Confusion Over Martin’s Beach Access Prompts San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s InvolvementDespite confusion, the San Mateo County Sheriff's office said deputies will not issue citations or make arrests for trespassing if someone is simply accessing Martin's Beach.
Surfers, Beachgoers Celebrate Reopening Of Martin’s Beach Near Half Moon BayThis comes a day after a ruling that venture capitalist Vinod Khosla can’t close off access to the beach near Half Moon Bay.
San Mateo County Judge Rules Against Billionaire Vinod Khosla In Martin’s Beach DisputeA 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.
Bill Granting Public Access To Martins Beach In San Mateo Moves ForwardA bill that would restore public access to Martins Beach in San Mateo County has cleared one of the last major obstacles in Sacramento on Thursday despite the property owner’s efforts to lobby against the legislation.
Fate Of Martins Beach In Judge’s Hands— Will Decide If Public Can Access Private Land A San Mateo County Superior Court judge will decide the future of whether or not the public will be able to access privately-owned, Martins Beach.
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.
Whales Spotted Off Peninsula Beach Involved In Billionaire's Property DisputeAs a Silicon Valley billionaire faces questions over blocking access to a San Mateo County beach, whales were spotted close to shore on Tuesday.
Billionaire Landowner To Testify In Court Over His Closing Off Access To Popular Peninsula Beach Vinod Khosla, a billionaire venture capitalist, is expected to testify Monday afternoon in Redwood City in a case where he’s accused of violating public access laws when he closed off Martins Beach.
Legal Battle Begins Over Access To Martins Beach Near Half Moon BayCourt 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.
Judge Rules In Favor Of Half Moon Bay Landowner Blocking Access To Public BeachA San Mateo County Superior Court judge ruled that billionaire Vinod Khosla may block the only road to Martins Beach south of Half Moon Bay.
Surfers Stage Protest Over Blocked Access To Peninsula BeachA former Bay Area congressman joined surfers in a protest Thursday at a popular beach near Half Moon Bay, calling it an outrage that the landowner is blocking the only road to the public beach.
Surfers Set To Bust Through Gate At Blocked Martin’s BeachScores of surfers, fishermen and supporters of open access to Martin’s Beach near Half Moon Bay plan to gather Thursday and bust through the gate in a show of support to gain public access to the coveted beach.