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CALTRANS WIDENING PROJECT PROCEEDING

(Update as of November 8, 2015: (City of) Burlingame continues to negotiate with Caltrans to explore alternatives acceptable to both parties that do not necessitate the widening of El Camino Real.) After almost 2 years of inaction, and in particular, no response to … Continue reading

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The Rise and Fall of PACIFIC CITY New exhibit!

Come experience: “THE RISE AND FALL OF PACIFIC CITY—THE CONEY ISLAND OF THE WEST”, a presentation featuring newly acquired photographs of the fantastic amusement park at Coyote Point in the early 1920s.

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VICTORIAN DAYS walking tours in Burlingame

August 2, 2015 1pm Choose between one of two tours offered, both are free of charge and start at 1pm. The first tour meets at 1pm the Burlingame Avenue Railroad Station (290 California Dr.) and describes the three-decade growth of Burlingame … Continue reading

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BURLINGAME SUBDIVISION PRESENTATIONS NOW ONLINE! Just click on “Exhibits” tab!

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Two Notable Women and Their Mansions

Next Quarterly Meeting:  A dramatic presentation featuring: “The stories of Sarah Winchester and Harriet Pullman Carolan” will take place on Thursday, May 7th, 7pm in the Lane Room. Free and open to the public. Actors: Kay Arnaudo, Betsy Bogel, Lois Everett, … Continue reading

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Burlingame in 2015

Is it possible to keep the essence of Burlingame intact, in the face of rapid change? Periodically over the past several years, our newsletters have informed you of various contemporary events and developments that are history in the making. Some change … Continue reading

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Military Wartime Deaths of Burlingame Residents

The Burlingame Historical Society undertook a research project in 2013 to identify the town’s war memorials and then to identify names of those who died in military activities during war. The research identified over forty townsmen who were lost in … Continue reading

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