A legal agreement was reached September 13.
Pacifican Colin Dwyer heads the new Mavericks.
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Best Pets in Fairmont shopping center is closing, according to Better Business Burro.
Surf Spot restaurant on Sea Bowl Lane closed August 27. It is now up for sale or lease. Facebook page said: "To receive a refund on any unused Surf Spot gift cards, please send the card with your mailing address to 4625 Coast Highway, Pacifica, CA 94044." Impressed that Surf Spot is honoring unused gift certificates. That's good, ethical business practice by the local owners. We hope they pay off their vendor bills the same way, so nobody gets stiffed.
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.
The co-owner of a popular family-run business in Pacifica called Winters Tavern confirmed that while it was still a month or two too early to share details, “the Winters storm is coming” to Sonora. C.J. Valenti, along with his wife and business partner Corinne Robinson — a Sonora High School graduate — are sharing hints on social media that their new location will be called Winters Tavern East and that it will maintain similar values as the Pacifica location; namely, locally sourced beers (“no crap on tap”), food, and live music.
Department of Corrections Correction: Better Business Burro says Starbread is moving into a space near Cheers, while Starbucks is moving or expanding into a new space in Linda Mar Shopping Center, and Panda Express is moving into the old Denny's space. And a sharp-eyed Riptide reader notes that Starbread is Filipino, not Indian, food. Got that straight now?
What will become of A Grape in the Fog?
According to Big Banker, the iconic Clocktower Building at 446 Old County Road in Rockaway Beach is in foreclosure, with a $2,340,00 first trust deed recorded in November 2006, past due in November 2016. Building owners have filed bankruptcy, but the foreclosure sale has been rescheduled repeatedly with no end in sight. Stay tuned.
Better Business Burro reports that Taco Bell on Linda Mar Beach is closing in August for a remodel and possible transition to alcohol sales.
Legendary seaside restaurant Nick's turns 90 in its original Rockaway Beach location. Drop in for a famous Nick's crab sandwich. Yummy.
Big Creek Lumber donates wood to Ortega and La Honda elementary schools to build garden beds.