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  • South San Francisco CA: MEGA Chamber Mixer August 7th 2015
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:11:37 GMT
    ALL City committee and commission meetings are open to the public. YOU can participate in these meetings....
  • A Ghost in the Family
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:38:04 GMT
    Early on the morning I went to see the San Francisco artists Barry McGee and Clare Rojas at their weekend place, in Marin County, a robin redbreast began hurling itself at a window in their living room. "It won't stop," Rojas said....
  • San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District nears bond decision
    published on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 12:39:32 GMT
    With the deadline to place a measure on the November ballot fast approaching, officials in the San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District are nearing a decision to ask voters for a bond which would finance building new classrooms. Administrators are set to offer a presentation Monday, Aug. 3, which details how they believe the board should proceed in building more classroom space across the district, necessary to house the 600 additional students expected to enroll over the next four years...
  • Election to be by mail: Last county jurisdiction agrees to pilot program
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:36:27 GMT
    Voters in San Mateo County will primarily vote by mail in this November's general election under a pilot program made possible by legislation drafted by Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco. The last jurisdiction in the county to vote on whether to participate in the pilot program, the Jefferson Elementary School District board, approved so Wednesday night....
  • One man's (illegal) solution to Bay Area housing
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:15:36 GMT
    The Wharton School graduate's 160-square-foot box has a camp stove and a shower made of old boat hulls. It's one of 11 miniature residences inside a warehouse he leases across the Bay Bridge from the city, where his tenants share communal toilets and a sense of adventure....
  • Wharton Grad's Got a Tiny (Illegal) Solution to Bay Area Housing
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:51:58 GMT
    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. The Wharton School graduate's 160-square-foot box has a camp stove and a shower made of old boat hulls....
  • Hybrid Moving & Why San Francisco Is So Awesome To So Many
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:52:12 GMT
    There are a billion and one good reasons why people flock to San Francisco on a daily basis. It could be for a job, school, significant other, or even just the culture....
  • This Wharton Grad Wants You to Live in His Shipping Containers
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:01:40 GMT
    The Wharton School graduate's 160-square-foot box has a camp stove and a shower made of old boat hulls. It's one of 11 miniature residences inside a warehouse he leases across the Bay Bridge from the city, where his tenants share communal toilets and a sense of adventure....
  • Mayor Lee Signs No-Cut City Budget, Increasing City Services
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 04:43:02 GMT
    San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and members of the Board of Supervisors gathered at City Hall today for the signing of a no-cut budget that will allow for expansion of many city departments during the city's fiscal year 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. The two-year budget, the mayor said, "is the first time we've been able to enjoy a no-cuts budget in the City and County of San Francisco."...
  • $193 million school bond heads to vote: Measure proposed to improve Redwood City elementary schools
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:55:45 GMT
    To pay for hundreds of millions of dollars worth of improvements to Redwood City schools, district officials are expected to approve asking residents to pass a bond measure in the coming fall election. The Redwood City Elementary School District Board of Trustees is slated to consider Wednesday, July 29, putting a bond measure which would tax residents $30 per every $100,000 of assessed home value on the Nov. 3 ballot, to generate $193 million for capital improvements....
  • The Wohlford Family Clinic Caters to a Diverse Population at...
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:07:57 GMT
    For 14 years the Wohlford Family Clinic, located within the Good Samaritan Family Resource Center on Potrero Avenue, has been offering San Franciscans reproductive health services, provided in a friendly environment. According to Jacquelyn Marcoux-Mansfield, the Clinic's director, staff at this satellite site of Planned Parenthood Northern California believe that "it's very important to serve the community....
  • PREFund Looks to the Future
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:07:41 GMT
    What if there was a group of San Franciscans who wanted to send their kids to a neighborhood school, rather than placing them in a private academy or public school that might be miles away? What if they were savvy enough as educated professionals to deftly navigate school district politics and bureaucracy to create positive change? Sound like the stuff of fantasy? An idealistic tale from the radical 1960s, or something out of a feel-good Hollywood movie? PREFund Potrero Residents Education Fund ...
  • Attorney warns of election system lawsuit: South City school board...
    published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:50:05 GMT
    To protect the South San Francisco Unified School District from threat of a lawsuit, an attorney told officials they should consider changing the system used to elect the Board of Trustees. David Soldani, a partner with the law firm Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud and Romo, recommended the board transition to electing trustees based on the region in South San Francisco where they live....
  • Uccellis named history makers
    published on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 12:07:08 GMT
    Pete, who died in 2005, founded Redwood City's Pete's Harbor in 1955. The property stayed in the family until Paula sold it in 2012....
  • Novato track coach charged with sex acts with teen student
    published on Wed, 22 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    A Novato High School track and field coach accused of a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old former student was charged with five counts that could carry a decade in prison. Steven Robert Deschler, a 64-year-old Novato resident, is scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 19 in Marin Superior Court....
  • San Mateo County CA: The History Makers Dinner will take place on...
    published on Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:23:28 GMT
    San Mateo County CA: The History Makers Dinner will take place on September 17, 2015 at the Hotel Sofitel in Redwood City. The San Mateo County Historical Association is pleased to announce that Pete and Paula Uccelli will be its 2015 History Makers....
  • Marin track coach charged with sex acts with teen student
    published on Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:11:53 GMT
    A Novato High School track and field coach accused of a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old former student was charged with five counts that could carry a decade in prison. Steven Robert Deschler, a 64-year-old Novato resident, is scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 19 in Marin Superior Court....
  • HVS In Focus: Sonoma County California Hotel Market | By Anurat Rojanapairat and Ester Wan
    published on Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:26:26 GMT
    As a major Northern California recreational and tourist destination, the Sonoma County hotel market is flourishing. With more available land than neighboring Napa, lower barriers to entry, and healthy demand levels, hotel supply is increasing....
  • Marin prosecutors charge Novato track coach with sex acts with teen student
    published on Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:26:18 GMT
    A Novato High School track and field coach accused of a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old former student was charged with five counts that could carry a decade in prison. Steven Robert Deschler, a 64-year-old Novato resident, is scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 19 in Marin Superior Court....
  • Coastside Farmers Markets are about outreach to everyone
    published on Wed, 22 Jul 2015 01:07:49 GMT
    "There is a lot of talk about people getting more fruits and vegetables in their diet," said Coastside Farmers Markets founder Erin Tormey. "But there are an awful lot of people who don't know how to shop for fruits and vegetables, or how to put a meal together economically with those ingredients, let alone have the equipment to do it."...