Posted on: February 4, 2017

Mar 2 - Lawyer in the Library w/ Christopher F. Morales

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Join us at the library for a presentation from attorney Christopher F. Morales on cleaning up a criminal record. Depending on the situation, you may be able to reduce a felony to a misdemeanor, have your conviction expunged, have your arrest record sealed...

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Posted on: February 4, 2017

Mar 4 - Asian Art Museum: Tomb Treasures

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A representative from the San Francisco Asian Art Museum will introduce the ancient tombs and the treasures unearthed from the graves of China’s Han Dynasty. As one of the most powerful civilizations of the ancient world, the Han Dynasty achieve...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 21, 2017

Mar 7 - CD Loom Weaving

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As part of teen tech week we are making beautiful loom art with used cd’s/dvd’s/Blu-rays. Bring your old cd’s if you need to get rid of any and make beautiful yarn artwork with them!  All ages welcome.  (Old...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 22, 2017

Mar 10 - 20th Annual Senior Health & Fitness Fair

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On Friday, March 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., SSF Parks and Recreation Department is teaming up with Kaiser Permanente - SSF to bring you another fun and informative way to learn more about your health and well-being. Free health screenings (blood ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Mar 10 - Bad Movie Day: Hackers (PG-13)

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The Internet has been around for a long time, but back in the mid-1990s -- before Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Wikipedia, or even Google--nobody was quite sure what it even was.

To celebrate Teen Tech Week, join us in heckling MST3K-style the 1995 non-class...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 4, 2017

Mar 10 - Volunteer Orientation

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Are you interested in giving back to your community? Do you LOVE your library? Come to our Volunteer Recruitment and Orientation! 

Staff will present information on such topics as:

* How to get started volunteering with the library

* Options for teens, ...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: February 21, 2017

Mar 14 - Kids Craft with Sophie's World

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Spring is near, nurture your inner creativity with Sophie’s  World. For March, make your own games from our provided materials.  Bring friends and family for a crafty afternoon with Sophie.  

Tuesday, March 14th at 4:00 p.m: Make Your ...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 22, 2017

Mar 18 - 2017 Youth Baseball Celebration

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Come join us for the 2017 Youth Baseball Celebration on Saturday, March 18th at Alta Loma Park to kick off the youth baseball season. Celebration will include a parade of teams and guest speakers which will include the Mayor, Park and Recreation Commissio...

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Posted on: February 4, 2017

Mar 18 - DIY Jewelry Dish

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Join us to design and create a colorful dish to store your rings and things. Learn the simple technique for making a marbled, imprinted, or painted jewelry dish. Your finished creation will be pretty enough to give as a gift and easy enough that you&r...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 4, 2017

Mar 20 - Author Robert Cherny: “Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art”

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Robert Cherny, author of Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art, is the featured presenter at the Historical Society of South San Francisco’s next quarterly program and general meeting on Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Please join the SSF Hi...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 4, 2017

Mar 23 - Documentary Film Screening & Discussion: Painted Nails

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Painted Nails  is the  award-winning film documentary detailing the health and safety concerns of the immigrant Vietnamese women who work in the nail industry. The film tells the behind the scenes story of U.S. government's fail...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Mar 25 - Brentwood Park Grand Reopening

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Join us in celebrating the grand reopening of this lovely neighborhood park on Saturday, March 25! The park reopening and ribbon cutting celebration will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A volunteer planting event sponsored by the Improving Public Pla...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Mar 25 - Kite Making-Saturday

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Learn to make a basic diamond shape and Chinese kites made with bamboo and fiber papers. Bring friends and family for a crafty Saturday afternoon in the library.  Flying kites outdoor is a great way to enjoy the the spring season.   

South S...

