Posted on: July 21, 2017

Posted 7/21/17 - SSFPD Accepting Applications for Citizens' Academy

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Want a backstage pass to the exciting world of local law enforcement? Now is your chance to get an up-close-and-in-person view of the operations and duties of the South SanFrancisco Police Department (SSFPD).

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Posted 7/17/17 - City of South San Francisco Announces Expanded After-School Childcare

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The City of South San Francisco is pleased to announce it is expanding its licensed Before-and-After-School Childcare Programs at Buri Buri and Monte Verde elementaryschools. Through collaboration between the South San Francisco Unified School District (S...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Posted 7/14/17 - City of South San Francisco Commits to Retain and Create More Middle-Class Jobs

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The City of South San Francisco has joined other leading Bay Area cities to commit to growing its manufacturing community by participating in the Bay Area Urban Manufacturing (BAUM) Initiative. BAUM, specifically designed to retain and create middle-class...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Posted 6/29/17 - South San Francisco Police "Ticket" Youth for Good Behavior

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The South San Francisco Police Department (SSFPD) is serving up sweet justice to local youth by rewarding them with “tickets” for being a good citizen, being street smart by observing safety rules, wearing their bicycle helmets and safety gear, and doing ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Posted 6/26/17 - City of South San Francisco Welcomes Summer Interns

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School is out for the summer, but for a group of South San Francisco High School students, they are taking their education and putting it to good use for the City. For the second year in a row, the City of South San Francisco is offering a program geared ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Posted 6/23/17 - City of South San Francisco Celebrates June's LGBT Pride Month

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In celebration of June’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, the City of South San Francisco’s City Hall will be lit in rainbow colors at sunset tonight, in addition to displaying the LGBT Pride flag through June 26.

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Posted 6/20/17 - City Hall Goes Green in Support of Paris Climate Agreement

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On Tuesday, June 20, the South San Francisco City Hall will be lit green at sundown in an effort to raise public awareness in support of the goals contained in the Paris ClimateAgreement. At last week’s City Council meeting, the Councilmembers unanimously...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Posted 6/15/17 - South San Francisco's IPP Committee Brings Home the "Blue"

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The City of South San Francisco’s Improving Public Places Committee (IPP) has a green thumb and for the second year in a row, the City has three Blue Ribbons to show for it.


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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Posted 6/14/17 - South San Francisco Receives Excellence in Financial Reporting Award

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The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the City of South San Francisco its 27th Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program (CAFR). This award was established in 1945 to encourage and assist state and l...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Posted 6/5/17 - South San Francisco Celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month

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The City of South San Francisco proudly joins thousands of cities across the nation in celebrating Immigrant History Month 20 17, which officially kicked off June 1st. This

year’s theme, "I Stand With Immigrants" builds on 2016’s "I Am An Im...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Posted 6/2/17 - South San Francisco's Police Volunteer Receives County Award

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It’s often said, one of the greatest gifts you can give is your time, and for Sergeant Explorer Arianna Realyvasquez, she has given the City of South San Francisco, and our

community, a great gift. Recently, she received the 2016 San Mateo County and Pacif...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Posted 6/1/17 - South San Francisco's Multi-Unit Smoking Ordinance Now in Effect

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The South San Francisco City Council has taken a strong stand by banning smoking in multiunits, effective immediately. Smoking in multi-units, or any property with two or more units that has at least one or more shared wall, floors, or ceilings, or a shar...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Posted 5/24/17 - City of South San Francisco Recognized as 2017 Playful City USA Community

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National non-profit KaBOOM! has honored the City of South San Francisco with a 2017 Playful City USA designation for the third year in a row. Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families first so kids can l...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Posted 4/25/17 - City of South San Francisco tests its Emergency Readiness

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The City of South San Francisco, in partnership with San Mateo County's Health System and Mosquito and Vector Control, participated in a mock emergency drill called

"Silver Dragon" to test the agencies' readiness when it comes to emergencies.

