Power Shutoff, Traffic Worries Close Pacifica Schools For The DayStudents in Pacifica enjoyed a day off from classes Monday because of the power shutoff. With power knocked out to the stop lights, getting up and down the main road in town, Highway 1, was a pain.
Magnitude 3.5 Earthquake, Aftershocks Strike PeninsulaA magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck off the coast just south of San Francisco on Saturday morning, jolting local residents from their beds and breakfast tables.
Pacifica Pair Re-Arrested On Retail Theft Charges After Posting Bail On Same ChargesA man and woman from Pacifica were back behind bars Thursday on retail theft and conspiracy charges -- weeks after being released on bail following their arrest on the same charges.
Pacifica Celebrates Highway 1 Repaving, New Pedestrian BridgeHighway 1 -- the iconic roadway that offers beautiful views of the California coast -- will now be a little bit easier to drive after a ten-mile stretch of the highway received a recent facelift.
$400,000 in State Funds for S.F. Rec and Parks to Benefit Seniors and SnakesKids, seniors and snakes will be among those who benefit from an influx of state funding to the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department, city officials announced Friday.
Suspects In Theft, Fencing Ring Arrested In Pacifica Home With $70K In Stolen GoodsTwo-dozen laptops were among suspected stolen goods worth $70,000 found at a Pacifica home this week during an investigation into a retail theft and fencing ring.
Pacifica World Dog Surfing Contest Crowns ChampionsDogs from around the world gathered at Linda Mar Beach Saturday to compete in the World Dog Surfing Championships.
Bay Area Beaches Rank Among Most Polluted In CaliforniaFour Bay Area beaches ranked among the most polluted in California, while Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz earned a spot as one of the least polluted beaches in the state, according to the annual report released this week by the environmental advocacy nonprofit Heal the Bay.
Suspected Thief Fleeing Liquor Store in Pacifica Rams Clerk With CarPolice are searching for a theft suspect who seriously injured a store clerk while fleeing the scene in Pacifica on Friday afternoon.
Homeowners Fear Losing Property Over 'Managed Retreat' Policies To Address Sea Level RiseBy 2100, the U.S. Geological Survey predicts some 600,000 homes will be at risk of flooding. While the state Coastal Commission wants to let nature take its course, homeowners are fighting back.
Dead Whale Discovered On Pacifica BeachA dead whale washed ashore at a beach in Pacifica Tuesday morning, but Marine Mammal Center scientists cannot study it until it moves somewhere more accessible, a center spokesman said.
Fawn Rescued From Storm Drain In PacificaA delicate rescue in Pacifica Wednesday resulted in a happy ending for a fawn caught in a storm drain.
Hang Glider Pilot Killed In Ocean Plunge Identified As San Francisco ResidentThe pilot of a hang glider who crashed into the Pacific Ocean off of the coast of Pacifica Sunday afternoon has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner’s office as 44-year-old San Francisco resident Christopher Carrillo.
Hang Glider Pilot Dies After Plunging Into Coast Near PacificaA hang glider pilot died late Sunday afternoon when he plunged into the Pacific Ocean off the coast near Pacifica, a Cal Fire spokesman said.
Marine Biologists Say Dead Whale On Pacifica Beach Didn't Seem MalnourishedMarine biologists arrived in Pacifica to conduct a necropsy on the dead whale that washed up yesterday and found that it didn't seem to be malnourished.