Category: Historical

The Baden Kennel Club

A little throw back here, from our local historian Rhod with his research: The Baden Kennel Club (a greyhound racing track) opened in 1933. It helped many families who had lost work in the factories, but also brought controversy. Some…

VFW 4103 SSF seeks essay contestants

Voice of Democracy & Patriots Pen 2013-2014 Themes Announced Posted on January 7, 2013 by VFW Post 4103 in Voice of Democracy/Patriot’s Pen Veterans of Foreign Wars National Headquarters has recently announced the themes for the 2013 Voice of Democracy…

HOME for the holidays

    Our city has long been known for our Christmas decorations from early days on Lilac Lane to recent years through Parkway Estates.  The Christmas lights through out the downtown area go up every year after Thanksgiving and give…

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…

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…