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Public Review of Daly City’s Urban Water Management Plan 2015

Please contact Cynthia Royer by email at croyer@dalycity.org or by phone 650-991-8203 with comments and/or questions.

The Plan is scheduled for a public hearing on May 23, 2016 @ 7pm during the City Council Meeting.

Vista Grande Drainage Basin Improvement Project Draft EIR/EIS Released

The City of Daly City, as Lead Agency under the California Environmental Quality Act, and the National Park Service, as Lead Agency under the National Environmental Policy Act, have prepared a joint Draft Environmental Impact Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) for the proposed Vista Grande Drainage Basin Improvement Project (Project).

Norwood Park Ribbon Cutting Event, Sat., April 30, 2016, 11:00 am, 8 Norwood Ave.

Please join the City Council at the Norwood Park Ribbon Cutting Event, on Sat., April 30, 2016, at 11:00 am, located at 8 Norwood Ave.

Happy Earth Day, Daly City!

Read on for more info on what the City has been doing to promote sustainability so far in 2016 and ways you can get involved. You’ll find stats and photos from the Earth Day Event in the article as well.

Beach Clean Up at Mussel Rock this Sat., Apr. 23rd, 9-11am

Help Daly City Go Green this Earth Day by joining other locals at Mussel Rock for a beach clean up!

Community Meeting on Coyotes and Public Safety, Tues., April 19, 6:30 pm, Doelger Cafe, 101 Lake Merced Blvd.

Please join the Olympic Neighborhood Group and the Daly City Police Department for a community meeting on Tues., April 19, at 6:30 pm. The California Department Fish & Wildlife is invited to speak about increased coyote sightings in the City. In addition, the Police Department will provide an update regarding an increase of auto burglaries and transient activity.

Daly City-Colma Chamber of Commerce Celebrates National Small Business Week, April 18-21, with a Business to Business Networking Event, Thurs., April 21, 4:30-8:30 pm, Daly City Hall

Join the Daly City-Colma Chamber of Commerce in celebrating National Small Business Week, April 18-21, with a Business to Business Networking Event, Thurs., April 21, 4:30-8:30 pm, Daly City Hall, 333 90th Street. The event features a special Taste of Our Cities and is free and open to the public.

San Mateo County Elections Division Seeks Election Officers

San Mateo County Elections Division is currently seeking Election Officers to participate in staffing 350 precincts across the county on election day on June 7, 2016.

Hazard Mitigation Presentation and Public Hearing, Thurs., April 21, 5:30 pm, 400 County Center, Redwood City

You're invited to attend the Hazard Mitigation Presentation and Public Hearing on the updated Hazard Mitigation Plan for all of San Mateo County, on Thurs., April 21, at 5:30 pm, at the Board of Supervisors Chamber, 400 County Center, Redwood City.

Water Main Improvement Project Affecting Rice St. and Wilson St.

Water Main Improvement Project will start soon. Parking along Rice St. and Wilson St. will be temporarily impacted during the construction. At the end of each work day, the parking spaces will be restored.

"Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet" Job and Resource Fair, Wed., April 20, 10:00 am

"Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet" Job and Resource Fair, takes place on Wed., April 20, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, at the City of South Francisco Municipal Building located at 33 Arroyo Drive, South San Francisco.

Sewer Main Improvement Project Affecting Junipero Serra Blvd., Bruno Ave., and Serramonte Blvd.

Starting soon, residents will see the City's contractor working on a Sewer Main Improvement Project. Parking along Junipero Serra Blvd., Citrus Ave., Bruno Ave., and Serramonte Blvd. will be temporarily impacted during construction.

FREE Used Motor Oil Filter Exchange, Sat., March 26

Bring your used oil filters and get one free at O'Reilly Auto Parts, 7283 Mission St, on Saturday March 26th between 10am-2pm.

Is Our Community at Risk of Natural Disasters? Share Your Input

You are invited to share your input on the creation of San Mateo County's Countywide Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Free Household Hazardous Waste Disposal, Sat., March 12, 8:30am-12:15pm

Sign with the County to participate in the free household hazardous waste disposal event on Saturday, March 12, 8:30am-12:15pm.

Join the City for the National Women's History Month Event, Thurs., March 10, 5:00-7:30 p.m., at City Hall

Join the City for National Women's History Month event on Thurs., March 10, 2016, 5:00-7:30 p.m., at City Hall.

Free Sustainability Courses Offered Through the County

Sign up for free online courses in sustainability this spring with the County of San Mateo's RecycleWorks Volunteer Academy! Topics include resource conservation and sustainable transportation.

Carol KlattDaly City mourns the passing of former Councilmember and community leader Carol Klatt

Carol Klatt, a 50-year resident of Daly City, died peacefully at her new home in Las Vegas, NV with her beloved family by her side on January 20, 2016. Mrs. Klatt served on the City Council more than 21 years, since September 1993.

Mussel Rock Transfer Station Closure Feb. 1st

Mussel Rock Transfer Station will permanently close on February 1, 2016. Alternate disposal facilities exist in South San Francisco and Half Moon Bay.

Join the City for Our Annual Black History Month Celebration, Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, 12:00-3:30 pm, Cafe Doelger

Please join the City for our Annual Black History Month Celebration, Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, 12:00-3:30 pm, Cafe Doelger, Westlake Park, located at 101 Lake Merced Blvd.

RecycleWorks Volunteer Academy offers free courses

RecycleWorks Volunteer Academy (RVA) offers free courses on resource conservation and composting.

Workshop on Clean Energy for San Mateo County residents

Please join us for a workshop on a potential new electricity option for the County on Thursday, January 21st.

City observes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day on Mon., Jan. 18

City observes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day on Mon., Jan. 18. City Offices will be closed.

Seeking input on potential route change to the Bayshore Shuttle, Thurs., Jan. 28, 6:30 pm

The City is seeking input on a potential route change to the Bayshore Shuttle, on Thurs., January 28, 6:30-7:30 pm at the Bayshore Elementary School located at 155 Oriente Street.

Come learn about exciting changes to your Recycle, Compost, and Garbage collection services

Got questions about your new residential collection services? Join us for community meetings on January 21st or 26th.

Free Flu Vaccine Clinic, Sat., January 30, 9:00am-12:00pm, 444 Gellert Dr.

In partnership with the San Mateo County Health System, North County Fire Authority is providing a free flu vaccine clinic on Sat., January 30, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The clinic is being held at North County Fire Authority Station 94 located at 444 Gellert Drive, Daly City. The flu vaccine is available to those ages five and older.

Congratulations to San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District for celebrating 100 years of public health

Join the District in celebrating 100 years of service at a free Open House on Tues., January 26, 2016, 3:00-7:00pm, at 1351 Rollins Road, Burlingame.

City seeks help keeping storm drains clear

The City seeks helping in keeping storm drains clear of trash and debris. The City maintains more than 2,300 catch basins (storm drains) and more than 100 miles of storm drain lines.

Christmas tree recycling available

Christmas tree recycling collection is available. For more details...

Sandbags available during storms

Sandbags are available for residents at the Water and Wastewater Resources Department located at 153 Lake Merced Blvd. (24 hours, 7-days a week) and at the Public Works Corporation Yard located at 798 Niantic Ave. (Monday-Friday 7:00 am-3:00 pm). Residents are limited to 10 sandbags.

Yuletide Celebration, Sat., December 19, 4:00-6:30 pm, Westlake Park

Join the community for the annual Yuletide Celebration on Sat., December 19, from 4:00-6:30 pm at Westlake Park, Pacelli Event Center, located at 145 Lake Merced Blvd.

Daly City Public Library Offers Food for Fines Program for Patrons

The Daly City Public Library is participating in the 2015 Food for Fines Program from November 16 through December 31, 2015. Under the program, patrons can "pay-off" accrued fines for overdue library materials with a donation of non-perishable food items.

Garbage and recycling collection are suspended on Christmas and New Year's Day

Garbage and recycling collection are suspended on Christmas and New Year's Day.

Street sweeping and related parking enforcement suspended

Street sweeping and related parking enforcement are suspended on Dec 24, 25, & 31, 2015 and January 1, 2016. Happy holidays!

Daly City services during the Christmas and New Year's holiday season

Best wishes for a safe and joyous holiday season! Here is a listing of our closures and service changes during the holiday.

Operation Santa ClausOperation Santa Claus Serving Daly City Youth for 66th Year

Operation Santa Claus is celebrating its 66th year of distributing food and toys in the Daly City/Colma/Broadmoor area. Donate new, unwrapped toys at the Fire Administration Office at 10 Wembley, now through Friday, December 11. Volunteer drivers are also needed to deliver toys on Monday, December 14.

Join the City Council for the Annual Reorganization of the City Council, Mon., December 14, 6:00 pm, City Council Chamber, City Hall

Please join the City Council for the Annual Reorganization of the City Council, on Mon., December 14, 2015, at 6:00 pm, in the City Council Chamber, at City Hall, 333 90th Street, Daly City.

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event on Sat., December 12, 8:30 am-12:15 pm

San Mateo County residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) free of charge on Sat., December 12, from 8:30 am-12:15 pm. Residents are required to schedule an appointment at San Mateo County's HHW Program: www.smchealth.org/hhw or call (650) 363-4718, select option 3.

Protect Yourself and Your Family with a Flu Shot

You can protect yourself and help prevent further spread of the flu by getting vaccinated. These free flu clinics do not require insurance, ID or an appointment. Make plans to visit one of these Daly City locations.

City Offices to close Thurs., November 26, and Fri., November 27, in observance of Thanksgiving

City offices, libraries, and community centers will be closed Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Parking Enforcement to accommodate street sweeping will be suspended for the two day holiday. Street sweeping and parking enforcement for street sweeping will resume on Monday, November 30, 2015.

Daly City Receives Silver Spotlight Award for Efforts to Address Climate Change

The Institute for Local Government and the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative honored the City of Daly City with two Spotlight Awards for the City's efforts to save energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adopt policies and program that promote sustainability.

