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  1. South San Francisco: Superintendent Alejandro Hogan announces resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Inside Bay Area

    Alejandro Hogan arrived in South San Francisco as a savior in 2011, someone who could bring together a divided community. Now the superintendent is leaving without explanation, throwing the South San Francisco Unified School District back into turmoil.


  2. Turmoil at El Camino High School puts pressure South San Francisco district leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Inside Bay Area

    After five years of unsteady leadership and a rocky 2014-15 marked by the ouster of two principals, corruption allegations and dismal teacher morale, El Camino High School has arrived at a crossroads. The South San Francisco Unified School District is searching for a new principal who can do more than boost the test scores of low-income students and non-English speakers, a familiar challenge in the working-class reaches of affluent San Mateo County.


  3. Nilda Rego: Golf comes to the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Inside Bay Area

    The San Francisco Call had a suggestion in its Sunday society section on March 31, 1895. It was the Lenten season and quite a few San Franciscans were leaving the city for a holiday.


  4. All-Mercury News wrestling: Santa Teresa's Jacob Thalin is wrestler of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Inside Bay Area

    Jacob Thalin didn't have a storybook finish to his senior season, but the ride along the way for the Santa Teresa standout was filled with thrills. Ranked No.


  5. South San Francisco: 11-year-old girl hit by suspected DUI driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Inside Bay Area

    An 11-year-old girl was hospitalized after she was hit by a DUI suspect while crossing the street with her brother. The girl and her 6-year-old brother were crossing Commercial Avenue mid-block about 3:15 p.m. Friday when the older child was hit in the 300 block, police said.


  6. 23andMe to pursue its own drug R&D effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Google-backed genetic testing company 23andMe is launching its own drug development unit, betting that it can translate its database of customer DNA information into novel medicines. The Silicon Valley-based company announced Thursday that it hired Richard Scheller, a former Genentech executive, to become its chief scientist and lead the company's research and development efforts.


  7. Authorities: SFO security screeners let smuggler sneak drugs onto planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Inside Bay Area

    Federal authorities have arrested two San Francisco International Airport security screeners who allegedly took money to look the other way as large quantities of drugs stuffed in suitcases passed through airport security checkpoints, officials said Friday. The FBI investigation suggests the two airport employees and a drug smuggler at the center of the probe conspired to smuggle drugs on multiple occasions from SFO to Hawaii, arranging to have the screeners ready when the suitcases passed through X-ray machines.


  8. Bay Area sting leads to recovery of stolen emergency equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A San Francisco man was arrested today on suspicion of trying to sell stolen emergency equipment to a company in Hayward, South San Francisco police said. On Jan. 8, five self-contained breathing apparatus devices used by hazardous materials crews and firefighters were reported stolen from a locked storage trailer at a biotechnology firm in the 1200 block of Veterans Boulevard in South San Francisco.


  9. Oakland: Ferry ridership at Jack London Square up nearly 50 percent in 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Ferry ridership to and from Oakland's Jack London Square has increased nearly 50 percent during the past two years, Port of Oakland officials said Wednesday. Ferries from Jack London Square to San Francisco, Alameda and South San Francisco saw the annual number of rides grow from 285,767 in 2012 to 425,970 last year, port officials said.


  10. San Mateo: Rescuers search bay waters for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The U.S. Coast Guard and a crew from the South San Francisco Fire Department are searching this morning for a 22-year-old man who has gone missing in San Francisco Bay after the canoe he was in sank, U.S. Coast Guard officials said. The Coast Guard received a report of the missing man at about 10:20 p.m. Monday, said Coast Guard spokesman Lt.


  11. South San Francisco: Man poses as PG&E worker, demands to see bill of resident at home aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A man identifying himself as a PG&E worker knocked on the door of the home of a female resident who was alone Tuesday, police said. In the early evening the suspect knocked on the door of a home in the 500 block of Fourth Lane and asked to see the resident's PG&E bill, according to police.


  12. South San Francisco: Elderly woman loses thousands of dollars in fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    An elderly San Francisco resident lost thousands of dollars Tuesday in a scam outside the Costco in South San Francisco, police said. The incident took place at about 10:45 a.m. in the parking lot of the Costco at 1600 El Camino Real.


  13. Overcoming disability: Terra Nova's Arianna Sheehy getting it done on basketball courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Terra Nova Tigers' Arianna Sheehy takes a free throw against the El Camino Colts in the fourth quarter at El Camino High School in South San Francisco, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Sheehy, the leading scorer on her team, was born without a right hand.


  14. High school sports highlight reel: Top performances from last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Justin Baker, Live Oak basketball: He had 20 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks in a win over James Lick. Justin Gutang, Burlingame basketball: The senior guard scored 29 in a 74-68 loss to Sequoia and had 20 in a 59-45 win over Capuchino.


  15. Palo Alto's Sarah Aguilar wins first CCS wrestling title in dramatic fashionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    On a night when Cupertino's Solin Pearcy and South San Francisco's Hiba Salem clinched their third Central Coast Section girls wrestling titles, a sophomore from Palo Alto seized the spotlight while claiming her first. Sarah Aguilar took down Scotts Valley's Kathrine Rossiter just eight seconds into overtime in the 160-pound final at Saturday's CCS championships at Oak Grove High.


  16. Football signing day: Area's top high school players make it officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    From Milpitas to South San Francisco, local high school football players fulfilled a dream Wednesday, signing national letters of intent to play in college. At Sacred Heart Prep in Atherton, in a room decorated with red balloons on one side and purple on the other, linebacker Ben Burr-Kirven was honored for signing with the University of Washington.


  17. Drunk driver who smashed into SamTrans bus sentenced to year in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    An intoxicated driver who plowed into the back of a SamTrans bus in South San Francisco last year and then threw up in the backseat of a patrol car after his arrest was sentenced today to a year in jail, prosecutors said. In addition to the jail sentence, Jimmy Velasco, 32, was sentenced to five years' probation, San Mateo County Deputy District Attorney Sean Gallagher said.


  18. South SF police say suspect posed as utility worker to rob homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A South San Francisco resident became the victim of burglary earlier this week after he let the thief inside his home, police said Thursday. At about 9 a.m. Monday, a resident told police he arrived at his house on the 3700 block of Cork Place, when a man claiming to be with the water department followed him inside.


  19. South San Francisco school district defends staff in racial bullying incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The South San Francisco Unified School District has announced an investigation into an incident of race-based bullying at El Camino High School, saying it found that district staff responded appropriately to the episode. Judith Bush, president of the district's board of trustees, read a statement at a meeting Thursday night saying a law firm hired by the district to conduct a third-party inquiry determined the response was appropriate "under the district protocols."


  20. San Mateo County boys athlete of the week: Danny Basulto, South San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Basulto scored two goals in a 4-1 win over Sequoia and had an assist in a 2-1 victory over Woodside as South San Francisco got off to a 2-0 start in Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division play. When the kitchen and front of house are in splendid sync, this Oakland izakaya is a crowd-pleaser, and its bar menu offers 20 Japanese sakes, 10 kinds of sochu and an array of hard-to-find Japanese beer.


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