Monthly Archives: April 2018

Walter Garcia’s Final Farewell; Walter’s Party Set For May 3rd and 4th

April 29, 2018
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Walter Garcia’s Final Farewell; Walter’s Party Set For May 3rd and 4th

South San Francisco, CA   April 29, 2018 “We fought until the very end, literally. Unfortunately, life took an unexpected turn and my father passed away Tuesday night with us by his side.” Gaby Garcia shared on the gofundme page she created last year as a way to pay for expenses that were stacking up due…

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Mayor Liza Normandy Presents Certificate of Recognition to Mater Dolorosa Parish

April 27, 2018
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Mayor Liza Normandy Presents Certificate of Recognition to Mater Dolorosa Parish

South San Francisco, CA   April 27, 2018 Sheri Boles contributed to this write up The good works of one of our local parishes has not gone unnoticed as South San Francisco Mayor Liza Normandy presented Mater Dolorosa Catholic Parish with a Certificate of Recognition at the April 25th City Council. The Mater Dolorosa Parish is…

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Community Benefits and Resource Fair Set For May 4th at San Mateo Senior Center

April 27, 2018
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Community Benefits and Resource Fair Set For May 4th at San Mateo Senior Center

South San Francisco, CA   April 27, 2018  Submitted by Speaker pro Tempore Kevin Mullin SAVE MONEY! LEARN ABOUT STATE SAVING PROGRAMS & WAYS TO SAVE ON YOUR MEDICATIONS. Discover what community benefits are available for you. Get information on housing, social services, emergency services, caregiving, etc. Get a personal medication consultation, hepatitis B consultation and…

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Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Receives Top Grade “A” For Patient Safety From Leapfrog

April 27, 2018
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Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Receives Top Grade “A” For Patient Safety From Leapfrog

South San Francisco, Ca  April 27, 2018  Submitted by Joe Fragola,  Kaiser Permanente Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco has been awarded an “A” grade, the highest possible, for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.   “This is further proof that at Kaiser Permanente we put our patients and their care first,” said Dr. John Skerry,…

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David’s Sunrise Brings Awareness to Drug Deaths Caused by Xanax Laced with Fentanyl

April 27, 2018
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David’s Sunrise Brings Awareness to Drug Deaths Caused by Xanax Laced with Fentanyl

South San Francisco, CA   April 27, 2018   Donna Fentanes took a picture shortly after the untimely and tragic death of David Ochoa. The picture is being immortalized by artist, Mark DeRaud, because it was taken near the place David died. Mark’s wife, Wendy, wrote an important blog about art and its relationship to our…

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FREE Fixit Clinic – Bike Edition May 6th Belmont Library 1pm-4pm

April 26, 2018
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FREE Fixit Clinic – Bike Edition May 6th Belmont Library 1pm-4pm

South San Francisco, CA   April 26, 2018  Submitted by Teresa Montgomery, SSF Scavengers Co Come join this FREE Bike Fixit Clinic taking place on May 6, 2018 at the Belmont Library 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas between the hours of 1:00PM and 4:00PM. To register for the May 6 Bike Fixit clinic click here. “This…

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Letter to Editor: Letter to SSFUSD Regarding school baseball fields

April 26, 2018
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Letter to Editor: Letter to SSFUSD Regarding school baseball fields

South San Francisco, CA   April 26, 2018  Submitted by Cindy Alger South San Francisco Unified School District 398 B Street South San Francisco, CA  94080   Attn:      Dr. Shawnterra Moore   Reference:    SSF, ECHS and other school Softball/Baseball Fields   Dear Dr. Moore,   It is SSF communities concern that SSFUSD is renting out the…

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Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco’s Groundbreaking Home Palliative Care Program Receives Prestigious Honor

April 26, 2018
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Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco’s Groundbreaking Home Palliative Care Program Receives Prestigious Honor

South San Francisco, CA    April 26, 2018  Submitted by Joe Fragola, PR & Media Relations The groundbreaking work of Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco’s Home Palliative Care Program has been recognized by the California Coalition for Compassionate Care (CCCC) with the 2018 leadership award. The award is a prestigious honor in the field, given…

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The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Rocky

April 26, 2018
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The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Rocky

South San Francisco, CA   April 25, 2018  Submitted by Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA   Oh Rocky, you’re so fine, you’re so fine you blow our minds, Hey Rocky! Seriously, this four year old neutered male Pit Bull mix is such a fine looking dog that we can’t help but sing his praises.  Rocky is…

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Death of South San Francisco’s Giselle (Gisi) Sanchez Spurs Fundraising Efforts

April 25, 2018
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Death of South San Francisco’s Giselle (Gisi) Sanchez Spurs Fundraising Efforts

South San Francisco, CA   April 25, 2018   South San Francisco hearts were saddened upon learning of the sudden passing of Giselle (Gisi) Sanchez in the early morning Saturday April 21st. Many know Gisi from her years working as a cashier and manager at Safeway, first at the Spruce location and when they closed Gisi…

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