"A demonym is a word used to describe the residents or natives of a place: New Yorkers, Oregonians, or Japanese, for example." Likewise, Pacifican is a demonym, adds Pacifican Peter Loeb.
NextDoor post on trying to find a replacement for the South San Francisco car wash that went out of business: "That car wash is getting remolded at the moment. Not sure when it will open up again."
Hiding in plain sight: Columbus son's 500-year-old classic found on wrong bookshelf in Denmark library
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Thanks to my Pacifica Tribune readers for following my Wandering & Wondering column the past 20 years. I have folded the column and refocused my journalistic energies on this blog, covering the Coastside from Pacifica to Pescadero. All my newspaper columns are archived here on Riptide: Just click the Wandering & Wondering category on the sidebar.
"Or take a stroll over to Ink Dwell, the new studio of painter Jane Kim, who specializes in ornate audoban-style murals of still wildlife...” (One Day One Place: Half Moon Bay, July 11, by Greg Thomas, S.F. Chronicle travel editor)
From The (San Mateo) Daily Journal, Letters to the editor, July 2, 2018:
San Mateo County Chief Elections Officer Mark Church opined recently that the June election had been "extremely successful" because 44 percent of residents voted […]. How sad that in a democracy where all citizens have an equal right to vote, fewer than half take advantage of the privilege. Do 66 percent of citizens subscribe to the bromide "I don’t really care, do u?”
(Reader Pierre Messerli caught this mathematically challenged letter.)