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South San Francisco, California is located in San Mateo County. Zip codes in South San Francisco, CA include 94083, 94080, and 94099. The median home price in South San Francisco is $630,000 which is roughly $499/per square foot. More South San Francisco information.

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1 hr ago | WaterWorld

Major CA groundwater storage project for drought, emergencies underway

A major groundwater supply project carried out by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission that will provide a water "savings account" to protect against future drought and earthquakes in the Bay Area has now completed environmental review and is moving forward to construction later this year. Once completed in 2018, this project will provide 7.2 million gallons of water per day through 16 new recovery wells, stations, pumps, and pipelines constructed in the Peninsula to benefit the 2.6 million people in the region who rely on the Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System .

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11 hrs ago | Patch.com

South San Francisco CA: CALL To Reserve Your Seat

A crowdfunding page has been set up and a fundraiser is planned at Pipes Cafe, where Tara Marquez-Tortarolo has been manager for 9 years. Visitors can now pick up a "virtual queue" ticket, similar to a ride Fastpass, at no cost to meet the heroines from smash movie "Frozen."

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11 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

Couple hopes to raise childhood cancer awareness: Parents started...

No parent wants to see his or her 2-year-old battle cancer, but Patricia Watson and Jesus Pena took just that experience to create the Juliana's Journey Foundation to help fight childhood cancer. The South San Francisco child lost her battle with neuroblastoma in 2012, but her parents want to carry out the mission of raising awareness and funds to assist pediatric clinical trials at UCSF Medical Center.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Sulekha.com

has a single room for rent

One furnished room is available in Daly City single family home, close to San Francisco, South San Francisco, SFO Airport and Freeways, $1,150 per month including utilities . Looking for a professional, clean, vegetarian person.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Wave

Editorial: Bumper crop of subsidies for urban farms

Thanks to the Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones Act, San Franciscans are about to be paid to grow crops on their land. Through the law, which the Board of Supervisors has cleared through an ordinance, so-called urban farmers will save thousands in property taxes if their gardens stay put for at least five years.

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Inside Bay Area

Bay Area police departments got millions in military surplus, records show

Law enforcement agencies throughout the Bay Area have received more than $14 million dollars worth of decommissioned military equipment, including grenade launchers, armored vehicles, and an 85-foot speed boat armed with machine guns, records show. The acquisitions by local agencies include a $4.4 million fast patrol boat, given to the Alameda County Sheriff's office in 2005 to patrol the waterways around the Port of Oakland, a $685,000 mine resistant vehicle for the Antioch Police Department and an armored vehicle known as the MAMBA, which can withstand land mines and IEDs, for the city of Concord.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

SFBG Politics Blog

Deal reached in Transbay Tower tax district shodown

After threats of lawsuits, frantic backdoor dealmaking and a very harried week for the Board of Supervisors, a deal was finally reached yesterday on a dispute over taxes in the area around the new Transbay Terminal and the Salesforce Tower. The initial dispute started over the amount of taxes devlelopers around the new Transbay Terminal were required to pay for the project.

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San Mateo Daily Journal

South San Francisco Unified School District Board of Trustees...

The race for a seat on the South San Francisco Unified School District Board of Trustees has dwindled down to seven, with one candidate stepping aside to try to ensure a Latina lands on the board. "I believe strongly that a Latina should be on the board and I am concerned that two Latina candidates would split the vote," she wrote in an email.

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KRON 4

South San Francisco Police Investigating Groping Incident

Police are investigating a sexual assault last weekend in South San Francisco, where a woman reported a man groped her. Police said the 24-year-old victim was in the 300 block of Grand Avenue around 4:30 a.m. Sunday when a man approached her from behind, wrapped his arms around her and groped both of her breasts.

