Category: Opinions

801 Grand Avenue South San Francisco Circa 1974

South San Francisco, CA  Feb 28, 2013 Submitted by Raul Antonio Gomez (updated 7/2022} This historical home was built by W.J. Martin, located at 801 Grand Avenue, on the corner of Grand Avenue and Eucalyptus, in 1893. This was the…

The Bay Bridge – China Bridge Conundrum

Boycotting Labor Day Bridge Celebrations –Guest Opinion Piece MEL WOLFE I can hardly believe what I have heard lately; the opening of the new section of the Oakland’s side of the Bay Bridge ceremonies and festivities will be on Labor…

Where do you go for auto repairs?

That was the question Dianna Erdesz Armanino put to our readers on our facebook page today and over 27 of our local friends stepped up with worthy referrals they have come to trust. Here are a few responses to Dianna’s…

Helen Mae Cain (Engle) Obituary

It is with a very deep sadness ESC shares this obituary, Helen Mae Cain, long time South City resident, active community volunteer, and mother to our South City photographer Roger Cain. Please share your condolences along with us to Roger…

On being green; A senior’s point of view

Being Green – A view from our elders: One day as an older woman was checking out at the grocery store, the young cashier said, “You should consider bringing your own grocery bags, because plastic bags aren’t good for the…

Memories from a South City native

Memories from a South City native By Nadine Bottini Moreno  South San Francisco was a home for me long before I was even born. My family moved to South City back in the 1920’s and bought up an area of…