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Half Moon Bay

A dead humpback whale appears at Pillar Point harbor in Half Moon Bay, May 21, 2014. (carolsuestories.com)

Dead Humpback Whale Floating Off Half Moon Bay

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.

05/22/2014

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

Legal Battle Begins Over Access To Martins Beach Near Half Moon Bay

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.

05/05/2014

USGS digital orthophoto of Half Moon Bay Airport. (U.S. Geological Survey)

Small Plane Crash Lands At Half Moon Bay Airport

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.

04/30/2014

Low water levels  at Uvas reservoir near Morgan Hill. (CBS)

Drought Forces Silicon Valley Triathlon Move To Half Moon Bay

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.

04/10/2014

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Hail Pounds San Francisco, Ice Shuts Down Highway 1; More Thunderstorms On The Way

“It’s an extremely dicey day when we need to keep all eyes on the skies” — At least twelve storms cells moved through the Bay Area Tuesday morning, pounding commuters with hail, rain, and leaving black ice on some highways, and this is just the beginning.

04/01/2014

Grant "Twiggy" Baker competes in heat four during the Mavericks Invitational surf competition on January 20, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

‘Twiggy’ Takes Home Another Mavericks Surf Title

Thousands of people gathered at local hotels and restaurants at Pillar Point Harbor near Half Moon Bay to watch big-name surfers tackle monster waves at the Mavericks Invitational 2014 Friday.

01/24/2014

Shawn Dollar competes in the finals during the Mavericks Invitational surf competition on January 20, 2013 in Half Moon Bay.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mavericks Sends Out Surf’s Up Notice; Big Wave Contest Set For Friday

A legendary surfing competition that takes place off the coast of Half Moon Bay will happen this Friday, organizers announced Wednesday.

01/22/2014

Adam Jacobs as "Aladdin" (credit: New York Theater)

Starring As ‘Aladdin’ Isn’t Actor’s Only Concern

Half Moon Bay-native & actor Adam Jacobs takes on Broadway in “Aladdin”

01/16/2014

A mountain lion. (Art G./Wikimedia Commons)

Possible Mountain Lion Sighting Reported In Half Moon Bay

A possible mountain lion sighting was reported east of Half Moon Bay on Thursday evening, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

12/27/2013

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1 Killed, 1 Hurt In Rollover Crash In Half Moon Bay

A man was killed and another person was wounded during a rollover collision on state Highway 1 in Half Moon Bay Tuesday morning, according to sheriff’s deputies.

12/10/2013

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