Highlights: Spaghetti Feed, Spooktacular Haunted House, New Pacifica Library Update to Council, Pacifica's 60th Anniversary Celebration
Connect With Pacifica This Week
Greetings!

Pacifica is turning 60 on November 22, 2017 -- a major milestone of incorporation for which all Pacificans can be proud! Notably, as stated in a Proclamation to be presented at the City Council’s October 23rd meeting , three important values are core to Pacifica – community involvement, hard work, and pride. It’s time to celebrate those values and the fascinating history of Pacifica!  Mark your calendars for numerous celebratory events the weekend of November 18th and 19th, including a City Open House with fun activities, food, and valuable information from the City and local organizations, and dinner and lunch events celebrating Pacifica’s history coordinated by the Pacifica Historical Society, Pacifica Chamber of Commerce and City of Pacifica.   Click here for the details.

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

Sincerely,
KEVIN WOODHOUSE
City Manager

Pacifica's 60th Anniversary
November 22, 2017 will mark the 60th Anniversary of incorporation for the City of Pacifica. There are several events planned to commemorate and celebrate this milestone on November 18 and 19, 2017 .

City Open House , Saturday November 18, 2017, 11am-3pm, at the Pacifica Community Center. City departments as well as Pacifica non-profits and local organizations will participate by hosting tables with information on their organizations. There will be activities, fun, food and drink available as well. Contact us if your group is interested in participating at 650-738-7381.

60th Anniversary History Celebration Dinner – Saturday November 18 at Nick’s restaurant. The no-host cocktail reception starts at 5pm, with dinner and presentations beginning at 6pm. Tickets are $60.

60th Anniversary History Celebration Lunch – Sunday November 19 at Nick’s restaurant. Luncheon and presentation starting at 11am. Tickets are $60.

To purchase tickets to the dinner or lunch go to the Eventbrite ticket purchasing page
City News
  • Business Seminar Series Offered in Pacifica October / November - A FREE retail business seminar series is being offered in Pacifica for merchants and anyone who may be interested in the topics. The Small Business Development Center is providing this free service in cooperation with the Pacifica Chamber of Commerce, the City of Pacifica and U.S. Bank. The seminars are funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration and will be held at the U.S. Bank, 1655 Oceana Blvd., Pacifica. There is no cost, but registration is required. See the links to the flyers below for more information and registration details for upcoming seminars. New and existing businesses are encouraged to attend.
  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. - Starting a Home-Based Business
  • Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. - Business Planning Panel Discussion

  • Coffee with Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Kevin Mullin at "The Little Brown Church" on Oct. 27 - Drop by the Pacifica Coastside Museum (aka "Little Brown Church") at 1850 Francisco Blvd. on Friday, October 27 between 8:00am - 9:30am to visit and discuss state and legislative issues that affect our community. See the Event Flyer for more information. (Please note that high-heeled shoes are not recommended due to the antique hardwood flooring at this venue.)

  • New Pacifica Library Project Update - Staff will provide an update to City Council on the new Pacifica library planning efforts at the City Council meeting on October 23. See the Staff Report from the City Council Agenda for more information. The City would still like to hear community input on system strategy (consideration of a 1- or 2-library model to serve our community) and potential site options for a new library. Take our quick survey here. To learn more about the New Pacifica Library project, the community is invited to attend the next Open House / Workshop on November 2 at the Pacifica Community Center. Click here for the event flyer.

  • Pedro Point Sewer Rehabilitation Project Community Meeting on Nov. 2 - The City of Pacifica’s Wastewater Division of the Department of Public Works is working on a sewer collection system rehabilitation and replacement project for the Pedro Point area. You are invited to join the community meeting to learn more about the project. The community meeting will be held on Thursday, November 2 from 6:00pm - 7:00pm at Pedro Point Firehouse, 1227 Danmann Ave., Pacifica. See the flyer for more information.
Upcoming Community Events
Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser at the Community Center this Saturday

On October 21 from 4pm - 7pm the Pacifica Community Center auditorium is transformed into our own little Italy for a real Italian feast to support Pacifica Senior Services. Raffle prizes and silent auction let you win while you dine.

Tickets are $15 for general public, $10 Seniors In Action members, and $5 for children 8 and under. Every penny donated supports Pacifica Senior Services! Click here for more information.

14 th Annual Spooktacular on October 28 – 29
Come see the Pacifica Community Center transformed again – this time into a haunted house and carnival by the City of Pacifica Parks, Beaches and Recreation Department. Fun, games and prizes make this event enjoyable by all ages. Sunday offers a less scary haunted house for younger children. Tickets available for $6 in advance at PB&R Office, 1810 Francisco Blvd. or Community Center or $10 at the door.


Register to VOTE! Last day to register is Oct. 23.
Visit the San Mateo County Election Site for voting information.
Press Releases


Save The Date
  • Oct. 21 - Spaghetti Feed at Pacifica Community Center 4:00pm - 7:00pm. Click here for tickets and more information.

  • Oct. 23 - City Council Meeting 7:00pm at City Council Chambers, 2212 Beach Blvd. See the Full Agenda for more information.


  • Oct. 23 - 31 - Red Ribbon Week. See Press Release for more information.

  • Oct. 26 - Starting a Home-Based Business seminar 6:30pm at U.S. Bank, 1655 Oceana Blvd. See the Event Flyer for more information. See the City News section above for more business seminar opportunities.

  • Oct. 27 - Coffee with Kevin 8:00am - 9:30am at Pacifica Coastside Museum, 1850 Francisco Blvd. Join the Assembly Speaker pro Tempore to discuss state and legislative issues. FREE. See City News section above for more information.

  • Nov. 2 - New Pacifica Library Project Community Open House / Workshop 4:00pm - 7:00pm drop-in or 7:00pm - 8:30pm workshop. Pacifica Community Center, 540 Crespi Dr. See City News section above for more information.

  • Nov. 2 - Pedro Point Sewer Rehabilitation Project Community Meeting 6:00pm at Pedro Point Firehouse, 1227 Danmann Ave., Pacifica. See the flyer 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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