The City of Half Moon Bay reports a huge increase in revenue from parking fines since the coronavirus pandemic began. All those covidiots defying stay-at-home orders have brought the city budget a windfall.(Correction: $2,200 [AVG] to $16,604 [JUN] is a 7.3-fold increase, according to our analyst Dan Stegink.)
This editorial originally appeared in the San Mateo Daily Journal, December 24, 2019. Reposted here with the author's permission.
The comment below the story rips the HMB Chamber of Commerce CEO for spreading a false alarm about generator thefts.
Libby Leyden, Half Moon Bay Review
Pacifican installs rooftop solar panels on his home, where power was shut off several times in October due to high winds and fire danger. (Photo: Kirsten Andrews-Schwind, Peninsula Clean Energy)