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Posted on: January 21, 2017

Mar. 25 Free Prom Dresses and Makeovers

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The SSF Library has partnered with East Bay Dress Day, a nonprofit organization that collects and distributes prom dresses to girls that cannot afford them. They’ve been assisting girls with free prom dresses for over 6 years. They help over 100...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 22, 2017

Mar 27 - Marionette Play: Cinderella

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Join us for a magical fairy tale story time. Jan Dymond will be performing the classic story of Cinderella.  After being inspired by the magic of marionettes, you will create your own simple animal puppets.  

South San Francisco Main Library

840 W...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 22, 2017

Mar 31 - Final Fridays Family Dance Party

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Has it been a long month? Week? Day? Or do you and your kids just have some energy you need to get out of your system? Then come shake your tail to the best in sick (but family-friendly) beats at our Final Fridays Family Dance Party! 

South San Franci...

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Event Flyer

Posted on: February 27, 2017

Posted 2/27/17 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Posted 2/20/17 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: February 17, 2017

Posted 2/17/17 - Construction Connection Information

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There are many ways to get your questions answered about what is going on when it comes to construction in South San Francisco. 1. Phone: Contact our prerecorded Construction Hotline: (650) 829-4600. You can leave a message and someone will return your ca...

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Construction Connection Flyer
Posted on: February 17, 2017

Posted 2/17/17 - SSF Fire Unveils New "Quint" and Ambulance

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The South San Francisco City Council is used to doing a ribbon-cutting here and there, but yesterday, they experienced a more unusual way to unveil a new 103-foot Aerial "Quint" Fire Truck and a new paramedic rescue ambulance to the City by part...

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Press Release
Posted on: February 14, 2017

Posted 2/14/17 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Posted 2/07/17 - SSF Police Kick Off Hispanic Community Academy

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Last Thursday, more than 30 Hispanic residents of South San Francisco attended their first Community Academy, which is held annually through the South San Francisco Police Department and provides an inside look at the Police Department, how it functions a...

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Press Release
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Posted 2/07/17 - El Jefe de Policia se dirige al grupo a la luz de la transición presidencial

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El pasado jueves, más de 30 residentes hispanos de la Ciudad South San Francisco asistieron a su primera Academia Comunitaria, la cual que se celebra anualmente a través del Departamento de Policia. La Academia Comunitaria ofrece una oportunidad de conoce...

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Press Release
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Posted 2/07/17 - SSF Rolls out "Adopt a Storm Drain" program

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The City of South San Francisco's Public Works Department, led by Councilmember Mark Addiego, has kicked off an "Adopt a Storm Drain" initiative to help keep South San

Francisco beautiful. Keeping the city's drains open is especially importan...

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Press Release
Posted on: February 6, 2017

Posted 2/06/17 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: January 30, 2017

Posted 1/30/17 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: January 20, 2017

Posted 1/20/17 - Construction Connection Information

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There are many ways to get your questions answered about what is going on when it comes to construction in South San Francisco. 1. Phone: Contact our prerecorded Construction Hotline: (650) 829-4600. You can leave a message and someone will return your ca...

Read more »

Construction Connection Flyer
Posted on: January 20, 2017

Posted 1/20/17 - Emergency Services Manager Receives Award

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South San Francisco Emergency Services Manager, Ken Anderson, Sr., Receives 2016 George Berry Award. Anderson selected among his emergency management peers to receive annual award.

Press Release
Posted on: January 23, 2017

Posted 1/23/17 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: January 16, 2017

Posted 1/16/17 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Posted 1/12/17 - Police Chief Receives Award

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South San Francisco Police Chief Receives Highest Certificate Issued by Police Officer Standards and Training (POST). Award accomplished by fewer than one percent of the state's law enforcement community.

Press Release
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Posted 1/9/17 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: January 3, 2017

Posted 1/3/17 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: December 19, 2016

Posted 12/19/16 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: December 16, 2016

Posted 12/16/16 - Construction Connection Information

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There are many ways to get your questions answered about what is going on when it comes to construction in South San Francisco. 1. Phone: Contact our prerecorded Construction Hotline: (650) 829-4600. You can leave a message and someone will return your ca...

