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Solo Vehicle Accident on ECR

August 12, 2017
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Solo Vehicle Accident on ECR

South San Francisco, CA   August 12, 2017 by Roger Cain On August 10th a solo car accident occurred  on southbound El Camino Real, just before Spruce Avenue leaving the car facing in the wrong direction, so Southbound is going to get bottled up.     Around 8:30 that evening Theresa Fontana updated our Facebook page “It…

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People Behaving Awesome – South City Style!

August 12, 2017
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People Behaving Awesome – South City Style!

South San Francisco, CA  August 12, 2017 Too often we see the negative things around town, around our world yet there really is so much good that deserves equal attention. Many times these good things are small things, little stitches that weave together the fabric of who we are. Today Laura Michaelis witnessed a good…

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Hazardous Fuel System at Oyster Point in South San Francisco; Open Letter to Public Officials

August 5, 2017
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Hazardous Fuel System at Oyster Point in South San Francisco; Open Letter to Public Officials

South San Francisco, CA   August 5, 2017  by Sabrina Brennan Dear Mayor Gupta, President Mattusch, Mr. Futrell and Mr. McGrath, I’m concerned about public safety and the safety of Harbor District employees at Oyster Point. On Wednesday, Oyster Point Marina fuel system safety hazards were not discussed during a Special Meeting held at South…

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Illegally Parked Delivery Trucks Continue to Block Traffic in Brentwood Neighborhood

August 4, 2017
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Illegally Parked Delivery Trucks Continue to Block Traffic in Brentwood Neighborhood

South San Francisco, CA   August 4, 2017     Neighbors and visitors to the Brentwood shopping center continue to complain about the illegal parking of commercial trucks that need to make deliveries to the stores. This problem has existed for years and residents say they have contacted police and brought this up to elected…

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Should Pedestrians be Ticketed for Crossing Streets While Distracted, Cell Phone Use?

July 31, 2017
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Should Pedestrians be Ticketed for Crossing Streets While Distracted, Cell Phone Use?

South San Francisco, CA    July 31, 2017   Honolulu has passed a law making it illegal for pedestrians to “cross a street or highway while viewing a mobile electronic device.” The law covers video games, pagers and laptops, and the ubiquitous smartphones Reuters has reported. Fines would start at $15 and could run up to…

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Come Talk to SSF Parks & Rec Director, City Manager Thurs 6-7pm at Peets Coffee

July 24, 2017
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South San Francisco, CA     July 23, 2017  This Thur 6-7pm at Grand Ave Peet’s Coffee come chat with our South San Francisco Parks and Recreation Department Director Sharon Ranals and South San Francisco City Manager Mike Futrell – let them know what is on your mind, hear what is being planned. ### Editor…

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Showcasing a local beloved South San Francisco business: Hairline

July 21, 2017
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Showcasing a local beloved South San Francisco business: Hairline

South San Francisco, CA   July 21, 2017  by Maryanne Mathiesen     As I enter Hairline, I am greeted by the beautiful and handsome familiar faces sharing the glorious news of their client, Evelyn Martin, who is celebrating her 99th birthday today. A horn honks outside and at 99 years old, the client briskly stands, gathers…

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National Night Out GAME ON to Help Neighbors Connect on August 1st

July 16, 2017
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National Night Out GAME ON to Help Neighbors Connect on August 1st

South San Francisco, CA    July 16, 2017   Take some time this week and talk with your neighbors – make plans for Tuesday August 1st for National Night Out.   This is ONE night a year that is nationally recognized and supported that we turn the porch light on and go outside and actually…. OMG –…

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Local Fun Things to do with the Kids this Summer

July 12, 2017
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Local Fun Things to do with the Kids this Summer

South San Francisco, CA   July 10, 2017  from our FB page A South San Francisco neighbor messages us “Schools out – what can I do with my kids nearby?” Ideas?   And these were some great responses shared on our Facebook page – thanks to everyone who contributed!   Maria Ceballos-Jimenez Brisbane swimming pool…

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Who remembers when fireworks were legal in South City?

July 10, 2017
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Who remembers when fireworks were legal in South City?

South San Francisco, CA   July 10, 2017  from our Facebook page  PREFACE: We asked South City folks if they remembered when fireworks were legal in our City  which led to 100 folks remembering and below are some of the responses. Please feel free to add yours! EL Blanco Flama- Last night Lesley Cassandras- I…

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