The county launches a new election model.
Wind gusts sent trashcans flying Sunday night in Pacifica. Meteorologists say the cause was "collapsing thunderstorms" (see news story above for details). On Monday, the whole Bay Area saw thunder, lightning, and rain. Thousands of lightning strikes caused downed trees (see below @ Moss Beach) and brushfires.
Click link for video tour of the oceanside property.
Is it the heat or the humidity? Click the police log above for a day's worth of mischief and mayhem in Pacifica.
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has approved Supervisor David J. Canepa's legislation to ban cellphone use while in crosswalks.
State Senator Jerry Hill's legislation now goes to the governor.
Far-right Patriot Prayer members who rallied recently in Pacifica drove their flag-bedecked car through an antifa counterprotest at a right-wing demonstration in Vancouver, Washington on September 10.
Next May, filmmakers will shoot a documentary on Linda Mar Beach about the New Dimensions surf band of the 1960s.
Pacifica Mayor Pro Tem John Keener introduced a resolution September 11 asking Congress if it has grounds to impeach President Trump. Stay tuned here for more details.
Pacifica Police made a traffic stop at Linda Mar on Saturday evening. When the suspects took off, police chased them up the hill and through the tunnel, where the suspects crashed and were arrested. See the police press release above for full details.
The Fake Americans Russia Created to Influence the Election
By Scott Shane, The New York Times
Sometimes an international offensive begins with a few shots that draw little notice. So it was last year when Melvin Redick of Harrisburg, Pa., a friendly-looking American with a backward baseball cap and a young daughter, posted on Facebook a link to a brand-new website.
“These guys show hidden truth about Hillary Clinton, George Soros and other leaders of the US,” he wrote on June 8, 2016. “Visit #DCLeaks website. It’s really interesting!”
Mr. Redick turned out to be a remarkably elusive character. No Melvin Redick appears in Pennsylvania records, and his photos seem to be borrowed from an unsuspecting Brazilian. But this fictional concoction has earned a small spot in history: The Redick posts that morning were among the first public signs of an unprecedented foreign intervention in American democracy.
To read the complete article, please click here.
San Mateo County Parks Department is thinking of charging use fees for admission to popular Fitzgerald Marine Reserve in Moss Beach to keep the public from loving the reefs, tidepools, and marine life to death.
Heat stroke claimed the lives of six elderly residents of the San Francisco Peninsula in last weekend's extreme high temperatures, including Patrick Henry, 90, of Pacifica.
Sharp Park Beach north of Pacifica Pier (photo by John Erve, winner of San Mateo Daily Journal photo contest)