Woman Rescued From Rough Surf At Half Moon Bay Beach After Wading In To Retrieve Her DogDangerous surf conditions made for a close call for a woman and her dog in waters off the Peninsula Thursday.
Huge Waves, Rip Currents Prompt High Surf Advisory For New Year's DayA high surf advisory and warning for sneaker waves and rip currents were issued for the Northern California coast and remain in effect through Wednesday night. Waves could be as high as 20 feet.
Huge Waves Expected To Crest Along Coast Excite Surfers, But Hurt Local FishermenThe New Year will likely start off with a bang along the coast as waves as high as a two-story building are expected to crest Wednesday.
Fight Over Martins Beach Access Renewed After Court Sides With Billionaire Vinod KhoslaThe years-long fight over access to a San Mateo County beach next to land owned by a Silicon Valley billionaire is back on.
Peninsula Scholar Returns To Her Childhood School To TeachBrenda De Jesus Acosta is working her dream job, student teaching at Alvin Hatch elementary in Half Moon Bay. It's the very same school she attended as a child.
Pumpkin Season Highlights Half Moon Bay's Challenges In Agriculture IndustryIt's pumpkin season in Half Moon Bay and the fields are ablaze in orange. The kids and families are filling up the pumpkin patches and cars jamming the highway. It's all part of an October tradition.
Gigantic Pumpkin Sets State Record At Half Moon Bay Weigh-OffNapa's Leonardo Urena has grown a giant gourd that would make Charlie Brown's Great Pumpkin proud.
Eclectic All-Day Rock Fest Comes To Half Moon BayThe Bar Fight Bonfire II brings a host of heavy rock and garage punk bands to the Old Princeton Landing in Half Moon Bay this Saturday for a marathon celebration of music, food and drink.
World Surf League Ends Titans Of Mavericks CompetitionThe Titans of Mavericks surf competition has been canceled indefinitely, according to the World Surf League, which cited "various logistical challenges" and "the inability to run the event the last two seasons" as reasons.
Plane Crashes Into Water Near Pillar Point Harbor; 2 RescuedA pilot and his passenger miraculously lived unscathed after their small, single engine plane crashed into the ocean off Half Moon Bay Tuesday Evening.
'It's a Miracle'; Hawk Rescued From Half Moon Bay Apartment After Slamming Through WindowA red-railed hawk smashed through a second floor window of a Half Moon Bay apartment comnplex, triggering a rescue effort by firefighters, sheriff's deputies and animal care professionals.
Transient Arrested In Half Moon Bay For Alleged Attack With Tree BranchA 30-year-old transient was arrested in Half Moon Bay on Sunday morning after what San Mateo County sheriff's officials said was an assault with a 3-foot-long tree branch.
Warning Issued After Possible Great White Shark Sighting Near Half Moon BaySan Mateo County officials issued an alert after a great white shark sighting near Half Moon Bay was reported, on Saturday.
Shark Sightings Prompt Half Moon Bay Harbor Patrol To Urge Beachgoers To Be AwareWith a warm weekend ahead, the Harbor Patrol in Half Moon Bay on Friday was urging beach goers, surfers, swimmers and kayakers to be aware of their surroundings after shark sightings.
Great White Sharks Spotted Off Half Moon BaySightings of great white sharks off the coast of Half Moon Bay have prompted an alert from the sheriff's office.