Pacifica means peace in Spanish but the city actually got the name as a result of a contest in 1957 when nine local communities along the coast, 15 miles south of San Francisco, incorporated. Pacifica was the location of Don Gaspar de Portola's camp, from which he lead the expedition responsible for the European discovery of San Francisco Bay in 1769.

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@Pacifica
An unauthorized guide to the City of Pacifica. Reviews, news, and links to a wide assortment of Pacifica-related sites.
City of Pacifica
Community information including history, business listings, recreation, local cultural events, government and economic development.
inPacifica.com
News and information about Pacifica's local government, businesses, community groups, and events. Addresses and telephone numbers, as well as website and EMail addresses. Free local classified ads.
Pacifica Chamber of Commerce
Chamber site offers information for tourists, directory of member businesses, relocation information.
Pacifica Municipal Code
Provides access to the general and permanent ordinances and building codes in a searchable, easy to read format.
PacificaNet
Yahoo Club for Pacifica residents or interested parties to discuss local issues, culture, events, make connections.
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