Vista Grande Drainage Basin Improvement Project Community Update Meeting, Thurs., Nov. 12, 7:00-8:30 pm, Doegler Senior Center

The City of Daly City, through its subsidiary the North San Mateo County Sanitation District, will be hosting a community meeting on Thursday, November 12, from 7:00-8:30 pm, at the Doegler Senior Center, 101 Lake Merced Blvd, in room 5.

FogCutter Gets Make-over as "Daly News"

Due to hit homes any day, the City's print newsletter, FogCutter, has received a make-over to the "Daly News."

Street Resurfacing Project begins in July

Street Resurfacing Project begins in July and runs through September 2015.

Annual Slurry Seal Program Begins for the Skyline Area

Between July and August 2015, the "slurry seal treatment" will take place in the Skyline area of the City.

Drought Increases Rabies Risk - Protect Your Pets by Vaccinating Them

As California's record-breaking drought continues, San Mateo County health officials are launching a campaign to educate the public about the dangers of rabies and how to protect themselves, their pets, families and the community by vaccinating pets.

2015 Summer Meals for Youth in San Mateo County

We are pleased to share the numerous locations where our children may have access to healthy meals throughout the summer.

Backpack & School Supply Drive

Help our kids succeed! In partnership with Starbucks, the Town of Colma, the Daly City Partnership, and our Police and Fire Departments, we are collecting school supplies and backpacks for our school-age children.

2014 Water Quality Report Now Available

The City's annual water quality report is now available online at www.dalycity.org/waterquality.

Street Light Outages Open House, Tues., July 14, 6:30-8:00pm, at City Hall

Daly City invites residents in western Daly City and other interested parties to begin a discussion about ways to address the street light outages. There are many ways residents can engage! Everyone is invited to attend an open house on Tuesday, July 14, 6:30-8:00pm, at City Hall.

City Partners with CGI Communications to Provide Local Businesses with Digital Marketing Tools

The City has partnered with CGI Communications, Inc. on a three-year promotional campaign that would provide local businesses with a range of digital marketing tools to help enhance their online presence.

Free E-waste Recycling Event on Sat., July 11, 10am-2pm, at City Hall

Electronic equipment is highly toxic to the environment. Please keep these items away from roadsides, oceans, and landfills. Dispose of it properly at the City's free E-waste Recycling Event on Sat., July 11, 10am-2pm, at City Hall.

Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee Seeks Volunteers

The City of Daly City is looking for volunteers with special interests in promoting safe pedestrian/bicycle activities by serving on the Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee (B/PAC). We currently have one vacancy on the B/PAC.

Council Adopts Amended Urgency Ordinance to Regulate Outdoor Water Use

In response to the ongoing severe drought, the City Council on May 11 adopted an urgency ordinance amending outdoor and other water use to conform with emergency drought regulations recently adopted by the State Water Resources Control Board.

RecycleWorks Volunteer Academy Offers Two New FREE Courses

RecycleWorks Volunteer Academy offers two new courses on waste reduction-recycling and energy efficiency. Register online at www.RecycleWorks.org.

Regional Groundwater Storage and Recovery (GSR) Project to Begin Well Drilling on June 18

On Thurs., June 18, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) Groundwater Storage and Recovery project will begin drilling a new groundwater well to a depth of 750 feet deep at Benjamin Franklin Intermediate School in Daly City. Once well drilling begins, work will occur continuously for 24-hours a day for up to a month.

July 4th Holiday Reminders

City offices are closed on Friday, July 3 in Observance of Independence Day and fireworks are prohibited in the City.

Interested in Solar Energy? Learn More at the Peninsula SunShares Community Workshop on Sat., June 20, 9:30am-12pm

Daly City has joined more than a dozen cities across San Mateo and Santa Clara counties to offer Peninsula SunShares, a solar group discount (bulk-buy) program that pools the purchasing power of residents to lower the cost of installing solar. If you're a Bay Area homeowner, come to the workshop to learn more about how this program can help make it easier and more affordable to go solar.

Photo Contest: Deadline May 29

Daly City is holding its first ever citywide photo contest! Entries will be judged in three categories that capture the uniqueness of Daly City: Cityscape, Landmarks, and People.

FREE Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event on Sat., June 13, 8:30am-12:15pm

San Mateo County residents can dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) for free at a special drop-off collection event in Daly City on Sat., June 13, from 8:30am-12:15pm.

Give Us Your Input on the Proposed Central Corridor Bike/Ped Safety Improvement Project, Thurs., May 28, 6:00pm, Council Chambers

Please join us for an open house on the proposed Central Corridor Bike/Ped Safety Improvement Project on Thurs., May 28, 6:00pm, in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

FREE Energy Efficiency Workshop for Homeowners to Learn How to Save Money with Rebates and Incentives, June 4, 7:00pm, City Hall

Through Energy Upgrade California®Home Upgrade, homeowners can improve their home's energy efficiency, increase comfort, and add value to their homes! Homeowners can learn how to receive up to $6,500 in incentives and rebates, plus $300 for a home energy assessment.

"Creating a Zero Energy Home" Webinars and Workshop

In partnership with San Mateo County Energy Watch, learn how to create a zero energy home.

Bike to Shop Day Rolls in on Sat., May 23 - Join the Fun!

Hop on your bike and ride over to shop, dine or do errands on Sat., May 23.

City Offices Closed in Observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25

City offices, libraries, and community centers will be closed Mon., May 25, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day. Parking enforcement to accommodate street sweeping will be suspended for the day. Street sweeping and parking enforcement will resume on Tues., May 29, 2015. Garbage and recycling collection will follow the regular schedule.

Daly City Partners With Other Cities in Group Solar Buying Program to Lower Cost of Purchasing Solar for Local Residents

Daly City has joined other nearby cities in an initiative called "Peninsula SunShares," in an effort that will encourage many more Bay Area homeowners to go solar.

Daly City Partners with University of California, San Francisco’s Institute for Health and Aging to Seek Filipinos for Studies on Diabetes and Heart Disease Prevention

Filipino Americans have one of the highest rates of Type 2 Diabetes in the United States. UCSF is conducting two important studies focused on preventing diabetes and heart disease among Filipino Americans. Since Daly City has the highest concentration of Filipino Americans of any municipality in the United States, USCF has partnered with the City of Daly City to help them seek volunteers for their two studies.

HERO PACE Program Launched in Daly City to Help Homeowners Conserve Energy and Water

HERO PACE is a new form of financing provided to help residents install solar, HVAC, energy-saving windows, water-saving technologies and more. Payments are made through annual property taxes and interest is tax-deductible.

Daly City Parking Meter Rate Increase

On December 8, 2014 the City Council approved a rate increase for parking in Daly City. The last parking meter rate adjustment was over 10 years ago in 2004 with rates ranging from $0.25 to $1.00 per hour. The new rates will become effective by mid-April 2015.

Join the Daly City/Colma Chamber for the Business to Business Extravaganza & Taste of Our Cities, Thurs., April 23, 4:30-8:30pm, at City Hall

In celebration of National Small Business Week, please join the Daly City/Colma Chamber of Commerce in their Annual Business to Business Extravaganza and Taste of Our Cities event on Thursday, April 23, 4:30-8:30pm, at Daly City Hall.

Earth Day Planting Project, Wed., April 22, 3:00-5:00pm, Westlake Park, 101 Lake Merced Blvd.

Show your Earth Day spirit by volunteering to plant native plantings at Westlake Park. Advance registration for this event is required.

Serramonte Shopping Center Transit Center All Day Closure on Mon., May 11

On Monday, May 11, 2015, the Serramonte Shopping Center Transit Center Closure will be closed for the entire day. Temporary bus stops will be set for the customers to board and de-board.

Make Every Day Earth Day

On April 22, Earth Day is honored around the world. It has come to symbolize a movement to clean and protect the environment. Daly City, in partnership with Allied Waste, will be hosting a number of events to promote Earth Day. Please consider participating in one of these events and do your part to be kind to Earth.

Come See the Film, "The Day the World Series Stopped" on Friday, April 17, 6:30pm, at Serramonte Library

In 1989, as the Giants took on the A's in the Battle of the Bay, the Earth shook. Relive this moment in American history, see a free screening and meet the filmmaker, Jon Leonoudakis, at the Serramonte Library on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 6:30 p.m..

Spring Fun Day, Saturday, April 4, 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m., Pollicita Gym and Field

The Department of Library and Recreation Services and Daly City Host Lions Club hosts the annual free Spring Fun Day Egg Hunt and Field Day on Saturday, April 4, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Pollicita Gym and Field at 550 E. Market St.

Free Citizen Workshop, Saturday, April 11, at Serramonte del Rey Adult School

The New Americans Campaign, Supervisor Adrienne J. Tissier, and the Human Services Agency of San Mateo County invite you to attend Free Citizen Workshop on Saturday, April 11, at Serramonte del Rey Adult School.

Serramonte Shopping Center Expansion Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) Available for Review

The Serramonte Shopping Center Expansion DEIR is available for review and comment. The public review period begins on March 20, 2015 and ends on May 5, 2015. The DEIR is available at www.dalycity.org/sscdeir.

San Mateo County Transportation Authority Seeks Community Volunteers

San Mateo County Transportation Authority seeks community volunteers to serve on its Citizen Advisory Committee to provide input on the funds collected by Measure A and the projects and programs in the Transportation Expenditure Plan.

Housing for Everyone, Sun., March 22, 11:30am

Learn about fair housing and affordable housing in San Mateo County on Sunday, March 22, 11:30am, at Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 377 87th Street, Daly City.

Public Hearing Regarding Municipal Code Changes on Mon., March 9, at 7:00 pm

A public hearing is being held on Mon., March 9, 2015, at 7:00 pm regarding municipal code changes.

Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection at City Hall Scheduled for Sat., March 14

Residents looking for a safe and environmentally responsible way to dispose household hazardous waste are encouraged to make an appointment for a special collection in Daly City on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the main parking lot at City Hall, 333 90th Street, near the intersection of Sullivan Avenue. Appointments are available in 15-minute increments throughout the morning and may be made online at http://www.smhealth.org/hhw

Women of Excellence Award Nominations Now Being Accepted Through February 27

In honor of Women's History Month in March, nominations for the Women in Excellence Awards are now being accepted through February 27, 2015. Nomination forms are available online at http://www.dalycity.org/nomination

Medicare Counseling Program Presentations Slated for Serramonte Library

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP), the nonprofit Medicare counseling program, will give community presentations about Medicare at Daly City’s Serramonte Library on the following Wednesdays in 2015: February 18, February 25, March 4 and March 11. The presentations will take place in the Community Room from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon.