Read more »

Construction Connection Flyer
Posted on: December 15, 2016

Posted 12/16/16 - ADA Ramps Installed in South San Francisco

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The City of South San Francisco has awarded a contract to Golden Bay Construction, Inc. of Hayward, California to construct approximately 163 American Disabilities Act (ADA) ramps at various locations throughout the City. Presently the contractor has star...

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Information Flyer
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Posted 12/14/16 - Community E-Waste Recycling Event in January!

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Help clean the environment by disposing of your unwanted electronic waste, including small and large appliances - working or not working. You can do so safely and FREE OF CHARGE. The SSFFD and ZARC will be hosting this event. Your recyclable donation will...

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Information Flyer
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Posted 12/14/16 - Core Services Agency information

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THERE ARE EIGHT CORE SERVICE AGENCIES that work in close collaboration with the Human Services Agency to provide individuals and families with basic emergency and support services to stabilize their living situations. Core Service Agencies provide clients...

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Information Flyer
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Posted 12/12/16 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: December 7, 2016

Posted 12/7/16 - New Mayor and Vice Mayor Sworn in

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On December 6, 2016, South San Francisco council members nominated and voted Pradeep Gupta as Mayor and Liza Normandy as Vice Mayor.

Press Release
Posted on: December 5, 2016

Posted 12/06/16 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: November 28, 2016

Posted 11/28/16 - South San Francisco City Hall Goes Blue

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The City of South San Francisco is showingsupport for police around the nation, and specifically for its own policedepartment, by lighting up City Hall the color of a police’s distinctive blueuniform this week. The nation has seen a growing numb...

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Press Release
Posted on: November 28, 2016

Posted 11/28/16 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: November 21, 2016

Posted 11/21/16 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: November 18, 2016

Posted 11/18/16 - Construction Connection Information

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There are many ways to get your questions answered about what is going on when it comes to construction in South San Francisco.

1. Phone: Contact our prerecorded Construction Hotline: (650) 829-4600. You can leave a message and someone will return yo...Read more »

Construction Connection Flyer
Posted on: November 11, 2016

Posted 11/11/16 - South San Francisco Honors and Salutes Veterans

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In the wake of a national political campaign that has stirred the emotions of so many Americans, City Leaders and Staff of South San Francisco want to take the time to thank all veterans for their service and their sacrifices.Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: November 15, 2016

Posted 11/15/16 - South San Francisco Swears in Four New Officers

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It’s customary for either the mother or father of the newly sworn-in police officer to pin the police badge onto the son or daughter’s uniform. Today, one of the officer’s mothers couldn’t be in attendance, so instead, South San Francisco Police Chief Jef...Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: November 14, 2016

Posted 11/14/16 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: November 10, 2016

Posted 11/10/16 - FREE Parking for Small Business Saturday!

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Free parking for Small Business Saturday, November 26th, in the Miller Avenue Garage. Read more information on the attached flyer.

Information Flyer
Posted on: November 7, 2016

Posted 11/7/16 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: November 7, 2016

Posted 11/7/16 - Meals on Wheels Needs Volunteers!

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We need your help!

Do you want to help a senior who is home alone with no way to shop or cook? Be a volunteer Meals on Wheels Driver and deliver a hot meal prepared by Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. Routes are in San Mateo County from San Bruno to East Pa...Read more »

Information Flyer
Posted on: November 4, 2016

Posted 11/4/16 - South San Francisco Public Library Wins Excellence Award

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Usually the ABCs are reserved for teaching children at a young age how to recite the alphabet, but when it comes to the South San Francisco Public Library, they've taken the ABCs and turned it into a powerful social media campaign that is getting state re...Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: October 31, 2016

Posted 10/31/16 - Mark Your Calendars - SSF Events on the Horizon

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Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer).

