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Tracey Gould is celebrating 25 years working at Senior Coastsiders, including 17 years as the community’s much-beloved care manager. To honor the milestone, the organization is launching the Pet Buddy program. Gould explains why this new initiative is close to her heart and how it will benef…

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Coastside event planners say staples like Pacific Coast Dream Machines and the Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival will go on in the wake of the retirement of Tim Beeman, who ran Miramar Events. The Coastside-based company was responsible for logistics for such events for 34 years.

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The League of Women Voters in San Mateo County in conjunction with One Shoreline, the county’s resiliency district, hosts the sixth and final forum in the series on climate risk and resilience this week. It will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday.

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The protagonist, Jenny Barajas, in local earth science teacher Sonia Myers’ new book, “We Have Something to Say!” usually sits on the sidelines, until she sees a documentary on plastics in the ocean in her science class.

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Local artists, musicians and nonprofits are once again disappointed with the cancellation of the annual Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival. Many depend on the event to fund projects the rest of the year.

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For the last 15 years, spa owner Yasmin Caminiti has supported local creatives with her “Artist in Residence” program. A different artist is featured at Bamboo Hair and Body every three months.

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Susan Hayward has been teaching dance on the Coastside for 47 years. After immigrating to the United States from Bath, England, in 1967, Hayward taught for Jackie Thomas at the Half Moon Bay Odd Fellows Lodge. In 1979, Hayward took over for Thomas and the Susan Hayward School of Dancing was born.

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The Cookers will be back in Half Moon Bay this weekend to share their new album, “Look Out!” which will be released just two days before their performance here.

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The Coastal Repertory Theatre is opening “Deathtrap,” by Ira Levin, a comedic thriller in which a once-successful Broadway playwright plans a murder to take credit for a student’s play. The production starts on Oct. 1.

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On Sunday, local poet Diane Lee Moomey and her publisher, Anna Evans, of Barefoot Muse Press, hosted a virtual poetry reading and question-and-answer session to launch Moomey’s new book of poetry, “Make for Higher Ground.”

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Pacific Coast Television typically honors outstanding members of the community in an annual broadcast known as PCT Honors. This year, the program is virtual at 7 p.m. on Sept. 11 and can be seen by tuning into PCT Channel 27 in Half Moon Bay.

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“Underground Zero,” a collaborative film project released in the weeks following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks will be screened online via Zoom at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in honor of the 20-year anniversary of the attacks.

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This Labor Day weekend, the Kings Mountain Art Fair is back for the 58th year. Like last year, the event will be held online at kingsmountainartfair.org

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On a trip to Big Basin Redwoods State Park to celebrate her Aunt Jennie Bliss Jeter’s 90th birthday, Tracy Bliss first learned of the indispensable role of women in creating the first California state park.

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These days, the portable classrooms at Cunha Intermediate School, just beyond the soccer field, are visible to traffic on Highway 1. Before the Boys and Girls Club of the Coastside moved in, the portables could easily be missed, but now a colorful mural fills the entire face, bringing to lif…

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The American Association of University Women was founded in 1881 out of frustration among college-educated women who, despite their degrees, struggled to find work in their fields. Within a few years AAUW had members across the United States and they have been working tirelessly ever since t…

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More than 40 artists will be participating in this year’s South Coast Artists’ Alliance art show, which is back on, in person, after being held virtually last year. The event will be held from Aug. 20 to Aug. 22 at the Harley Farms upper barn.

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Acoustic music nights are back starting at 5:30 p.m. this Friday at Mullins Bar and Grill.

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The great white shark population off Northern California's coast is healthy and growing, researchers say. Such conclusions were drawn from a study that occurred, in part, off of the Coastside.

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When planning “Make It Main Street,” the monthly event designed to attract people to downtown Half Moon Bay, organizer Erin Tormey knew from the beginning that she wanted to do something with pianos.

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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.

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When Ayudando Latinos a Soñar identifies a need in the Latino community, the people behind the effort find a way to meet it. The pandemic has created no shortage of needs.

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The work of five photographers will be on display at the Coastal Arts League in the “Seeing the Edge” exhibition, which is focused on differing perspectives of the world.

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During the months of confinement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Savannah Fuentes has been waiting to take the stage again and share the beauty of flamenco dancing with the public.

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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…

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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.

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The inaugural Make It Main Street event kicked off on Thursday with a fair-like buzz around downtown Half Moon Bay featuring local artisans, performances and shops open to the public.

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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.

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The inaugural Make It Main Street event kicked off on Thursday with a fair-like buzz around downtown Half Moon Bay featuring local artisans, performances and shops open to the public. 

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Between bike rides, time at the beach and enjoying the outdoors this summer, local youth can also get involved in educational programming at the Half Moon Bay Library.

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Main Street will once again be bustling with music and visitors beginning July 1, as musicians, artists and poets will be performing among open shops and restaurants.

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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…

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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.

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San Mateo County is considering changing the guidelines for local farmers who sell their produce at farm stands to allow them to legally sell products from outside the area.