Schwerin Street and East Vista Avenue Water Main Improvements Project Gets Underway

The Schwerin Street and East Vista Avenue Water Main Improvement Project replaces the existing water mains in order to increase the water flow and fire protection capacity. The water main replacement work is scheduled to being in mid-February 2015 and is expected to be substantially complete in April 2015.

Black History Month Celebration, "A Century of Black Life, History and Culture," Sat., February 7, 12:00-3:00pm, Westlake Park Complex

Please join the City for our 23rd Annual Black History Month Celebration, "A Century of Black Life, History and Culture," on Saturday, February 7, 2015, 12:00pm to 3:00pm, at Westlake Park Complex, located at 101 Lake Merced Blvd.

Flu Season is Here - Protect Yourself with a Flu Shot

You can protect yourself and help prevent further spread of the flu by getting vaccinated. Learn where you can get a free flu shot.

San Francisco Giants World Series Trophy Comes to Daly City, January 28, 2015, 4:00-6:00pm

This will be the third public trophy tour held in the past four years and will feature the 2014, 2012 and 2010 trophies. The event is held at City Hall, 333 90th Street, Daly City, from 4:00 to 6:00pm.

City Offices Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 19

City offices, including libraries and recreation facilities, will be closed on Monday, January 19, 2015, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. City Hall will re-open at 8:00am on Tuesday, January 20. Street sweeping and parking enforcement will resume on Tuesday, January 20. Garbage and recycling collection will follow the regular schedule on Monday, January 19.

BART Station in Daly City Receives Maintenance January 9-12

Beginning Friday, January 9 through Monday, January 12, a variety of BART crews will mobilize at the Daly City Station to work continuously through the weekend. Work will start on Friday, January 9 at 11:00pm and will continue through Monday, January 12 at 3:30am before the start of passenger service. Expect delays of 10 to 15 minutes.

Planning Commission Meeting for January 6, 2015 Canceled

The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for January 6, 2015 has been canceled due to a lack of quorum. Consideration of the City's Draft Housing Element will occur at the next regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting on February 3, 2015.

Daly City Signs onto Landmark Agreement for important Bay Area Groundwater Storage Project for Drought and Emergencies

A landmark agreement between Daly City, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), City of San Bruno, and California Water Service Company was finalized and signed Tuesday, December 16, 2014. The agreement ensures long-term management and sustainability of the South Westside Groundwater Basin.

Daly City Services during the Christmas and New Year's Holiday Season

Here's a listing of office closures and modified schedules for various City services. Best wishes for a safe and joyous holiday season!

Daly City Public Library Offers Food for Fines Program for Patrons

The Daly City Public Library is participating in the 2014 Food for Fines Program from November 17 through December 31, 2014. Under the program, patrons can "pay-off" accrued fines for overdue library materials with a donation of non-perishable food items.

Musician and Author Frank Portman: King Dork Approximately comes to Serramonte Library, December 17, 7:00pm

Come see Frank Portman live! Musician and author of King Dork and Andromeda Klein will celebrate the release of his newest book, King Dork Approximately at the Serramonte Library. Join us for this book talk, songs, and some Q&A with the man himself, Dr. Frank.

Daly City Prepares for the Powerful Storm System Forecasted to Start on Wed., December 10

Daly City is preparing for the powerful storm system that is forecasted to hit the City starting Wednesday evening. According to the National Weather Service, heavy rains, possible thunderstorms, and strong winds are expected through Thursday evening.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event in Daly City on Saturday, December 13

San Mateo County residents can dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) at a no-cost special drop-off collection event at City Hall, 333 90th Street, Daly City on Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Accepted items include acids/bases, aerosol cans, automotive supplies (car batteries, motor oil, antifreeze, brake fluid), cleaning products, fertilizers, pesticides, flammable liquids, fluorescent lights (compact and tubes), paint, inks, and photo chemicals. All waste collected is reused, recycled, or stabilized for proper disposal to achieve zero waste being landfilled.

Yuletide Celebration and Talent Show, Sat., December 13, 4:00-6:30 pm

Everyone is invited to the City's annual Yuletide Celebration and Talent Show, Sat., December 13, 4:00-6:30 pm, at Pacelli Event Center, 145 Lake Merced Blvd.

Daly City Joins the HERO PACE Program to Help Residents Save Energy, Water

Daly City joins the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program and applications will start being accepted in spring 2015.

Daly City Council Installation Invitation

We cordially invite you to be present for the installation of newly-elected City Councilmembers following the November 4, 2014 General Election and for the Reorganization of the City Council on Tuesday, December 2, 2014.

Public Hearing set for Community Development Block Grant and HOME Program Funding for Mon., December 8, at 7:00pm

The City is holding a public hearing for community development and housing projects and programs that are eligible for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME funding from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for fiscal year 2015-2016.

National Academy of Public Administration Board of Directors Inducts Patricia E. Martel as New 2014 Fellow

On November 13, 2014 the National Academy of Public Administration Board of Directors inducted Patricia E. Martel, City of Manager of Daly City, as a new 2014 Fellow.

Daly City Mourns the Passing of former Mayor Al Teglia; Celebration of Life Set for Monday, November 3

Albert (Al) Mario Teglia, 83, affectionately known as “Mr. Daly City” died peacefully at his home with his beloved wife Frances by his side, on October 26, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Teglia was elected to five terms on the City Council, serving four terms as Mayor between 1976 to 1996. The City of Daly City will host a public celebration Mr. Teglia’s life Monday, November 3, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers and Rotunda at City Hall, 333 90th Street, Daly City.

Full Day of CPR, AED & First Aid Class on Sat., November 1

Register for a full day of CPR, AED and First Aid Training on Sat., November 1, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Brisbane Fire Station, 3445 Bayshore Blvd. This training is sponsored and provided by the North County Fire Authority and the fee is $65.

Daly City to Celebrate Day of the Dead at War Memorial Community Center on Thursday, October 30

Daly City’s Department of Library and Recreation Services is presenting its annual Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) program Thursday, October 30, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the War Memorial Community Center, 6655 Mission Street. Admission is free. Día de los Muertos is a traditional event that encourages the community to come together to celebrate and honor family, friends, and loved ones who have passed away.

Have a Safe Halloween with these Safety Tips

Halloween is an exciting time for kids. Keeping this in mind, the North County Fire Authority wants to remind everyone in the community the importance of having a safe Halloween.

Public Information Session on the West Nile Virus Being Held on October 27, 7:00 pm at the San Mateo County Council Chambers

On Mon. October 27, 2014, the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District will hold a public information session on the threat of West Nile Virus in San Mateo County and the steps being taken to protect residents' health. The public information session will be held at 7:00 pm in the San Mateo City Council Chambers at 332 West 20th Avenue in San Mateo.

"Make A Difference" Day is on Sat., October 25

Volunteers from all over the community will "Make A Difference" by donating their time and energy on several community projects.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle at the Reuse Exchange on Sat., October 25, 9:00-11:30 am, Community Services Center

Residents will have an opportunity to browse and take free new and gently used items that other residents have donated. Visit the Community Services Center located at 350 90th St., from 9:00 to 11:30 am.

Free Document Shredding Event, Sat., October 25, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, City Hall

This Sat., October 25, 2014, the City is hosting a free Document Shredding Event, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, at City Hall.

Free E-Waste Recycling Event on Sat., October 25, 9:00 am to 2:00pm, City Hall

This Sat., October 25, 2014, the City is hosting a free E-waste Recycling Event at City Hall, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Community Workshop for the Geneva-Harney Bus Rapid Transit Study Update on Sat., October 25

This workshop is hosted by the San Francisco County Transportation Authority on Sat., October 25, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the Bayshore Community Center located at 450 Martin St., Daly City.

Fall Festival at the Doelger Senior Center on Sunday, October 5, 2014

Join the supporters of the Doelger Senior Center, Inc. and the City of Daly City's Library and Recreation Services Department for the annual Fall Festival on Sunday, October 5, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Filipino-American History Month Celebration on Sat., October 11, 2014

Join the City for the annual Filipino-American History Month Celebration on Sat., October 11, 2014, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Pacelli Event Center, 145 Lake Merced Blvd., Daly City.

Be Part of the Great California ShakeOut on October 16 at 10:16 am and "Drop, Cover, and Hold On"

The North County Fire Authority encourages government agencies, businesses, schools, and residents to sign up and participate in the Great California ShakeOut by visiting www.shakeout.org/california. October 16, 2014 at 10:16 a.m., millions of Californians will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in the Great California ShakeOut, the state’s largest earthquake drill.

North County Fire Authority Hosts an Open House for Fire Service Day on Sat., October 18

For Fire Service Day, North County Fire Authority is hosting an Open House on Sat., October 18, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at five fire station locations.

Citizens Academy 7 Offers Daly City Residents an Introduction to Local Government Operations

Daly City is accepting applications for its Seventh Annual Citizens Academy. Returning this fall, the nine-week course begins September 25 and continues through November 20. Classroom sessions will take place Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at City Hall. Optional field trips will take place on one or two Saturdays. As in years past, the course is free to Daly City residents.

Council Adopts Urgency Ordinance to Regulate Outdoor Water Use

In response to the ongoing severe drought, the City Council on August 11 adopted an urgency ordinance regulating outdoor water use to conform with emergency drought regulations recently adopted by the State Water Resources Control Board.

National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration is on Thurs., September 18

Please join the City Council for Daly City's 12th annual National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on Thurs., Sept. 18, 2014, 5:00-8:00 pm, at War Memorial Center, 6655 Mission Street.

Mosquito Fogging in Parts of Daly City Scheduled for Night of August 21, 2014

The San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District (SMCMVCD) detected adult mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus (WNV). The District will conduct truck-mounted mosquito fogging treatment in the southeast part of the City (near South San Francisco and Colma) the night of Thursday, August 21, between 9:00 pm and 5:00 am (weather permitting).

