Pacifica

A Pacifica beach. (4/15/15)

Dead Humpback Whale Washes Onto Pacifica Beach

A dead Humpback whale washed onto the shore on a beach in Pacifica Sunday, according to dispatchers.

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brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

13-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With Starting Brush Fire In Pacifica

Police on Thursday arrested a 13-year-old in connection with started a brush fire that burned about five acres in Pacifica.

07/24/2015

Grass Fire

Brush Fire Burns 5 Acres In Pacifica

A brush fire that has burned approximately five acres in Pacifica is 10 percent contained Thursday evening, according to fire officials.

07/23/2015

Tunnel Traffic

Multi-Car Crash In Devil’s Slide Tunnel Temporarily Closes Highway 1

Traffic was moving slowly on state Highway 1 south of Pacifica Sunday afternoon after a collision closed the roadway in both directions at the Devil’s Slide tunnel.

07/19/2015

A whale spotted off the Pacifica Pier. (Fototaker)

Is It Just Me Or Are Whales Easier To Spot Of The California Coast This Year?

My friend and photo Fototaker Tony really out did himself! A couple of days ago, he strolled to the Pacifica Pier and it was Christmas in July! Checkout the photo he sent me.

07/16/2015

A view of Pacifica looking south. (CBS)

Is Pacifica The Bay Area’s Most Underappreciated Gem?

Known for its natural beauty, Pacifica is filled with numerous hiking trails through rolling hills that overlook the ocean surf and forested canyons. The city is snuggled in between small valleys. There is Sweeney Ridge to the east, Montara Mountain to the south and the Pacific Ocean’s rocky bluffs to the west.

07/14/2015

A dead gray whale on a beach in Half Moon Bay. (CBS)

6th Dead Whale Washes Onto Bay Area Shores In 5-Week Period

A dead gray whale that washed onto the shore in Half Moon Bay was spotted Tuesday. It was the sixth dead whale to wash onto Northern California beaches in the last five weeks.

05/19/2015

Scientists from the Marine Mammal Center and the Academy of Sciences will perform a necropsy on a sperm whale that washed ashore a Pacifica beach on April 14 2015. (Edgar Teran)

2 Whales That Turned Up Dead On Pacifica Beaches To Be Buried

Two whales that turned up dead on a Pacifica beach in recent weeks will be buried there at the request of the city, according to police.

05/18/2015

A dead whale washes ashore on Pacifica beach, May 5, 2015. (CBS)

Dead Humpback Whale That Washed Ashore On A Pacifica Beach Likely Struck By Ship

The humpback was discovered on Pacifica’s Sharp Park Beach on Monday evening.

05/06/2015

A dead whale washes ashore on Pacifica beach, May 5, 2015. (CBS)

Fifth Dead Whale In 3 Weeks Washes Ashore NorCal Beach

A whale carcass was found on a beach in Pacifica Tueday morning, making it the fifth dead whale to wash ashore a Northern California beach in three weeks.

05/05/2015

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