An armed person had been seen in the Sweeney Ridge park area Aug. 8 heading toward the Skyline College campus. San Bruno police searched the area around Skyline College and the San Francisco Jail looking for the man described as a white man in his early 40s wearing blue jeans, a blue plaid shirt and a baseball cap worn backwards.
A Pacifica man allegedly selling methamphetamine from his home with four, young school aged children in the house was arrested Aug. 27.
A series of unusual thunderstorms lit up the Coast one Monday night in August, and some Pacificans were able to capture the spectacular lightning show in photos and video. The National Weather Service extended a red-flag warning for parts of the Bay Area as more lightning was expected to strike.
Flyers offering a residential
addressing service by 'self-employed people' who promise to leave your house
curb numbers 'brighter and more visible than ever before' are being posted in
some Pacifica neighborhoods. Some residents like the service. Others say it’s a
scam, and the man who offers the services is “rude” and “shady” and berates
residents “collecting tax free money.”
debates on whether or not this phone tax will be helpful or not to citizens of Pacifica. Just this week, the Pacifica Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors publicly took their position on the issue, voting unanimously to not support this tax measure and penning a letter to their members about it. And ballot statements for and against the measure were due last week and are in the hands of the City Clerk.
Coastside residents were in “shock” over the sale of their beloved Moss Beach Park. Michael O’Connell, an engineer and developer from Pacifica, acquired the property with a bid of $96,500 in an online tax auction. The former landowner of Moss Beach Park, the nonprofit Coastside Preservation and Recreation Inc., was delinquent in its property tax payments. San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley explains in a letter addressed to Midcoast residents that "the County has the legal standing to cancel the sale and return the land and park to its previous owner” but residents have to come up with $8,000 + to pay the outstanding tax bill. Paul and Julie Shenkman of Half Moon Bay, owners of Sam’s Chowder House, offer to pay the entire property tax due on Moss Beach Park.
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