Via Uno restaurant on Highway 1 north of Half Moon Bay is donating $4 from every serving of amatriciana pasta to the international relief fund for earthquake-ravaged Amatrice, Italy (below).
Via Uno amatriciana pasta dish
Registrar of Voters invites public to participate in open government through September 8.
Soul Sauce has Pacifica/Nick's roots.
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Junior Olympics gold medalist Lupe Gutierrez headlines September 4 boxing match in Pacifica.
Join Pacifica Beach Coalition's September 17 beach cleanups. Sign up today.
Better Business Burro reports that Chipotle will NOT move into the old Denny's building in Linda Mar shopping center. Stay tuned for any news on the other possible co-tenant in that space, Panda Express.
New quarry website accuses the quarry owner of hiding his identity behind a Facebook page (Restore Pacifica Quarry) purporting to be locally based.
Venerable bluegrass organization sells tickets to its upcoming concerts in Mountain View.
Highway 1 between the tunnels and Linda Mar needs weeding and cleanup all along both shoulders, including removal or repair of the crumpled Caltrans construction sign on the downhill side. The entire roadway north of the tunnels is littered with trash, debris, and weeds on both sides.
(We submitted a maintenance request/complaint June 29 on the Caltrans District 4 online form. Caltrans replied July 14 that it has scheduled cleanup of this disgraceful stretch of highway between Linda Mar and the tunnels. THAT WAS MORE THAN A MONTH AGO, AND IT STILL HAS NOT BEEN DONE. Please ask Caltrans to get off the dime and do the job. We note that removing weeds and trash may help visibility on this dangerous S curve, where bicyclists wobble up and down the narrow-to-nonexistent shoulders, taking their lives in their hands and making motorists extremely nervous.)
The county averages 3.4 percent unemployment, and Pacifica is even lower at 3.2 percent.
The Fog Bank contest features a Lucite tank containing a model of Pedro Point, complete with surfers. The entrant who comes close to guessing the actual number of cotton "fog balls" within wins $50 cash or a $50 gift certificate. The contest is open now at Oceana Market in Eureka Square. On September 1, it moves to First National Bank in Linda Mar. On September 15, it moves to Florey's Bookstore on Palmetto. Mark your calendars for Fogfest, September 24-25. Winners are announced and prizes awarded on the main stage Sunday, September 25 (pacificcoastfogfest.com).
Resist Density critiques MidPen Housing's aptly named "schemes" for shoving a housing development down Moss Beach's throat, aided and abetted by Coastside un-representative Don Horsley on the Board of Supervisors.