Slurry Seal 2014 Comes to Original Daly City, Civic Center and Hillside Blvd Neighborhoods

Daly City’s annual Street Slurry Seal and Cape Seal Project repairs areas of damaged pavement, replaces fine aggregate stripped from the pavement surface and reduces water penetration in the roadway base. This year’s project includes the Original Daly and Civic Center neighborhoods and Hillside Boulevard. This work is scheduled to occur between July and September 2013.

Worst Drought in State’s History Requires More Water Conservation

In response to the ongoing severe drought, the State Water Resources Control Board issued an emergency regulation to water agencies, which includes the City of Daly City, to increase water conservation or face possible fines of up to $500 a day for each infraction.

Social Media is Now Active in City Government

Social media has become a daily part of how we interact with friends and community. In fact, it is estimated that nearly 70% of internet users spend more time with social media sites than any other type of site.

Social Media Poll

Departments across the City have launched social media sites in order to distribute information, reach a broad audience of residents, and increase our community engagement. Help the City learn how best to connect with you by completing our social media poll.

Daly City Partners with Service Line Warranties of America for Sewer Repair Protection

Homeowners in Daly City may have recently received letters to inform them of a voluntary sewer service line warranty program offered through Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA). Residents seeking to enroll in the program call SLWA directly at 1(866) 425-6222 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The North San Mateo County Sanitation District, a subsidiary of the City of Daly City, announced its continued partnership with Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) to offer the National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program. The NLC Service Line Warranty Program offers voluntary warranty protection for sewer lines in the event of a failure.

Fireworks are Prohibited

For many, the 4th of July isn’t a celebration unless there are fireworks. However, due to the serious health and safety risks that fireworks pose to our residents, Daly City prohibits fireworks. The City urges residents to obey the law.

City Offices Closed Friday, July 4 in Observance of Independence Day

City offices, libraries, and community centers will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014, in observance of Independence Day. Parking enforcement to accommodate street sweeping will be suspended for the day. Street sweeping and parking enforcement will resume on Monday, July 7. Garbage and recycling collection will follow the regular schedule.

John Daly Boulevard Streetscape Improvements Design Concept Open House

The City of Daly City is hosting a public meeting on the John Daly Boulevard Streetscape Improvements project on Tuesday, June 17, 6:30-7:30pm, at War Memorial Community Center, 6655 Mission Street, room 202/203.

Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection at City Hall, Saturday, June 14

Residents looking for a safe and environmentally responsible way to dispose of household hazardous waste are encouraged to make an appointment for a special collection in Daly City on Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the main parking lot at City Hall, 333 90th Street, near the intersection of Sullivan Avenue. Appointments are available in 15-minute increments throughout the morning and may be made online at http://events.smhealth.org/events.

Daly City to Host Community Workshops to Discuss Housing Element Update

Community members interested in becoming involved in the City’s Housing Element update process are welcome to attend either of the two community workshops. The first will be held Thursday, May 29, 2014, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Daly City Hall Training Room, 333 90th Street (First Floor), and the second will be held Saturday, May 31, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., in the War Memorial Community Center Activity Room, 6655 Mission Street (Second Floor). Staff from the City’s Planning Division will provide an overview of existing and proposed housing policies and programs at each workshop, followed by a discussion of potential housing opportunity sites identified in the Administrative Draft Housing Element (ADHE). Participants will be invited to comment on the ADHE, and provide ideas for additional policies and programs. The content of both workshops is the same.

Women Leading Government Honors City Manager Patricia Martel with 2014 Career Excellence Award

Women Leading Government presented Patricia E. Martel, City Manager of Daly City, with the 2014 Career Excellence Award, at the Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC) 2014 Women’s Leadership Summit Luncheon and Awards Ceremony. Women Leading Government is a professional organization committed to the development of women leaders in the field of public service. The award recognizes forward thinking women leaders who are dedicated to the field of local government, committed to personal and professional development, and who demonstrate high standards toward making positive changes throughout their communities and organizations.

Free Shuttle Service Offers Commute Opportunity for Daly City's Bayshore Neighborhood

A free, mid-week shuttle originates in the Daly City’s Bayshore Neighborhood each weekday. The shuttle provides Bayshore residents mobility opportunities in an area with few other public transit options. Service starts at 6:30 a.m. and continues through the morning commute, with the last shuttle departing the Bayshore Community Center at 10:38 a.m. Service resumes in the afternoon with the first departure from the 7 Mile House at 2800 Bayshore Blvd. at 4:00 p.m.
Faces of Hope Exhibit Opens May 1 to Commemorate Mental Health Awareness Month

Stigma Free San Mateo County is hosting a reception in the Octagon Gallery at City Hall on Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to celebrate the opening of the Faces of Hope art exhibit. The exhibit will showcase the faces and stories of individuals who have experiences living with mental illnesses or substance use conditions. Each person featured in the exhibit is a San Mateo County resident. All have chosen to share their stories of hope and resilience despite living with a mental illness or substance use condition.

Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic Comes to Daly City April 21-27

The inaugural Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic is coming to Daly City. The 144-player women’s professional golf tournament will be held at Lake Merced Golf Club April 21-27, 2014, marking the Ladies Professional Golf Association’s (LPGA) first return to the Bay Area since 2010. This official LPGA event will be the first ever LPGA co-sanctioned tournament on American soil, collaborating with the Taiwan LPGA to showcase some of the top international talent from around the globe. The Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic field will feature 122 LPGA golfers as well as 22 players from Taiwan.

Henry Doelger, Westlake District Subject of New Documentary

Filmmakers Rob Keil and Monique Lombardelli released a new documentary chronicling the development of Daly City’s Westlake District. Little Boxes: The Legacy of Henry Doelger, is an architectural and historical journey through one of America’s most iconic postwar suburbs. Keil started work on the film shortly after publishing his critically acclaimed book, "Little Boxes: The Architecture of a Classic Midcentury Suburb". Meet the filmmaker, Rob Keil, and see his new documentary Wednesday, April 16 at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Serramonte Library.

How to Read Your Water Bill

Newly formatted water and trash bills are coming your way soon! We hope you find our new bill format easier to navigate and understand. If you are having trouble understanding the new format, please click here for a helpful guide to explain the changes.

City Council Selects Daneca Halvorson to Fill City Treasurer Position

Tony Zidich ended his 42-year tenure as Daly City’s City Treasurer when he retired on February 28. At its regular meeting on March 10, the City Council appointed Daneca Halvorson to fill the vacancy created by Zidich’s departure. The term is set to expire in November 2016, coinciding with the next City Treasurer election. Halvorson has served as Deputy City Treasurer since December 2003 and has been employed in Daly City’s Finance Department since 2001.

City Manager Patricia Martel Selects New Assistant City Manager - Julie Thuy Underwood to Fill Post

City Manager Patricia Martel announced that she has selected Julie Thuy Underwood to serve as Daly City’s Assistant City Manager. Underwood has 15 years of local government management experience and most recently served as the City Manager of Shoreline, Washington, a position she left in 2013. Her tenure as City Manager in Shoreline began in 2011, when she ascended to the City’s top management post after serving 9 years as the City’s Assistant City Manager.

Fun, Health and Safety Fair at Serramonte Shopping Center this Saturday, March 8

The City of Daly City will host its Library and Recreation Services Day and Fun, Health, and Safety Fair this Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Serramonte Shopping Center (I-280 and Serramonte Blvd.). The event is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Center Court of the shopping center. Staff from Daly City’s Department of Library and Recreation Services will be available at information booths to share information about current and upcoming summer programs and events. In addition, class instructors and their students will be performing in the center of the mall.

Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection at City Hall, Saturday, March 8

Residents looking for a safe and environmentally responsible way to dispose of household hazardous waste are encouraged to make an appointment for a special collection in Daly City on Saturday, March 8, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the main parking lot at City Hall, 333 90th Street, near the intersection of Sullivan Avenue. Appointments are available in 15-minute increments throughout the morning and may be made online at http://events.smhealth.org/events

Nominations Open for Daly City Women’s History Month Awards

Daly City will host its 9th Annual National Women’s History Month celebration on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at City Hall, 333 90th Street. Nominations to recognize women who have shown leadership in promoting education, courage, and commitment in pursuit of justice, equality, and freedom, are open now through February 21, 2014.

Daly City Set to Celebrate 22nd Annual Black History Month Saturday, February 1

The City of Daly City will host its 22nd Annual Black History Month Celebration on Saturday, February 1, 2014, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Pacelli Event Center, 145 Lake Merced Blvd. Betty Reid Soskin, a 92-year-old Park Ranger who works at the Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, is the featured speaker at this year’s event. Soskin is the oldest full-time Park Ranger in National Park system. Her firsthand accounts of the bustling shipbuilding activity along the Richmond waterfront during World War II brings history to life for thousands of park visitors each year. She is scheduled to speak at 12 noon.

City offices closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 20

City offices, including libraries and recreation facilities, will be closed Monday, January 20, 2014, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. City Hall will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. Parking enforcement to accommodate street sweeping will be suspended for the holiday. Street sweeping and parking enforcement will resume on Tuesday, January 21. Garbage and recycling collection will follow the regular schedule on Monday, January 20.

Free Shuttle Service for Daly City's Bayshore Neighborhood Unanimously Approved

Funding for a free shuttle service, providing vital east-west connections to supermarkets, health facilities and neighborhood centers in Daly City’s Bayshore community, was unanimously approved Monday, December 9. by the Daly City Council. The shuttle will be operated in partnership with the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Shuttle service will launch on January 6, with funding for the shuttle coming from the San Mateo County Transportation Authority (TA) and from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), through the City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County (C/CAG).

City Offices to Close During the Winter Holidays

In response to the continued financial challenges facing the City of Daly City, City offices, including libraries and recreation facilities, will be closed beginning Tuesday, December 24, 2013 through Wednesday, January 1, 2014. City offices will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 2. During this period, parking enforcement to accommodate street sweeping will be suspended. Street sweeping and related parking enforcement will resume on Thursday, January 2.

