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How Your Food Scraps Power Our Scavenger Trucks: the Story of Anaerobic Digestion

February 17, 2017
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How Your Food Scraps Power Our Scavenger Trucks: the Story of Anaerobic Digestion

South San Francisco, CA    February 17, 2017  Submitted by SSF Scavenger Company Compost Quiz What is Anaerobic Digestion? According to Wikipedia, anaerobic digestion (AD) is a “collection of processes by which microorganisms break down biodegradable material in the absence of oxygen.” It happens in your stomach, and it happens at the Biogenic CNG Facility…

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Kaiser Permanente Receives Silver Recognition in the American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index

February 14, 2017
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Kaiser Permanente Receives Silver Recognition in the  American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index

South San Francisco and San Francisco Medical Center’s Provide Physicians, Nurses and Staff with Programs to Live Healthy during American Hearth Month Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated health system, today announced it has received the 2016 silver level recognition in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) inaugural Workplace Health Achievement Index, a science-based and evidence-informed…

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BIO Statement on President Trump’s Comments Supporting Biopharmaceutical Competition and Innovation

February 12, 2017
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BIO Statement on President Trump’s Comments Supporting Biopharmaceutical Competition and Innovation

South San Francisco, CA   February 12, 2017   BIO Press Release NOTE: Our City is known as the ‘Birthplace of Biotech’ and is an international leader with our cluster of life science businesses. Last year San Francisco was host to the 2016 BIO Conference which will be held in San Diego this year. More via ESC HERE  Washington,…

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South City Students Win Top Prize in IBM’s Watson Developer Conference

February 10, 2017
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South City Students Win Top Prize in IBM’s Watson Developer Conference

South San Francisco, CA    February 10, 2017   Submitted  by SSFUSD What’s simply fantastic…SSFUSD Superintendent Dr. Moore personally recognized Mario Lopez, El Camino High School (South San Francisco) senior, and Jimmy Wen, South San Francisco High School senior, for winning the top prize at IBM’s Watson Developer Conference. Jimmy and Mario teamed up early…

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Peninsula Clean Energy Inks Deal for 200 MW of New Solar

February 10, 2017
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Peninsula Clean Energy Inks Deal for 200 MW of New Solar

South San Francisco, CA   February 10,  2017  Submitted by Dan Lieberman, Peninsula Clean Energy On January 26th, the Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE) board of directors approved a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for 20 years to purchase the output from a new 200 MW solar photovoltaic power plant to be built in Merced County.…

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Learn Healthy Cooking at the New Thrive Kitchen at Kaiser Permanente

January 30, 2017
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Learn Healthy Cooking at the New Thrive Kitchen at Kaiser Permanente

South San Francisco, CA   January 30, 2017  Submitted by Joe Fragola, Kaiser Permanente There is a new resource for healthy eating with the arrival of Linda Shiue, MD, the San Francisco Medical Center’s first-ever director of Culinary Medicine. In addition to being an internal medicine physician and seeing patients, Dr. Shiue has launched a…

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Bronstein Music School Announces February Classes – Sign Up Today!

January 29, 2017
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Bronstein Music School Announces February Classes – Sign Up Today!

South San Francisco, CA   January 28, 2017   The New Year brings with it a renewed energy to start something new, something different and music lovers from near and far are excited to see the February offerings at Bronstein Music School include beginning guitar AND Ukulele! Ukulele has really taken hold in recent years especially with some…

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Kaiser Permanente Earns Top Marks for Providing High-Quality Care to Medicare Advantage Patients at South San Francisco and San Francisco

January 26, 2017
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Kaiser Permanente Earns Top Marks for Providing High-Quality Care  to Medicare Advantage Patients at South San Francisco and San Francisco

South San Francisco, CA    January 26, 2017  Submitted by Joe Fragola, Kaiser Permanente Kaiser Permanente announced today that the Permanente Medical Group serving Kaiser Permanente members and patients at South San Francisco and San Francisco Medical Centers received 4.5-star ratings for overall performance—among the highest recognition by the California Office of the Patient Advocate…

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Chef’s Warehouse Is Closing – Lease is up May 2017

January 23, 2017
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Chef’s Warehouse Is Closing – Lease is up May 2017

South San Francisco, CA   January 23, 2017 South City’s Lucinda D shared with us the sad news that Chef’s Warehouse is closing after 17+ years of business. They are having a Closing Sale and ask they we all visit to say good bye. We wish everyone there a successful and prosperous future in whatever…

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KP SSF and Redwood City Recognized as “Fit Friendly Company” by American Heart Association

January 20, 2017
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KP SSF and Redwood City Recognized as “Fit Friendly Company” by  American Heart Association

South San Francisco, CA   January 20, 2017  Submitted by Joe Fragola, Kaiser Permanente  Kaiser Permanente in San Mateo County (South San Francisco and Redwood City) has been recognized as a 2016 Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association. This is the sixth year of recognition as a Fit-Friendly Worksite which is given for…

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