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Wonderful early Ray Park ca. 1947. Do you know who this is? If so, let us know.


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GATES HOUSE GONE (1901-2018)

For the first time in over a century, the iconic “witches hat” on the Gates home is no longer visible from afar; the structure has been demolished. Talks with the owner about restoring/ repurposing the damaged structure were unfortunately not … Continue reading

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“Now…..and Then” photos at the Museum

Is Burlingame A City in Transition, or not? New photo presentation opens in May 2018, featuring dozens of recently acquired images. First Sunday of each month (excluding July) 1-4pm Burlingame Hillsborough History Museum, in the Railroad Station, 290 California Dr.

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What’s going on with the El Camino Trees and Caltrans?

Come to the El Camino Real Task Force Study Session Monday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m. Lane Room, Burlingame Main Library, 480 Primrose Road For over a century, Burlingame residents and visitors to our City have enjoyed the historic grove … Continue reading

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Our Annual elections take place on Sunday, February 25th at 1:45 in the Lane Room. Elections will be followed immediately at 2pm with a talk by James Thomas Mullane, author of “I. Magnin – A Store To Remember”. Please join … Continue reading

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ANNUAL MEETING and ELECTIONS : Sunday, Feb. 25th 1:45 Lane Room

ANNUAL PROGRAM FOLLOWS AT 2pm Presenting- JAMES THOMAS MULLANE: I. MAGNIN & CO. – A STORE TO REMEMBER I. Magnin-A Store to Remember-FEB-2018-large poster

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ORAL HISTORIES 101 – How to …

Join us on Weds. October 25th in the Lane Room to learn from Cathy Foxhoven and Ray Tyler how to get the most out of preparing for, interviewing and filming an oral history, at 7pm. FREE and open to all.

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