Sweeney Ridge Equestrian on Cape Breton Drive in Park Pacifica is expanding its riding and boarding programs and looking for new nonprofit partners.
Pacifica native son Rob Schneider publicly pleads (tweets) with the York family to sell him the ailing San Francisco 49ers football franchise. See his Twitter post in the news story above.
Vin Scully's final broadcast on Sunday, October 2 from AT&T Park was broadcast during the third inning of the Giants-Dodgers game on radio (KNBR 680 AM) and TV (CSN Bay Area).
Dudley Perkins (above, fifth from left) on his early Harley-Davidson model JD in 1916. Perkins was awarded the permanent trophy for winning the San Juan Capistrano hill climb three consecutive times. (Pacifican Bob Pilgrim is archiving historic photos like this for his work-in-progress on Northern California motorcycling history.)
He always carried a bag to collect empty bottles and cans. His name was Albert (Tapper) Torney. Everyone thought he was a bit eccentric and kids would tease and hassle him. Then it was discovered that he sold the empty bottles but only some of the cans. After he died in 1998 (age 86), his large collection of model cars made from aluminum cans was discovered. (Internet nugget forwarded by Marv Morganti)
Surfer's firsthand account of shark encounter at Linda Mar Beach.
Rosemary Mena-Werth photo & story
Every Friday night, the bowling alley presents Astro Bowl, a multicolored laser show with musical beats from the DJ, along with video screens that will have you moonwalking up and down the shiny lanes. It's entertainment for people who yearn for the club scene atmosphere—without the club. From 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Fridays, off Highway 1 just south of Rockaway Beach and Fassler Avenue in Pacifica. Call 650-738-8190 for information.