In this edition:                                          November 5, 2015

Canyon Road Closure
CalTrain Bus Bridge
Burlingame PD Wins Awards
New Recycling Bins Downtown
Adult-Child CPR Training
Events Around Town
Community Corner
Link to Complete City Events Calendar
canyonCanyon Road Closure 
West of Summit Drive from 11/9 - 12/18

Starting Monday, November 9 until December 18, from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the City's contractor for sanitary sewer improvements will be working on Canyon Road, slightly west of Summit Drive (see map).  The road will be fully closed, no through traffic will be allowed. Message boards will be placed to provide advance notification. 
CalTrainCalTrain Bus Bridge
Saturday, November 7th

On Saturday, November 7, 2015, CalTrain will operate a bus bridge between the Burlingame CalTrain Station and Hayward Park CalTrain Station in order to replace a 100-year old rail bridge at Tilton Avenue in San Mateo. The bus bridge will be provided by SamTrams buses.  In order to accommodate CalTrain's bus bridge at Burlingame Station, the  South Lane and the West Lane will used as a bus pick up and drop off zone and vehicular traffic will be limited to SamTrans buses only. For more information, please visit CalTrain's website.
PoliceBurlingame Police Department Recognized
Wins State and National Awards!

On Monday, November 2, 2015, the California Highway Patrol presented the Burlingame Police Department with its 2nd Place Award in the California Law Enforcement Challenge (CLEC) for its efforts in traffic safety in 2014. Additionally, the Burlingame Police Department received national honors by ranking third in the International Association of Chiefs of Police National Law Enforcement Challenge (NLEC). The Burlingame Police Department was the only municipal police department in California to place nationally in the NLEC.
It was the Burlingame Police Department's outstanding commitment towards increasing compliance with occupant restraint laws, removing impaired drivers from our roadways, and increasing speed awareness, that earned the Burlingame Police Department these esteemed honors.
Burlingame Chief of Police Eric Wollman said, "I am extremely proud of these awards because they demonstrate the City of Burlingame's commitment to traffic safety. In 2014, the City of Burlingame saw a 23% reduction in non-injury collisions and a 39 % reduction in injury collisions from the preceding year, due to the education and enforcement efforts of the Burlingame Police Department."
recycleNew Recycling Bins Downtown
Courtesy of Recology Grant

Improvements to Burlingame Avenue keep coming - the City installed new recycling bins along the Avenue. The new user-friendly dual recycling/garbage bins make recycling  glass bottles, cans, plastic bottles and disposable plastic cups (like the ones for iced tea) simple. Thank you Recology for the grant to purchase the eight new bins.
cprAdult and Child CPR Training
November 19 Class Added!

The Central County Fire Department offers CPR Training to prepare a wide variety of people who may need to: perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in the workplace or similar setting; use an automated external defibrillator (AED); help someone who is choking; and, obtain a course completion card.

Participants will be trained by a CPR instructor, who is an experienced staff member of the Central County Fire Department, and will learn how to perform CPR on an adult, child and infant in a safe, timely and effective manner.

The November 19 training class is from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Registration is mandatory. No walk-ins will be accepted at class. Click here to register.
EventsEvents Around Town
Free Live Music
Friday, November 6 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Sharp Trio playing at the intersection of Park Rd. and Burlingame Ave. (under the pergola)
AstraLogik playing on Primrose Rd in front of Barracuda

Come downtown and enjoy some live music hosted by the Burlingame Downtown Business Improvement District.
CommCenterCommunity Corner
(The community events listed here are not sponsored or endorsed by the City of Burlingame)
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
Meetings held weekly on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church at 1500 Easton Drive

Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, "FA", is a twelve step recovery program for people who suffer from food obsession, overeating, bulimia and under-eating. Everyone is welcome at meetings, including those who think they may have a food problem or those who are concerned about someone who may. For more information or a list of additional meetings please visit
Interested in Playing Competitive Soccer?
Tryouts begin November 9

The Burlingame Soccer Club has over 25 years of developing Premier Teams and delivering the highest level of education to its players.  Enroll today for 2016 team tryouts!
- Tryouts begin November 9th 
- Tryouts held in both Burlingame and Hillsborough
- All players ages 6-13 welcome
- Teams formed by US Club Soccer calendar year format 
- Exact tryout schedule and more information
Art Opening Reception
Sunday, November 7, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Peninsula Museum of Art at 1777 California Drive

PMA is pleased to announce a November exhibit and opening event: David Scouffas - Mediated Reality (photography) and Lynne Todaro - Furnished (sculpture). The Exhibit will run from November 7, 2015 through January 17, 2016. Admission is free and there is plenty of parking in the lot.
Veterans' Day Observance
Wednesday, November 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Golden Gate National Cemetery at 1300 Sneath Lane (Veterans Way), San Bruno

The program will include three speakers: Frank Masuoka, U.S. Army veteran (WWII); Sylvia Ambrosio, U.S. Navy WAVE (WWII); and, David M. Kennedy, Ph.D., professor of history at Stanford University.  This outdoor program will also include music by San Mateo Elks Concert Band, vocalists, Travis Air Force Base Honor Guard and Blue Star family wreath presentation.  

After the event, the public is invited to a no-host luncheon at the American Legion Hall, 757 San Mateo Ave (corner of Huntington and San Mateo avenues), in San Bruno.  The cost is $8; proceeds benefit the Avenue of Flags Committee and American Legion Post 409.  To RSVP, call Carolyn Livengood, committee president at (650) 355-5533 or email
Art Talk on Printmaking Technologies
Sunday, November 22 at 2:00 p.m.
Peninsula Museum of Art at 1777 California Drive

An Art Talk on printmaking technologies, old and new, will be presented by Bay Area printmaker Mario Rosales. Rosales teaches printmaking at the Pacific Art League in Palo Alto and recently moved his studio to the Museum Studios complex in PMA.  The focus of his presentation will be the traditional and contemporary print technologies utilized by Iku Nagai (wood block, etching, monotype, monoprint, chine colle, mixed media). Admission is always free.
Catalyst Quartet Concert at Kohl Mansion
Sunday, November 15 at 7:00 p.m.
Kohl Mansion, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame
Music at Kohl Mansion presents the second concert of its 33rd chamber concert series on Sunday, November 15, featuring the Catalyst Quartet. There is a free Master Class with the Young Chamber Musicians at 5pm, a  pre-concert talk in the library at 6:00 p.m., and the concert begins at 7:00 p.m. followed by  a complimentary meet-the-artists reception follows the concert. Hear chamber music as it was meant to be heard in the historical landmark Kohl Mansion's Great Hall.

Season Subscriptions are still available - save 15% off single tickets (we will pro-rate and subtract the cost of the first concert). Mini subscriptions are available for a 10% discount.
Visit our website at  or call the office at (650) 762-1130 for tickets ($15-48) for more information. Many Burlingame residents have yet discovered these wonderful concerts at the mansion!

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