aholehole |əˌhōlēˈhōlē| noun: a small silvery fish occurring only in the shallow waters around the Hawaiian islands, where it is a food fish. [Kuhlia sandvicensis, family Kuhliidae] (New American Oxford Dictionary; aka ahole, Hawaiian-language dictionary)
By Leo Leon, Special to Riptide
Hummingbirds are very active now as spring is in full swing and Pacifica is abloom in nectar-bearing flowers, shrubs, and trees. Hummingbirds are joyful reminders of the little things that matter. These little creatures migrate annually: Rufous Hummingbird Migration Chart
21:52 Welfare Check 1504250260 Occurred on Fernandez Wy, Pacifica. MALE IN DRIVEWAY COMPLETELY NAKED WASHING HIS TRUCK - WHICH HAS BEEN RUNNING FOR 7 HOURS Disposition: Report Taken.
Pacifican Susan Pemberton of the California Academy of Science scraped graffiti off the sperm whale carcass on a Pacifica beach, reports Leah Garchik (San Francisco Chronicle, April 28).
This "My Turn" column originally appeared in the April 29 Pacifica Tribune.
Pacifica City Council member John Keener has filed an appeal against the Planning Commission's April 6 approval of Harmony@1 Lot #2. Keener's appeal is based on variances granted on green and LEED criteria.
With Terra Nova's Wizard of Oz set to stage this weekend, several Pacifica palindrome lovers hoped to land the Wizard role so they could exclaim: "'Tis a Wiz of Oz -- I was it!"
An informed source reports that on June 30, Seton Medical Center will close its Family Birthing Unit, including Labor and Delivery, Well Newborn Nursery, Intensive Care Nursery, and Postpartum Nursing units.
Better Business Burro buzzes about big changes in store for well-known local gas stations in Linda Mar and Fairmont. Think Slurpee with a fill-up. Stay tuned for details as they emerge. If it really happens, Caltrans and the city may need to add a new crosswalk on Highway 1 directly to the Linda Mar beach side, instead of the long way around via Denny's.