Category: News & Views

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…

Lighten up on Grand Avenue

South San Francisco, CA    June 20, 2012 Addressing security concerns with better light quality is only one reason Grand Avenue, and side streets, received an upgrade to the historical lampposts in June. “This new lighting will consume less electricity and…

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…

Regulating Health

Regulating Health New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed ban on large sugary drinks has been a national hot topic this past week and rightly so.  Is this another step into a nanny state or does it bring attention to…

ESC Recap June 6, 2012

What’s up South City? Another memorable week across our city as the schools let out leaving many bittersweet memories; saying good bye to the past year and hello to a new future is never easy. Eric Jacobson, aka Coach Jake…

ESC Recap May 30,2012

What’s up South City? This past week we had more interesting conversations on our page including: Back in March, as ESC was seeking donations for Juliana’s Journey, Robert Jimenez reached out from Afgahanistan wanting to know how he and his…

ESC Recap May 23, 2012

What’s Up South City? This past week found much speculation as to why El Camino High School Principal Greg Thompson will not be returning this next year along with possibly two other vice principals. There was a lot of support…