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The SFO Medical Clinic will be closed on Saturday, May 28, 2016 through Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of Memorial Day. The Clinic will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. For emergencies, please call 911. The nearest medical facility is Peninsula Medical Center at 1501 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame, (650) 696-5446. Please contact the SFO Medical Clinic at (650) 821-5601 if you have any questions.
SFO Custodial employee Yin Peng Yao’s fast and conscientious action on Thursday, April 28, led to the quick return of a traveler’s lost wallet – and helped the traveler return to SF in the process. Yin came across the wallet in the Terminal 3 Boarding Area E restroom and immediately contacted her supervisor. The passenger was then paged, but she had already departed SFO. After an internet search of the passenger’s name, Airport Duty Manager Lily Wang was then able to contact her via email. Because the passenger’s Driver’s License, along with cash and credit cards, were in the wallet, a...
In 2010, the City and County of San Francisco (CCSF) including SFO, joined the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). By participating in this program, SFO adheres to the FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and develops strategies to protect areas which could be affected by a 100-year flood. Based on a detailed San Francisco Bay Area Coastal Study, this preliminary FIRM designates portions of the City as coastal flood hazard areas, which include the Airport. On November 12, 2015, FEMA issued a preliminary FIRM to inform flood risk in San...
The May 2016 Plant of the Month is Lupinus succulents, more commonly known as Arroyo Lupine. The Arroyo Lupine is a California native that can grow to as much as 3 feet tall by 3 feet wide and has silver foliage with intense blue purple flowers that bloom in late spring to early summer. This lupine needs full sun and good drainage to thrive and, once established, needs little to no water. Vulnerable to snails and slugs, it is deer resistant and is a favorite of native pollinators. It is often seen growing alongside other California native wildflowers such as California poppy. Lupine is a...
Project receives highest award from American Council of Engineering Companies SFO's new Airport Traffic Control Tower was recognized as the top engineering project in the United States. In an awards ceremony held in Washington D.C. on April 19th, the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) named the tower facility as the 2016 “Grand Conceptor Award Winner” for employing a cutting-edge vertical post-tensioned system, enabling the tower to remain upright and fully operational after a major earthquake. “The new Airport Traffic Control Tower at SFO is the physical manifestation of our...

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