Annual City Council Reorganization Meeting Scheduled for Monday, December 9

The City Council of Daly City will convene for its annual Reorganization Meeting at 6:00 p.m., Monday, December 9, 2013. The special meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 333 90th Street. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting. Councilmembers will select a new Mayor and Vice Mayor for the coming year.

City Offices to Close Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 for Thanksgiving

City offices, libraries, and community centers will be closed Thursday, November 28, and Friday, November 29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Parking enforcement to accommodate street sweeping will be suspended for the two day holiday. Street sweeping and parking enforcement for street sweeping will resume on Monday, December 2, 2013. Garbage and recycling collection will follow the regular schedule.

Daly City to Celebrate the Life of Former Mayor William J. Schumacher

Former Daly City Mayor William J. “Bill” Schumacher passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at his home in Palm Springs. He will be remembered at a Celebration of Life event scheduled for Friday, November 22 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 333 90th Street, Daly City. Schumacher elected to the City Council on March 12, 1974 and served as Daly City’s Mayor in 1978.

Fundraiser to Benefit Typhoon Haiyan Victims Slated for Friday, November 22

Members of the Daly City Filipino-American community are staging a fundraiser to benefit victims of Typhoon Haiyan. The event will take place Friday, November 22, 2013 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Café Doelger, 101 Lake Merced Blvd. (Westlake Park), Daly City. The event is co-sponsored by the Pilipino Bayanihan Resource Center (PBRC), a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Daly City.

Applications Are Available for Affordable Senior Units at Peninsula Del Rey

Peninsula Del Rey, a 207 unit, independent and assisted living community for seniors, is now accepting applications for below market rate apartments located at 165 Pierce Street in Daly City. Thirty-two (32) of Peninsula Del Rey’s independent living residences will be rented to qualifying households. Individuals who are 55 years of age and older, can live independently, and whose household income meets the income requirements are eligible to submit an affordable residence application package.

Caltrain Seeks Volunteers for Bicycle Advisory Committee

Caltrain is seeking volunteer representatives for its Bicycle Advisory Committee. Applicants who wish to apply must be part of a San Francisco public agency; part of a San Mateo County public agency; a member of a San Mateo County bicycle advocacy organization; or a member of the Santa Clara County general public. The nine-member committee is not a policy board but serves as the primary venue to express the interests and perspectives of Caltrain bicyclists.

Contestants Sought for Project Read’s 21st Annual Trivia Challenge – Friday, November 1

Trivia Challenge is an annual fundraising benefit for Project Read, a free tutoring program for adults who struggle with basic reading and writing. The fundraising event is scheduled for Friday, November 1, at the South San Francisco Conference Center, 255 South Airport Blvd. Teams of three from throughout the region compete in a fast paced, entertaining evening of trivia.

SamTrans Seeks Volunteers for Citizens Advisory Committee

SamTrans is seeking volunteers for its 15-members Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). The 15-member CAC meets monthly and is responsible for providing input on the needs of transit users and informing San Mateo County residents of transit programs on the Peninsula. It also acts in an advisory capacity to the SamTrans’ Board of Directors. Applicants should be able to represent the needs of transportation users and the community.

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Applicants Sought for Citizens Academy - Apply by Thursday, Sept. 26

Daly City is accepting applications for its Sixth Annual Citizens Academy. Returning this fall, the nine-week course begins October 3 and continues through December 12. Classroom sessions will take place Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at City Hall. Optional field trips will take place on one or two Saturdays. City Manager Patricia E. Martel will kick-off the course with an introduction to local government history and practices followed by a general overview of Daly City’s municipal services.

San Mateo County Seeks Election Officers

The Registration and Elections Division of San Mateo County is seeking citizens to fill important positions on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5, 2013. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of democracy while making a difference in your community. Poll Workers are required to attend a training class to be eligible to work on Election Day. The County pays a stipend of $140.00 for Inspectors (those in charge of the precinct) and $115.00 for Judges.

Daly City to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The City of Daly City will host its 11th annual National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration beginning at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2013 at the War Memorial Community Center, 6655 Mission Street. The evening event festivities will kick-off with a welcoming Mexican and Caribbean- infused music performance by Cascada de Flores followed by opening remarks by Daly City Mayor Raymond L. Buenaventura and members of the City Council. The theme is Celebrating Hispanic Culture, Contributions and Achievements.

San Mateo District Lines Advisory Committee to Meet in Daly City on Tuesday, September 10

A committee that will review the boundaries of San Mateo County’s supervisorial districts and possibly recommend changes will meet Tuesday, September 10 in Daly City. The meeting will take place at the War Memorial Community Center, 6655 Mission Street, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Drop-off (by appointment only), Set for Saturday, September 14

Residents looking for a safe and environmentally responsible way to dispose of household hazardous waste are encouraged to make an appointment for a special collection in Daly City on Saturday, September 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the main parking lot at City Hall, 333 90th Street, near the intersection of Sullivan Avenue. An appointment is required. Residents who do not have a scheduled appointment will not be allowed to drop off items.

2013-14 Street Slurry and Cape Seal

Daly City’s annual Street Slurry Seal and Cape Seal Project repairs areas of damaged pavement, replaces fine aggregate stripped from the pavement surface and reduces water penetration in the roadway base. This year’s project includes the Original Daly and Civic Center neighborhoods and Hillside Boulevard. This work is scheduled to occur between July and September 2013. The Slurry and Cape Seal schedules have been posted.

Daly City's 2012 Water Quality Report Now Available Online

The 2012 Water Quality Report for Daly City was released in June and delivered to each customer within the municipal water system’s service area. Daly City’s drinking water undergoes a rigorous monitoring program. It is of the highest quality and meets all mandated regulations of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA).

Online Payment Now Available for Water and Trash Account Bills

Daly City now offers online bill payment for water and trash bills. Residents have the option to pay by credit card (Visa or MasterCard) or from their checking accounts. Commercial accounts (apartment buildings, businesses, stores etc.) can pay online with a check. Online payments can take up to 48 hours to complete, so please allow adequate time for processing. Pay your bill conveniently 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by simply CLICKING ON THIS LINK.

City Offices Closed July 4 in Observance of Independence Day

City offices, libraries, and community centers will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2013, in observance of Independence Day. Parking enforcement to accommodate street sweeping will be suspended for the day. Street sweeping and parking enforcement will resume on Friday, July 5, 2013. Garbage and recycling collection will follow the regular schedule.

San Mateo County District Boundary Adjustment Committee Sets June Meetings

A committee that will review the boundaries of San Mateo County’s supervisorial districts and possibly recommend changes will hold its first meeting June 6 in San Mateo. Four additional meetings are also scheduled: June 15 in Half Moon Bay; June 18 in Daly City; June 25 in East Palo Alto; and July 11 in Millbrae. The Daly City meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the War Memorial Community Center, 6655 Mission Street.

Daly City Seeking Applicants to Fill Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee Vacancies

Daly City is seeking volunteers to serve on the City’s Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee (B/PAC). B/PAC members help City staff review pedestrian and bicycle improvement projects, provide input to help improve pedestrian and bicycle safety, and assist with the review of grant opportunities for bikeway and pedestrian facility funding.

Appointment Only Household Hazardous Waste Collection Set for Saturday, June 8

Residents looking for a safe and environmentally responsible way to dispose of household hazardous waste are encouraged to make an appointment for a special collection in Daly City on Saturday, June 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the main parking lot at City Hall, 333 90th Street, near the intersection of Sullivan Avenue. An appointment is required. Residents who do not have a scheduled appointment will not be allowed to drop off items.

Public Hearing Slated to Consider Traffic Signal at Lake Merced Blvd. and John Muir Dr.

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is planning to install a traffic signal at the intersection of Lake Merced Boulevard and John Muir Drive. SFMTA will hold a public hearing on Friday, May 31, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 416 (Hearing Room 4), San Francisco City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102 to consider the project.

City Launches Daly City iHelp – A New Service Request App

The City of Daly City is pleased to announce the launch of Daly City iHelp, an innovative citizen’s service request and civic engagement tool, allowing residents to easily interact and stay connected with their local government. Daly City iHelp is a free mobile device application (app) and is available in the Apple and Google app stores for immediate download. Through this new service residents can access important City information, report issues, and track requests online and via mobile devices. The City of Daly City partnered with PublicStuff, an innovative software company, to launch the app and digital communication platform. Please download the app today or click the “Daly City iHelp” button to the left to give it a try.

Discounted SamTrans Summer Youth Passes Available Tuesday, May 21

The 2013 SamTrans Summer Youth Pass goes on sale May 21 and SamTrans reaching out to schools and other partners to help spread the word about the transit system’s seasonal bargain. A SamTrans Summer Youth Pass costs $40 and is good for unlimited travel from June 1 through August 31 for children under the age of 17 years. The discounted pass offers young bus riders a significant savings compared to purchasing a regular monthly pass.

Budding Business Marketplace at Doelger Senior Center Debuts April 6

The City of Daly City and Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center are launching the Budding Business Marketplace on Saturday, April 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Doelger Senior Center, 101 Lake Merced Blvd., Daly City. Local small business owners who have graduated from the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center will have their merchandise available for purchase.

Daly City Business Mixer at Westlake Shopping Center Slated for Wednesday, April 3

Daly City businesses and aspiring local entrepreneurs are invited to the first “Daly City Business Mixer” to be held Wednesday, April 3, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at 420 Westlake Shopping Center (near Starbucks). Hosted by the City of Daly City and KIMCO Realty, the event will feature brief presentations from the Chamber of Commerce, First National Bank of Northern California, and Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center. Jump starting new businesses, facilitating business expansion, and sharing business information are goals of what promises to be both a fun and informative gathering.

SamTrans “Connecting with Customers” in Daly City on Tuesday, March 26

SamTrans believes that it’s important to let customers know that they care about them and value them. For that reason, SamTrans staff is returning to Daly City for a second “Connecting with Customers” visit on Tuesday, March 26. They will be at the Mission/Goethe and Mission/Evergreen bus stops from 7 to 10 a.m. Earlier this month a team from SamTrans spent time at the Daly City BART Station bus area.

