A maintenance worker starts a chainsaw as work began to remove a long row of old Monterey Cypress trees on the campus of Sea Crest School, earlier this afternoon. The removal effort has drawn opposition from local residents who pointed out that the grove is classified as protected "heritage trees," while the Sea Crest administration considered them to be a hazard to their student body.
From left, seniors Sebastian Segura-Acosta, Brenda de Jesus, and Ana Morales are all smiles after being recognized during an awards assembly at Half Moon Bay High School on Friday. ( Dean Coppola / Review )
Madeleine Saussotte kicks back in Ocean Books, which she has owned for 19 years and which is now for sale.
Participants in the 2010 Tsunami Rangers/Reef Madness Sea Kayak Race join in the event festivities.
Jon Wittenberg, guitarist and lead singer of King Cajon and the Country Gentlemen, takes a moment to enjoy a calm sea while on a recent sea kayaking trip in Costa Rica with Michael Powers.
Jennifer Jean Gainza, who grew up in Half Moon Bay, and Aidan Michael McCormick, who grew up in Michigan, were married Oct. 4
Raman Bechar, owner of Raman’s Coffee and Chai Shop in Half Moon Bay, holds the little statue of St. James that he got at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain on his recent pilgrimage. He keeps it now on a small altar in the shop.
Kate Underwood, a first-grader, listens for the ocean waves in a shell.
Elena Dardenelle, a first-grader, steps out to get her life jacket checked.