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Posted 4/21/17 - South San Francisco Councilmember Rich Garbarino Assumes Additional Role

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South San Francisco Councilmember Rich Garbarino was elected first vice president of the League of California Cities® at the organization's board of directors meeting in

Sacramento yesterday. The board of directors elected him to serve the remainder of a v...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Posted 4/19/17 - South San Francisco Partners with Scoop Carpooling App

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Ever wish you could find a co-worker or neighbor to carpool within seconds? Now, you can, with a new carpooling app for your Apple or Android phone.

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Posted 4/18/17 - South San Francisco Named "Tree City USA" for 30th Year

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Parks & Recreation Director Sharon Ranals and Parks Manager Samantha Haimovitch presented a glass statue to Mayor Pradeep Gupta, and proudly displayed a banner that

showcased South San Francisco as a "Tree City USA" for the 30th year in a row...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Posted 4/7/17 - City of South San Francisco Celebrates National Library Week, April 9-15

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The City of South San Francisco is celebrating National Library Week, April 9 - 15, 2017, by providing a lineup of special events in addition to its ongoing programs and

services to introduce - and reintroduce - the many wonders of the library to the young...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Posted 4/5/17 - City of South San Francisco's STEM Program Receives Award

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The City of South San Francisco's after-school Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Program, which is a joint effort between the City's Parks and Recreation and Library departments, recently received commendations by the San Mateo County Board...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Posted 3/31/17 - Nominate SSF to Win a $20,000 Park Grant!

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Starting April 1, you can support your local parks by nominating the City of South San Francisco to receive a $20,000 grant from the Meet Me at the Park initiative!

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Posted 3/21/17 - Scan your old photographs at the Library

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The City of South San Francisco and the Library seek your photographs depicting people, places, and events of local historical significance. While you're there, please consider doing an Oral History video of your favorite memories! We're looking for resid...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Posted 3/15/17 - The City of South San Francisco Launches mySSF app for Smart Phones

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The City of South San Francisco has launched mySSF, a free mobile app available for Apple iOS and Google Android users. The app links directly with the City's website, allowing users easier access to City services and information, all at the touch of a fi...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Posted 3/14/17 - Local High School Students to Walk in Someone Else's Shoes for a Day

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The City of South San Francisco, together with the South San Francisco Unified School District (SSFUSD), kicks off its 37th Annual Youth Government Day program to local

juniors and seniors in the district's high schools.

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Posted 3/6/17 - SSF Welcomes new Public Works Director

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The City of South San Francisco welcomes new Public Works Director, Eunejune Kim.

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Posted 2/17/17 - SSF Fire Unveils New "Quint" and Ambulance

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The South San Francisco City Council is used to doing a ribbon-cutting here and there, but yesterday, they experienced a more unusual way to unveil a new 103-foot Aerial "Quint" Fire Truck and a new paramedic rescue ambulance to the City by part...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Posted 2/07/17 - El Jefe de Policia se dirige al grupo a la luz de la transición presidencial

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El pasado jueves, más de 30 residentes hispanos de la Ciudad South San Francisco asistieron a su primera Academia Comunitaria, la cual que se celebra anualmente a través del Departamento de Policia. La Academia Comunitaria ofrece una oportunidad de conoce...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Posted 2/07/17 - SSF Police Kick Off Hispanic Community Academy

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Last Thursday, more than 30 Hispanic residents of South San Francisco attended their first Community Academy, which is held annually through the South San Francisco Police Department and provides an inside look at the Police Department, how it functions a...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Posted 2/07/17 - SSF Rolls out "Adopt a Storm Drain" program

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The City of South San Francisco's Public Works Department, led by Councilmember Mark Addiego, has kicked off an "Adopt a Storm Drain" initiative to help keep South San

Francisco beautiful. Keeping the city's drains open is especially important du...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Posted 1/20/17 - Emergency Services Manager Receives Award

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South San Francisco Emergency Services Manager, Ken Anderson, Sr., Receives 2016 George Berry Award. Anderson selected among his emergency management peers to receive annual award.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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 on...

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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 on...

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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 on...

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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 on...

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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 on...

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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 on...

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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 on...

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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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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 on...

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