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  • Pleasanton Names New Community Development Director
    published on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:21:49 GMT
    He will supervise a staff of 42 and will oversee all of the planning and development activities within Pleasanton's boundaries. After an exhaustive and lengthy selection process, Beaudin, who is replacing Brian Dolan after his appointment as Assistant City Manager, will take the helm of the Department, effective July 27th....
  • Pleasanton hires new Community Development director
    published on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:18:15 GMT
    Gerry Beaudin currently the zoning administrator for the city of Mountain View, has been hired as Pleasanton's new director of Community Development Director, succeeding Brian Dolan, who has been named Assistant City Manager. City Manager Nelson Fialho made the announcement Monday, adding that Beaudin will be responsible for overseeing all of the planning and development activities within Pleasanton's boundaries....
  • Uwe Boll disappointed, to put it mildly, in Kickstarter response
    published on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Boll recently posted a couple of profanity-laced tirades on YouTube - not a rare occurrence for him. He was frustrated over his stalled IndieGoGo and Kickstarter campaigns to fund "Rampage 3: No Mercy."...
  • Public Library to Help SF Adults Earn Online HS Diplomas
    published on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:32:07 GMT
    The San Francisco Public Library announced Thursday plans to launch an online high school diploma program beginning in August that aims to help some of the 30,000 San Francisco adults who did not graduate from high school earn an accredited high school diploma as well as certificates in high-growth, high-demand career fields, according to a library spokesman. The new program, Career Online High School, is a partnership between the public library and Cengage Learning....
  • Buying, selling and owning residential property in San Francisco
    published on Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:47:45 GMT
    This week an old client who recently had a baby reached out to me with questions about a couple of small residential buildings that have been sitting on the market for some time. On the face of it they looked great, with enough square footage in great locations and nice architectural detail....
  • 'Jurassic World' revisits catastrophic Isla Nublar amusement park
    published on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 03:10:05 GMT
    On June 12, the fourth installment of the "Jurassic Park" franchise - "Jurassic World" makes its debut as part of the doomed entertainment venture where extinct dinosaurs and other Late Jurassic creatures are cloned for large scale, Disneyland-epic amusement parks. The objective is never scientific, even if it pretends to be, but always a game for high-risk entrepreneurs....
  • Class notes
    published on Sat, 13 Jun 2015 12:18:54 GMT
    Monica Nagy will begin serving as principal of Skyline Elementary School in South San Francisco at the beginning of the next school year. She joins the district after serving as an elementary school principal for the past three years in the Franklin-McKinley School District in San Jose....
  • David Littlejohn, UC Berkeley professor and critic, dies
    published on Sat, 13 Jun 2015 04:29:30 GMT
    David Littlejohn, a native San Franciscan who was a writer, TV host and pro fessor at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, views an exhibition at California College of the Arts. David Littlejohn, who taught journalism at UC Berkeley for 35 years, urging students to be bold storytellers and critics, and was a prolific essayist and cultural commentator, died at his Kensington home June 4 after a long physical decline....
  • BIO2015: Titan Pharmaceuticals To Present At The International Convention
    published on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT
    Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a specialty pharmaceutical company developing proprietary therapeutics for the treatment of select chronic diseases utilizing its ProNeura long-term drug delivery technology, announced today that President Sunil Bhonsle will present at the BIO International Convention 2015 being held June 16-18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, June 16 at 4:15 p.m. in Theater 3. Mr. Bhonsle will review topline results...
  • SSF Fire Department Offers Teen CERT Training
    published on Fri, 12 Jun 2015 13:11:09 GMT
    The South San Francisco Fire Department is currenlty the only San Mateo County fire department to have teen CERT training. South San Francisco Fire Department is Only Fire Department in San Mateo County to Offer Teen CERT Training....
  • Bay Area cities rated best in California for families
    published on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:15:31 GMT
    Under the rankings for California, Milpitas came in at No. 11 behind the the top 10 cities of Santa Monica, South San Francisco, Truckee, Folsom, St. Helena, Pleasanton, Mountain View, Palo Alto and Cupertino....
  • Milpitas rated 11th best city in California for families
    published on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 22:17:45 GMT
    Under the rankings for California, Milpitas came in at No. 11 behind the the top 10 cities of Santa Monica, South San Francisco, Truckee, Folsom, St. Helena, Pleasanton, Mountain View, Palo Alto and Cupertino....
  • Titan Pharmaceuticals to Present at the BIO International Convention
    published on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 21:40:03 GMT
    Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a specialty pharmaceutical company developing proprietary therapeutics for the treatment of select chronic diseases utilizing its ProNeura long-term drug delivery technology, announced today that President Sunil Bhonsle will present at the BIO International Convention 2015 being held June 16-18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, June 16 at 4:15 p.m. in Theater 3. Mr. Bhonsle will review topline results...
  • Lewis Chin, singer, salesman and dashing impresario, dies at 88
    published on Tue, 09 Jun 2015 21:33:44 GMT
    Lewis Chin was a man of many talents. He was a student of vocal music, a car salesman, an entertainment impresario, and in later years even a demon downhill skier....
  • Photos: Millbrae Nursery School Attends Posy Parade
    published on Mon, 08 Jun 2015 20:55:22 GMT
    All donations received by June 12 qualify to win 1 of 3 great family prizes from our community donors. Birthday luncheons are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 11:30am - 2pm at the Millbrae Community Center....
  • a salute to graduates | Kohn intern program marks 30 summers of Jewish service
    published on Thu, 04 Jun 2015 19:47:56 GMT
    After her freshman year at Columbia University. Yelena Shuster, 27, was a Kohn summer intern at J. These days, the former San Franciscan, born in Ukraine, is a New York-based freelance writer and senior copywriter at Victoria's Secret....
  • Swastika found on Bay Area football field
    published on Thu, 04 Jun 2015 19:43:59 GMT
    A giant swastika formed out of large white tiles was found on a South San Francisco football field after a high school graduation ceremony. Custodians at El Camino High School discovered the 10-yard-wide swastika on June 1 near midfield, the San Francisco Chronicle reported....
  • Cytokinetics, Inc. And The Announce Partnership To Advance The Fight Against ALS
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT
    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and WASHINGTON D.C., June 4, 2015 -- Cytokinetics, Incorporated and The ALS Association announced an expanded partnership in which the company will provide Gold Level Sponsorship of the National Walks to Defeat ALSA as well as Platinum Level Sponsorship for ALS Association Golden West Chapter initiatives....
  • Vandals Leave Swastika on High School Field after Graduation
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Over the weekend, a giant swastika made of removable, snap-together tiles was placed on the football field at El Camino High School in South San Francisco. The school had just celebrated graduation ceremonies on Friday....
  • Vandals put giant swastika on South S.F. football field
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 23:44:47 GMT
    Vandals put giant swastika on South S.F. football field - It's unclear if it was an ignorant prank or something more hateful, but police in South San Francisco are looking into who plastered a giant swastika over the weekend in the middle of El Camino High School's football field following graduation ceremonies....