Pacificans Care News

November 2, 2019 -- We just celebrated our 11th annual Speakeasy Night fundraiser. Read more and see photos!

September 29, 2019 -- We walked in the annual Pacifica Fog Fest parade and strutted our 1920s garb to promote Speakeasy Night! We also worked both Saturday and Sunday in the Fog Fest Souvenir Booth selling glassware and clothing. A portion of the proceeds from sales will go back to Pacificans Care and to our community.

April 25th, 2019 -- We held our annual Night of Appreciation which included our People Who Care Awards, and a special addition this year: Youth Who Care Awards that honored community service groups and teens! Read more...


November 15, 2018: Pacificans Care Board Member Christine Stahl initiated a new fund by hosting a calendar release party: the Rockaway Ricky Memorial FundThis new fund supports pet care for Pacifica residents, through both the Pacifica Resource Center, and through the Pacifica Senior Services' program "Healthy Seniors, Healthy Pets." For more information regarding this new fund, click here.

July 19, 2018: Pacificans Care President, Karen Ervin, presented annual grant recipients with their checks at a recent Pacificans Care board meeting.  Accepting for Senior Services were Marge Ryan, Seniors in Action President and Board member Eileen Underwood.  Terry Gillbert accepted the grant funds for Child Care Services as did Anita Rees for the Pacifica Resource Center and Jane Chandler for the Pacifica Youth Service Bureau.  Pacificans Care board members were thanked with a ukelele musical salute by members of the Coastside Strummers including Abby Margolis and Dorrie Nelson.

1/23/2018 - Announcing the merge of Crawford & Hanson Law Offices

11/4/2017 - Pacificans Care raises over $30,000 at their 9th Annual Speakeasy

Night fundraiser

8/13/2017 - 8th Annual Pedro Point Firehouse Chili & Chowder Cookoff:

Pacificans Care wins Best Professional Chili and Best Chili People's Choice!

7/5/2017 - Bill Michaelis added as an official entrant in the International

Encyclopedia of Play and Playgrounds

2/23/2017 - Sketch Zone Podcast, Episode 96: Marisa Ryan

- Not Just a Hat Rack

2/23/2017 - Pacificans Care Honors Kiest, Rees, and Recology

2/3/2017 - County’s homeless still count (Joshua Cosgrove)

1/31/2017 - Pacificans Care awarded Outstanding Community Organization

by the Pacifica Chamber of Commerce

1/19/2017 - Pacifican Earns Spot in Premier Play Encyclopedia (Bill Michaelis)

12/9/2016 - Fog Fest Spreads Cheer

12/1/2016 - Community Center Gets a Facelift

11/17/2016 - Speakeasy Night – A "Roaring" Good Time

11/10/2016 - City Council Appointee Reflects Back on Challenges (Ginny Jaquith)

8/14/2016 - 7th Annual Pedro Point Firehouse Chili & Chowder Cookoff: Pacificans Care Wins Best Chili - People's Choice Award!

01/27/2016 - Awards Reception Community advocates honored

10/06/2016 - Pacificans Care offers Speakeasy Night fundraiser

09/01/2015 - Karen Ervin featured on cover of Pacifica Magazine


06/24/2015 - Sunset Ridge School VP signs on as Ortega principal


06/09/2015 - Debbie Skiles appointed principal at Ortega Elementary School


06/09/2015 - New employee loves City's work with seniors


04/22/2015 - Pacifica Resource Center's 40th Anniversary


03/25/2015 - Pacificans Care denied gaming permit for Casino Night


03/24/2015 - Pacifica Senior Services participates in March for Meals

03/18/2015 - Silicon Valley Community Foundation distributes holiday fund donations


03/10/2015 - Community lines up in support of Sunset Ridge School (Debbie Skiles)


02/18/2015 - Pacificans Care sets Casino Night (POSTPONED)


01/28/2015 - Checking in with the new mayor (Karen Ervin)


01/21/2015 - Defining the checklist for quality child care


12/24/2014 - Pacificans Care helps bridge 'prosperity gap'


10/21/2014 - A teacher and a yeoman - Pacifican Marv Marganti


10/16/2014 - Pacificans Care accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

09/30/2014 - Community spirit wows (PRC) case worker


08/27/2014 - PRC - 40 years in Pacifica and still working


05/20/2014 - Pacificans Care Casino Night:  A Win for the Community


04/29/2014 - Casino Night Poker Tournament welcomes players


04/22/2014 - Senator Hill honors Pacificans Care


04/15/2014 - Comedienne Debbie Durst and Assemblymember Kevin Mullin head Casino Night celebrity dealers


04/14/2014 - California State Senator Jerry Hill honors Pacificans Care with a Community Hero Award


03/21/2014 - Fundraiser: Casino Night 2014 with Pacificans Care


03/04/2014 - Jim Lange and Ginny Jaquith receive Pacificans Care “People Who Care Awards”


12/31/2013 - "People Who Care" Honoree Chris Hunter publishes Legendary Locals:  Pacifica


12/11/2013 - Longtime Pacifica businessman, philanthropist Nick Gust dies at age 92


07/30/2013 - Pacificans Care Awards 2013 Grants


06/19/2013 - Pacifica Youth Service Bureau - Where to Go If You're Worried About Your Child


04/30/2013 - Celebrities to be Blackjack Dealers at Pacficians Care Casino Night


04/23/2013 - Casino Night Celebrity Dealers take turns at Blackjack


03/05/2013 - Helen James and the Rotary Club of Pacifica receive

People Who Care Awards


02/12/2013 - Pacificans Care name Helen James and Pacifica Rotary

as “People Who Care” award recipients


12/27/2012 - Mari Brumm-Merrill joins Pacificans Care Board


12/19/2012 - In Recognition of Ginny Silva Jaquith


11/04/2010 - Pacificans Care awards mini grant to Pacifica Fire Department


12/24/2009 - Holiday Kindness from Ocean Shore Elementary

Board Members Alice Bull, Joyce Robison, Christine Stahl, Marisa Ryan, Bruce Banco, and Piper Hanson walked in the Fog Fest 2017 Parade.

Representing Pacificans Care, Board Members Christine Stahl and Marisa Ryan won People's Choice Award and Best Professional Chili Award at the 2017 Pedro Point Firehouse Chili & Chowder Cookoff.

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