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Pacifica Tribune

Struggling Kmart closes San Mateo store

A business of the past will become the housing of the future in San Mateo, where struggling discount retailer Kmart is closing one of its two Peninsula outlets. The goods have been liquidated and the shelves removed in the cavernous store, which is selling off fixtures until Wednesday when it closes for good.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Confectionery News

'Got Milk' owner sues Bridge Brands Chocolate in trademark spat

The California Milk Processor Board got beef with Bridge Brands Chocolate for unlawfully using its "got milk?" license and sub-licensing it to a third party The California Milk Processor Board has accused confectioner Bridge Brands Chocolate of unlawfully using and sub-licensing its "Got Milk?" slogan to Melville Chocolate and is seeking remedies in a US district court. In a complaint lodged with the district court of the Eastern district of California, the California Milk Processor Board said that Bridge Brands was unlawfully using the trademarked slogan "got milk?" for chocolate products and accused Bridge of sub-licensing the mark.

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San Francisco Bay View

Vote for natural grass soccer fields, not toxic artificial turf

The November election pits a grassroots initiative protecting Golden Gate Park against a SF Recreation and Park Department park power grab. The Rec.

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San Mateo Daily Journal

LAFCo to review Harbor District by year's end: Response to San Mateo...

The body governing San Mateo County's special districts still favors dissolving the Harbor District and handing its duties to the county and the city of South San Francisco but wants to wait until after finishing a service review. The Local Agency Formation Commission agrees with a civil grand jury recommendation to initiate a service review by Dec. 31 and, in its proposed response, suggests doing so before moving ahead with any dissolution plans.

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Business Journal

Hyperion stops diabetes drug trial after study results manipulated

Hyperion Therapeutics Inc. South San Francisco Drug: Ravicti. AKA: Glycerol phenylbutyrate.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

KTVU Oakland

2 Investigates: Organization releases list of military equipment given to local law enforcement

In the wake of violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, 2 Investigates looked into what kind of military-grade equipment has been acquired by Bay Area police agencies. A record of military equipment and other surplus items given to local law enforcement through a federal program was made available to 2 Investigates on Monday.

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CBS Local

Person Of Interest Named In 'Gypsy Hill' Murders Of San...

A person of interest in the murders of five women in San Mateo County nearly 40 years ago was identified Monday by the FBI. Rodney Halbower, 66, who is serving time in Oregon on an attempted murder charge, was named by the FBI Monday as a person of interest in the "Gypsy Hill" murders that took the lives of five women and teen girls between January and April in 1976.

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KQED

Fall Film: A Bevy of Bay Area Festivals and Retrospectives

In addition to the flurry of high-minded, highly anticipated movies from the studios and arthouse distributors, the calendar flip into fall triggers an avalanche of buzzing festivals and carefully curated series. The diversity of the Bay Area, paired with a curious, adventurous and film-savvy populace, inspires programmers to bring us the whole wide world of movies.

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Examiner.com

Peninsula Red Light Camera Enforcement removal

Accident prevention perhaps? Revenue enhancement maybe, according to ABC 7 News Reporter Vic Lee here in San Francisco, The City of South San Francisco has voted to " Take Down " Two Cameras on The El Camino Real, their argument is that the devices haven't made a difference in accident reductions. The article which I attached goes on to mention the cameras will stay in place but they won't be active, not too long ago the City of Oakland didn't renew the contract with the vendor whom services their Red Light Camera Enforcement Program as well, and this was at the urging of the Chief of Police, this was after Oakland Mayor Quan was caught running a Red Light, colliding with another vehicle resulting in a rear end damage to their car.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Patch.com

Police Warn About More Scams Targeting Residents

The South San Francisco Police Department is warning the public about scams targeting residents and claiming they owe money to agencies and need to pay money to clear up the matter. Police said several victims received calls in recent days from someone informing them they owed money to agencies like the Internal Revenue Service or the U.S. Department of Treasury and needed provide a payment over the phone to avoid an immediate arrest.

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Patch.com

Washington D.C. - WHAT Happens September 20th 2014?

Use Water Wisely California is suffering from an historic drought that requires real, comprehensive solutions and serious conservation efforts from Californians. San Franciscans have continuously led the nation with our sustainability efforts, and in the face of this severe drought, it is important that now, more than ever, our City comes together to preserve this essential resource.

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