Upcoming Events Flyer
Posted on: October 28, 2016

Posted 10/28/16 - Mobile Voting Center Information

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Voters with disabilities who are not able to vote at polling places or at
established voting centers can take advantage of a Mobile Voting Center(a mobile electronic voting system that allows a voter to independently
and in private cast a ballot away ...Read more »

Information Flyer
Posted on: October 27, 2016

Posted 10/27/16 - South San Francisco FREE Shuttle Receives MTC Award

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South San Francisco's free shuttle continues to gain momentum, and is now catching the attention of people outside the Industrial City.

Last night, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) presented 13 "Excellence in Motion" awards a...Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Posted 10/26/16 - Construction Connection Information

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There are many ways to get your questions answered about what is going on when it comes to construction in South San Francisco.

1. Phone: Contact our prerecorded Construction Hotline: (650) 829-4600. You can leave a message and someone will return yo...Read more »

Construction Connection Flyer
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Posted 10/26/16 - Community Preservation Task Force December event

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Please join the SSF Fire Department and the Community Preservation Task Force (CPTF) as we clean-up and plant trees in Mayfair Village.

Please view the attached flyers in English and Spanish for locations, dates and times.Read more »

Information Flyer
Posted on: October 20, 2016

Posted 10/20/16 - South San Francisco Firefighters Complete CPR Training at High Schools

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South San Francisco high school students received a lesson in life last week, and it’s one they’ll hopefully carry throughout their adulthood. While the nation commemorated Fire Prevention Week, which was October 9 – 15, the South San Francisco Fire Depar...Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: October 19, 2016

Posted 10/19/16 - South San Francisco Receives Two Prestigious Financial Awards

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The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the City of South San Francisco its 14th consecutive Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program (CAFR Program). This award was est...Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: October 17, 2016

Posted 10/17/16 - Grand Avenue Library Reopens to the Public

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Rain didn’t stop hundreds of eager library patrons from attending the “Grand” reopening of the Grand Avenue Library this past Saturday in downtown South San Francisco.

Press Release
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Posted 10/14/16 - South San Francisco Delegation Returns Home After Visiting Mexico

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It’s been more than a decade since members of the South San Francisco Rotary Club visited Atotonilco el Alto, Mexico, so last week’s trip is something the Sister City committee president, Frank McAuley, said was long overdue. Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Posted 10/14/16 - Storm Prep Tips

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Are you prepared? An estimated one- to two-inches of rain is expected now through Sunday. In addition, localized flooding in South San Francisco may be possible in poorly drained and low-lying areas.

For information on resources, including sandbags, pl...Read more »

Storm Prep Flyer
Posted on: October 13, 2016

Posted 10/13/16 - Leamos @ the Library

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The South San Francisco Public Library was selected as one of twenty libraries across California to join a pilot program – Leamos @ the Library. Leamos, translated as Let’s Read @ The Library, is a literacy program aimed at helping native Spanish speake...Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Posted 10/12/16 - Early Voting at SSF Main Library

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Starting this week, those that are registered to vote can do so early. California law allows voters to cast their ballot any time during the 29 day period prior to Election Day.

Press Release
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Posted 10/12/16 ~ League of California Cities® Elects Councilmember Garbarino

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The City of South San Francisco is pleased to announce that Councilmember Richard Garbarino was elected to the position of incoming 2016-17 second Vice President by the League of California Cities® (LOCC).

Press Release
Posted on: September 21, 2015

Posted 9/21/15 - Watch Our New Welcome to South San Francisco Video

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Please view the City of South San Francisco's video showcasing our great City.

Welcome Video

Posted on: September 15, 2015

FAQs

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Posted on: July 22, 2015

City Newsletter

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

Library

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

Police Department

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

Fire Department

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

Public Works

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

Human Resources

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

SSF Dining Guide

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

Economic & Community Development

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

iPad Checkouts at the Library

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Watch movies on Netflix or HBO Now, read New York Times or San Francisco Chronicle articles, and listen to music on Spotify. Premium app iPads are limited, so ask staff at the front desk to borrow one today! 

