South San Francisco Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. African-American Parent Advisory group forms: South City school...Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In an effort to better engage African-American parents of students in the South San Francisco Unified School District who tend to be placed in special education at a higher rate, the district is establishing its first ever African-American Parent Advisory Committee. A small percentage the district's 9,734 students are African-American, but a disproportionate amount of the students are in special education classes.

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  2. Attempted South City cop shooting suspect in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The 23-year-old South San Francisco man who allegedly sparked a seven-hour manhunt on New Year's Day after officers responded to reports of shots was probably firing a gun for the holiday and not directly at the cops, according to his defense attorney. But prosecutors contend that while Ivan DeJesus Gomez may have initially been shooting in celebration, he deliberately opened fire on the officers from a hiding place during the search.

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  3. New South City fire chief hits the ground running: Gerald Kohlmann served Redwood City as chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Kohlmann, 57, is looking forward to his first day as fire chief of the South San Francisco Fire Department Monday, Jan. 5. After serving as fire chief in Redwood City for four and a half years from 2003 to 2007, he worked on public safety policy and did consulting. He started his career in the fire service out of high school as a volunteer, then worked in San Jose as a firefighter for 23 years.

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  4. Biotech support program celebrates 25 years: GeneConnection provides...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Geared at educating students in biotechnology, the San Mateo County program GeneConnection has been working with schools for more than 25 years to get teachers the proper lab supplies. Back in September 2014, Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, created a resolution for GeneConnection, the biotechnology education outreach program, during the program's 25th anniversary party.

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  5. Man arrested after allegedly exchanging gunfire with policeRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A 23-year-old man was arrested after allegedly exchanging gunfire with two police officers in South San Francisco early this morning, police said. Ivan DeJesus Gomez was arrested following an incident that began shortly after 3 a.m. when officers responded to the 600 block of First Lane on reports of gunshots heard in the area, according to police.

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  6. Residents told to stay inside during search for South City shooting suspectRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Authorities are advising residents to stay in their homes and avoid an area of South San Francisco where they are searching for an armed suspect following an officer-involved shooting that occurred early this morning. San Mateo County emergency officials told residents to shelter in place in the 600 block of Commercial Avenue, the 600 block of Railroad Avenue and the 600 block of First Lane between Magnolia and Orange avenues.

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  7. Peninsula preps for New Year's: Champagne, specialized holiday drinks selling well, owners sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    At Bitters + Bottles at 240 Grand Ave. in South San Francisco, craft American whiskey has been popular, said its co-owner and co-CEO Meredith Lantz. The shop allows customers to create their own perfect home bars with the proper spirits, mixers, glassware and barware and opened in fall 2013.

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  8. Hidden camera found inside grocery restroom: South San Francisco man...Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A 39-year-old man was cited Monday following a two-month investigation into a hidden camera found by a woman while using a restroom at a grocery store in Palo Alto, police said Tuesday. Benjamin Joseph Clerici, of South San Francisco, was released after being cited Monday for misdemeanor use of a concealed camera without consent with the intent to invade another's privacy, Palo Alto police Lt.

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  9. Car that struck South City officer in hit-and-run found in San FranciscoRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The vehicle used to strike a South San Francisco police officer on Christmas Eve was found by San Francisco police, South San Francisco police said Saturday. Police were notified late Friday morning that the vehicle used in a hit-and-run collision with an officer in the 600 block of Spruce Avenue in South San Francisco had been found by San Francisco police.

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  10. Reporters' notebookRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The San Francisco Giants announced the upcoming World Championship Trophy Tour which includes stops in San Mateo County. All three trophies - 2010, 2012 and 2014 - will pop into the Daly City Hall rotunda from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28 and the San Mateo Elks Lodge from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2. The viewings are free to the public on a first-come, first-served basis although a $2 donation is suggested to benefit the Junior Giants leagues hosting the event.

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  11. Hotel burglary suspect pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A 25-year-old transient accused of stealing goods from an occupied South San Francisco hotel room after entering through an adjoining room pleaded not guilty to burglary and vandalism charges. After entering his Superior Court plea, Nicholas James Fitzpatrick did not waive his right to a speedy trial and was scheduled for jury trail Feb. 9. Prosecutors contend Fitzgerald stole from a sleeping guest at the Howard Johnson hotel on South Airport Boulevard around 1:20 a.m. Nov. 26. Fitzgerald allegedly stole a computer, electronics and cash from the hotel guest who said they awoke in the middle of the night after hearing a noise.

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  12. Downtown draws new interest: South City infrastructure changes down...Read the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Plans are continuing for a revamp of downtown South San Francisco that aims to create a more vibrant, transit-supportive, diverse area while protecting and celebrating its historic nature. In July, the city released a draft of the Downtown Station Area Land Use Plan, a guide to developing properties within the half mile area of the city's Caltrain station over the next 20 years.

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  13. A love of Italian: School of Italian Language and Culture in South...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    For 44 years, children and adults alike have been making their way to South San Francisco to learn the language of Leonardo da Vinci and Sophia Loren. At the School of Italian Language and Culture in South San Francisco, students spend Saturday mornings learning about Italian culture and the language.

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  14. Samaritan House helps flood victims: Food, clothing, shelter and other benefits reach residentsRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In the midst of the holiday season, and last week's storm, the Samaritan House is looking to help those whose homes were affected. Aside from its usual holiday program of toy and food distribution, the San Mateo-based nonprofit has stepped up to help the victims with food, home repairs, motel vouchers, shelter, clothing, financial assistance and even toys for the holidays.

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  15. Former city managers make top five highest paid list: South City, San ...Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In an effort to promote transparency on how taxpayer dollars are spent, the state Controller's Office released its fifth year of salary data Monday revealing two San Mateo County cities paid a high price for their city managers in 2013. San Mateo and South San Francisco made the list for the top five highest paid city managers, however, the former city leaders' retirement that year contributed to their rankings and their replacements' contracts have since been thinned.

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  16. Human trafficking defendant takes plea deal for dissuading witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    One of three people charged with felony human trafficking at a South San Francisco motel accepted a plea deal on one count of witness dissuasion in return for no more than three years in prison. Maria Carolina Jimenez, 27, of San Francisco, changed her mind at a pretrial conference rather than stand trial March 2 with co-defendants Andrew Leenalls Jordan, 25, and Sate Stallone Jones, 27, who did not settle their case.

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  17. Cleanup begins: Some still can't return to homes damaged from storm, CSM shelter availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Peninsula residents whose homes were affected by flooding from last week's storm are still picking up the pieces as some return home and others remain in temporary spaces. The Red Cross opened a service center Monday at the College of San Mateo Building 8 gym for residents displaced by the flooding.

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  18. Caltrain bridge construction to begin this week: Nearly...Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Caltrain crews will be working nearly around the clock this week as the transit agency proceeds with replacing San Mateo bridges and begins installing a federally mandated system for safer control of the trains. Through Friday, Dec. 19, daytime crews will prepare for the replacement of four 100-year-old bridges by clearing vegetation and abandoned Western Union overhead telephone lines while preparing for the construction of retaining walls to support the new structures, according to Caltrain.

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  19. Portion of Highway 101 reopens after storm-related repairs completedRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A portion of U.S. Highway 101 in South San Francisco that was closed due to storm-related damage last week has reopened, a Caltrans spokesman said.

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  20. Rain DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    If you're reading this, then you likely made it through Thursday's Stormageddon, or Stormapocalypse, or what I tried to call "El Once." It was kind of a play on El Nino, and the fact that Thursday was Dec. 11, and "Once" is Spanish for 11, and then maybe it's a once-a-year type of storm.

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