Plastic Bags Prohibited in Daly City Retail Stores Effective Monday, April 22 (Earth Day)

Starting Monday, April 22, 2013, single-use carryout bags will be prohibited at retail stores within Daly City. Reusable bags or bags made of recycled content paper may be provided, but only if the store charges a minimum of 10 cents per bag.

Daly City Residents Encouraged to Apply for Supervisorial District Lines Advisory Committee

On November 6, 2012, residents of San Mateo County voted to approve Measure B. Measure B amended the County’s charter and requires that Supervisors be elected “by-district” rather than by an “at-large” vote of the entire County. In light of that change, a decision has been made to take another look at the County’s current district lines and consider a boundary adjustment.

Free E-waste drop-off event at City Hall on Saturday, March 16, 2013

If you purchased a new television or computer and haven’t yet disposed of the old one, make plans to drop off your unwanted electronic waste at City Hall on Saturday, March 16, 2013. Daly City is hosting its first FREE electronic waste recycling collection of the year in the main parking lot at City Hall, 333 90th Street, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Mandate Requires Proper Disposal of Medical Sharps

It is illegal to dispose of medical sharps (syringes, lancets) in household garbage. While most pharmacies take back used syringes when new prescriptions are filled, there is another safe disposal option in Daly City. The San Mateo County Health System has created a method for the proper disposal of home-generated syringes and other medical sharps, including lancets used for monitoring blood sugar levels. A secured steel disposal bin is located in front of the Mike Nevin Health Center, 380 90th Street, Daly City, allowing residents to safely and lawfully drop off their sharps containers as medical waste.
Jefferson Elementary School District Seeks Applicants for Citizens’ Oversight Committee

The Board of Education of the Jefferson Elementary School District is seeking qualified, interested individuals to serve on a committee of community leaders which will serve as the independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee (“COC”) for the implementation of the District’s Measure I school facilities bond program.

SamTrans Seeks Community Volunteers for Advisory Committee

The San Mateo County Transit District is soliciting volunteers for its Citizens Advisory Committee. The 15-member CAC is responsible for providing input on the needs of transit users and informing county residents of transit programs and acts in an advisory capacity to the board of directors. Applicants should be able to represent the needs of transportation users and the community.

City Offices Closed in Observance of Presidents Day, Monday, February 18

City offices, including libraries and recreation facilities, will be closed Monday, February 18, 2013 in observance of Presidents Day. City Hall will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2013. Parking enforcement to accommodate street sweeping will be suspended for the holiday. Street sweeping and parking enforcement will resume on Tuesday, February 19, 2013. Garbage and recycling collection will follow the regular schedule on Monday, February 18, 2013 with no interruption to regular service.

Fun, Health and Safety Fair at Serramonte Shopping Center set for Saturday, February 23

The City of Daly City will host its Semi-Annual Fun, Health, and Safety Fair and Library and Recreation Services Day on Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Serramonte Shopping Center. The event is scheduled to run from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the mall. Staff from Daly City’s Department of Library and Recreation Services will be available at information booths to share information about current and upcoming summer programs and events.

Daly City Set to Celebrate 21st Annual Black History Month, Saturday, February 2

The City of Daly City will host its 21st Annual Black History Month celebration on Saturday, February 2, 2013, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Pacelli Event Center, 145 Lake Merced Blvd. Stanford University historian Clayborne Carson is the featured speaker at this year’s event. He is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at 12 noon. Carson is the Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute. He was selected in 1985 by the late Mrs. Coretta Scott King to edit and publish the papers of her late husband.

San Francisco Giants World Series Trophy Comes to Daly City Friday, January 25

Fans of the San Francisco Giants will be able to celebrate once again beginning in January when both the 2012 and 2010 World Series trophies will be on tour, and have selected Daly City as one of its stops, in part because of their Junior Giants program which runs in the summertime. Giants fans can get an up-close view of the trophy when it comes to City Hall, 333 90th Street, on Friday, January 25 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This opportunity is open to the public with a voluntary donation of $2.00 per person requested.

Assessment of Community Needs, Public Hearing Set for Monday, December 10, 2012

The City Council will hold a public hearing to obtain all interested citizens’ views on community development and housing needs eligible for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) federal funding and to address the citizen participation and planning process for preparation of Daly City’s U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Five-Year Consolidated Plan for FY 2013-18 and the City’s One-Year Action Plan for FY 2013-14.

Public Workshop for Draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Announced

The City of Daly City invites all interested parties to attend a public workshop where City staff will introduce the City’s Draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan (BPMP). The workshop will occur Thursday, December 6, 2012, at 6:00 PM in the City Council Chambers, 333 90th Street. The proposed BPMP is intended as an update of the City’s Bicycle Master Plan adopted in 2004, and now includes policies and public improvements targeted at assisting pedestrian mobility throughout Daly City.
Daly City Seeks Responses to Online Community Needs Survey

The City of Daly City requests public input on community development and housing needs as it embarks on planning for its 2013-2017 HUD Consolidated Plan. In order to plan effectively for the next five years, the City is seeking input from organizations, community stakeholders, and local residents to identify the needs within the community.

City Offices to Close Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for Thanksgiving

City offices, libraries, and community centers will be closed on Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Parking enforcement to accommodate street sweeping will be suspended for the two day holiday. Street sweeping and parking enforcement will resume on Monday, November 26, 2012. Garbage and recycling collection will follow the regular schedule.

City Council Reorganization Meeting Set for Monday, December 3, 2012

The City Council of Daly City will convene for its annual Reorganization Meeting at 7:00 p.m., Monday, December 3, 2012. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 333 90th Street. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting. Councilmembers will select a new Mayor and Vice Mayor for the coming year.

Unofficial Election Results - Daly City Incumbents Re-elected

Incumbents David Canepa and Sal Torres topped the field of challengers in the Daly City's City Council election. Canepa received 15,266 votes (39.50%), Torres finished second with 12,517 (32.39%). City Clerk K. Annette Hipona was re-elected with 13,009 votes (59.36%) and City Treasurer Anthony J. (Tony) Zidich was re-elected with 20,077 votes (100.00%).

City Offices Closed Monday, November 12 in Observance of Veterans Day

City offices, libraries, and community centers will be closed in observance of Veterans Day, Monday, November 12, 2012. Parking enforcement to accommodate street sweeping will be suspended for the day. Street sweeping and parking enforcement will resume on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Garbage and recycling collection will follow the regular schedule.

PG&E Natural Gas Transmission Construction Scheduled November-January 2013 in Daly City

The California Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) is distributing a work notice to advise the community near the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) Martin Service Center in Daly City of upcoming construction to install portions of a natural gas transmission cross-tie pipeline. The cross-tie pipeline is a new 24-inch steel pipeline with remote control shut-off that eventually will connect two parallel pipelines that already serve the Peninsula, increasing gas service reliability.

Free E-waste Collection at City Hall Saturday, November 3, 2012

If you recently purchased a new television or computer and haven’t yet disposed of the old one, make plans to drop off your unwanted electronic waste at City Hall on Saturday, November 3, 2012. Daly City is hosting this FREE electronic waste recycling collection in the main parking lot at City Hall, 333 90th Street, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This event is for electronics only – including televisions, computers, monitors, keyboards, video game consoles, camcorders, toner and ink jet cartridges, and cell phones. DO NOT bring appliances (including microwave ovens) and household hazardous waste to this event.

Filipino American Cine Festival Comes to Daly City October 26 and 27

The 19th Annual Filipino American Cine Festival (FACINE 19) comes to Daly City this Friday, October 26, 2012 at the War Memorial Community Center, 6655 Mission Street. An opening night reception starts at 6:00 p.m. with screenings beginning at approximately 6:45 p.m. The Filipino American Cine Festival is a showcase of both feature-length and short films from the Philippines and the Filipino-American filmmakers. The two day festival will kick-off with Nico’s Sampaguita (Aaron Woolfolk) and Chronicles of the Order & Code Name: Dragonfly (Ron C. Santiano).

Volunteers Needed for 14th Annual Make a Difference Day, Saturday, October 27

Daly City celebrates its 14th consecutive year of participation in Make a Difference Day, the National Day of Volunteerism on Saturday, October 27, 2012. Volunteers are needed for several community projects. All volunteers are invited to the 12:00 noon post-event barbecue at the City Hall Plaza and Rose Garden. The barbecue lunch is sponsored by the Daly City Host Lions Club.

Daly City/Colma Chamber of Commerce to Host Candidates Night

A Candidates Night sponsored by the Daly City/Colma Chamber of Commerce and facilitated by the League of Women Voters is scheduled to take place in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 333 90th Street, at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 17, 2012. Candidates running for City Council and candidates running for City Clerk in the upcoming November election are expected to participate.

City of Daly City/Pilipino Bayanihan Resource Center to Host Fil-Am History Month Event

The City of Daly City and the Pilipino Bayanihan Resource Center (PBRC) are jointly hosting the City’s first ever Filipino-American History Month Celebration. The event will be held in the Rotunda at City Hall, 333 90th Street, Daly City on Monday, October 1, 2012 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Highlights of the program include folk dances, poetry readings, and an audience participation sing-along of favorite folk songs from the Philippines.

SamTrans Seeks Input on Proposed Changes to Service, Daly City Meeting Set for Tues., October 23

SamTrans is proposing changes to its bus routes after completing a comprehensive Service Plan. Public meetings will be held to inform riders about the proposed changes, gather input and feedback, and provide an opportunity for bus riders to ask questions. Daly City residents are encouraged to participate in the meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 23 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the War Memorial Community Center, 6655 Mission Street, Daly City.

Draft HUD Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for FY11-12 Available for Review

The City of Daly City is making its Draft HUD Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for FY11-12 available for public review and comment beginning Sunday, September 9, 2012 through Monday, September 24, 2012.

Daly City to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on Thursday, September 20

The City of Daly City will host its 10th annual National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the War Memorial Community Center, 6655 Mission Street. The festivities will kick-off with a welcoming cultural dance by Ballet Folklorico Mexico. The theme of the event is Many Backgrounds, Many Stories…One American Spirit.

Be a Part of History – Order a Commemorative Daly City Centennial Brick!

