Highlights: National Night Out, Devil's Slide Ride, SFO Roundtable Meeting on Airport Noise, Library Opportunities Survey
Connect With Pacifica This Week
Greetings!

You have the opportunity this weekend to enjoy Pacifica’s Coastal Trail on the Pup Walk and Whale Talk.  This is a 1.9 mile leisurely stroll that you can do with your whole family. The walk begins at the Pacifica Community Center at 10:00am this Saturday, July 29. Marine naturalists will teach participants all about whales that frequent our area during this coastside stroll. This event is brought to you by PARCA as part of its annual Devil’s Slide Ride event. Be sure to register to support this good cause.


Here at City Hall, we are hearing increasing complaints about how changes in flight patterns have resulted in aircraft noise in neighborhoods throughout Pacifica negatively affecting our residents. If this issue is affecting you, one way of making your voice heard is to participate in SFO Community Roundtable meetings. The next meeting will be held at Millbrae City Hall on August 2 at 7:00pm.


Please let me know if you have comments or questions, and  thank you for wanting to   Connect with Pacifica!

Best,
KEITH BRESKIN
Interim City Manager

ConnectWithPacifica@ci.pacifica.ca.us
Share Your Thoughts on Pacifica Libraries Opportunities by July 31
We heard we need a new library… Share Your Vision Online

The City of Pacifica wants to develop a plan that meets our library needs and has our community’s support. We are continuing to plan the future of our libraries. By participating in this short “Pacifica Libraries Opportunities” survey via City Hall Listens, you can share your priorities for types of spaces and activities you wish to see in your Pacifica library. Your input counts! 

Take the survey here before July 31.
City News
  • National Night Out on August 1st Invites Neighborhood Block Gatherings and Activities Pacifica will be participating in the 34th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1. Always the first Tuesday in August, this national campaign is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

     

    Organize a block gathering activity in your neighborhood such as an ice cream social or barbecue, or simply turn on your porch light between 6:30 and 9:00 PM to show neighborhood support and participation in National Night Out. When residents on a block know each other, the neighborhood and the community is safer and stronger. See the Press Release for more information about National Night Out. 


  • SFO Community Roundtable Meets August 2 to Address Airport Noise Concerns - The SFO Community Roundtable is a voluntary committee that meets regularly to address community impacts from aircraft operations at San Francisco International Airport. The next regular meeting of the SFO Community Roundtable is on August 2 at 7:00pm at Millbrae City Hall, 450 Poplar Avenue, Millbrae. Meetings are open to the public. Click here for the Agenda and more information.


  • Devil’s Slide Ride Bicycle and Trail Run Event Adds Pup Walk and Whale Talk on July 29 - The annual Devil’s Slide Ride bicycle ride and trail run event benefitting PARCA is coming up on July 29. In addition to its bicycle road rides (choose from 37-mile, 61-mile or 104-mile courses) and trail runs (4k, 11k or half-marathon), this year’s event offers a new Pup Walk and Whale Talk at a more leisurely pace. Grab your family and/or your dog(s) on leash for a beautiful oceanside stroll and discover the fascinating world of whales while supporting a great cause. Marine naturalists will be on hand to answer questions and accompany the first group to leave from the Pacifica Community Center at 10am. See the website for more information or register here.

  • Reminder to License Your Pets All dogs in San Mateo County are required to be licensed, and it is recommended that cat owners in Pacifica license their cats as well. Dogs must be licensed by 4 months or age or within 60 days of acquiring the dog or moving to San Mateo County. Licensing your pets is the quickest way to be reunited if they get lost or injured. Licensing is affordable and easy to do online, by phone or in person. See the San Mateo County Animal Licensing webpage for more details.


  • Inflatable Family Fun Run Pairs Parent and Child on August 17 This is the City of Pacifica's first obstacle run created solely for children and their guardian. This is a course that your kid(s) will never forget! We have made each inflatable obstacle unique, safe, and most importantly, FUN! The challenge will be held on Thursday, August 17 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm at Frontierland Park for children ages 3 to 12 and their parent / guardian. $40 per couple. Sign up TODAY before it sells out!
    Check out the Course Map here or see the Event Flyer for more information.
     


Press Releases

Save The Date

  • July 29 Devil's Slide Ride, Pup Walk & Whale Talk Event. See the City News section for more information.

  • August 1 - National Night Out 6:30pm - 9:00pm in your neighborhood. See the Press Release for more information.

  • August 2 - SFO Community Roundtable Meeting 7:00pm at Millbrae City Hall, 450 Poplar Ave., Millbrae. Click here for more information.


  •  Upcoming City Meetings – For information about upcoming City meetings, visit the City of Pacifica website at www.cityofpacifica.org and check the Calendar for City Council Meetings and Other City Meetings at the bottom of the page. 


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