Half Moon Bay

Dried and cracked earth is visible on an unplanted field at a farm on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drought Forces SF Peninsula Coastal Towns To Truck In Water

California’s chronic drought is causing hardships on the coast south of San Francisco for property owners who ordinarily get their water from creeks and wells that have gone dry after four years of scant rainfall.

11/17/2014

Farmer Mike At The Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival (Photo credit by Miramar Events)

Giant Pumpkins Arriving In Half Moon Bay Hoping To Take Title Of ‘World’s Heaviest’

Giant pumpkins are arriving in Half Moon Bay hoping to crush the competition and take the title of world’s heaviest pumpkin in Monday’s weigh-off.

10/12/2014

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Halloween Guide To Parties, Haunted Houses, Pumpkin Patches And More

It is that spooky time of year again and we’ve put together a list of all the best parties, concerts, haunted houses, and pumpkin patches in the Bay Area!

10/03/2014

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Bay Area Pumpkin Patches

It is almost Halloween and that means it is time to carve a Jack-o-lantern. Here is a list of the pumpkin patches in your area!

10/03/2014

There will be fewer big pumpkins like the one on the left this year, and more like the little ones to the right

Drought: Water Shortages Mean Smaller Pumpkins This Halloween

The drought in California is even impacting Halloween. Local pumpkin patches are going dry, and that means the Great Pumpkin may not be so great this year.

10/02/2014

Surfrider Foundation attorney Mark Massara gets ready to hit the surf again at Martin’s Beach near Half Moon Bay on September 25, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS SF)

Surfers, Beachgoers Celebrate Reopening Of Martin’s Beach Near Half Moon Bay

This comes a day after a ruling that venture capitalist Vinod Khosla can’t close off access to the beach near Half Moon Bay.

09/25/2014

Martin's Beach in San Mateo County. (CBS)

San Mateo County Judge Rules Against Billionaire Vinod Khosla In Martin’s Beach Dispute

A judge in San Mateo County Superior Court has ruled against a billionaire landowner who blocked acccess to a popular Peninsula beach, saying he violated the California Coastal Act.

09/24/2014

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Family Of 18-Year-Old Woman Shot & Killed By San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Files Lawsuit

The family of an 18-year-old woman, shot and killed by a San Mateo County Sheriff’s Deputy in June, filed a federal lawsuit against the department on Tuesday.

09/09/2014

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Family Trapped On Rocks By High-Tide Rescued In Half Moon Bay

A family of three was rescued after they were stuck on rocks by high tide in Half Moon Bay Saturday evening, a Cal Fire official said.

09/07/2014

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Half Moon Bay Poachers Get Fines, Jail Time After Crabs Found Stashed In Hidden Boat Compartments

A man and woman caught near Half Moon Bay hiding extra Dungeness crab in secret compartments of their speedboat were sentenced to jail time and hefty fines Wednesday afternoon, San Mateo County prosecutors said.

08/22/2014

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