Friday, Feb. 15 - Starting today and running thru Feb. 25 – Prom Dress Donation Drive at The Shops at Tanforan Mall Management Office. Help high school girls in need. Donate new/gently worn formal dresses and/or formal accessories and receive a FREE $10 Gift Card for select stores, while supplies last. Info attached. Donated items will benefit the Princess Project. Learn more about the Princess Project at PrincessProject.org
Saturday, Feb. 16 - U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier will be holding a Town Hall meeting from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., East Palo Alto City hall, 2415 University Avenue, East Palo Alto. This is your opportunity to ask your U.S. Congresswoman about the economy, health care, veterans issues, and other topics. For more information, contact Speier’s office at 650-342-0300.
Saturday, Feb. 16 - U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier will be holding a Town Hall meeting from 1:30-3:00 p.m., Menlo Park, Onetta Harris Community Center, 100 Terminal Avenue, Menlo Park. This is your opportunity to ask your U.S. Congresswoman about the economy, health care, veterans issues, and other topics. For more information, contact Speier’s office at 650-342-0300.
Saturday, Feb. 16 - 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. – FREE E-Waste Recycling – The Shops at Tanforan in the rear parking lot near Sears.
Saturday, Feb. 16-18 – Library closed for Presidents’ Day
Saturday, Feb. 16 - Family Resources Fair, Hillsdale Shopping Center, San Mateo 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Flier attached Info: Kerry McArdle, Daily Journal Event Coordinator, Kerry@smdailyjournal.com
Monday, Feb. 18 – The City of San Bruno offices will be closed for Presidents’ Day.
Tuesday, Feb. 19 – Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. The Planning Commission meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Senior Center, located at 1555 Crystal Springs Road, at 7:00 p.m., the meeting is televised live on San Bruno Cable Television (CATV) Channel 1.
Wednesday, Feb. 20 – Parks & Recreation Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. The Parks & Recreation Commission typically meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month, at City Hall in Conference Room 115, at 6:30 pm. For more information, contact Jackie Mattias at 616-7185 or by email at email@example.com
Thursday, Feb. 21 - Community Preparedness Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. The Community Preparedness Committee will meet at City Hall in the EOC (Emergency Operation Center), at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Jim Allan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, Feb. 21 - Culture & Arts Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. The Culture & Arts Commission meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at City Hall in Conference Room 115. For more information contact John Alita at email@example.com or 650-616-7017.
Thursday, Feb. 21 thru Saturday 23, COMMUNITY ART PROJECT. Join Bethany Church’s mural project to commemorate the 2010 gas line explosion. Volunteers will work with a mosaic artist. Sessions will be at the church on Rosewood Drive on Feb. 21-23 and March 14-16. For information call 589-3711 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, Feb. 22 - 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. Java with State Senator jerry Hill. Back yard Coffee Company (formerly the Sportivo Coffee Bar) 965 Brewster Ave. Redwood City. Come have coffee and talk one on one with Senator Jerry Hill. Ask him that question you have wanted to ask him, or give him a piece of your mind on how Sacramento should function. Jerry is open to all questions and comments. Info: 650-212-3313 Flier attached.
Saturday, Feb. 23, 5:30 – 11:30 p.m. Parkside PTO 80’s Themed Crab Feed Dinner Dance Fundraiser at the Senior Center.
Wednesday, Feb. 27 The City of San Bruno & the San Bruno Fire Department presents - Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training. FREE Here is your opportunity to become a trained member of "CERT", the City of San Bruno Community Preparedness Program. Participants in this 20-hour series of classes will learn how to be a part of neighborhood response teams, cross-trained in basic emergency skills.
All classes will be held Wednesday evenings at Skyline College, 3300 College Drive, San Bruno from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. except for **Skills Development & Application**, which will be held on Saturday April 13th from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 27 – Caltrain Offices, 2nd floor Auditorium, 1250 San Carlos Ave., San Carlos, - Open House: 3 – 6 p.m., -Scoping Meeting 6 – 8 p.m. Caltrain Launches Electrification Environmental Review.
Caltrain is kicking off environmental review of the electrification project with a series of public meetings to seek input on the scope of the review.
