Agencies offer chipping service

The North County Fire Authority and city of Pacifica will continue working to mitigate wildfire risk in the coming weeks with the help of a Coastal Conservancy grant.

The Pacifica Vegetation Reduction Chipping Program selects areas in the Linda Mar, Park Pacifica, Vallemar, Pedro Point and Rockaway neighborhoods and provides chipping services for residents who pile up unwanted vegetation.

Today, chipping will take place in Linda Mar and Park Pacifica neighborhoods. Later this week, the program moves on to Pedro Point and next week it will be in Vallemar and Rockaway Beach.

For a complete list of where the chipper will be and more about the program, visit https://northcountyfire.org/pacifica-chipping-program/.

— from staff reports

Planning Commission gets new chair

Pacifica Planning Commissioners unanimously voted Commissioner Lauren Berman to be the new chair in the annual reorganization on April 18.

“She has been wonderful. She has done a fantastic job,” said Commissioner Samantha Hauser.

Hauser was named vice chair of the Planning Commission at the meeting.

— Jane Northrop

Helping Hands for Ukraine at 7.3.1.Designs

A charity event, “Helping Hands for Ukraine,” will be presented by 7.3.1. Designs in Sharp Park, with all tickets and artwork sales benefiting the World Central Kitchen. The event is on Sunday, May 1.

A silent auction will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by a watercolor class from 1 to 3 p.m. The benefit will have refreshments and live music.

Tickets cost $40 to $60 on a sliding scale. Register at https://www.731designs.com/events.

— from staff reports

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