Posted on: December 19, 2016

Jan. 17 - SSF Public Library Book Club

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The South San Francisco Public Library Book Club meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at South San Francisco Main Library, in our auditorium.

Come discuss this month’s selection! No advance registration required.  

  • January, 17th ...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: December 20, 2016

Jan. 18 - Lunar New Year Storytime

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2017 is the year of the rooster! Author Oliver Chin will read his book The Year of the Rooster: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac, the twelfth story in the popular children’s picture book series on the twelve charismatic animals of the Chinese New Y...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 19, 2016

Jan. 18 - Project Sentinel Housing Discrimination Workshop: in Spanish

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Por favor, únase a nosotros para un taller sobre la vivienda justa. Frances Nguyen, Coordinadora de Vivienda Justa del Project Sentinel, estará en la biblioteca para dar una breve descripción de las leyes de vivienda justa...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Jan. 19 - Essential Oil for Health & Wellness

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Penny Blensdorf, a doTerra Essential Oil advocate, will deliver a workshop on the use of essential oil for health and well being. Essential oils such as  lavender, frankincense, lemon, peppermint and tea tree oil added to your natural medicine ca...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 17, 2016

Jan. 20 - Kidz in Motion

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A safe and fun movement activities for children and their caregivers. Through dance, games, and activities, movements are explored to build developing child’s motor skills.   Recommended age 2 - 5 years old.  

South San Francisco Main Libra...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 20, 2016

Jan. 21 - Lunar New Year Storytime

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2017 is the year of the rooster! Author Oliver Chin will read his book The Year of the Rooster: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac, the twelfth story in the popular children’s picture book series on the twelve charismatic animals of the Chinese New Y...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Jan. 22 - Date Night/Valentine’s Day Makeup Makeover

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Get tips and tricks for how to do your own makeup for Valentine’s Day or a date night! RJ, makeup artist from the Bay Area, will demonstrate how to get made up perfectly, especially for your face shape and what look you are going for.

South San Franc...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 20, 2016

Jan. 24 - Teen Writing Group

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Teen Writing Group is an open writing collective. It starts with a reflective writing exercise, followed by sample readings, and concludes with free write. This is not your English class! We highly encourage you to create and embrace any and all styles, i...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Jan. 28 - Asian Art Museum presents The Art of Tea

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Ruby Ming, a docent from the Asian Art Museum’s Community Speaker Program, will deliver an educational and entertaining multimedia talk about the art of tea and the many different traditions of Chinese tea practice. Characteristics of these tea ...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Jan 29 - Japanese Tea Ceremony w/ Soko Omachi

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Soko Omachi and her students will do a presentation on the intricacies and cultural significance of the Japanese Tea Ceremony. They will also perform a demonstration with a tea tasting at the end. Guests are invited to wear a kimono to the event if they c...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 17, 2016

Jan. 30 - Stargazing Party with SF Amateur Astronomers

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Explore the winter night sky with the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers.  Three telescopes will be available to view Mars, Venus, the Moon and deep space.  

South San Francisco Main Library 

840 West Orange Avenue, South San Francisco

(650)-82...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Jan. 31 - Educational Opportunity Program

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Renee Stephens, the EOP Admissions Coordinator at San Francisco State University, will talk about the Educational Opportunity Program and other financial aid programs available for low-income, first generation college students. The EOP provides students w...

Read more »

Event 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...

Read more »

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...

Read more »

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: February 1, 2016

Measure W

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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: January 8, 2017

Libraries Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Both libraries will be closed Sunday, January 15th and Monday, January 16th.

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...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 19, 2016

South San Francisco Public Library Book Club-Tuesday, January 17th at 6:00 p.m.

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Come discuss this month’s selection! No advance registration required.  

  • January, 17th  at 6:00 P.M. “The Bookshop on the Corner” by Jenny Colgan

#SSFReads

South San Francisco Main Library

840 West Orange Avenue, South San Francisco

(650)-829-3860

Tue...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: December 20, 2016

Lunar New Year Storytime with Author Oliver Chin-Wednesday, January 18th, 6:00 p.m.

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Author Oliver Chin will read his book The Year of the Rooster: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac, the twelfth story in the popular children’s picture book series on the twelve charismatic animals of the Chinese New Year. This event is generously sponsored by ...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 19, 2016

Project Sentinel Housing Discrimination Workshop: in Spanish-Wednesday, January 18th at 6:30p.m.

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Frances Nguyen, Fair Housing Coordinator for Project Sentinel, will be at the library to give a brief overview of fair housing laws and answer your questions.

Project Sentinel is a non-profit organization whose primary function is to assist individuals wit...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Essential Oil for Health & Wellness w/ Penny Blensdorf-Thursday, January 19th at 6:00 p.m.

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Essential oils such as  lavender, frankincense, lemon, peppermint and tea tree oil added to your natural medicine cabinet can help: 

  • Fight cold and flu symptoms

  • Relax your body and soothe sore muscles

  • Heal skin conditions

  • Alleviate pain

  • Balance hormo...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 17, 2016

Kidz in Motion-Friday, January 20th at 10:15 a.m.

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Through dance, games, and activities, movements are explored to build developing child’s motor skills.   Recommended age 2 - 5 years old.  

