Staffers at the San Mateo County Elections Office drew Scrabble letters on Thursday as part of the process of setting the order of candidates on the upcoming November ballot, and to assign letters to ballot initiatives. Half Moon Bay's sales tax increase proposal was dubbed Measure J. Saman Ghani Khan / ReviewBuy this photo
A surfer catches air on a wave at Surfers Beach on Monday. ( Dean Coppola / Review )
Gabriel Deol, right, of Menlo Park, dives for the ball while playing volleyball with fellow Menlo College students at Francis Beach on Friday. ( Dean Coppola / Review )
Adolfo Ledesma, of Napa, makes a diving attempt to catch a football while enjoying the unseasonably warm weather with family members at Montara State Beach on Thursday. ( Dean Coppola / Review )
An artist's rendering of the proposed El Granada Fire Station. Courtesy of JKA Architecture.
Local resident Liza Reichenberger discovered the mystery ship’s plank while walking on the beach.
This close up shows a copper spike that was embedded in the plank.
A section of the plank found on a local beach shows copper spikes and sheathing nails.