For more information, please call 650...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 4, 2017

Lawyer in the Library w/ Christopher F. Morales-Thursday, March 2nd at 6:00 p.m.

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Depending on the situation, you may be able to reduce a felony to a misdemeanor, have your conviction expunged, have your arrest record sealed, or even receive a pardon from the Governor or President.  

Christopher Morales is a certified criminal law ...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 4, 2017

Asian Art Museum: Tomb Treasures-Saturday, March 4th at 2PM

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As one of the most powerful civilizations of the ancient world, the Han Dynasty achieved profound cultural and artistic influence, technological advancements and military might. Two thousand years later, the discoveries of royal tombs allow us to glimpse ...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 25, 2017

Introduction to Soldering-Monday March 6 at 4:00 PM

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To kick off Teen Tech Week, we’re holding a soldering workshop at the Grand Avenue library. You’ll make a simple button with a blinking LED while learning how to solder safely and correctly. Once you learn how to solder, you’ll be ready to take on all kin...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 21, 2017

CD Loom Weaving-Tuesday, March 7th, 5:00 - 6:00 pm

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Bring your old cd’s if you need to get rid of any and make beautiful yarn artwork with them!  All ages welcome.  (Old cd’s will also be provided.)

South San Francisco Main Library

840 West Orange Avenue, South San Francisco

(650)-829-3860

Tuesday, M...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 25, 2017

Graphic Design with Canva-Wednesday, March 8 at 4:00 PM

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It makes graphic design fast, easy, and fun! In this Teen Tech Week program you’ll learn the basics of Canva and see how you can use it to design signs, flyers, posters, and even your resume.

South San Francisco Grand Library

306 Walnut Avenue, South San Fr...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 25, 2017

Teen Tech Week Virtual Reality Film Fest-Thursday, March 9 at 4:00 PM

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If your Android phone has at least 4.1 or your iPhone has at least iOS 8.0, and your screen is between 4"-6", download Google Cardboard and/or Google Spotlight Stories and come use our VR Viewers! Be sure to bring your headphones, and if at all ...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 21, 2017

Bad Movie Day: Hackers (PG-13)-Monday, March 10 at 3:30 p.m.

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To celebrate Teen Tech Week, join us in heckling MST3K-style the 1995 non-classic of cybersilliness, Hackers! Two professional riffers will be on microphones, and the audience -- hey, that’s you! -- will be encouraged to talk back to the screen.  ...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 4, 2017

Volunteer Orientation-Friday, March 10th, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m and 5:00 -5:30 p.m.

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Do you LOVE your library? Come to our Volunteer Recruitment and Orientation! 

Staff will present information on such topics as:

* How to get started volunteering with the library

* Options for teens, adults and tweens

* Time commitments and requirements

*...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: February 25, 2017

TTW: Retro Gaming-Saturday, March 11th at 1PM

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Play the classic consoles that started it all, Atari and Nintendo. See what gaming was like before Playstation 4, smartphones, and virtual reality. Other consoles will be available, like Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis. Bring games and other older consoles t...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 25, 2017

SamTrans Mobility Ambassador Program-Tuesday, March 14th at 2PM

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Mobility Ambassadors are volunteers who help older adults and people with disabilities with many transportation-related issues, including planning a trip using public transit, finding a driver safety class, and learning about alternatives to driving, such...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 21, 2017

Kids Craft with Sophie's World-Tuesday, March 14th at 4:00 p.m.

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For March, make your own games from our provided materials.  Bring friends and family for a crafty afternoon with Sophie.  