South San Francisco Main Library

840 West Orange Avenue, South San Francisco

(650)-829-3860

Friday, January 2...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: December 19, 2016

Get Cozy - DIY Series-Saturday, January 21st, 2:00 p.m.

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We will discuss the benefits of making your own bath products, and you will get basic recipes that can be endlessly customized to your own tastes. We will go through the making process step by step, and you will have your own item to take home at the end ...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: December 20, 2016

Lunar New Year Storytime with Author Oliver Chin-Saturday, January 21st, 3:00 p.m.

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Author Oliver Chin will read his book The Year of the Rooster: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac, the twelfth story in the popular children’s picture book series on the twelve charismatic animals of the Chinese New Year. This event is generously sponsored by ...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Date Night/Valentine’s Day Makeup Makeover ft. RJ MUA-Sunday, January 22nd at 2:30 p.m.

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RJ, makeup artist from the Bay Area, will demonstrate how to get made up perfectly, especially for your face shape and what look you are going for.

South San Francisco Main Library

840 West Orange Avenue, South San Francisco

(650)-829-3860

Sunday, January 22n...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: December 20, 2016

Teen Writing Group-Tuesday, January 24th at 4-5PM

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It starts with a reflective writing exercise, followed by sample readings, and concludes with free write. This is not your English class! We highly encourage you to create and embrace any and all styles, interests, and forms that appeal to you in a safe, ...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Asian Art Museum presents The Art of Tea-Saturday, January 28th at 2:00 p.m.

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Characteristics of these tea traditions and ceremonies will be described and illustrated through various forms of art allowing attendees to visualize the significance of tea as an art form in Asian culture. 

Connect with the Asian Art Museum

Website | ...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Japanese Tea Ceremony w/ Soko Omachi-Sunday, January 29th at, 3:00 p.m.

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They will also perform a demonstration with a tea tasting at the end. Guests are invited to wear a kimono to the event if they choose. Space is limited so please register ahead of time.

South San Francisco Main Library

840 West Orange Avenue, South San Fran...

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Event Flyer
Posted on: December 17, 2016

Stargazing Party with the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers-Monday, January 30th at 5:30 pm- 7:00pm

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Explore the winter night sky with the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers.  Three telescopes will be available to view Mars, Venus, the Moon and deep space.  

South San Francisco Main Library 

840 West Orange Avenue, South San Francisco

(650)-82...

Read more »

Event Flyer
Posted on: December 12, 2016

SFSU's College Educational Opportunity Program - Tuesday, January 31st at 6:00 p.m.

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The EOP provides students with ongoing assistance throughout their college careers from applying to admission to graduation. Renee will discuss the resources available to eligible students for support in making graduating college a reality.

Connect with Sa...

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Event Flyer

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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Click here to take the survey...
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:

Monda...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Valentines for the Troops

On Friday, January 27, State Senator Jerry Hill, returns for his 9th annual card making event, "Valentines for the Troops." Senator Hill will arrive at the Magnolia Center at 10:00 a.m. to thank the volunteers who have created valentine cards wi...

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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

Now Taking Picnic & Building Reservations for 2017

The Parks and Recreation Department is taking reservations for indoor facility rentals and picnic sites. We offer several halls and meetings spaces for nearly any event, including corporate meetings, weddings, dances, birthday celebrations, and banquets. ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Announcing the 2017 Art Gallery Schedule

The Cultural Arts Commission sponsors a series of annual art gallery exhibits designed to showcase the visual creativity of local and Bay Area artists. Join the commission for the following 2017 art gallery events. A Photography Exhibit, on February 10 an...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Inviting Entries for a Photography Exhibit in February 2017

The Cultural Arts Commission's 2017 Photography Exhibit takes place on February 10 and 11. The gallery exhibit features artistic photography taken by local and Bay Area artists. Selected works will be available for purchase. An extended exhibit o...

Read more »

Posted on: January 12, 2017

Orange Pool Reopens After Annual December Maintenance Closure

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Orange Pool reopens on January 2 following completion of annual maintenance and staff training during the entire month of December!

 If you have any questions, please contact Aquatics Program staff at (650) 875-6973

Read more »

Posted on: January 12, 2017

Meet the Artists of the 2016 Utility Box Mural Project

Alluding to life's constant movement, the mural at Grand and Magnolia is comprised of captivating images in shades of gray and purple. The piece titled, "Through the Wind," is the creation of South San Francisco native, Nicholas Serrano.

A tribute to ...

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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.

Read more »

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Pick Up a Healthy Habit for 2017!

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It's the New Year which means one thing -- it's time to make a resolution. Start off 2017 by trying a new class to get fit or pick up a new hobby! Classes begin January 9th, but there's still time to enroll. If you are intereste...

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Online Activity Guide
Posted on: December 16, 2016

Enjoy Artistic Photography on Exhibit February 10 and 11

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The SSF Cultural Arts Commission is pleased to announce its first 2017 art gallery show. This two-day juried event features artistic photography in a variety of subjects. Selected works will be available for purchase. The exhibit takes place in the B...

Read more »

2017 SSF Photography Exhibit Flyer

Posted on: October 27, 2016

Dog Walker Watch

We invite anyone who regularly is out walking their dogs or people who are out in the community on daily walks to participate in this crime awareness program.

Additional Info...
Posted on: November 24, 2015

SSFPD Recruitment Video

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

Additional Info...

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...

Read more »

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.

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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 »

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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 »

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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.

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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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