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Concerts in the Park Recap

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Last Friday, The Sun Kings were in town for Brisbane's final Friday night Summer Concert.  They were a hit and undoubtedly drew the largest crowd.  Let's have the pictures do the talking...


By the second song, people were up, dancing right up near the band.


Never before had lawn chairs been set up RIGHT beyond the Gazebo dance floor - it was obvious folks wanted to be as close to The Sun Kings as possible!


They came with plenty of guitars and equipment!


The Sun Kings is made up of five band members, but truly, when you close your eyes, you hear four Beatles.


Our beautiful Community Park offers plenty of lawn space for everyone to be comfortable.


Thor Audio came to provide A/V for The Sun Kings.  Sound Enginner Shannon knows the band's style well, and did a fabulous job assisting them there.


Certain songs just made the crowd want to join hands - it was a great sight!


The Brisbane Lions Club provided glow-in-the-dark bracelets, which very quickly got made into bigger necklaces that got swung around arms and thrown in the air.

Two days later, on Sunday afternoon, The Al Molina Sextet feat. Jeff Oster was in town to close out the 2012 Concerts in the Park series.


It was a scorcher of a day in the Park, but that just meant more wide-brimmed hats!


The 7 musicians were happy to be in the shade of the Gazebo!


The crowd came prepared for the sun...


Thanks to all who came out for some Sunday Jazz in the Park!

If you'd like to see more pictures that were snapped over the past 6 weeks during the Concerts, please click here to be taken to the City's 2012 Concerts in the Park set on Flickr.

We especially want to thank the 25 sponsors who enabled the Concerts to be enjoyed by the Community another year!  They are...

     

Brisbane Chamber of Commerce
Brisbane Hardware & Supply
CSG Consultants, Inc.
Dan & Kelly Carter
Dettmer Associates
Dettmer Construction Co.
Garden Chapel
Glazman-Schillinger Family
Golden State Lumber
Integrated Resources
John Nava Insurance Agency
Julie’s Brisbane Liquor & Deli
Loral Landscaping, Inc.
Lori & Ray Liu
Louis Raphael, A Division of Kizan International, Inc.
Ron Davis & Co. Real Estate
Sheng Kee of California, Inc.
South San Francisco Scavenger Co., Inc.
Sue Cochran Construction
Tim Chang & Sons - Humboldt Tree Service

If you would like to be a Sponsor for next year's Concerts, just let Caroline know - it's never too early to start planning for the 2013 Concerts in the Park!

Signboard Postings

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Posted 10/5/2012

City of Brisbane now hiring
Maintenance Worker I – Utility Team
Applications accepted starting October 9, 2012
www.calopps.org



Posted 10/4/2012

 

 

Brisbane Lions Club
White Cane Day
Friday October 5th
All proceeds benefit those needing eyesight care

City Now Hiring

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Update: As of the evening of October 10th, we have reached the maximum number of applications and will no longer be accepting applications for the Maintenance Worker I position.

The City of Brisbane currently has an opening for a Public Works Maintenance Worker I on our Utility Team (click here to view the position's job classification). Under the general supervision of the Public Works Team Leader, this position performs a variety of semiskilled work in the maintenance, construction, modification, repair and operation of City infrastructure, including water systems, storm and sanitary sewers, parks, streets, trees and landscaped areas; and performs other related duties as required. Please see the full job posting for details.  Applications can be obtained at City Hall, 50 Park Place or on-line at the above link. ONLY THE FIRST 100 APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.  Applications must be received by Monday, October 22, 2012 at 5:00 PM or until the maximum number of applications are received.  Postmarks and faxes will not be accepted. 

October CITY NEWS

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Click here to read the October 2012 CITY NEWS.
 

SamTrans Bus Services

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SamTrans is continuing its extensive outreach campaign to gather input on a draft of a proposed new service plan with a round of community meetings that will be held at locations throughout the County in October. The proposed new plan aims to provide riders with more service where they need it, improves or eliminates services that are under-performing and recommends trying some new types of bus services. The plan is based on an 18-month study of SamTrans service that included two previous rounds of outreach.  Click here to view the flyer and the times and locations for these presentations. 

