San Mateo County Influenza Report; New viruses in China & international travel

April 24, 2013
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San Mateo County Influenza Report; New viruses in China & international travel

Public Health Advisory Human Infections with Novel Influenza A (H7N9) Seasonal Influenza Report 2012-13 San Mateo County Health System, Public Health Week 15 (Apr 6-12, 2013) SITUATION: On April 1, 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported three human infections with a novel influenza A (H7N9) virus in China. These are the first known human…

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Monthly BioScience Forum Slated for May 22 Holiday Inn South San Francisco

April 24, 2013
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Monthly BioScience Forum Slated for May 22 Holiday Inn South San Francisco

“Building a Research-Based Discovery Engine in Biotech, and Why it Matters” Speaker: Austin Gurney, Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Molecular and Cellular Biology  OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Abstract: Biotechnology has revolutionized drug discovery in the nearly four decades since its founding. However the premise of discovery-driven research and development in the biotech industry remains fundamentally challenging, due…

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South San Francisco Company Pioneering New Bioinformatics Wave

April 24, 2013
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South San Francisco Company Pioneering New Bioinformatics Wave

Kim-Mai Cutler TechCrunch April 23, 2013 7:00pm Through Dirt-Cheap Genetic Testing, Counsyl Is Pioneering A New Bioinformatics Wave For cynics who say that Silicon Valley has become too mired in photo-sharing apps and addictive games, take a 15-minute drive to South San Francisco. In a non-descript lab is a company that may be paving the way…

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Bailing Water Out of a Sinking Boat? SSF Ferry Adds Temporary Routes

April 24, 2013
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Bailing Water Out of a Sinking Boat? SSF Ferry Adds Temporary Routes

Is it worth $10 bucks per person to take the Ferry from South City’s Oyster Point Marina to San Francisco and back again? We’ll find out in time as WETA is now working to add a few more trips hoping to bump up ridership starting at the end of this month.  The added midday routes,…

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El Camino High School Sports Field Improvement Update

April 24, 2013
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El Camino High School Sports Field Improvement Update

Everything South City gives a big thanks to El Camino High School Coach Jake (Eric Jacobson)  as he shares an update on ECH fields from Measure J monies. Thanks also to the Coach for all he has done to help us get this far!!EL CAMINO FIELD UPDATE: We have a date for our ground breaking…

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BioSurplus Grand Opening on Cinco de Bio May 9am-6pm

April 23, 2013
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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 23, 2013–Press Release New 23,000 Sq. Ft. Warehouse & Used Lab Equipment Showroom; Celebration May 3 BioSurplus announced today the grand opening of its new warehouse and used lab equipment showroom in South San Francisco. The company has moved from a smaller facility in Fremont, CA, and will be hosting…

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See Something, Say Something; Suspicious Backpack San Mateo Post Office

April 23, 2013
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See Something, Say Something; Suspicious Backpack San Mateo Post Office

MEDIA RELEASE / COMMUNITY ALERT CITY of SAN MATEO POLICE DEPARTMENT April 23, 2013 1:30pm At about 9:05 hours this morning, SMPD officers were dispatched on a suspicious back pack that had been thrown on the sidewalk near the driveway of the US Post Office located at 1630 So. Delaware. A citizen observed a subject on…

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Measure A half-cent sales tax to help San Mateo County Parks

April 23, 2013
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April 23, 2013, 05:00 AM By Michelle Durand Daily Journal San Mateo County Board of Supervisors to discuss reestablishing the County Parks Department San Mateo County may spend more than $5.2 million in revenue from the Measure A half-cent sales tax to reestablish its Parks Department as a stand-alone agency and, with it, tackle long-deferred…

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Time for changes at the CPUC? Hill thinks so

April 23, 2013
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April 23, 2013, 05:00 AM By Bill Silverfarb Daily Journal Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo: Michael Peevey, California Public Utilities Commission president, a ‘dictator’ State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, has challenged both Pacific Gas and Electric and the agency that governs it, the California Public Utilities Commission, to step up and make the state’s…

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PGE Smart Meters – Yay or Nay?

April 20, 2013
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PGE Smart Meters – Yay or Nay?

Dana Christensen started this conversation regarding PGE smart meters and we put it to our Everything South City Facebook friends. It was quite a discussion with many weighing in with their opinions and many others agreeing with various ideas. Here is part of this discussion taken from our Facebook page so we can continue this…

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Virgin America celebrates SF GIANTS

April 20, 2013
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Virgin America celebrates SF GIANTS

For the Giants fans in South City, this shot was taken yesterday on arrival at San Francisco International by none other than our own professional Roger Cain.  ”It took a long time to finally catch this one, Virgin Airlines has two of these painted in the SF Giant’s World Champions markings.” Cain told us.   …

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South San Fransisco’s Barkev Kevranian passes on

April 20, 2013
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South San Fransisco’s Barkev Kevranian passes on

Barkev Kevranian, 82, of South San Francisco passed away, on April 17, 2013. He was born in Aleppo, Syria on May 5, 1930. He was the son of the late Nourijan and Azniv Kevranian (Araradian). He emigrated to the United States in 1976 with his family. He worked for Dianda’s Italian American Bakery in San…

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