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News from the San Carlos Area Council

By Mickey Zeichick Meetings roundup The next meeting of the San Carlos Area Council (SCAC) will be Wednesday, March 1 at 6 p.m. at the San Carlos Branch Library at 7265 Jackson Drive. Our meetings are open to the public and our speaker will be Emma Santer, development specialist at the San Diego office of […]

One step closer for San Carlos Library

Posted: January 20th, 2017 | Communities, Features, News, San Carlos, Top Stories | No Comments

By Doug Curlee | Editor at Large

We now have a very good idea what the new San Carlos branch library will look like. We also have a much more uncertain view of when it might look like that.

Architect David Pfeifer showed the drawings and schematics of the long-awaited facility to the Navajo Community Planners at the group’s Jan. 11 meeting, and it revealed a 25,000-square-foot library and community center that has been the dream of library supporters since at least 1995, and probably much earlier.

News from the San Carlos Friends of the Library

By Sue Hotz Memberships San Carlos Friends of the Library (SCFOL) annual memberships must be renewed each January; $5 for seniors and $20 for a family. Become a Life Member for a one-time donation of $250. All SCFOL members presenting their membership card can make purchases at the limited monthly pre-Used Book Sales held in […]

Activities and events at the San Carlos Branch Library – Dec. 16, 2016

By Sue Hotz Happy holidays The San Carlos Friends of the Library (SCFOL) wish everyone a peaceful and healthy holiday season. The library will be open Dec. 27–31. At the SCFOL annual meeting, new SCFOL Life Member Linda Kerr was introduced as well as those named last month. All six have had their names added […]

Survivor

Posted: October 21st, 2016 | Features, San Carlos, Top Stories | No Comments

San Carlos resident beats breast cancer

By Margie M. Palmer

In the 1970s, Janet Chelberg-Burgess helped blaze new trails for females in local law enforcement when she became one of the first women to work street patrol duty for the San Diego Police Department.

She’s since retired from the force, but Chelberg-Burgess continues to battle a new, dangerous foe.

The North Park native and longtime San Carlos resident was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer earlier this year.

News from the San Carlos Area Council – Sept. 16, 2016

By Mickey Zeichick Our next San Carlos Area Council (SCAC) meeting will be Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. in the San Carlos Branch Library, 7265 Jackson Drive. Our meetings are open to the public. Our guest speaker will be San Diego City Attorney Jan Goldsmith. At our September meeting, California State Senator Marty Block […]

Activities and events at the San Carlos Branch Library – Aug. 19, 2016

By Sue Hotz ‘San Carlos Gone By’ Our San Carlos community blossomed in the1960s, and now a resident, Becky Green, is on a quest to document its early history by creating a “San Carlos Gone By” website and a photo display made from your 1960s and 1970s San Carlos photos, newspaper clippings, memorabilia and stories. […]