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  • California Life Sciences Association Welcomes New Members to its Board of Directors
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:20:07 GMT
    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 8, 2016 -- California Life Sciences Association today announced that its board of directors has appointed two new members: Robert Ford, Executive Vice President, Medical Devices, Abbott and Mark Ginestro, Principal, Healthcare and Life Sciences, KPMG LLP. CLSA is the nation's largest statewide life sciences public policy advocacy and business solutions organization serving over 750 life sciences organizations....
  • MyoKardia Publishes Article In Science Demonstrating That MYK-461...
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT
    Supports Therapeutic Hypothesis Linking Reduction in Sarcomere Power Output to Improvements in Structural Pathology of HCM SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., February 4, 2016 - MyoKardia, Inc. , a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering a precision medicine approach for the treatment of heritable cardiovascular diseases, today announced the publication of an article in the leading medical journal Science. The article demonstrates the ability of MYK-461, the company's lead drug candidate, t...
  • Hoffarth: Super Bowl 50 a " where all that glitters is gold
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:47:24 GMT
    Congrats on surviving long enough to witness the spectacle of the Super Bowl that should be brought to you by the letter “L,” but instead is branded by the number “50,” as well as the symbols “$” and “@” and “#” and other random acts of emojis. To think, it started with a serene moment at the Coliseum in 1967....
  • Potential new approaches to treating eye diseases
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:28:25 GMT
    These are high magnification images representing immunochemistry of IL-33 , Iba1 , and GFAP in the central retina of a control eye and lesion and nonlesion areas of an AMD eye. The bright-field images show RPE loss in the AMD lesion site....
  • I'm the same as you - I just don't have a roof
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 03:34:45 GMT
    Side by side / chair frames and baby toys, / jackets, toothbrushes coffee cans and pillows / wrapped up in paper made of memories a "These businesses around here have called the police on me 15 times just today - for just being here, in my tent. I don't do drugs, I'm not panhandling, I am not bothering anyone....
  • Amid Super Bowl cash controversy, some S.F. nonprofits score big
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:18:44 GMT
    By now, you've probably heard that many San Franciscans are less than excited about the Super Bowl's very expensive presence. Neighboring Santa Clara, where the contest is actually held, brokered a deal with the NFL for the reimbursement of fees associated with hosting the game....
  • San Mateo County CA Supervisor District #5 Candidate Update
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 05:22:30 GMT
    Brisbane, CA - February 2, 2016 - A flurry of year-end donations helped Mayor Cliff Lentz make his 2015 fundraising goal. Total contributions received in the second half of the year equaled $46,750, bringing his year-end donation total to $67,903....
  • Panthers head coach is Seaside High School graduate
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 03:04:06 GMT
    DENNIS: SUPER BOWL 50 ACTIVTIES ALL OVER THE BAY AREA THIS WEEK. SUPER BOWL CITY IS IN DOWNTOWN SAN FRANCISCO, MEDIA NIGHT WAS SUPER BOWL GAME IS IN SANTA CLARA AND THAT'S WHERE WE ARE GOING RIGHT NOW....
  • Water Wise: The continuing drought and specter of El Nino kept district busy in 2015
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:14:32 GMT
    With the help of the community, we made a number of strides in combating the drought, preparing for possible flooding, and making progress on important projects. Here is a look at some of our accomplishments....
  • Water Wise: The continuing drought and specter of El Ni o kept district busy in 2015
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:04:44 GMT
    With the help of the community, we made a number of strides in combating the drought, preparing for possible flooding, and making progress on important projects. Here is a look at some of our accomplishments....
  • Retracing San Francisco's Super roots
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 07:26:59 GMT
    OK, it is known as a city, even THE City on the West Coast. But S.F. is only 49 square miles and if you go farther than seven miles in a straight line you will be in the ocean, the bay or Daly City....
  • Community airs frustration with troubled bond: South City school...
    published on Sat, 30 Jan 2016 12:26:54 GMT
    South San Francisco residents alleging bond money was spent to finance poorly constructed school projects seized an opportunity to direct their frustration at district officials during an occasionally contentious town hall meeting Thursday. Community members raised a variety of issues regarding construction projects built with money from Measure J, during a meeting held Thursday, Jan. 28, at South San Francisco High School....
  • Equities Research Analysts' Updated EPS Estimates for January, 29th ...
    published on Sat, 30 Jan 2016 01:39:34 GMT
    They currently have $6.75 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, "Agile Therapeutics, Inc. is a women's health specialty pharmaceutical company....
  • Why San Francisco's "Frisco" Debate Will Never,...
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 22:13:21 GMT
    When they're not arguing about lettuce in burritos or their love-hate relationship with tech, San Franciscans are duking it out over "Frisco" - the 165-year-old nickname for The City that inspires a remarkable amount of vehemence. For many years, "Don't call it 'Frisco'" was a kind of shibboleth for SF natives....
  • Livermore, Santa Cruz Mountains wines win big
    published on Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:23:51 GMT
    And the winner is: Awards season is here -- and we're not talking Golden Globes or Oscars. Wineries in the East Bay, South Bay and Santa Cruz Mountains scored big time, earning more than 200 medals at the 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the biggest wine competition in North America....
  • High school sports highlight reel: Top performances from last week
    published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:37:25 GMT
    Sukhraj Bains, Evergreen Valley basketball: The senior center had 26 points and 12 rebounds in a 68-57 win over Del Mar and 18 points and 17 rebounds in a 59-48 win over Pioneer. Brittney Cedeno, South San Francisco basketball: The sophomore guard scored 26 points in a 67-56 win over El Camino....
  • New La Luz board president Defreitas gives back to Sonoma
    published on Tue, 26 Jan 2016 03:45:53 GMT
    Marcelo Defreitas, the La Luz Center board member known by some as the mastermind behind the center's popular annual "Noche" fundraisers, has been elected chairman of its board in a long-planned transition. Whether shirtless or white tuxedoed, being the master of ceremonies at the sold-out annual events for five years has made Defreitas the face of La Luz - at least among those in the social swirl with the wallets that push the proceeds ever higher....
  • South City moves to create affordable housing: Officials pursuing workforce project on city property
    published on Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:33:35 GMT
    To address the struggle of some middle class families to afford the increasingly expensive cost of living, South San Francisco officials initiated an effort to build an affordable housing development near downtown. Officials issued requests for proposals to developers interested in building 30 units of workforce housing on a sliver of city-owned land located at the corner of Maple and Miller avenues, one block away from Grand Avenue....
  • School district fires builder: South City officials cite shoddy...
    published on Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:33:30 GMT
    A relationship fractured by a troubled bond came to an unceremonious end as South San Francisco school officials abruptly fired the builder responsible for managing ongoing campus construction projects. The South San Francisco Unified School District Board of Trustees announced Thursday, Jan. 21 it would be parting ways with USS Cal Builders, the company hired to build projects financed with Measure J bond money....
  • Girls basketball: Campolindo defeats South San Francisco
    published on Sun, 24 Jan 2016 03:49:19 GMT
    Haley Van Dyke's near-20-20 night and Ashley Thoms' trio of 3-pointers proved plenty of cushion for the Campolindo girls basketball team in a 65-49 win over South San Francisco in the Lamorinda Classic at Bentley Upper School. Van Dyke finished with 18 points and 19 rebounds while Thoms had 15 points for the Cougars , who were fresh off a come-from-behind league victory over Acalanes on Friday....