Tuesday, March 14th at 4:00 p.m: Make Your Games Craft

Tuesday, April 11th at 4:00 p.m: Spring Craft

Connect with Sophie

Webs...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 4, 2017

Crafternoon: DIY Jewelry Dish-Saturday, March 18th at 1 PM

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Learn the simple technique for making a marbled, imprinted, or painted jewelry dish. Your finished creation will be pretty enough to give as a gift and easy enough that you’ll find yourself wanting to make them for everything! Supplies for making one dish...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: February 4, 2017

Author Talk-Robert Cherny: “Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art”-Monday, March 20th at 7PM

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At the Magnolia Senior Center, 601 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco, please join the SSF Historical Society at an interactive author talk with Cherny as he discusses his forthcoming biography on a leading West Coast modernist, Victor Arnautoff, who reign...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 4, 2017

Documentary Film Screening & Discussion: Painted Nails-Thursday, March 23rd at 7:00 p.m.

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The film tells the behind the scenes story of U.S. government's failure to regulate safe working conditions. You will meet and fall in love with Van Hoang, nail salon owner turned activist, who became the first person to testify for safe cosmetics in over...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: January 21, 2017

Free Prom Dresses and Makeovers- Saturday, March 25th at 11:00 am

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They’ve been assisting girls with free prom dresses for over 6 years. They help over 100 girls a year, and want to help more. Almost all of the dresses are brand new or have only been worn once. They are always looking for donations of dresses, shoes, and...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 25, 2017

Watercolor Poetry-Saturday, March 25th at 1PM

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Using photocopied pages, we will be selecting keywords and painting around them, leaving a masterfully colored page and unique poem. Bring in your favorite books or find an interesting one in the library. Materials provided. This is a family program so pa...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 21, 2017

Kite Making-Saturday 3/25 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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Bring friends and family for a crafty Saturday afternoon in the library.  Flying kites outdoor is a great way to enjoy the the spring season.   

South San Francisco Main Library

840 West Orange Avenue, South San Francisco

(650)-829-3860

Saturda...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: February 22, 2017

Marionette Play: Cinderella-Monday, March 27 at 6:00 p.m.

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Jan Dymond will be performing the classic story of Cinderella.  After being inspired by the magic of marionettes, you will create your own simple animal puppets.  

South San Francisco Main Library

840 West Orange Avenue, South San Francisco

(650)-8...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: February 22, 2017

Final Fridays Family Dance Party-Friday, March 31 at 4:00 p.m.

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Week? Day? Or do you and your kids just have some energy you need to get out of your system? Then come shake your tail to the best in sick (but family-friendly) beats at our Final Fridays Family Dance Party! 

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

California Parks and Recreation Society Awards

The California Parks and Recreation Society District 4 Annual Award and Recognition Dinner was recently held at the Quinlan Center in Cupertino. Each year, staff and a number of Commissioners and Councilmembers attend this event to recognize outstanding p...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Brentwood Park Grand Reopening

Join us in celebrating the grand reopening of this lovely neighborhood park on Saturday, March 25! The park reopening and ribbon cutting celebration will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A volunteer planting event sponsored by the Improving Public Pla...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Free Tax Prep from SSF Parks and Recreation & AARP

SSF Parks and Recreation in partnership with AARP will be offering free income tax assistance by trained volunteers at the Magnolia Center, 601 Grand Avenue, 1st Floor. Simple tax returns only.  Appointments are required. Days and times are as fo...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

2017 Youth Baseball Celebration

Come join us for the 2017 Youth Baseball Celebration on Saturday, March 18th at Alta Loma Park to kick off the youth baseball season. Celebration will include a parade of teams and guest speakers which will include the Mayor, Park and Recreation Commissio...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

20th Annual Senior Health & Fitness Fair

On Friday, March 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., SSF Parks and Recreation Department is teaming up with Kaiser Permanente - SSF to bring you another fun and informative way to learn more about your health and well-being. Free health screenings (blood ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Summer Camp Registration

The Parks and Recreation Department is offering four exciting and fun filled camp options that will provide a full range of activities that will make this a summer a safe, fun, and active learning time for your child. Public Registration will take place o...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Senior Health Workshops

The Parks and Recreation Department and Health Trust will be offering six free health workshops at the Magnolia Center each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. from February 16 through March 23. You'll learn how to eat healthy, improve sleep quality, fight de...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Free Blood Pressure Screenings at Magnolia Center

The Parks and Recreation Department and  Mills-Peninsula Health Services will host free blood pressure screenings on the third Monday of each month from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm at the Magnolia Center.

