Things to Know: iPad Drawing at Sunday's Farmers' Market

Also, don't forget about multiple events happening for kids at the library. And a recent inspection by PG&E's found that a section of Line 101 is exposed near the Belle Air neighborhood.

Here are some important things happening around town that everyone should know about this upcoming week.  

Today. 12:30–3:30 p.m. The San Bruno Garden Club is holding its annual plant sale at the where you can shop for a variety of plants at reasonable prices.

Today. 6 p.m. Concerts in the Park continues with West Bay Rhythm—Motown. The San Bruno Chamber of Commerce continues to sell red and white wines for the enjoyment of the adults that are available at the Bayhill Mollie Stone's Market. The Youth Activities Committee will be selling snacks for young and old alike. Cash only please for all refreshments. Also, enjoy slices of Extreme Pizza.

Sunday, Aug 26. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Farmers' market on El Camino Real in front of The Shops at Tanforan. For this week, see if you are the winner of the iPad that will be given away. The application for a booth rental attached. For more information, call PCFMA at 925-825-9090 or call the San Bruno Chamber at 650-588-0180.

Monday, Aug. 27. 7–7:30 p.m. The San Bruno Library will hold another pajama storytime for kids ages 3 and up. For more information, email sbpl@plsinfo.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 29. All San Bruno Park schools start. If you miss this first day, you may loose your spot. The Burlingame Police Department has provided some safety tips to consider as you return to school (see attached).

Wednesday Aug. 29. 11:15-11:45 a.m. The San Bruno Library will hold another baby storytime in the children’s room. The event is designed especially for babies 0 to 12 months old in which parents and caregivers have fun with their child and learn rhymes and songs to use at home. Babies learn the shape of a book and that it means something fun. No signup required.  For more information, call Raquel Metcalfe at 650-616-7078

Thursday, Aug. 30. 11:15-11:45 a.m. The San Bruno Library will hold another Itsy-Bitsy storytime, which is recommended for kids ages 18 months to 3 years old. For more information, email sbpl@plsinfo.org.

Upcoming Events So You Can Plan Accordingly

Friday, Aug. 31. Noon-4 p.m. The Shops At Tanforan and the Blood Centers of the Pacific will be holding a blood drive. Their mobile van will be located in the parking lot near . Let the hero in you shine, as your contribution could be a life-saving gift. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information and to schedule an appointment, go to www.bloodheroes.com

Friday, Aug. 31. This is the deadline to nominate a San Bruno business or resident for the Annual Beautification Awards. Application with details attached.

Friday, Aug. 31. This is the deadline to register for Parkside Intermediate School's fall sports programs. For more information, call 650-616-7180.

Friday, Sept. 14. This is the last day to register for the Family Overnighter in the Park. Fifty participants are needed or the event will be canceled. There will be a movie in the park regardless of whether there is the overnighter. For more information, call Jennie at 650-616-7184. 

Tuesday, Oct. 2. SAVE THIS DATE. 2012 Tastes of San Bruno. For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 650-588-0180.

Who's Who and What's What

1. You can blog for the San Bruno Patch. You don’t have to be a great writer or a journalist to blog and there are no rules about how often you blog or what you write about. There are more than 18,000 Local Voices blogging on Patches across the country. This is a great opportunity for us to get the word out about what we are doing and what you are doing in and around our community. If you know others who might be interested, you should contact San Bruno Patch Editor Martin Ricard at martin@patch.com or please share with them this link: http://sanbruno.patch.com/blog/apply.

2. The San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District has reported that two new West Nile virus positives were confirmed last week and two in Half Moon Bay this week. Remember to dump all standing water and call 877-WNV-Bird to report freshly killed birds or squirrels. A press release is attached. For more information, call 650-344-8592.

3. On Tuesday, neighbors along the 500 and 600 blocks of Seventh Avenue in the Belle Air neighborhood received a letter from PG&E (see attached) telling them that the utility had found a 10-foot section of an underground gas transmission pipeline running just feet east of their rear property lines that had become exposed, apparently because of soil erosion and drainage.

PG&E is in the process of requesting California Fish & Game and U.S. Fish & Wildlife permits to do the repair work, but, because of the endangered California Garter Snake and the Red Legged Frog in the protected area, these permits could take up to seven months—well past the upcoming rainy season when more of the pipe could become exposed. A photo showing the section (between the arrows) and the letter with contact information is attached. Could this become another Crestmoor?


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