Riptide's Better Business Burro reports that real estate developer/builder Keet Nerhan of Half Moon Bay is buying Dave & Lou's Valero service station at Linda Mar and Highway 1 in Pacifica. The popular longtime gas station is in escrow. Kurhan already owns a Shell station in Half Moon Bay. Stay tuned for further details.
Alan Wald writes: "Does it come as news to you that Prime Dip in Rockaway has closed? I know there was an exterior fire, but I stopped by this evening and looked inside; all its furniture is stacked in the middle and a realtor's lock box is by the door. The fire damage still shows, Yelp says it has closed, and its phone number is disconnected. Looks like the curse of 4408 PCH has struck again."
According to comments on NextDoor, Luigi's Italian Restaurant at Adobe Square in Linda Mar has been burglarized and vandalized, but we have not yet confirmed this other than a verbal acknowledgment from a woman who answered the phone at Luigi's that there had been a break-in. Related comments on NextDoor and from our sources indicate that other break-ins have recently occurred at Spindrift Theater and Sanchez Library, where a safe was stolen. If you have information about any of these crimes, please call Pacifica Police. Stay tuned.
The Pacifica Chamber of Commerce has a new chief executive officer. Pacifica native Vickie Flores becomes the chamber's CEO on October 5, following a two-month search by the chamber board of directors.
The San Mateo County real estate industry (click link above) turned out in force September 28 at Pacifica City Council to fight rent control, but so did supporters of rent control and fair housing for working people in Pacifica. This deployment of a vested interest's lobbying arm (SAMCAR) was truly a case of class warfare. Stay tuned for details of the meeting. At the link below, you can see how the Realtors feel about rent control.
This news item gives new meaning to the term “pufferbillies.” Pueblo County (Colorado) is debating using money from pot-growing operations outside Pueblo, Colorado city limits to pay for track and signal upgrades and a new Pueblo stop along the route of Amtrak’s Southwest Chief train. Now that’s a super-smart solution for a dope economy! (Sources: Chieftain.com, NationalCorridors.org)