Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay Fined $1.6 Million for Denying Public Beach AccessThe California Coastal Commission slapped the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay hotel with a $1.6 million fine Thursday for repeatedly denying the public access to nearby beaches for almost two decades.
Oregon Man Wins Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Weigh-OffSteve Daletas came from Oregon to Half Moon Bay with a pumpkin weighing more than a ton and is leaving as the champion of the 45thannual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-off held Monday.
Jury Awards $1M To Man Bit By Police Dog While Rescuing CatA California man who was bitten by a police dog while trying to rescue a friend's cat at a construction site two years ago has been awarded $1.1 million by a civil jury.
Titans Of Mavericks Surf Competition Set For FridayThe world's best big-wave competition, Titans of Mavericks has been set for Friday.
Growers Hope To Break World Record For Largest PumpkinGrowers with their astounding, orange gourds will gather Monday morning to try to break the current world record. That record is 2,323 pounds and set by a Swiss grower during a weigh-off in Germany last year.
Napa Earthquake Victim's Pumpkin Breaks Contest Weight Record, Prize Money Will Go Toward Fixing HomeA gourd weighing 2,058 pounds took first prize and set a new tournament record Monday at an annual pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California.
Judge Rules Against Billionaire In Beach DisputeJudge ruled that venture capitalist Vinod Khosla would have to get permission before closing off Martin's Beach, a secluded stretch of coast south of Half-Moon Bay.
Man Dies After Hole He Dug In Beach Sand Collapses26-year-old man was trapped for over 5 minutes at beach near Half Moon Bay.
With Big Waves Coming, Mavericks Surf Competition Set For FridayWith a Pacific storm pushing big waves toward California, organizers of a contest at one of the world's most perilous surfing spots have told competitors to grab their boards and get ready.
Oregon Man Wins Half Moon Bay Pumpkin ContestA grower from Oregon is the winner of this year's Half Moon Bay giant pumpkin contest with a gourd weighing in at 1,775 pounds.
Gang Member Arrested For Wedding Reception StabbingAuthorities say a 17-year-old gang member has been arrested in connection with a stabbing two weeks ago at a wedding reception in Half Moon Bay.
Search Under Way In Half Moon Bay For Missing BoaterCoast Guard crews are searching for a 64-year-old man who went missing after taking his boat out on a fishing trip off a Half Moon Bay harbor.
The Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin FestivalIf you’re looking for a fun fall getaway then head to the San Francisco Bay Area and the “World Pumpkin Capital” for the world famous giant pumpkin weigh-off in a beautiful seaside setting.
Audio: Grant Napear Talks With Bill Troyanoski, Manager Of Half Moon Bay Golf Links
Future Of Maverick's Surf Competition In DoubtThe future of California’s most well-known – if not totally controversial – surf competition has been thrown into doubt, now that a Silicon Valley company has announced it will no longer be the primary sponsor of Mavericks.