Cougar Color Run is Sunday

The Half Moon Bay High School Foundation is hosting its second annual Cougar Color Run on Sunday, May 19. Registration begins at 9 a.m., with the first wave of runners setting off at 10 a.m.

This fun 5K is an untimed, all-ages, run-at-your-own-pace event, welcoming everyone from kids to grandparents and experienced runners to novices. 

Participants start the race in a white T-shirt and are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer, ending the race covered in a rainbow of color. There will also be pre- and post-race festivities with music and activities.

Tickets are $30 for adults, $20 for children, with proceeds benefiting the Half Moon Bay High School Foundation. Register online at


CEF serves up hot dogs in the park   

To commemorate the successful end of another school year, the Cabrillo Education Foundation is dishing out free hot dogs in the park to the entire Coastside community. 

The event will take place from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, at Ocean View Park, 627 Alsace Lorraine Ave. in Half Moon Bay.

“The Coastside supports our students in so many ways,” said Corrine Bucher, the nonprofit’s executive director. “CEF would like to thank the community for a great school year.” 

You can register for the event — and enter to win prizes like one of four $25 Visa gift cards — at 


Tour gardens of the South Coast  

Explore scenic Pescadero through its private gardens and premier ranches in the 2019 Gardens of the South Coast Tour on Saturday, June 1. This all-day excursion will give gardeners ideas and inspiration, all while benefiting local students.  

Ticket holders will begin the day at 10 a.m. at the Pescadero post office garden greeted by students with tea, cookies, a hand stamp and a brochure with a map, garden descriptions and more. 

Prominently placed daisy signage will point the way to more than a dozen private homes, ranches and farms with beautiful gardens featuring the local foliage, native plants and produce. 

Tickets are $35 for adults and children 12 and under are free. They are available online through 

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