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Things To Know: There Oughta Be A Law Contest

Relay For Life San Bruno Planning Ongoing

A look at what's happening over the next month or so in San Bruno.

Monday, Jan. 7 2013 – Noon. San Bruno Chamber of Commerce Installation of 2013 Board Members and State of the City Address by San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane at Skyline College. To request your invitation and for questions: 650-588-0180 or office@sanbrunochamber.com

Monday, Jan. 7 2013 - 6-8 P.M. The City's Transit Corridor Plan will be the topic of an Open House at City Hall. Residents are invited to attend any time during the 2 hours to review the plan and ask questions of City staff on the proposed plan. You should address your specific "pre-meeting"
questions to: Mark Sullivan - Interim Community Development Director, City of San Bruno, 567 El Camino Real, Tel: (650) 616-7053, Fax: (650) 873-6749, msullivan@sunburn.ca.gov Proposed plans http://planbruno.org/

Tuesday, Jan. 8 2013 – 7 P.M. - The City Council will have on its agenda(up front on the agenda) an update from the San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District on their ongoing efforts to seek out mosquito breeding sources and treating them when found. San Bruno’s trustee and the District’s technician responsible for San Bruno will participate in the presentation.  Bring your mosquito questions.

Deadline – Friday Jan. 11 2nd-5th Grade Youth Basketball League registration. The 5 on 5 basketball league is open to all boys and girls attending 2nd-5th grade. Practices will be held at San Bruno Elementary School sites after school (roughly 3:00 pm) two days a week. Games will be played on Saturday mornings at San Bruno Recreation Center Gym. Teams limited to 12 participants. Cost $65.00. Some schools still need coaches, contact 616-7184 if interested in coaching or if you have questions. Registration form at Rec. Center or www/sanbruno.ca.gov/parks_main.asp Flier attached

Tuesday Jan. 15th. California Senator Jerry Hill is again holding his “Oughta Be A Law” Contest. He Invites Constituents to Submit Legislative Proposals by the January 15 deadline. Senator Jerry Hill, D - San Mateo, is encouraging Peninsula residents to participate in his fifth annual “Oughta be A Law...Or Not” constituent bill idea contest. The contest is open to all constituents of the 13th Senate District and allows residents to submit their ideas for improving the quality of life in San Mateo County and Santa Clara County or the state of California. Ideas can vary from local community improvements to statewide reforms. Applicants can submit their ideas for the creation of a new law or the repeal or revision of laws already on the books.  “This is a great opportunity for constituents to participate in our democracy and learn about the legislative process,” Hill said. “Past winners have traveled to Sacramento to testify in committee and their proposals have been signed into law.” Senator Hill will select a winner and then introduce the idea as legislation. The individual who submits the winning idea will have the opportunity to testify in Sacramento at hearings on the legislation.  Applications can be obtained by calling Senator Hill’s District office at 650-688-6384 or from his website: www.senate.ca.gov/hill Completed applications may be emailed to Senator.Hill@senate.ca.gov, faxed to the district office at 650-688-6370 or mailed to the district office located at 160 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, CA 94301. Submissions must be received by January 15, 2013.  The deadline to introduce bills for the 2013 legislative session is February 22. The 13th Senate District includes the cities of Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, Hillsborough, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Menlo Park, Millbrae, Mountain View, Pacifica, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Mateo, South San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Woodside and parts of unincorporated San Mateo County and unincorporated Santa Clara County.

CONTINUING EVENT NEEDING YOUR SUPPORT: Relay For Life: San Bruno Councilman Ken Ibarra kenibarra@yahoo.com and American Cancer Society’s Julie Pierce Julie.Pierce@cancer.org are building the Relay For Life of San Bruno event for Saturday April 27th & Sunday April 28th 2013. Form YOUR own Team. Be a part of a committee.  Volunteer for the event. GO TO www.relayforlife.org/sanbrunoca and there you can sign up to form your own team or join an existing team OR just make a donation to an individual team member or to a team. Your friends and relatives from all over the WORLD can go to the San Bruno Relay For Life team web page www.relayforlife.org/sanbrunoca and at least make a small donation. Join and FIGHT FOR THE CURE! Flier attached.

TREE Cycling: Please recycle your holiday trees. Curbside collections will take place from December 26, 2012 to January 25, 2013. Place trees curbside on your regular yard waste collection day. Please remove all tree stands and decorations. Apartments and condominium owners/managers, please contact Recology San Bruno ( 583-8536 ) to arrange for a special collection.  Your holiday garbage collection schedule will change for those who would get theirs picked up on CHRISTMAS Day Dec. 25 to Saturday Dec. 22 & Saturday Dec 29. Tuesday Jan. 1 pickups will be moved to Saturday Dec. 29 and Saturday Jan 5.

SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, Jan. 29 2013 – Relay For Life San Bruno Kickoff Event - 5-9 PM evening get together at City Rec Center. Info: Ken Ibarra kenibarra@yahoo.com or www.relayforlife.org/sanbrunoca

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, Feb. 9 2013, 10 am-3pm Friends of the San Bruno Library Book Sale. Friends of the San Bruno Public Library Contact (650) 359-7917

Deadline - Friday, Feb. 1st 2013. Make your nomination for the Community Recognition Award. Do you know a volunteer in the San Bruno community who is deserving of recognition for all the hard work and dedication he/she has demonstrated? If your answer is yes, please nominate him/her for a Community Recognition Award. The San Bruno Parks and Recreation Commission will review applications, and the award will be publicly presented to the deserving recipient at a tele­vised Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting. Nominations can be submitted by mail to: San Bruno Recreation Division Attn: Community Recognition Award 567 El Camino Real San Bruno, CA 94066 or E=Mailed to: Form attached dbrewer@sanbruno.ca.gov.

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