“This is a Trump shutdown and a political stunt designed to appeal to the president’s extreme base, creating convenient confusion and chaos given his impending legal calamities,” U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier said in a prepared release. “For the benefit of our country, we must put to rest the notion that this border wall boondoggle is anything but a Trump reality TV show rerun. And we must immediately fund and reopen the government.”
(Trump should not draw a paycheck during the shutdown. Isn't he a federal employee, too? And note that the shutdown costs the government more than it saves in salaries. Serious damage is being done to infrastructure and services every day.)
The City of Pacifica has filed a civil lawsuit (18CIV06222) in San Mateo County Superior Court attempting to close Seaweed Holistics at 450 Dondee, Suite 2, in Rockaway Beach, which the city claims is operating a medical marijuana dispensary without a city-issued license. Click the link below to see the lawsuit.
"Why not simply overlay the five-district map that comprises the State of Israel, and whose national boundaries are identical to the city limits of Pacifica," suggests Alan Wald (see below).
Dozens of Coastsiders marched from Linda Mar Beach to Rockaway Beach on November 8 to show their support for the Mueller investigation. The demonstrators were part of a nationwide action protesting Donald Trump's replacement of Attorney General Jeff Sessions with partisan anti-Mueller hack Matthew Whitaker, Sessions' chief of staff.
See various Pacifica NextDoor online forums for conversations about the City Council election campaign and negative mailings by out-of-town political action committees. Also click our Comments link below to join the conversation on Riptide.