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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)

Ceremonies Mark Opening Of Mavericks Surf Competition Window

Top big wave surfers will gather north of Half Moon Bay Friday afternoon for the opening ceremonies in the Body Glove Mavericks Invitational presented by GoPro, according to event organizers.

10/25/2013

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)

Body Glove Signs On As Sponsor Of Mavericks Surf Competition

Although the waves haven’t yet reached their desired height for the famous Mavericks big-wave surf contest, organizers have announced a multi-year title sponsorship agreement with surf brand Body Glove.

10/16/2013

Gary Miller of Napa, California stands with his giant pumpkin after winning the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 14, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. Gary Miller's gigantic pumpkin weighed in at 1,985 pounds to win the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. Miller took home a cash prize of $11,910, or $6.00 a pound. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napa Man’s 1,985-Pound Pumpkin Sets Record At Half Moon Bay Weigh-Off

A Napa man who grew a record-breaking 1,985-pound pumpkin won the annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay Monday morning.

10/14/2013

Mighty Gourds On View At Annual World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Prodigious Pumpkins Roll Into Half Moon Bay For Monday’s Weigh-Off

Pumpkins weighing nearly a ton were rolling into Half Moon Bay over the weekend to take part in an annual pumpkin weigh-off on Monday.

10/13/2013

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Repair Work Begins On San Mateo County Tsunami Warning System

Repair work has begun on eight sirens posted along the San Mateo County coast that are designed to alert residents in the event of a tsunami, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said Tuesday.

08/13/2013

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6 Rescued After Fishing Boat Sinks In Pillar Point Harbor

Six adults were rescued from a sinking fishing boat in Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay Thursday morning, the San Mateo County Harbor District harbormaster said.

06/13/2013

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Highway 92 At Skyline Reopened After Dump Truck Wreck

An overturned dump truck has caused the California Highway Patrol to close state Highway 92 in both directions this morning just west of Skyline Boulevard.

05/08/2013

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Coast Guard Ends Search For Man Missing From Half Moon Bay Beach

The search for a 22-year-old man who disappeared from a Half Moon Bay beach on Sunday afternoon has been called off, a U.S. Coast Guard officer said Monday morning.

03/25/2013

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Coast Guard Search Continues For Man Missing From Half Moon Bay Beach

A search continued Sunday evening for a 22-year-old man who disappeared from a beach in Half Moon Bay near Pillar Point, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

03/24/2013

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Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Propose Startup Colony On International Waters

Citing a shortage of work visas, two Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are floating the idea of a high-tech colony where immigration laws don’t apply.

03/14/2013

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