Posted on: February 22, 2017

Spring Classes begin March 27th

It's not too late to register for Spring classes! Registration for residents began February 27 and Non-residents can register beginning March 13, at 6:00 a.m. Make sure to plan ahead and check in with the Recreation Office if you will be registe...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

CAPRCBM Outstanding Commissioner of the Year Award

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South San Francisco Parks and Recreation Commissioner Richard Holt has been selected by the California Association of Parks and Recreation Commissioners and Board Members (CAPRCBM) as the Outstanding Park and Recreation Commissioner of the Year! This is a...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

We Need Your Input - Take Our Quick Survey Today!

We are upgrading our class registration and facility management software and we need your feedback! After 20 years of using our current registration software, we have launched a two-year project to replace it with a more intuitive and user friendly system...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Free Income Tax Assistance

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SSF Parks and Recreation in partnership with AARP will be offering free income tax assistance by trained volunteers at the Magnolia Center, 601 Grand Avenue, 1st Floor. Simple tax returns only.

Appointments are required. Days and times are as follows:

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Drop In Fitness Classes

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Are you hoping to exercise a bit more in 2017, but are unsure about finding enough time to commit? Check out the Drop-In Fitness classes offered this Winter Session. Classes are just $5.00, no prior registration is required, simply drop-in when convenient...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

2017 Events Calendar Available Now

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The 2017 Parks and Recreation event calendar is now available for you to download on our website, here! Save the date for these upcoming community events. Hard copies of the event calendar are available at the Parks and Recreation Office, 33 Arroyo Dr.

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Immigration Enforcement Policy

In light of the recent news regarding the President’s new immigration policy, the South San Francisco Police Department has issued a statement regarding its immigration enforcement.

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

South San Francisco Police Association's 15th Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration Dinner

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Enjoy an evening which includes an auction and entertainment and the chance to win door prizes!

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

SSFPD Recruitment Video

Check out SSFPD's Recruitment Video produced by Kingston Media.

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Posted 2/17/17 - SSF Fire Unveils New "Quint" and Ambulance

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The South San Francisco City Council is used to doing a ribbon-cutting here and there, but yesterday, they experienced a more unusual way to unveil a new 103-foot Aerial "Quint" Fire Truck and a new paramedic rescue ambulance to the City by part...

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Press Release
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Posted 2/07/17 - SSF Police Kick Off Hispanic Community Academy

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Last Thursday, more than 30 Hispanic residents of South San Francisco attended their first Community Academy, which is held annually through the South San Francisco Police Department and provides an inside look at the Police Department, how it functions a...

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Press Release
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Posted 2/07/17 - El Jefe de Policia se dirige al grupo a la luz de la transición presidencial

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El pasado jueves, más de 30 residentes hispanos de la Ciudad South San Francisco asistieron a su primera Academia Comunitaria, la cual que se celebra anualmente a través del Departamento de Policia. La Academia Comunitaria ofrece una oportunidad de conoce...

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Press Release
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Posted 2/07/17 - SSF Rolls out "Adopt a Storm Drain" program

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The City of South San Francisco's Public Works Department, led by Councilmember Mark Addiego, has kicked off an "Adopt a Storm Drain" initiative to help keep South San

Francisco beautiful. Keeping the city's drains open is especially important during the f...

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Press Release
Posted on: January 20, 2017

Posted 1/20/17 - Emergency Services Manager Receives Award

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South San Francisco Emergency Services Manager, Ken Anderson, Sr., Receives 2016 George Berry Award. Anderson selected among his emergency management peers to receive annual award.

