Farewell to Gus Vellis as he retires from City Parks & Rec

July 1, 2014
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Farewell to Gus Vellis as he retires from City Parks & Rec

South San Francisco,  CA   July 1, 2014  Submitted by SSF Parks & Recreation   All too often we find out after the fact another one of our special City employees has left and we didn’t get a chance to day good bye or thank you. Big thanks to the outreach of our Parks & Recreation…

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Neighbors tired of phone calls from fake callers

July 1, 2014
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Neighbors tired of phone calls from fake callers

South San Francisco, CA   July 1, 2014   It’s talk around town, people getting tired of bogus phone calls.  And phone scams. Or callers who don’t say anything yet eat up time on your voice mail. Or the phone number shows up as a possible known number but the caller isn’t from the stated company. …

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Avoid the 23 DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint 4th of July Weekend

July 1, 2014
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Avoid the 23 DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint 4th of July Weekend

South San Francisco, CA    July 1, 2014    Submitted by Daly City Police Department   For this Independence Day weekend, San Mateo County’s Avoid the 23 DUI enforcement activities will include a checkpoint in Burlingame on California Drive at Douglas Avenue on Saturday, July 5. This checkpoint will be held in conjunction with other special DUI…

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Advisory: I-280 NB in SF to close during 4th of July weekend

July 1, 2014
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Advisory: I-280 NB in SF to close during 4th of July weekend

San Francisco, CA     July 1, 2014     Submitted by California Highway Patrol I-280 N/B CLOSURE IN SAN FRANCISCO The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close northbound Interstate 280 from the U.S. 101/I-280 interchange to downtown San Francisco. This closure is necessary to replace a bridge hinge on northbound I-280 between Cesar Chavez Street…

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Celebrating 150 Years of State Parks: Old Sacramento Stay-Vacay

July 1, 2014
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Celebrating 150 Years of State Parks: Old Sacramento Stay-Vacay

South San Francisco, CA   June 30, 2014 California State Parks commemorates the 1864 establishment of the first state park in the world. On June 30, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill granting 39,000 acres of Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove to the State of California. Never before had land been set…

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Celebrating 150 Years of State Parks: The Elephant Seals of Ano Nuevo Natural Preserve

July 1, 2014
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Celebrating 150 Years of State Parks: The Elephant Seals of Ano Nuevo Natural Preserve

South San Francisco, CA    June 30, 2014  From California State Park & Año Nuevo State Park   California State Parks commemorates the 1864 establishment of the first state park in the world. On June 30, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill granting 39,000 acres of Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove to the…

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SSFPD Media Release: Robbery at Hotel Parking Lot

July 1, 2014
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SSFPD Media Release: Robbery at Hotel Parking Lot

South San Francisco, CA   June 30, 2014  Submitted by SSFPD     On June 30 that approximately 12:30pm, a businessman from out of state was the victim of a robbery while he was in the parking lot of a hotel located on the 100 block of East Grand Avenue in South San Francisco. The victim…

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Free Movie Nite at Orange Park Featuring ET

June 30, 2014
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Free Movie Nite at Orange Park Featuring ET

South San Francisco,  CA     June 29, 2014     Submitted by SSF Park & Rec   SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT ON JULY 18, 2014       The City of South San Francisco Department of Parks and Recreation will be hosting an Outdoor Movie Night featuring the movie “E.T. The…

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Environmental Review Next Step In Opening SF Watershed

June 29, 2014
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Environmental Review Next Step In Opening SF Watershed

South San Francisco, CA    June 29, 2014    by Andy Howse, Founder Open SF Watershed   Flying out of SFO as the jetliner banks and turns over the SF Watershed is the only legal way to get a firsthand view of the area and what is inside this fantastic publicly owned open space. A network…

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SSF Officials Conclude Successful Trip to BIO International Convention

June 29, 2014
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SSF Officials Conclude Successful Trip to BIO International Convention

South San Francisco, CA   June 28, 2014  Submitted by City of South San Francisco   South San Francisco city officials returned today from a successful business development trip to the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) International Convention in San Diego. The four-day convention is the largest, most influential biotech meeting in the world and attracted over…

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South City High Seeks New Principal

June 28, 2014
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South City High Seeks New Principal

South San Francisco, CA   June 28, 2014   South San Francisco High School is once again seeking a Principal. Anthony Limoges started with South City High in 2011 and will not be returning in the fall. In 2013 Dr. Limoges had applied for the position of Iowa’s State Director of the Department of Education in…

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Farmers Market Abundance between South City and Brisbane

June 26, 2014
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Farmers Market Abundance between South City and Brisbane

South San Francisco, CA  June 28, 2014 Come and get it! Fresh local veggies, fruits and other high quality products are now available FOUR days a week in our local communities.  Support our local small farms and businesses while enjoying the neighborly feeling of all of our markets. Start with our very own Farmers Market…

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