The public is invited to attend any of the meetings. Spanish translation services will also be provided at the meetings. If other translation services are needed, please contact SamTrans on the project message line at 650-508-6338 at least 72 hours in advance and leave a message. In addition, any group interested in receiving a presentation can contact ssp@samtrans.com to make arrangements.

In the decade since SamTrans did its last comprehensive analysis of its service, employment and population centers have shifted and riders needs have changed. The proposed changes are designed to attract new riders by giving riders more of what they want. 

The draft proposal, along with route maps showing proposed changes, can be reviewed at www.samtrans.com/ssp. Comments can be made in person at a public meeting, by phone (650-508-6338), by e-mail or sent by letter to Planning and Development, ATTN: SSP, 1250 San Carlos Ave., San Carlos, CA 94070.

After the community outreach process is completed, all of the comments will be considered and a final draft proposal will be submitted to the SamTrans Board of Directors for review in late 2012 or early 2013. Any service changes resulting from the SSP would be scheduled to take effect in mid-2013

For more information about SamTrans schedules and fares, call 1-800-660-4287 (TTY 650-508-6448), or visit www.samtrans.com.

 

Water Aerobics Class

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Water Aerobics instructor, Patricia Rohn, was informed today that she needs to undergo an emergency medical procedure and therefore the Water Aerobics class has been cancelled indefinitely.  Her students were notified this morning.  As soon as we hear more information about the status of the class, her students and the Community will be informed.  Thank you for your kind understanding during this time.

Concerts in the Park

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We have had the pleasure of enjoying 5 consecutive weeks of Friday night Concerts, thanks to our 25 Sponsors* (made up of businesses AND families) who viewed the Annual Summer Concert Series with enough importance to want to support them.  If you want to be a Sponsor for next year's Concerts in the Park, it's never too early to let Caroline know.

Last Friday, The Hot Rods, who have performed previously at a past Brisbane Marina Festival, were back in town to perform mainly hits from the 50s and 60s.  They got people dancing right where they were.


Parks and Recreation Commission Chair Bonnie Bologoff enjoying a dance with her husband Cy.


Janie and Dan have, for the past 6 years, been attending every Concert, setting up their chairs and mini table in order to enjoy a hot meal and glass of wine as they take in the free Concert.


Happy Birthday again to Branden, who turned 11 on Friday and opted to celebrate with his friends and family at the Concert!


Jessica Aloft, C.J., and their family know how to plan for a picnic in the Park!


The band doing what they proved to be quite good at - getting people up and moving.


As the sun set, the crowd looked like it had only increased.


A fabulous performance and great night in the Park - thank you, Hot Rods!

Next up, we have the premiere Beatles tribute band, The Sun Kings!

 

And don't miss The Al Molina Sextet featuring Jeff Oster two days later on Sunday, Sept. 30th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm.  Their performance will conclude our 2012 Concert Series.

 

Remember, many restaurants in town are running specials, just for Concerts in the Park.  So be sure to stop by and pick up your dinner before heading to the Park this Friday!

Julie's Deli - Ribeye Steak, Baked Potato with Sour Cream and Chives, Sweet Corn ($10)
Melissa's Taqueria - Enchilada Plate with Rice & Beans ($7.50), Combination Enchilada & Taco Plate ($7.75)
Na Na's Kitchen - Entire Lunch Menu served all day ($7.85)
Mama Mia Pizza - 2 Slices, Cheese ($5); 2 Slices, 1 topping ($6); Medium Pizza, 1 topping ($9.95); Large 1 Topping ($10.95); XL 1 Topping ($12.95); 5pm - 9pm

* Thank you to all our Sponsors, who made the 2012 Concert Series possible:

     

Brisbane Chamber of Commerce
Brisbane Hardware & Supply
CSG Consultants, Inc.
Dan & Kelly Carter
Dettmer Associates
Dettmer Construction Co.
Garden Chapel
Glazman-Schillinger Family
Golden State Lumber
Integrated Resources
John Nava Insurance Agency
Julie’s Brisbane Liquor & Deli
Loral Landscaping, Inc.
Lori & Ray Liu
Louis Raphael, A Division of Kizan International, Inc.
Ron Davis & Co. Real Estate
Sheng Kee of California, Inc.
South San Francisco Scavenger Co., Inc.
Sue Cochran Construction
Tim Chang & Sons - Humboldt Tree Service