Daly City’s historic Top of the Hill will soon feature a new plaza that will include 100 custom inscribed bricks surrounding a circular bronze medallion commemorating the City’s centennial. Bricks are available on a first-come basis - only 100 bricks will be sold (one brick per customer limit). The cost is $100 per brick. Engraving is limited to three lines of no more than 18 characters. Inscriptions will be in all capital letters for uniformity and readability.

Daly City is Seeking Applicants for its Fifth Annual Citizens Academy

Daly City is seeking applicants for its annual Citizens Academy. Returning for a fifth consecutive year, the ten-week course begins Thursday, September 27 and continues through December 6. Classroom sessions will take place Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at City Hall. Optional field trips will take place on Saturdays.

Mission Street Corridor FREE Breakfast Forum, Thursday, July 26

Join the Grand Boulevard Initiative for a conversation about the future of Daly City’s Mission Street corridor at a breakfast forum, Thursday, July 26, 2012 from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. at the War Memorial Community Center. A panel of experts will offer their insights about the neighborhood’s potential from three different perspectives: economic development, urban design, and public health. The public is invited to listen and share opinions about how this area could be transformed into an economically viable, safe, and healthy neighborhood.

LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Clinic at the USGA Girls' Junior Championship in Daly City

A group of LPGA teaching professionals will be on hand for a demonstration and hands on golf skill building clinic on Friday, July 13 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City. Several of the championship participants are expected to participate in the demonstration. This complimentary clinic is for girls between the ages of 7-17.

City Offices Closed in Observance of Independence Day

City offices, libraries, and community centers will be closed in observance of Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Parking enforcement to accommodate street sweeping will be suspended for the day. Street sweeping and parking enforcement will resume on Thursday, July 5, 2012. Garbage and recycling collection will follow the regular schedule.

Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco’s Daly City Development Sold-out

Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco started the process of selecting 36 new families for its development at 7555 Mission Street in Daly City nearly a year ago. The process included financial literacy workshops, in-person interviews, home visits and stacks of applications. Habitat for Humanity’s Family Selection Committee, composed of staff, volunteers, and current Habitat homeowners, recently selected the 36th and final family.

Allied Waste Seeks to Help Daly City Businesses Meet New State Recycling Requirements

Allied Waste Services is offering assistance to Daly City businesses to ensure compliance with a new state law that takes effect July 1, 2012. California Assembly Bill (AB) 341 requires recycling at all multifamily dwellings (apartments, town houses, condominiums) of five units or more and all businesses generating four or more cubic yards of waste per week.

U.S. Open Returns to the Olympic Club, Traffic Delays Expected

Daly City is bracing for large crowds the week of June 11-17 as golf fans converge on the Olympic Club for the 2012 U.S. Open. Widely regarded as the premier golf event of the year, the U.S. Open is expected to draw more than 200,000 spectators during the week. Although the golf course is located in San Francisco, a majority of the fans attending the event will pass directly through Daly City, potentially causing unprecedented traffic delays in the area near the Olympic Club.

Is your family prepared for the next emergency?

You don’t have to take a 20 hour course to learn basic emergency preparedness. Plan to attend the the 8th Annual San Mateo County Disaster Preparedness Day, Saturday, June 9, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the San Mateo County Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo.

PG&E to Release Natural Gas near Geneva Avenue in Daly City on Wednesday, May 30

As part of PG&E’s ongoing efforts to enhance the safety of its gas transmission lines, they are testing a portion of the gas transmission pipeline from Schwerin Street and Geneva Avenue in Daly City to Hamilton and Woolsey Streets in San Francisco on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, between 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. This work requires PG&E to vent the natural gas out of a segment of transmission line in Daly City.
City offices closed Monday, May 28, in Observance of Memorial Day

City offices, libraries, and community centers will be closed Monday, May 28, 2012 in observance of Memorial Day. Parking enforcement to accommodate street sweeping will be suspended for the day. Street sweeping and parking enforcement will resume on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. Garbage and recycling collection will follow the regular schedule.
Small Business Assistance Program Offered in Daly City

The City of Daly City has partnered with the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center to provide essential small business training and support services to meet the needs of lower-income entrepreneurs at every stage of business development--from idea feasibility through start-up, sustainability and growth.
Draft HUD One-Year Action Plan for FY12-13, Public Hearing April 23, 2012

The City of Daly City is making its Draft HUD One-Year Action Plan for FY2012-13 available for public review and comment beginning Saturday, March 24, 2012 through Monday, April 23, 2012.

Free parent/child water-wise workshop offered Saturday, April 14

A free family-friendly water-wise workshop is being offered at the Serramonte Library, 40 Wembley Drive, on Saturday, April 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Advanced registration is required to participate in the workshop. To register, visit www.bawsca.org or call (650) 349-3000.
Women’s History Month celebration set for Thursday, March 15

Daly City’s Annual Women’s History Month Celebration will take place on Thursday, March 15, 2012 in the Council Chambers and Rotunda at City Hall, 333 90th Street, Daly City. Check-in begins at 5:00 p.m., with the awards ceremony taking place from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. with reception to follow. The theme this year is “Women’s Education, Women’s Empowerment.” The keynote speaker is Anne Campbell, Superintendent of San Mateo County Public Schools.
Study Sessions Planned to Discuss Daly City's Administrative Draft General Plan

The Daly City Planning Commission and City Council will hold study sessions to discuss the recently completed Administrative Draft General Plan on Wednesday, January 18 and Monday, January 30, respectively. Both study sessions will begin at 7:00 p.m. and be held in the in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 333 90th Street. The General Plan identifies the long-term policies related to such topics as land use, circulation, and housing that the City will follow to improve the lives of existing residents while planning for the needs of future residents.
Daly City to celebrate 20th anniversary of Black History Month

The City of Daly City will host its 20th Annual Black History Month celebration on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at the Pacelli Event Center, 145 Lake Merced Blvd., Daly City. The day-long festivities will kick-off at 10:00 a.m. with opening remarks by Daly City dignitaries and a representative of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), San Mateo Chapter. The theme is Black Women in American Culture and History.
Free E-waste drop-off event at City Hall on Saturday, February 4

If you purchased a new television or computer over the holidays and haven’t yet disposed of the old one, make plans to drop off your unwanted electronic waste at City Hall on Saturday, February 4, 2012. Daly City is hosting its first FREE electronic waste recycling collection of the year in the main parking lot at City Hall, 333 90th Street, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Free Christmas tree collection offered through January 20

Daly City residents can recycle their Christmas trees at no cost through January 20, 2012. Christmas tree collection will take place on regular garbage and recycling service days. Trees should be placed next to the yard waste cart. After January 20, customers will have to call Allied Waste at (650) 756-1130 to schedule a special collection for tree pick-up.
City offices closed for the winter holidays

In response to the continued financial challenges facing the City of Daly City, City offices, including libraries and recreation facilities, will be closed from Friday, December 23, 2011 through Monday, January 2, 2012. City Hall will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2012. During this period, parking enforcement to accommodate street sweeping will be suspended. Street sweeping and parking enforcement will resume on Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Garbage and recycling collection will follow the regular schedule throughout the holiday season.
Nextdoor.com seeking Daly City residents to become Founding Members

The City of Daly City is using Nextdoor (www.nextdoor.com), the first private social network for neighborhoods, to foster neighbor-to-neighbor and city-wide communication. Daly City residents can use Nextdoor to create private websites for their neighborhoods where they can get to know their neighbors, ask questions, and exchange local advice and recommendations. Topics of discussion on Nextdoor are as varied as local events, school activities, plumber and babysitter recommendations, disaster preparedness, upcoming garage sales or even lost pets.
Daly City names new Director of Economic and Community Development

City Manager Patricia Martel announced today that Brian Millar, AICP, has been selected as Daly City's new Economic and Community Development Director. Millar's selection follows a rigorous recruitment effort to fill the vacancy created by the recent retirement of Richard Berger.
City Council Selects Sal Torres to Serve as Mayor, Raymond Buenaventura as Vice Mayor

The City Council selected Sal Torres to serve as Mayor its annual reorganization meeting on Monday, December 12. Raymond Buenaventura was chosen to serve as Vice Mayor. Prior to the reorganization of the City Council, outgoing Mayor Carol Klatt named Ray Satorre 2011 Citizen of the Year.
Daly City Resident Ray Satorre Named 2011 Citizen of the Year

Outgoing Mayor Carol L. Klatt named longtime Daly City resident and activist Ray Satorre 2011 Citizen of the Year at the City Council’s special reorganization meeting on December 12, 2011. Satorre is a former Daly City Planning Commissioner and currently serves on the State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. He is also the current president of the Pilipino Bayanihan Resource Center in Daly City.
SamTrans to Hold Stakeholder Meeting to Review Possible Changes to Service

SamTrans community members and riders will have an opportunity to review plans that would improve the efficiency of the bus system in the future. SamTrans will hold a public workshop in South San Francisco to present three possible service scenarios on Thursday, December 8, 2001, at the Municipal Services Building, 33 Arroyo in South San Francisco. Lunch will be provided.
Miracle on Main Street Holiday Parade Set for Saturday, December 3

Daly City residents, family and friends are welcome to celebrate the City’s centennial and usher in the holiday season at the Miracle on Main Street, Saturday, December 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Westlake Shopping Center. Santa is scheduled to arrive in a horse-drawn sleigh in a parade down the shopping center’s Main Street at noon.
City Council Installation, Reorganization Set for Monday, December 12, 2011

The City Council will convene a special meeting at 6:00 p.m., Monday, December 12, 2011 in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 333 90th Street. Following a brief report of the Certification of Official Canvass of Votes Cast, the Council is expected to pass a resolution declaring the results of the November 8 Consolidated Municipal Election official. Candidate Raymond A. Buenaventura received the most votes for the vacant seat on the City Council and will be installed as the newest City Counilmember.
City offices closed, street sweeping suspended for the Thanksgiving holiday

City Offices will be closed Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, in observance of Thanksgiving. Police, fire, garbage collection, water, and sewer services are not affected by the holiday closure. Garbage and recycling will be collected on the regularly scheduled days. City Hall, libraries and recreation facilities will re-open Monday, November 28.
Once Upon a Time in Daly City children’s book release set for Thursday, Nov. 17

