Click links above for information on spring hiring at several big home improvement stores on the Peninsula and beyond. Lowe's has a special career event on February 21.
Strawflower Shopping Center's homeless camp in the creek recently enjoyed a Service Day (free breakfast, hot showers, laundry), but authorities plan to clear out the creek-dwellers soon, with nowhere else for them to go.
County sheriff's deputies are asking RVs lining Airport Street in Moss Beach/Princeton to leave, but the "homeless" occupants say they have nowhere else to go.
San Mateo County Transportation Authority (SMCTA) launches its Get Us Moving (GUM) campaign. We can't think of a worse acronym for a public transportation initiative. The word "gum" has all kinds of counterintuitive negative connotations, especially in a transportation context. "Gum" connotes "stuck" and "sticky" as in "traffic is all gummed up" and "buses have sticky gum stuck on the floor and under the seats." Please attend the town halls, take the survey, and give SMCTA your honest feedback. Click the press release link above for details. And don't forget to tell them that GUM is the dumbest acronym ever!
In fact, all of San Mateo County real estate is going gangbusters.
Pacifica Police offer a free public training February 28 on how to deal with an active shooter. Click the link above for details and registration.
Pacifica drone operator Gerald Destremps, 55, faces charges that his drone interfered with emergency personnel in a Pacific Manor cliff rescue operation January 27, 2017. He pleaded not guilty at his pretrial hearing. He is scheduled to stand trial on May 14, 2018. Stay tuned here for updates as we get them from our intrepid court reporter Alan Wald (Case #16NM003444A).
This study says north Pacifica is adequately served by SamTrans buses. Do you agree?
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