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  • 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 ...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Junior badminton players training in Milpitas
    published on Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:11:03 GMT
    In preparation for the 2015 Pan Am Junior Badminton Championships next month in Mexico, seven players are training at Bay Badminton Center in Milpitas under coach Kowi Chandra, center. Cindy Yuan, Karen Ma, Dean Tan, Chandra, Helen Wang, Kerry Xu and Annie Xu, from left, at practice Friday....
  • South San Francisco and San Bruno CA: Clifford Lentz - Candidate For Supervisor District 5
    published on Fri, 17 Jul 2015 03:46:12 GMT
    This is the second of I hope numerous articles by the candidates running for San Mateo County Board of Supervisors in District #5 which includes the communities of Brisbane, Colma, Daly City, San Bruno , South San Francisco , and unincorporated Broadmoor Village. In November 2016 voters in San Mateo County Supervisor District 5 will have the opportunity to elect their District Supervisor....
  • SSF Basketball Coach Sentenced for Lewd Act with Student
    published on Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:51:07 GMT
    A high school basketball coach who made advances toward his 15-year-old student while giving her a ride home in South San Francisco last year was sentenced to jail Tuesday, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Mark Turner, 42, pleaded no contest in May to felony lewd act on a 15-year-old child by a person more than 10 years older on condition of no more than 120 days in jail....
  • Redwood City: Basketball coach who made advance on student sentenced
    published on Thu, 16 Jul 2015 13:35:10 GMT
    A high school basketball coach who made advances toward his 15-year-old student while giving her a ride home in South San Francisco last year was sentenced to jail Wednesday morning, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Mark Turner, 42, pleaded no contest in May to felony lewd act on a 15-year-old child by a person more than 10 years older on condition of no more than 120 days in jail....
  • World Series of Poker: Silicon Valley exec makes the final cut
    published on Wed, 15 Jul 2015 19:18:58 GMT
    Six-time bracelet winner and poker pro Daniel Negreanu seemed headed for a fairy tale ending at the World Series of Poker, but the dream was crushed by the queen of hearts sending him to the sidelines in the chase for the $7.7 million top prize. Instead, nine other competitors will finish poker's richest tournament in November, including a 61-year-old San Franciscan who just quit his tech job....
  • Norton, Go win Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior Open
    published on Fri, 10 Jul 2015 04:51:27 GMT
    Isaiah Salinda follows his shot and comes in second at the Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior Open at the Butte Creek Country Club in Chico. Chico >> Sinking the final putt of the day, Noah Norton, surrounded by a large handful of friends and family, glanced to the crowd and shined a subtle smile to his supporters, knowing that he claimed his very first American Junior Golf Association tournament victory....
  • Making a splash in Fort Lauderdale
    published on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 19:27:17 GMT
    First, there's the beach. Imagine seven miles of bright white sand stretching along the blue Atlantic....
  • Grateful Dead's Fare Thee Well: Did Trey Anastasio Deliver?
    published on Sun, 28 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    June 28, Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California -The controversy leading up to "Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead" was, of course, all about the lead guitar player....
  • Tvfreedom.org, Antennas Direct Join Forces On Broadcast "tv Liberation Tour" In San Francisco
    published on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:14:54 GMT
    PRLog - July 2, 2015 - SAN FRANCISCO -- Press Contacts: Robert C. Kenny, TVFreedom.org Director of Public Affairs rkenny@tvfreedom.org 288-8089 @jeremynulik FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : July 2, 2015 TVFREEDOM.ORG, ANTENNAS DIRECT JOIN FORCES ON BROADCAST "TV LIBERATION TOUR" STOP IN SAN FRANCISCO - Coalition to Giveaway 300 Digital Broadcast TV Antennas in Historic Chinatown, San Francisco - Event is Timed with 2015 OCA National Convention, July 2-5 - Viewers will have access to dozens of local broad...
  • Taken out to the ball game - at last
    published on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 06:42:08 GMT
    In all my decades of living in Manhattan, I never went to a baseball game. Never saw the Mets or the Yankees play....
  • Two Elderly Men Robbed at Gunpoint in SSF Park
    published on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 22:24:53 GMT
    Two elderly men were robbed at gunpoint while walking in a park in South San Francisco on Thursday morning, police said. As the pair was walking on a trail next to the park's baseball field, a man dressed in all black with a ski mask and holding a semi-automatic handgun confronted them, according to police....
  • Two elderly men robbed at gunpoint in South San Francisco
    published on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 20:28:02 GMT
    Two elderly men were robbed at gunpoint in a South San Francisco park Thursday morning, according to police. The robbery occurred around 7:20 a.m. in Westborough Park in the 2500 block of Westborough Boulevard....
  • The dad in Pixar's 'Inside Out' is a total startup dude
    published on Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:05:16 GMT
    Pixar has a way of slipping unexpected ideas into its movies - little details or lines of thought that only reveal themselves with repeat viewing. But the studio's latest offering - "Inside Out," released last week - contains an element few people outside the Bay Area will ever notice: The dad is a total SF startup dude....