On a tip from Pacifica police, Vacaville law officers arrested a wanted man who tried to use his car to smash his way out of a Carl's Jr. drive-through in Woodland.
The City of Pacifica is meeting with community groups to plan for sea-level rise along the coast. Click press release link above for details of upcoming meetings.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) North Peninsula Chapter meets January 24 in Burlingame. The topic is "Learn the Basics of Local Public Policy Advocacy." Click the press release link above for details of the meeting and general information about ACLU.
This list does not include Pacifica, but we have the famous crab sandwiches at Nick's, plus various crab dishes at Tam's and Pacifica Thai, and probably some fairly decent crab salads and sandwiches at various area delis and restaurants between Pacifica and Half Moon Bay. If you know of others on the Coastside, let us know by hitting the Comments button below. On the Bayside, we are partial to the crab salad sandwiches at Darby Dan's, Wednesday through Friday.
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 negative, counterintuitive 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!
Turn headlights on when windshield wipers are on. It's the law. Observe alerts and warnings about high storm surf at the coast. Stay safe!
Wall of Blues makes its first appearance of the new year at the ever lucky Cameron's Pub in Half Moon Bay. This will be a night filled with the vocal and musical stylings of the premier blues and R&B dance band in the tri-county area. Start your new year off right with a night of fun music and cool company.
Best entertainment on the coast. World-class live music. Low prices. Free parking. Snacks and beverages. Mildred Owen Concert Hall (MOCHA), Sanchez Art Center, 1220 Linda Mar Boulevard, Pacifica.
Click link for dramatic photos of big waves flipping a boat over, sending two men flying into the water.
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