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  1. Orca beaches near Fort BraggRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... state park beach this week. Last Tuesday night, a 49-foot sperm whale was discovered on Sharp Park State Beach near Pacifica. The male orca found near Fort Bragg Saturday was probably a young adult or a “sprouter” - a late juvenile - ...

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  2. Pacifica Residents Asked to Celebrate World Red Cross Day by Giving BloodRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood this May in honor of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day on May 8 - the birthday of International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement founder, Henry Dunant. World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day recognizes the local and global impact of the Red Cross mission.

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  3. Pacifica Man Crashes Car into Home Near Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    A Pacifica man crashed a car into a two-car garage at a residence in the unincorporated Palomar Park area outside Redwood City this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The incident was reported at 9:54 a.m. after the driver of a black Chevrolet Tahoe traveling eastbound in the 1300 block of Edgewood Road crossed the opposing lane of traffic and crashed into a detached garage, according to CHP Officer Art Montiel.

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  4. Highway & Housing @ Planning Commission, April 20Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Pacifica Riptide

    Make your voice heard on the Highway 1 widening and "Housing Element" proposal in front of the Planning Commission on April 20 and City Council on May 11. The City of Pacifica is required to develop a "housing element" that explains where housing might be developed, and the city has been circulating a proposed new "housing element." Pacificans for Highway 1 Alternatives is concerned about several references to the Calera Parkway Project that speak of the highway widening as if it were a good thing and a done deal .

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  5. The best places in San Diego to take Mom for Mother's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    ... the gift of brunch at its best, a striking view of the Pacific Ocean served alongside award-winning coastal fare at Pacifica Del Mar. Packed with local favorites, Pacifica's three-course prix fixe meal includes breakfast and lunch items that will ...

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  6. Pacifica Resource Center Hosts Rockaway Beach StrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    Do you have your tickets for the Rockaway Beach Stroll, April 26, 2 - 4:30pm? Tickets are available on the PRC website . Check out the amazing custom made guitar that's part of the live auction!

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  7. Pacifica Beach Coalition Presents Earth Day 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    His life is filled with activity and love, a world removed from the parking lot of Dodgers Stadium where he was savagely beaten. The star of the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" was arrested at the Beverly Hills Hotel after allegedly causing a drunken scene.

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  8. Researchers: Dead sperm whale washed ashore in Pacifica has signs of traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... the importance of keeping trash from reaching the ocean. Officials had not ruled out a similar fate for the Pacifica whale, saying his emaciation could possibly be the result of a digestive problem. Sherr noted that the beached whale is about 11 ...

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  9. Necropsy Fails to Determine Cause of Death for Sperm WhaleRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Patch.com

    Biologists were unable to determine the cause of death for a sperm whale found washed up on a Pacifica beach Tuesday, Marine Mammal Center officials said. The 48-foot male whale was discovered at Mori Point at the south end of Sharp Park State Beach in Pacifica, and was already dead by the time biologists from the center and the California Academy of Sciences arrived, Marine Mammal Center spokeswoman Laura Sherr said Wednesday.

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  10. Cause of death a 'mystery' for whale found beached in PacificaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | SFGate

    Marine biologists and researchers from the Marine Mammal Center and the California Academy of Sciences perform a necropsy on a beached sperm whale below Mori Point in Pacifica, Calif. on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

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  11. Weekly Snow Report for Pacifica Residents Headed to TahoeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Patch.com

    Plus, check the road conditions and gas prices before you head out of town to enjoy the last few days of snow season. Thousands from around the Bay Area are headed to Tahoe for the weekend, to soak in the last bit of spring snow we have nearby.

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  12. What killed whale that washed up?Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Marine biologists and researchers from the Marine Mammal Center and the California Academy of Sciences perform a necropsy on a beached sperm whale below Mori Point in Pacifica, Calif. on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

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  13. Pacifica Libraries Invites the Community to Docent Lecture on High Style April 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Patch.com

    Join us this Sunday, April 19th at 2 p.m. at Sanchez Library for a docent lecture on High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection, currently on exhibit at Legion of Honor. Light refreshments will be served.

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  14. Pacifica Libraries Invites Readers to Attend Book ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Patch.com

    The Golem and the DJinni. Join us the second Tuesday of the month 9:00 a.m. at Sanchez Library. We walk to San Pedro Park. Message us if you have questions.

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  15. Dead sperm whale has signs of traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... the importance of keeping trash from reaching the ocean. Officials had not ruled out a similar fate for the Pacifica whale, saying his emaciation could possibly be the result of a digestive problem. Sherr noted that the beached whale is about 11 ...

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  16. Experts remove whale carcass in PacificaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    When a 50-foot sperm whale washed ashore on a beach in Pacifica, people stopped to look, snapped pictures of the massive mammal and even reached out and touched the creature that looks more like a dark ocean rock than the largest tooth predator on earth. Biologists and veterinarians, however, had a different plan.

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  17. Experts remove whale carcass near San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... a different plan. They arrived early Wednesday morning at Mori Point on the south end of Sharp Park State Beach in Pacifica to begin the necropsy and the arduous process of cutting up the carcass for removal. The next steps remain murky. "Disposing ...

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  18. Monster 50-FOOT sperm whale washed up on California shoreline...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Daily Mail

    ... carcass. The marine mammal was discovered bleeding from its head along the south end of Sharp Park State Beach in Pacifica on Tuesday. On Wednesday scientists and biologists sought to determine how the massive animal died. It is the seventeenth dead ...

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  19. Endangered Sperm Whale Washes Ashore at Pacifica BeachRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Indybay.org

    A sperm whale washed ashore in Pacifica, the cause of its death is still unknown. Sperm whales are endangered and off the coast of California on of the main threats to their survival is the California driftnet fishery for swordfish, which sets out huge mega nets and indiscriminately catches, harms or kills whatever happens to swim into those nets.

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  20. Dead sperm wale discovered on Pacifica beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | SFBay

    Marine biologists will perform a necropsy today on a sperm whale found washed up on a Pacifica beach Tuesday, a Marine Mammal Center spokeswoman said. The sperm whale was discovered at Mori Point on the Pacifica coast.

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