Half Moon Bay

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

Armando Mendoza was arrested in Nevada for a carjacking case in Half Moon Bay. (Source: Bay City News)

Oakland Man Arrested In Nevada For Half Moon Bay Carjacking

An Oakland man has been arrested in Nevada in connection with a carjacking case out of Half Moon Bay, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.

08/07/2014

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Man Arrested In Half Moon Bay Shooting

A man was arrested in Half Moon Bay on Wednesday after San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies said he fired several shots at another man.

08/07/2014

A rarely seen Salvin's Albatross was seen about 25-miles off the Half Moon Bay coast. (Courtesy: Tom Mattusch)

Rare Albatross Spotted Off Pillar Point In 2nd Sighting In North America

A rare seabird has been spotted for just the second time in North America, this time off the California coast.

07/29/2014

Adam Jay Pye was killed when a sand tunnel he was digging collapsed on him in Half Moon Bay. (Source: Facebook)

Man Dies After Tunnel In Sand Collapses On Half Moon Bay Beach

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.

07/22/2014

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Martins Beach Supporters Want Billionaire Owner To Pay Over $20 Million For Closing Public Access

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.

07/01/2014

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

Mavericks Surf Competition Getting Makeover Under New Ownership

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.

06/24/2014

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