Pacifica

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HALF MOON BAY, CA - JANUARY 24:  Danilo Couto (L) and Peter Mel share a wave during the second heat of round one of Mavericks Invitational on January 24, 2014 in Half Moon Bay, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mavericks Window To Close Next Tuesday; Surf Competition Unlikely This Year

The three-month window for the world-renowned Mavericks big-wave surf contest closes next Tuesday and organizers are saying, due to Mother Nature— it’s highly unlikely the event will happen this year.

03/24/2015

Highway 1 at Devil's Slide as seen from Montara State Beach. (CBS)

Fire Crews Rappel Down Pacifica Cliff In Dark To Rescue Stranded Hiker

Fire crews repelled roughly 200 feet down a Pacifica cliff in the dark to rescue a stranded hiker Saturday evening.

02/08/2015

Invoice from Scholastic School Supply. Authorities say the company was fake and accuse Robert Armstrong of operating a scam that defrauded thousands of schools. (CBS)

Bay Area Schools Receive Bogus Bills For Books In Alleged Nationwide Scam

Bay Area schools have been put on notice about a potential scam that could cost them. Investigators believe the man behind the scheme allegedly defrauded thousands of schools across the country in a fake billing scam.

02/06/2015

Chopper 5 over a brush fire along Fassler Avenue in Pacifica on January 26, 2015. (CBS)

A Wildfire In January? Get Used To It

This morning’s wildfire was a grim reminder of how conditions are ideal for fire ignition. There is an elevated risk of explosive fire growth when the Bay Area experiences low humidity, gusty winds and low fuel moisture.

01/26/2015

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6-Alarm Grass Fire In Pacifica Contained, Roads Reopen

Roads have reopened and a Pacifica neighborhood is getting back to normal after a six-alarm vegetation fire forced the evacuation of about 80 homes early Monday morning, fire officials said.

01/26/2015

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Police Looking For Man Suspected Of Punching, Robbing Woman In Front Of Pacifica Safeway Store

Police are seeking a man suspected of punching a woman and robbing her of cash at a shopping mall in Pacifica on Thursday.

12/22/2014

Pacifica Pier

Storms Prove Too Much For Pacifica Waste Treatment Plants; Residents Asked To Conserve

PACIFICA (CBS SF) – The City of Pacifica is asking people to reduce their water use during the rainy weather. The massive rain totals have caused problems for the waste water treatment plant. City officials […]

12/12/2014

Drowning

5-Year-Old Pacifica Girl Found Drowned In Bathtub

A 5-year-old Pacifica girl may have drowned in her bathtub on Saturday, police said.

11/24/2014

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Coast Guard Responds To Report Of Possible Body In Water Near Pacifica Beach

Emergency personnel are continuing to search for a person who was last seen face down in the water near a Pacifica beach Sunday, according to the Coast Guard.

11/23/2014

PACIFICA, CA - FEBRUARY 08: A wave breaks on the Pacifica Pier (credit: Erik Simonson)

Drowned Man In Pacifica Identified

Authorities identified the man who drowned while surfing with his son off a Pacifica beach on Monday was a 60-year-old resident of that city.

11/06/2014

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