Daly City resident Jessica Diaz will be signing her newly released children’s book, Once Upon a Time in Daly, at the John Daly Library, 134 Hillside Blvd., from 6:00 to 8:0 p.m. on Thursday, November 17. The self-published book celebrates Daly City’s historical heroes, including John D. Daly and John Marchbank. Diaz wrote and illustrated the book, her first effort as an author.
City Offices Closed Friday, November 11, in Observance of Veterans Day

City Offices will be closed Friday, November 11, 2011 in observance of Veterans Day. Police, fire, garbage collection, water, and sewer services are not affected by the holiday closure. Garbage and recycling collection will follow the normal Friday schedule. City Hall, libraries and recreation facilities will re-open Monday, November 14, 2011.
Is Your Home Protected by a Carbon Monoxide Detector? Now it's the Law

Starting July 1, 2011, the Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act, which was signed into law in 2010, requires all single-family homes with an attached garage or fossil fuel source to install carbon monoxide detectors within the home.
Free Document Shredding Event at City Hall, Saturday, October 22

The City of Daly City is hosting a FREE document shredding event on Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the main parking lot at City Hall, 333 90th Street. This annual event is held in conjunction with Make a Difference Day, the national day of doing good. Daly City residents may bring up to three full banker’s boxes (or roughly 100 pounds) of paper to be securely shredded while they wait.
Donations of New and Gently Used Items Needed for Make a Difference Day

Donations of new and gently-used items are needed for Daly City’s annual Re-use Exchange, a component of Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 22. Make a Difference Day is the national day of helping others. It is held annually on the fourth Saturday of October. Daly City is participating in Make a Difference Day for the 13th straight year.
Explore Filipino-American History with Oscar Peñaranda and Edwin A. Lozada

Be inspired by the rich traditions of the Philippines! Celebrate Filipino American History Month at the Daly City Library. Monday night, October 17, 2011, authors Edwin A Lozada and Oscar Peñaranda will be speaking at the Serramonte library about their books, poetry, and the history of Filipino-American culture.
Westlake District Walking Tour, Saturday, October 15

Lifelong Westlake resident Marcus Gonzalez will lead a history walk through Daly City’s Westlake district on Saturday, October 15. The walk will begin at 10:00 a.m. and start at the roof of the parking structure connected to the Ross Dress for Less store in the Westlake Shopping Center (405 Westlake Center at Park Plaza Drive).
Free E-waste drop-off event Saturday, October 8

If you purchased a new television or computer and haven’t yet disposed of the old one, now you have an opportunity to do so. Daly City is hosting a FREE electronic waste recycling collection event Saturday, October 8. The event will be held in the main parking lot at City Hall, 333 90th Street, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Applications for Daly City Citizens Academy IV Available Online

Daly City is seeking applicants for the fourth class of the Daly City Citizens Academy. The eight-week course begins Thursday, October 6 at City Hall with an introduction to the workings of local government presented by City Manager Patricia E. Martel. The class will meet from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. each Thursday evening through December 1 (except for Thanksgiving).
Local Historian to Lead History Walk at Top of the Hill on Saturday, September 10

A history walk and talk at the historic Top of the Hill will trace the roots of Daly City's early history. Daly City Historian Bunny Gillespie will conduct a walking tour at 2 p.m. beginning at the municipal parking lot at Bepler Street, continuing through oldest commercial area of Daly City. The walk will conclude at the Daly City History Museum approximately 1 hour later.
Local Authors Featured at City Hall Book Signing Thursday, August 25

In celebration of Daly City’s centennial, authors Bunny Gillespie and Dave Crimmen will discuss their new book, Then & Now Daly City, Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. at City Hall, 333 90th Street, Daly City. A book signing will follow the presentation.
San Mateo County Transit District Hosting Volunteer Driver Symposium Thursday, June 30

The San Mateo County Transit District and San Mateo County Supervisor Adrienne Tissier are hosting a Volunteer Driver Symposium Thursday, June 30, 2011 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the SamTrans Auditorium, 1250 San Carlos Avenue in San Carlos. The symposium will bring together current Volunteer Driver program providers to consult with community stakeholders as to the best model for a San Mateo County Volunteer Driver Program.
Business District Redevelopment Project Area Draft Implementation Plan Available for Review

The Daly City Redevelopment Agency’s Mission Street - Junipero Serra Boulevard Commercial Business District Redevelopment Project Area Draft Implementation Plan is available for public review and comment now through Monday, June 27, 2011.
2010 Daly City Urban Water Management Plan Available for Public Review

Daly City's Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP or Plan) addresses the water system operated by the City's Department of Water and Wastewater Resources (DWWR) and describes the water supply sources, magnitudes of historical and projected water use, and a comparison of water supply to demands during normal, single-dry, and multiple-dry years.
Habitat for Humanity offers Homebuyer Readiness Workshops in May

Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco is building a 36-unit condominium development at 7555 Mission Street, Daly City. The project is one of Habitat’s largest affordable housing developments to date. The project marks the fourth successful collaboration between the City of Daly City and Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, making home ownership a reality for 36 very low- to low-income Daly City families.
Daly City's Draft Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Action Plan Available for Review

The City of Daly City's U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) One-Year Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2011-12 is available for public review and comment now through Monday, April 25, 2011.
San Mateo County Superior Court Seeks Applicants for 2011-2012 Grand Jury

The San Mateo County Superior Court is seeking applicants for the 2011-2012 Grand Jury. Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years old and be of sound judgment and good character, with sufficient knowledge of the English language. Applications are available and will be accepted until April 8, 2011.
Draft Vista Grande Drainage Basin Alternatives Analysis Report Available for Public Review

The North San Mateo County Sanitation District, a subsidiary of the City of Daly City, has released for public review and comment its Draft Vista Grande Drainage Basin Alternatives Analysis Report. The report consists of an executive summary and four separate volumes and is available online and at Daly City's Public Libraries.
NEW DATE - Daly City Centennial Celebration Kick-off Set for March 22

Daly City's 100-year anniversary will be celebrated TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2011. Residents, friends, and family are welcome to join the centennial kick-off celebration at City Hall, 333 90th Street, starting at 5:30 p.m. The Daly City All Stars will provide the musical backdrop for the event.
Women’s History Month Celebration set for March 16

The Daly City Parks and Recreation Department is accepting reservations for the Sixth Annual Daly City Women's History Month Celebration scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
San Francisco Giants World Series Trophy is Coming to Daly City

The San Francisco Giants World Series Championship Trophy is coming to Daly City from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 18, 2011. Giants fans can get an up-close view of the trophy when it comes to City Hall, 333 90th Street.
Daly City Seeks Entries for Centennial Logo Contest - Deadline Extended to February 11, 2011

The City of Daly City is seeking a high quality, distinctive logo to brand its centennial celebration. Daly City, incorporated on March 22, 1911, will be commemorating its centennial throughout 2011.
Daly City Set to Celebrate Black History Month Saturday, February 5

Daly City will commemorate Black History Month at the Parks and Recreation Department’s 19th Annual Black History Festival Celebration on Saturday, February 5, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Pacelli Event Center, 145 Lake Merced Blvd., Daly City.
Free E-waste drop-off event at City Hall on Saturday, February 5, 2011

If you purchased a new television or computer over the holidays and haven’t yet disposed of the old one, make plans to drop off your unwanted electronic waste at City Hall on Saturday, February 5, 2011.
San Mateo County One-Day Census Needs Volunteers

The County of San Mateo Human Services Agency will conduct a one-day Homeless Census and Survey on Thursday, January 27, 2011. The census is a federal requirement which is also a key component of the HOPE ten-year plan to end homelessness, and will provide the County with an increased understanding of both the number of homeless individuals and families in this county and their individual and collective needs.
City Offices Closed Monday, January 17 in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

City Offices will be closed Monday, January 17, 2011 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Police, fire, garbage collection, water, and sewer services are not affected by the holiday closure.
City Offices Closed, Street Sweeping Suspended During the Holidays

City Offices will be closed from December 24 through Friday, December 31, in response to the continued financial challenges facing the City of Daly City.
City Council Selects Carol Klatt as Mayor, Sal Torres as Vice Mayor

The City Council selected Carol L. Klatt to serve her fifth term as Mayor at its annual reorganization meeting on December 6, 2010.
City Council Reorganization Set for Monday, December 6

The City Council of Daly City will convene for its annual Reorganization Meeting at 7:00 p.m., Monday, December 6, 2010.
Free Concert at Doelger Cafe, Saturday, December 4

The Daly City All Stars, a group of “reading” musicians, will be celebrating its 100th anniversary with a free concert at the Doelger Café at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, December 4, 2010.
City Historian Invites Residents to Gravesite Tribute to John Daly

Local historian and author Bunny Gillespie invites residents and friends of Daly City to participate in a gravesite tribute to John Donald Daly, in what she is calling a prelude to the City’s centennial. The event is scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 8, 2011, at Woodlawn Memorial Park, 1000 El Camino Real, Colma.
Volunteers Needed for Daly City's Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee

The City of Daly City seeks volunteers to serve on its Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee (B/PAC). Ideal candidates have a special interest in promoting safe pedestrian and bicycle activities.
Street Restoration Project on Sullivan Ave. in Daly City

On Monday, November 15, 2010, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission will begin to remove the existing traffic striping and pavement markers along Sullivan Avenue from just north of Garden Lane to the southerly limits of Sullivan Avenue at Pierce Street.
City Council Adopts Resolution Urging State to Allow Local Control over Cow Palace Events

The City Council unanimously passed a resolution at its regular meeting of November 8, 2010, requesting officials in Sacramento to draft legislation that would grant Daly City local control over certain events at the Cow Palace.
2010 City Council Election - Unofficial Results


South Westside Basin Groundwater Management Plan


6th Annual San Mateo County Disaster Preparedness Day


History of the Hetch Hetchy Water System


Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing


Draft HUD One-Year Action Plan for FY2010-11


Winter Storm Safety Tips from PG&E


Municipal, School and Special District Election on Tuesday, November 8

Small business assistance program offered in Daly City

San Mateo County Transit District Hosting Volunteer Driver Symposium Thursday, June 30