Press Release
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Posted 1/12/17 - Police Chief Receives Award

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South San Francisco Police Chief Receives Highest Certificate Issued by Police Officer Standards and Training (POST). Award accomplished by fewer than one percent of the state's law enforcement community.

Press Release
Posted on: December 7, 2016

Posted 12/7/16 - New Mayor and Vice Mayor Sworn in

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On December 6, 2016, South San Francisco council members nominated and voted Pradeep Gupta as Mayor and Liza Normandy as Vice Mayor.

Press Release
Posted on: November 28, 2016

Posted 11/28/16 - South San Francisco City Hall Goes Blue

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The City of South San Francisco is showingsupport for police around the nation, and specifically for its own policedepartment, by lighting up City Hall the color of a police’s distinctive blueuniform this week. The nation has seen a growing number of inci...

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Press Release
Posted on: November 11, 2016

Posted 11/11/16 - South San Francisco Honors and Salutes Veterans

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In the wake of a national political campaign that has stirred the emotions of so many Americans, City Leaders and Staff of South San Francisco want to take the time to thank all veterans for their service and their sacrifices.Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: November 15, 2016

Posted 11/15/16 - South San Francisco Swears in Four New Officers

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It’s customary for either the mother or father of the newly sworn-in police officer to pin the police badge onto the son or daughter’s uniform. Today, one of the officer’s mothers couldn’t be in attendance, so instead, South San Francisco Police Chief Jef...Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: November 4, 2016

Posted 11/4/16 - South San Francisco Public Library Wins Excellence Award

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Usually the ABCs are reserved for teaching children at a young age how to recite the alphabet, but when it comes to the South San Francisco Public Library, they've taken the ABCs and turned it into a powerful social media campaign that is getting state re...Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: October 27, 2016

Posted 10/27/16 - South San Francisco FREE Shuttle Receives MTC Award

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South San Francisco's free shuttle continues to gain momentum, and is now catching the attention of people outside the Industrial City.

Last night, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) presented 13 "Excellence in Motion" awards a...Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: October 20, 2016

Posted 10/20/16 - South San Francisco Firefighters Complete CPR Training at High Schools

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South San Francisco high school students received a lesson in life last week, and it’s one they’ll hopefully carry throughout their adulthood. While the nation commemorated Fire Prevention Week, which was October 9 – 15, the South San Francisco Fire Depar...Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: October 19, 2016

Posted 10/19/16 - South San Francisco Receives Two Prestigious Financial Awards

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The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the City of South San Francisco its 14th consecutive Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program (CAFR Program). This award was est...Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: October 17, 2016

Posted 10/17/16 - Grand Avenue Library Reopens to the Public

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Rain didn’t stop hundreds of eager library patrons from attending the “Grand” reopening of the Grand Avenue Library this past Saturday in downtown South San Francisco.

Press Release
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Posted 10/14/16 - South San Francisco Delegation Returns Home After Visiting Mexico

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It’s been more than a decade since members of the South San Francisco Rotary Club visited Atotonilco el Alto, Mexico, so last week’s trip is something the Sister City committee president, Frank McAuley, said was long overdue. Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Posted 10/13/16 - Leamos @ the Library

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The South San Francisco Public Library was selected as one of twenty libraries across California to join a pilot program – Leamos @ the Library. Leamos, translated as Let’s Read @ The Library, is a literacy program aimed at helping native Spanish speaker...Read more »

Press Release
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Posted 10/12/16 - Early Voting at SSF Main Library

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Starting this week, those that are registered to vote can do so early. California law allows voters to cast their ballot any time during the 29 day period prior to Election Day.

Press Release
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Posted 10/12/16 ~ League of California Cities® Elects Councilmember Garbarino

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The City of South San Francisco is pleased to announce that Councilmember Richard Garbarino was elected to the position of incoming 2016-17 second Vice President by the League of California Cities® (LOCC).

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