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Social Media Safety Workshop for Parents

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The Brisbane Library will be hosting a Social Media Safety Workshop for Parents on Thursday, September 15th from 7:00-8:00PM.  Thomas Dodson, social media professional, parent, and CEO of Above the Fray, will discuss the different issues young people face online and how parents can help their children safely navigate the social media landscape. He will address topics like cyberbullying, social media, internet safety, sexting, gaming, and more.  Parents will leave with tangible tools they can use to start meaningful conversations at home before issues arise.  For more information, please click here.

Climate Fact #34

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The Open Space and Ecology Committee is endeavoring to provide the community with one climate fact each week. These facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure of the Climate Action Plan of the City of Brisbane.

is endeavoring to provide to the community one climate fact each week.  These facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure - See more at: http://www.brisbaneca.org/climate-fact-22#sthash.MACBypYY.dpuThese facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure of the City's Climate Action Plan.

Peninsula Clean Energy

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The Peninsula Clean Energy workshop on August 29th was a success.  Several community members came to ask questions and learn more about San Mateo County's new default electricity provider.  Concerns were addressed ranging from owning solar panels to the mix of energy supplied to one’s home.  The video contains the presentation given by Carolyn Raider, of the County's Office of Sustainability, and the question and answer period.  Watch the video below and and learn more about this exciting new program and its product offerings.  If you have any questions, please visit the Peninsula Clean Energy website, www.peninsulacleanenergy.com, or call their call center: 1 (866) 966-0110.

Planning Comm. Wraps Up Baylands Meetings

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At last night's final public meeting regarding the Brisbane Baylands, where the Planning Commission has for the past year been deliberating over the applicant's (UPC's) Brisbane Baylands Specific Plan, amendments to the 1994 Brisbane General Plan, and of course the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Baylands, they arrived at the following recommendation to the City Council:

  • That the Brisbane General Plan be amended as it relates to the Baylands to allow for a 1- 2 million square foot net increase in building area and a utility-scale renewable energy generation facility;
  • That the Baylands Final EIR be certified as it pertains to the General Plan recommendation;
  • That permitted land uses include Light Industrial, Research and Development, Office, Retail, Commercial Recreation and Open Space; and
  • That no housing be developed.

The Baylands Planning Process now moves to the City Council, with the Council's first scheduled meeting to take place on Thursday, September 29th at 7:30pm at City Hall.  Click here for a Draft City Council Baylands Review Schedule, which the City Council will be reviewing at their September 1st meeting under City Manager's Reports.  Deliberations and public hearings are expected to continue through early-mid 2017.

Don't miss an update about the Brisbane Baylands Planning Process by signing up for project updates here.

10th Annual Derby- Sign up now!

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There’s still time to register and build your Derby car, and we want to help!  One of the goals of the annual Brisbane Derby is to have families work together on building and racing their own derby cars. We recognize that the task of building a derby car may be daunting to some and we don’t want that to restrict participation. Therefore, we will be hosting two workshops to aid you in the construction process. Local handyman extraordinaire Dan “Can Do” Sorrentino to the rescue! Dan will not be building your derby car for you, but rather he will have power saws, hammers, and other necessary tools available for parents and kids to use. He will provide advice, support, and direction while you build your own derby car. Come on out and make this a family event! Pre-registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Steve Beaty at 415-508-2144 or sbeaty@ci.brisbane.ca.us.

Fee: $25 for derby car kit & workshop | Location: Teen Center Shed, 22 San Bruno Avenue, Brisbane

Dates: Saturdays, August 27 & September 10 | Times: 11:00am to 3:00pm.

Signboard Postings

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Posted 8/26/2016


Peninsula Clean Energy Workshop
Mon., Aug. 29, 5:30pm @ City Hall
Info or Questions
Contact Kirsten: kpringle@smcgov.org 

 
City Council will review
Parkside Plan Alternatives
Sept 1st, 7:30pm @ City Hall


Michael Rodman Art
Showcase & Reception
Wed., Aug. 31st, 6-8:30pm
at City Hall, 50 Park Pl.


Posted 8/23/2016


New Brisbane Library Concept Plans Meeting
Thursday, Aug. 25, 6-8pm
With City Staff & Architects
We hope to see you there!


Brisbane Eagles Club
Breast Cancer Taco Feed
Sat., Aug. 27, 1-4pm @ Eagles
$10/person, 50/50 & Awesome Raffle


Dive-in Movie at the Pool!
Showing “Inside Out”
Sat., Sept. 10th @ 7:30pm
$5 per person – Fun for All!


Brisbane Community Pool
Fall Swim Lessons
Registration Now Open!
www.brisbaneca.org

 

Climate Fact #38

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The Open Space and Ecology Committee is endeavoring to provide the community with one climate fact each week. These facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure of the Climate Action Plan of the City of Brisbane.

is endeavoring to provide to the community one climate fact each week.  These facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure - See more at: http://www.brisbaneca.org/climate-fact-22#sthash.MACBypYY.dpuThese facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure of the City's Climate Action Plan.

For further reading:

5 Reasons to change your furnace filter 

 

Climate Fact #33

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The Open Space and Ecology Committee is endeavoring to provide the community with one climate fact each week. These facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure of the Climate Action Plan of the City of Brisbane.

is endeavoring to provide to the community one climate fact each week.  These facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure - See more at: http://www.brisbaneca.org/climate-fact-22#sthash.MACBypYY.dpuThese facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure of the City's Climate Action Plan.

For further reading:

Appliances still use power when turned off (article)

Bay Area SunShares workshop

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If you are interested in installing solar panels on your property or investing in an electric vehicle, join us at the Bay Area SunShares workshop on August 31st.

 

 

Links:

Bay Area SunShares website

August 31st workshop sign-up

55th Anniversary Celebration