Taken Now

South San Francisco, CA    July 27, 2016  by City of South San Francisco  South San Francisco voters approved Measure W, a half cent transactions and use tax in November 2015. As part of the Measure W implementation process, the City is seeking members to serve on the Measure W Citizens’ Oversight Committee. The Oversight…

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SSF Police Officers Pay Respect Attending Fallen Officer’s Services

July 26, 2016
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SSF Police Officers Pay Respect Attending Fallen Officer’s Services

South San Francisco, CA    July 27, 2016       South San Francisco police officers Sgt. Ken Chetcuti, Corporal Jason Pfarr and Officer Mark Kosta have traveled to Baton Rouge, LA to pay respect to fallen Corporal Montreal Jackson. Jackson, along with Police Officers Matthew Gerald, and Deputy Sheriff Brad Granola were shot and…

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San Mateo County Health System: Public Opinion Survey on Marijuana

July 25, 2016
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San Mateo County Health System: Public Opinion Survey on Marijuana

South San Francisco, CA    July 26, 2016   The San Mateo County Health System is surveying San Mateo County residents like you. We want to hear about your thoughts and beliefs about people using marijuana in your community. We will use this survey to plan education and prevention efforts. This survey is completely confidential—we…

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Local Jobs

July 25, 2016
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Local Jobs

South San Francisco, CA   July 25, 2016   Program Coordinator UBM Administrative/Clerical | Full Time | San Francisco UBM is looking for an exceptional Program Coordinator to join the Horizontal Services team in the role of Program Coordinator, Client Services & Delivery. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Create project workflow and management documents on a per…

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Former Case Worker Sees Homeless Services Fractured

July 25, 2016
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South San Francisco, CA    July 25, 2016    by a Concerned Former Case Worker  The words that came from the caseworkers are unbelievable to me. “I’m sorry we have no record of your file. Oh I’m sorry your case worker no longer works here and we cannot locate your information or referral.” (Okay, well…

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Contract Extended for Dr. Shawnterra Moore, Superintendent SSFUSD

July 25, 2016
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Contract Extended for Dr. Shawnterra Moore, Superintendent SSFUSD

South San Francisco, CA    July 25, 2016    Submitted by John Horgan, SSFUSD   Dr. Shawnterra Moore, Superintendent of the South San Francisco Unified School District, has received a one-year extension of her contract. The new three-year pact runs through June 30, 2019. The agreement was ratified unanimously by the District Board of Trustees…

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Two New Principals Named in South San Francisco Unified School District

July 25, 2016
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Two New Principals Named in South San Francisco Unified School District

South San Francisco, CA   July 25, 2016  Submitted by John Horgan, SSFUSD New principals have been selected for two elementary schools in the South San Francisco Unified School District. Both appointments were announced July 21 during a meeting of the District Board of Trustees. Shelby Biddy was chosen as the principal at Sunshine Gardens;…

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18th Annual “Kids Helping Kids”; Local kids raise $ to help other local kids have Christmas

July 24, 2016
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18th Annual “Kids Helping Kids”; Local kids raise $ to help other local kids have Christmas

South San Francisco, CA     July 24, 2016     Submitted by Patrick Rosenthal   This story came to our attention two years ago, thanks to South San Francisco resident Patrick Rosenthal, and it is a wonderful example on how we can help our children embrace empathy and caring beyond their own wants and needs. Two years…

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