Coastside Cities Choose Opposite Approaches to Holiday Beach AccessWith searing temperatures on a Labor Day weekend, the coast was bound to be crowded but -- with fears of crowds and COVID-19 -- the towns of Pacifica and Half Moon Bay went different directions
With More Heat Ahead, Communities Weigh COVID Concerns, Holiday Beach ClosuresWith another holiday weekend and heatwave on the horizon for the Bay Area, the urge to get outside is real. But in San Mateo County, the options as far as where to go are limited.
San Mateo County Beach Communities Urge Visitors To Stay Away Due To CZU Lightning Complex FireCoastal communities in San Mateo County are urging potential visitors to stay away this weekend, as crews continue to battle the massive CZU August Lighting Complex Fire.
Thousands Flock To Half Moon Bay Beaches To Escape Sweltering TemperaturesTraffic was bumper-to-bumper in Half Moon Bay Saturday as thousands flocked to the local beaches to escape a heat wave that sent temperatures soaring across the San Francisco Bay Area.
Bicyclist Stabbed After Argument Over Riding On Sidewalk Near Half Moon Bay; Suspect ArrestedA 30-year-old El Cerrito man was arrested on suspicion of stabbing a bicyclist during an argument over riding the bike on a sidewalk in Princeton-by-the-Sea just north of Half Moon Bay on Sunday evening, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said.
Popular Coastal Bridge Shutdown Over Safety Concerns A popular but decaying pedestrian bridge on the California Coastal Trail in Half Moon Bay has been shut down due to concerns about public safety, according to Half Moon Bay officials. The span on Mirada Road at Miramar Beach will be off-limits for at least a year.
Coronavirus Closures Leave Coastside Beaches Eerily Deserted on Fourth of JulyTwo coastside towns that rely heavily on tourism are turning visitors away this holiday weekend due to an uptick in coronavirus cases across the state.
Santa Cruz Founded Odwalla Juice Being Shut Down By Coca-ColaFour decades after being founded in Santa Cruz, Coca-Cola is shutting down the juice and smoothie brand Odwalla at the end of July.
Pacifica, Half Moon Bay Asking Out-Of-Town Beachgoers To Stay Home On 4th Of JulyThe mayors of Pacifica and Half Moon Bay have a message to all out-of-towners: If you don't live here, stay away this Fourth of July.
2 Men in Hospital Following Rescue From Capsized Boat in Half Moon BayTwo men were hospitalized in serious condition Sunday after their boat capsized in the waves near Half Moon Bay State Beach about 2 p.m., Cal Fire reported.
San Mateo County Churches, Retail Stores, Beaches To Reopen On June 1 With RestrictionsA newly-revised coronavirus stay-at-home order issued by San Mateo County health officials Friday will allow places of worship, retail stores and beaches to reopen with some restrictions starting June 1.
Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Fest Canceled; Weigh-In Still Taking PlaceThe 50th Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival will not take place this October, the latest large event to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Reopening: Concerned Half Moon Bay Officials Reopen Coastal Beach Parking LotsHalf Moon Bay officials announced they were reopening beach parking lot along the San Mateo County coastline, but also raised concerns late Thursday about the impact a weekend surge on out-of-town visitors could have on their community.
Deputies: 14-Year-Old Behind Wheel In Chase From Half Moon Bay To PacificaTwo teenage boys from the South Bay were arrested after allegedly refusing to yield to an enforcement stop in Half Moon Bay and then driving to Pacifica early Monday morning.
Half Moon Bay Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Pellet Gun Attack On Ex-BoyfriendA 20-year-old woman has pleaded not guilty to charges for allegedly slashing the tires on her ex-boyfriend's truck near Half Moon Bay on Monday and then shooting a pellet gun at the truck as he drove with his new girlfriend to get the tires fixed.