Half Moon Bay
A man died on a Half Moon Bay beach after a tunnel he was digging collapsed, burying him under four feet of sand Monday night.
Supporters of an effort to reopen Martins Beach near Half Moon Bay filed briefs in a court case against the property’s billionaire owner to get him to pay fines for closing public access to the beach.
The Mavericks surf contest is getting a makeover this year under new ownership that hopes to make the annual big wave event in Half Moon Bay into a spectacle watched around the world.
At 11 years old, Lucy Li became the youngest player to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open by winning the sectional qualifier at Half Moon Bay in May.
A four-vehicle crash in Half Moon Bay injured three people Tuesday afternoon and has shut down traffic along state Highway 1, a San Mateo County sheriff’s spokeswoman said.
An 18-year-old woman was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy in San Mateo County on Tuesday night. Family members say she suffered depression and was off her medication.
Marine researchers and harbor officials will have to wait and see if a deceased humpback whale that pressed up against the rocky break wall near Pillar Point Harbor on Wednesday washes onshore before determining its age, size, cause of death, or if the carcass is suitable for research or educational use.
Court proceedings began in Redwood City in a case that pits surfers and environmentalists against a multi-billionaire property owner who has closed off access to Martins Beach along the San Mateo Coastline.
A pilot escaped injury in a plane crash at Half Moon Bay Airport on Tuesday night, when the aircraft’s retractable landing gear remained up instead of down, an airport operations employee said Wednesday.
The event, which normally includes a swim in the Uvas Reservoir near Morgan Hill, can’t be held there because the water level is too low.