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Residents Concerned Over the Increased Costs for Civic Center; June 2018 Staff Report Attached

June 20, 2018
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Residents Concerned Over the Increased Costs for Civic Center;  June 2018 Staff Report Attached

South San Francisco, CA   June 20, 2018 Many residents continue to be upset over the subject of Measure W and the Civic Center and how things have been moving forward. Some of the concerns that have come our way include: Why is it that Measure W monies from the 1/2 cent sales tax is not…

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Cancer Research Institute Celebrates Sixth Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month™ in June

June 20, 2018
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South San Francisco, CA   June 21, 2018 by Cancer Research Institute 30 days of education and awareness programming for patients, caregivers, and the public about cancer immunotherapy and clinical trials Join in #WearWhite Day on Friday, June 15, our signature social media awareness-raising campaign Scientific expert panel will discuss latest immunotherapy news that patients should…

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Public Invited to SSFFD Change of Command Ceremony Thursday June 21, 10:30AM

June 20, 2018
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Public Invited to SSFFD Change of Command Ceremony Thursday June 21, 10:30AM

South San Francisco, CA    June 20, 2018 You are invited to attend our Change of Command Ceremony honoring our South San Francisco Fire Chief Jesus Magallanes Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Fire Station #61 located at 480 N. Canal Street in South San Francisco. Light refreshments will be served. Magallanes has taken…

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County of San Mateo Wins Property Tax Lawsuit Against Genentech

June 19, 2018
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County of San Mateo Wins Property Tax Lawsuit Against Genentech

South San Francisco, CA June 19, 2018 Submitted by San Mateo County The County of San Mateo has preserved approximately $9.5 million in property tax revenues for residents in a successful lawsuit against Genentech, Inc. The Superior Court ruled that the County Assessor’s Office  had appropriately considered certain costs when it calculated the value of…

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South San Francisco Amateur Radio Operators Invite You To See Your Local “HAMs” In Action!

June 17, 2018
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South San Francisco Amateur Radio Operators Invite You To See Your Local “HAMs” In Action!

South San Francisco, CA   June 17, 2018 Submitted by Sandra and Steve Firpo As we’ve seen in Florida and Puerto Rico, the use of Amateur Radio  – or HAM – is a vital tool to maintaining communications in disaster situations when phone lines and cell towers are jammed, or non-existent.   HAM Radio operators are…

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Sewer Service Rebate Program for Low Income Residents of South San Francisco

June 16, 2018
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Sewer Service Rebate Program for Low Income Residents of South San Francisco

South San Francisco, CA    June 16, 2018  Submitted by Mina Richardson, SSF Resident The City of South San Francisco (City) is pleased to offer the 2018-2019 Low-Income Sewer Service Rebate Program to residents who are eligible to participate in ** Cal Water’s Low Income Rate Assistance (LIRA) Program. **(see below for more info)   The…

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Construction Update: South Airport Boulevard Canal Bridge

June 15, 2018
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Construction Update:  South Airport Boulevard Canal Bridge

South San Francisco, CA    June 15, 2018  Submitted by Leslie Arroyo, Communications Director SSF Dear residents of South San Francisco: We understand the frustrations many of you are experiencing regarding the San Bruno Canal bridge closure and the impact on traffic this is having. Please know we are working daily to make this a better…

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Avalon Brentwood Homeowners Announce Neighborhood Meeting June 25th 7pm at Ponderosa Elementary School

June 14, 2018
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Avalon Brentwood Homeowners Announce Neighborhood Meeting June 25th 7pm at Ponderosa Elementary School

South San Francisco, CA   June 14, 2018 The Avalon Brentwood Homeowners Association is actively working on increasing membership as the group re-establishes it’s presence to benefit those who live in the area and address on-going concerns with the intent of bringing neighbors together forming a safer and friendly community. Current interim board members have made…

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21 Acres of Sign Hill Saved Thanks To Liberty Family Donation: Welcome To The Liberty Park!

June 14, 2018
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21 Acres of Sign Hill Saved Thanks To Liberty Family Donation: Welcome To The Liberty Park!

South San Francisco, CA    June 19, 2018 With deep appreciation to the Liberty family for their generous donation and with help from taxpayers coffers from County made available by the SMC Board of Supervisors ($690,000) and by the City of South San Francisco ($82,500) we will finally have this amazing 21 acre parcel on Sign…

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Letter to Editor: Civic Campus Project Bloated Costs – Officials Now Quote $190M ++

June 14, 2018
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Letter to Editor: Civic Campus Project Bloated Costs – Officials Now Quote $190M ++

South San Francisco, CA    June 14, 2018  by A South San Francisco Resident Updated Project Cost (2018 estimate in YOE$) CIVIC CAMPUS OUT of CONTROL COSTS This is the reality of the much unanticipated signature project the city council wants us to pay for, and realizing that it is over the top. Behind closed doors…

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