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Block Captains Needed for Neighborhood Watch

Posted on May 15, 2019

ATTENTION COLMA RESIDENTS: We are looking for leaders in each of the neighborhoods to be Block Captains. Currently, there are Block Captains for B Street, D Street, Verano, and Hoffman Villa. If you think you might be interested, contact Commander Sherwin Lum, phone: 650-997-8336, or email: Sherwin.Lum@colma.ca.gov for more information. HOW TO START A NEIGHBORHOOD...

General Crime Safety Tips

Posted on May 13, 2019

As summertime approaches, which means summer vacations, open doors and windows for the warmer weather, and more people outdoors, following are some general crime tips to help keep you and your property safe. If you’re traveling:  - Get an automatic timer for your lights. - Ask a trusted neighbor to watch your home while you...

LiveWire — May 2019

Posted on May 1, 2019

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager  A couple of weeks ago you may have received an important message from PG&E (see insert).  Given the growing threat of extreme weather, PG&E wants all of their customers to be prepared for potential power outages. If extreme fire danger conditions threaten a portion of the electric system...
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Crime Bulletin — March 2019

Posted on May 1, 2019

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of March, there was one (1) report of a vehicle being burglarized. Stolen Vehicle During the month of March, there were three (3) reports of vehicles being stolen.  Three stolen vehicles were recovered by Colma Police Officers during the month. Thefts During the month of March, the Colma...
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Community Action Plan for Emergencies – C.A.P.E.

Posted on April 29, 2019

C.A.P.E. is a volunteer program that provides Colma Residents with the opportunity to train and assist the Colma Community in an emergency situation. New classes begin in the fall! To sign up or for more information call 650-985-5678. Click here to receive more information

Be Prepared: Potential Power Outages by PG&E

Posted on April 25, 2019

Given the growing threat of extreme weather, PG&E wants all of their customers to be prepared for potential power outages. If extreme fire danger conditions threaten a portion of the electric system serving the Town, it may be necessary for PG&E to turn off electricity in the interest of public safety. This is called a...

Colma: City of the Silent

Posted on April 25, 2019

Road Trip Guys on YouTube produced a video on Colma. Check it out! https://youtu.be/q4tPN0oQ__Y
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Financial Literacy Workshop on April 30, 2019

Posted on April 16, 2019

State Treasurer Fiona Ma and Supervisor David Canepa are hosting a  FREE San Mateo County Financial Literacy Workshop! Tuesday, April 30, 2019 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Colma Community Center 1520 Hillside Blvd. Colma, CA 94014 Topics include: CalSavers: Savings Program for Retirement ScholarShare 529: Savings Program for Education CalABLE: Savings Program for People with...
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Colma Earns National Recognition for Commitment to Clean Energy

Posted on April 16, 2019

Town of Colma customers saved $105,000 on their electricity bills in 2018 with Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE), while also earning national recognition for their commitment to renewable energy. “Our city council voted three years ago to form Peninsula Clean Energy so that customers can enjoy cleaner energy at lower rates. We are proud to deliver...
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Leaders in Training is Recruiting now!

Posted on April 10, 2019

Become a Leader in Training (LIT) and learn valuable skills while assisting Recreation staff in our summer day camp. Teens who are interested in volunteering for the summer day camp should contact Dinora Navarro at 650-991-3213 or dinora.navarro@colma.ca.gov for more information. Applications are available online and are due by May 1, 2019. LIT’s are required...
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Summer Employment Opportunity

Posted on April 9, 2019

Are You Interested in Being a Summer Recreation Leader? The Colma Recreation Services Department is currently recruiting for summer job opportunities in it's Summer Day Camp. If you are interested in working with children this summer as a Recreation Leader you should apply today! Mandatory training days will be held on both June 8 and...
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Colma Community Fair Vendors Wanted!

Posted on April 6, 2019

The Colma Community Fair is BACK by popular demand! We are looking for talented vendors! Spaces are FREE! Apply online today! Contact us at 650-985-5691 or recreation@colma.ca.gov for more information.

LiveWire — April 2019

Posted on April 2, 2019

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager Protecting our precious natural resources and fragile environment is vital to our sustainability. It is also the law in California.  The state mandates greenhouse gas reductions and landfill diversion rates which include recycling and composting.  The Town of Colma is well on its way to reaching the conservation...
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Crime Bulletin — February 2019

Posted on April 2, 2019

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of February, there was one (1) report of a vehicle being burglarized. Thefts During the month of February, the Colma Police Department received twenty (20) reports of theft related crimes and made seven (7) arrests ranging from petty theft, grand theft, shoplifting, identity theft and burglary. Towed Vehicles...
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Summer Day Camp 2019

Posted on March 30, 2019

Preliminary 2019 Summer Day Camp information is now available! Follow the link to our Summer Day Camp Information Page. Register early as space will fill up quickly! Please call 650-991-3213 for more information.

LiveWire — March 2019

Posted on March 1, 2019

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager The City Council adopted the 2017-2019 Strategic Plan in October 2016, directing staff on the goals and priority programs for the next three years.  At the February 6th City Council meeting, staff presented the annual Strategic Plan update.  Staff updated the Council on the five Priority Program Areas;...
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Crime Bulletin — January 2019

Posted on March 1, 2019

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of January, there were three (3) reports of vehicle burglaries.  As always, please ensure that you lock your vehicle doors and hide your valuables from sight so you don’t accidentally encourage a would-be thief to break into your vehicle. Thefts During the month of January, the Colma Police...

LiveWire — February 2019

Posted on February 1, 2019

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager  In January, the Town hosted a community meeting on the Mission Road, Roadway Improvement project at Molloy’s Tavern.  Over 20 residents and business owners attended the event.  After the presentation, the discussion surrounded stormwater runoff, roadway width and traffic, sidewalk width and location, and parking.  The presentation was...
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Crime Bulletin — December 2018

Posted on February 1, 2019

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of December, there were eight (8) reports of vehicles being burglarized. Thefts During the month of December, The Colma Police Department received twenty-one (21) reports of theft related crimes and made eleven (11) arrests ranging from petty theft, grand theft, shoplifting and burglary. Stolen Vehicle During the month...

ColmaWorks — January 2019

Posted on January 10, 2019

The latest edition of ColmaWorks for Business is now available.
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