Category: Historical

South City Retains THE BELL

South City Retains THE BELL By Kamala Silva Wolfe, Correspondent Peninsula Progress   Saturday November 10th marked the 51st BELL GAME, the annual rival football game between South San Francisco High School and El Camino High School. South City’s Coach…

Preserving All of Sign Hill

Preserving All of Sign Hill David Schooley, founder of San Bruno Mountain Watch, spoke to a full house on Tuesday July 17th during an informational meeting regarding the preservation of privately held lots on South San Francisco’s iconic Sign Hill. …

Fire on Sign Hill

Fire on Sign Hill South San Francisco Fire Department received mutual aid from other local fire agencies including CAL Fire to assist in their effort to knock down a grass fire last Thursday July 5th on the southern side of…

Cooperstown: Where Dreams Really Do Come True …

Cooperstown:  Where Dreams Really Do Come True …  The Cooperstown dream may have come true in 1996 when the first youth baseball teams played their first game on these magnificent fields in nearby Hartwick Seminary. But the dream became real…

Westborough Shopping Center

Westborough Shopping Center By Kamala Silva Wolfe Peninsula Progress June 13-20, 2012 There is a lot of buzz about the construction happening up at the Westborough Square Shopping Center and rightly so. South San Francisco’s shopping centers all have seen…

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…