Caltrain will be accepting comments on the electrification scoping process until 5 p.m. on March 18, 2013. Comments may be made in person, by e-mailing email@example.com, subject line “Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project” or by mailing to: Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain) Attn.: Stacy Cocke, Senior Planner, 1250 San Carlos Ave. San Carlos, CA 94070-1306
The Notice of Preparation can be found online at www.caltrain.com/electrification.
Saturday, Mar. 2, SAVE THE DATE – Lion’s Crab Feast & Dance Fundraiser. San Bruno Senior Center 5:30 p.m. to midnight. Tickets sold out the last two years. Contact Lion Giannaulis 650-952-4021 or Lion Ken Ibarra 650-589-4613 or firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP by February 25th. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Saturday, Mar. 2, SAVE THE DATE - COLON CANCER FOUNDATION Dinner Auction, Junipero Serra High School 5 -10 p.m. Information go to
Saturday, Mar. 16, SAVE THE DATE – Ski trip to Heavenly – deadline to registrar two weeks before trip. Info: 650-616-7183 email@example.com
Sunday, Mar. 17, SAVE THE DATE EXPANDING YOUR HORIZONS, career conference for girls, grades 6–12, will be at Skyline College, 8:00 a.m. - 3 p.m. Register at skylinecollege.edu/eyh.
Thursday, Mar. 21, SAVE THE DATE The City Council adopted an ordinance that bans single-use carryout bags and promotes a shift toward the use of reusable bags. A Community Informational Meeting – at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall Please contact the Public Services Department at (650) 616-7065 with any comments or questions.
Wednesday, Mar. 27, SAVE THE DATE – 11:30 – 1:30 - State of the County Address & Luncheon with State Senator Jerry Hill at South San Francisco Conference Center. $25.00 per person. Tickets: San Bruno Chamber of Commerce 588-0180
Friday, Mar. 29, DEADLINE -Applications Accepted for 2013-14 Civil Grand Jury. The Honorable Lisa A. Novak of the San Mateo County Superior Court announced today that applications for service on the 2013-2014 Grand Jury will be accepted for consideration beginning February 13, 2013 and continuing until March 29, 2013.
Judge Novak made the announcement as the appointed Grand Jury Advisor for the next grand jury term, which commences July 1, 2013 and ends June 30, 2014.
Any resident of San Mateo County for more than one year who is a citizen of the United States, 18 years of age or older, of ordinary intelligence, sound judgment and good character, with sufficient knowledge of the English language is eligible for selection by Judge Novak.
Elected public officials are not eligible.
The Court encourages all interested individuals to apply. The Court strives to obtain a cross section of the county population. After the completion of an interview process by Judge Novak, jurors will be selected through a random draw.
Application forms can be obtained by writing Grand Jury Clerk, Court Executive Office, 400 County Center, Redwood City, CA 94063 or telephoning (650) 599-1210 or Grand Jury Application Form attached.
Monday-Friday, April 1-5, SAVE THE DATE 2013 Lifeguard Training Classes. Students must be 15 years of age by the last day of the class and pass a swim pre-test (swim 300 yards continuously, tread water for two minutes, retrieve a 10 pound brick from 10 feet and return it to designated spot). Attendance at every class is required. You can register online at http://www.sanbruno.ca.gov/parks_main.asp or come to the main office (251 City Park Way) and pay in person. For more information contact Jennie at (650) 616-7184.
CONTINUING EVENT NEEDING YOUR SUPPORT: Relay For Life: San Bruno Councilman Ken Ibarra firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
San Bruno Education Foundation – The foundation is looking for volunteers to join the SBEF Board. If you are interested or know someone who you think might like to join the board, send email to email@example.com.
The City of San Bruno is seeking volunteers: The City has numerous commissions and committees that through volunteers provide a vital service to the City. Currently there are two (2) openings on the Citizens Crime Prevention Committee. To obtain the necessary volunteer interest form for this committee and ALL City committees and commissions email City Clerk Carol Bonner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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PG&E Settlement Not-For-Profit On October 3, 2012, City Council discussed the process of establishing a Not-For-Profit (NFP). On February 5, 2013, the City Council further discussed the formation of the Not-For-Profit Entity as called for in the Restitution Settlement Agreement between the City and PG&E. Those interested in being involved with the nonprofit can email email@example.com