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Big Banker reports a rumor that The Surf Spot restaurant on Sea Bowl Lane will close soon and that the brew pub there will take over the operation. Was notice given to employees and vendors before bankruptcy was declared? Inquiring minds would like to know. According to a NextDoor post, closing day is August 27 and customers holding gift certificates have been advised to use them up before the 27th. Stay tuned to Riptide for more details as they emerge.
Alan Wald says Pacifica will celebrate what he calls Pacificlipse at Sharp Park Library on Monday, August 21 at 9 a.m. Refreshments will be served.
August 22 is the deadline to apply for the Civics 101 Academy on San Mateo County government.
Southern Poverty Law Center says 917 hate groups are currently active in the U.S., with none in San Mateo County, two in San Francisco, three in Oakland, one in Walnut Creek, one in Mountain View, and one in Santa Cruz.
Better Business Burro relays a rumor that a marijuana dispensary wants to buy the Clocktower Building in Rockaway Beach. What a hoot! They could easily make that tower into a giant bong.
Nomination deadline is August 25.
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Public review periods for consolidated municipal, school, and special-district ballots to be used in the November 7 election.