Latest Millbrae, California Stories

2009-10-08 10:10:00

MILLBRAE, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Further establishing Blach Construction as one of the leading program and construction managers in northern California, the firm announced today that it was recently selected by the Millbrae School District to provide planning and program management services for the renovation of multiple projects. The $30 million program, part of the Measure X bond passed by voters in 2008, will improve student safety and comfort as well as campus access...

2009-06-30 12:13:00

- Putnam Subaru of Burlingame Now Open for Business; Grand Opening Festivities Underway Throughout July - SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today announced the opening of Putnam Subaru of Burlingame, located at 85 California Drive Burlingame, California. Situated in the heart of Burlingame's Auto Row, the new Putnam dealership will offer added convenience and additional service capacity to Subaru owners living in the nearby cities of San Francisco, South San...

2008-09-16 06:00:16

By Kyveli Diener MILLBRAE -- Since the implementation of a new grease-receiving method in January 2007, the city's Water Pollution Control Plant has recycled 1 million gallons of used kitchen grease, a milestone that will be celebrated this morning during a ceremony at the plant. The grease-recycling system, designed by plant superintendent Joe Magner and former superintendent Dick York, has decreased the city's carbon footprint by 1.2 million pounds in the past year and provides 80...

2008-09-10 12:00:25

Officials in the city of Pacifica, Calif., say no Styrofoam containers should be used at area restaurants starting next year. The Pacifica City Council voted 5-0 this week regarding a proposal for a ban on polystyrene containers and utensils starting in 2009 as part of environmental effort, the San Mateo County (Calif.) Times said Tuesday. City Councilman Jim Vreeland said Monday's vote initiated a study of Styrofoam bans in nearby communities in order to find an alternative to the items...

2008-08-28 06:00:49

By Times 1.Antiques & Art Faire -- Merchants and vendors will be on hand with a variety of goods. Get your items appraised at the nearby Museum of the San Ramon Valley. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 1, Railroad Centre Parking Lots, Railroad Avenue, Danville. 925-837-2664. 2. Willie Nelson -- This legendary singer and songwriter is touring in celebration of his 75th birthday. See him perform when he comes to the Bay Area for one night only. 8:15 p.m. Sept. 3, Wente Vineyards, 5050 Arroyo Road,...

2008-06-26 12:02:54

By Will Oremus, Palo Alto Daily News, Calif. Jun. 26--After years of disappointment and debt, BART's extension to San Francisco International Airport and Millbrae is finally getting up to speed. In May, the SFO station's average daily ridership topped 10,000 for the first time, according to figures released late Wednesday. Overall, the five-station extension in May averaged 37,200 riders per weekday. That's a jump of nearly 20 percent in the past year, and more than 50 percent since...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.