The room was filled with anticipation as members of the Half Moon Bay Recreation Commission tasted “dessert pizza” creations constructed by teams Marshmallow, Taco Cat, Eggcelent Bakers, and Pizzas Rock.
Last year the Coastside Community Backpack Drive raised enough money to give more than 400 local students bags of school supplies. This year organizers are again looking for donations and volunteers, and hoping to continue to help students on the Coastside attain the necessary school supplie…
The San Mateo County Parks Department and Coastside Mountain Bikers are working together to standardize mountain biking trails in Quarry Park despite philosophies about trail use that are sometimes at odds.
Coastsiders looking for a taste of Half Moon Bay history and the chance to take a ‘cell-fie’ are in luck as the Half Moon Bay jail and Coastside History Museum on Johnston Street reopens to the public.
La Honda is back with several communitywide events planned for this summer and fall, starting with the Fourth of July picnic from noon to 5 p.m. at Playbowl Redwood Theater hosted by the La Honda Guild. The celebration will feature live music, games and drinks available for a donation. No fo…
The Fourth of July is on the horizon and that means Pacifica is once again the place for many Bay Area fireworks fans to get their fix. That doesn’t mean it’s open season for any fireworks in the city.
Laura Moctezuma knows she takes Half Moon Bay for granted. She’s lived here all her life, enjoying the ocean and being able to walk wherever she needs to go. And attending Half Moon Bay High School, where everyone knows everyone, was her favorite part.
Sebastian Lopez isn’t ready to give up the sport he learned on Pescadero’s dusty fields just yet. Soccer is in his blood, and it’s a big reason why he is taking the big step he’s chosen after graduating from Pescadero High School.
After a year of meeting only over Zoom, Pescadero Community Church hosted its first in-person service back in mid-May. Her congregation fully vaccinated and singing together inside the small South Coast church, minister Rosemary Feerick said the service was invigorating.
Alex Padilla has only been in the U.S. Senate for four months, but California’s first Latino senator is already embroiled in some of the most contentious issues in Congress, from water rights and infrastructure to immigration reform and clean energy.
The state fire agency announced Thursday morning it would suspend all burn permits and outdoor burning in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties effective immediately in response to dry conditions and increased fire danger.
Twelve years ago, Claudia Marshall welcomed home a rescued Chihuahua named “BNE” who had been found running wild in East Palo Alto. Since, they have walked the coastal bluffs together, enjoyed sunny days at cafes in Montara and become steadfast friends.
As part of a multiyear, statewide energy policy in California, Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Peninsula Clean Energy will move approximately 200,000 eligible residential electric customers currently on a tiered rate plan called E-1 to a time-of-use rate plan in September 2021.
When James Brumder and his wife, Louise Gonzalez, moved into their home tucked up against the mountains northeast of Los Angeles, he applied all his know-how to the task of undoing the thirsty garden they inherited.
“The Sea is Rising and So Are We: A Climate Justice Handbook” invites all to learn how to build a sustainable world through personal choices and by advocating for policies. Pacifican Cynthia Kaufman calls this time the most urgent as she notes only nine good years remain before permanent dam…
Kitty Rea was usually found sitting at a piano bench or zipping across town in her signature yellow Volkswagen bug. Powered by her passion for music, the woman everyone knew as “Ms. Kitty” was a cyclone of creativity, bustling from one school to the next, sharing her magic with countless chi…
Local nonprofit Square Peg Foundation’s founder Joell Dunlap found inspiration during the COVID-19 stay-at-home order to write her first novel, “A Damn Fine Hand: A Story of Women Riding for Their Lives.” She’s using it to raise money for the organization.
After a tough and tumultuous year, Kristin Simons is ready to hit the reset button. Now, she’ll be taking on the top post for Wilkinson School, set to serve as its new head of school starting this fall.
Money for rent is still available to San Mateo County residents through the county’s emergency rental assistance program. The program offers to cover rent payments for renters who qualify as low-income and may be at risk of eviction due to COVID-19-related hardships.
The half-moon sculpture located on the southernmost end of Main Street, a symbolic gateway to Half Moon Bay’s downtown area, will soon be relocated as construction at the intersection of Main Street, Higgins Canyon Road and Highway 1 expands. With this in mind, the Half Moon Bay City Council…