Signboard Postings

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Posted 9/28/2012

 

Concerts in the Park
The Sun Kings - Beatles Tribute Band
Today, Sept. 28, 5:45 - 8:30, Comm. Park
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The Al Molina Sextet
Sun., Sept. 30, 2-4 pm, Comm. Park



Posted 9/24/2012
 

Brisbane Eagles
Diabetes Benefit Dinner
Sat., Sept. 29, 4-6 pm, 185 Visitacion
Pork Chops, Mashed Potatoes, Beans w/ Bacon

New SamTrans Bus Shelter

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The construction on Bayshore near Geneva for an upcoming bus shelter has gotten steadily more visible in the last couple weeks.  On Monday of this week, a 16" deep rectangular hole was made in the ground to allow for 6" of aggregate and 10" of concrete to be poured for the bus apron, or bus pad.  This will be the location where the bus will pull in next to the curb to pick up passengers.  With a concrete pad, the pavement won't fail as soon as if it were just asphalt.

The contractor will be doing the paving early next week, and then striping will occur the week after.  The final step is setting the bus shelter, which SamTrans will come out to do shortly thereafter.  Stay tuned!

Concerts in the Park

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For the last two Fridays, the Community Park has been filled with those who want to enjoy a free concert, mingle with friends and neighbors, and dance the night away.  Let's keep that up for the final 2 Friday night concerts coming up this Friday, September 21st when The Hot Rods come to town, and Friday, September 28th when Beatles Tribute Band, The Sun Kings, graces the Gazebo stage!  All Friday night concerts take place between 5:45pm - 8:30pm in the Community Park (11 Old County Rd., Brisbane).  Brisbane resident Al Molina, along with Jazz Singer Jeff Oster will close out the 2012 Concerts in the Park Series on Sunday, September 30th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm, also in the Community Park.

Now enjoy the following photos, taken by Brisbane Parks and Recreation Commissioner Kevin Fryer.  Check out the October CITY NEWS publication for more of his photos taken at the 2012 Concerts in the Park.

Prior to The Cocktail Monkeys taking to the stage, the Brisbane AYSO Soccer Teams, in full uniform, introduced themselves to the Community.

The Houserockers ROCKED the Park last Friday, with well over 200 folks in attendance.

Remember, many restaurants in town are running specials, just for Concerts in the Park.  So be sure to stop by and pick up your dinner before heading to the Park this Friday!

Julie's Deli - 1/2 Herb-Roasted Chicken with Cheese Tortellini in a Creamy Basil Garlic Sauce, Peas & Carrots ($10)
Melissa's Taqueria - Enchilada Plate with Rice & Beans ($7.50), Combination Enchilada & Taco Plate ($7.75)
Na Na's Kitchen - Entire Lunch Menu served all day ($7.85)
Mama Mia Pizza - 2 Slices, Cheese ($5); 2 Slices, 1 topping ($6); Medium Pizza, 1 topping ($9.95); Large 1 Topping ($10.95); XL 1 Topping ($12.95); 5pm - 9pm

Thank you to all our Sponsors, who made the 2012 Concert Series possible:

     

Brisbane Chamber of Commerce
Brisbane Hardware & Supply
CSG Consultants, Inc.
Dan & Kelly Carter
Dettmer Associates
Dettmer Construction Co.
Garden Chapel
Glazman-Schillinger Family
Golden State Lumber
Integrated Resources
John Nava Insurance Agency
Julie’s Brisbane Liquor & Deli
Loral Landscaping, Inc.
Lori & Ray Liu
Louis Raphael, A Division of Kizan International, Inc.
Ron Davis & Co. Real Estate
Sheng Kee of California, Inc.
South San Francisco Scavenger Co., Inc.
Sue Cochran Construction
Tim Chang & Sons - Humboldt Tree Service