This ex-firefighter might be totally hosed.
Still being haunted by a bitter divorce and child custody battle that started last year, the disgraced former firefighter was arrested June 14 after San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies allegedly found 16 firearms and 10,000 rounds of ammo stashed in his storage unit in Pacifica. Read More
Street tinkler now has toilet in jail cell
He was pissed in more ways than one.
Authorities said a drunken man who was urinating at the back of a building in Half Moon Bay on Sunday exposed himself to a woman who caught him red-handed.
Sheriff’s deputies responding to the 500 block of Kelly Avenue about 7:45 p.m. determined that the man was “too intoxicated to care for himself.” Read More
Get a hold of yourselves, people. No, not literally!
The warming Bay Area weather has not only brought out T-shirts and bikinis, but also the pervs. Reports of peeping Toms and public masturbators have increased in recent weeks.
On Thursday in Half Moon Bay, sheriff’s deputies were called to a report of a man who allegedly had been pleasuring himself while peering into a bedroom window at a home on Amesport Landing. Read More
Organizers of the big-wave surfing contest at Mavericks say it's not likely that the right weather conditions will materialize in time to hold the competition this year.
The window to hold the world-famous Mavericks Invitational is set to close March 31.
"Although we are hopeful, it does not look like the swell we need for the contest will show before the window closes," big-wave surfer and contest organizer Jeff Clark said in a statement. Read More
Talk about a troubled teen.A 13-year-old boy was arrested on charges of battery and public intoxication in Half Moon Bay on Tuesday after he attacked two teenage girls, police said. The boy reportedly injured two 14-year-old girls when he struck them with a closed fist in the 500 block of Kelly Avenue about 12:46 p.m., police said. Police located the boy nearby and he appeared to be intoxicated. He was taken to a hospital. Read More
A man’s car was burglarized while he kite-surfed off the shores of Half Moon Bay on Tuesday, after the burglar apparently watched him hide his keys, authorities said.In a crime sheriff’s deputies say happens all too often along the coast, the kite surfer lost his wallet, which had $50 in cash and credit cards, when he left his car unattended about 2:20 p.m. on state Highway 1 near Johnson Pier. Read More
With less than three weeks left to call Mavericks, organizers say a festival new to the big-wave event this year will go on even if Mother Nature does not provide the swells necessary to hold the surf contest. Read More
A Half Moon Bay man who roughed up his 82-year-old grandmother because she was driving too slowly was sentenced to three years probation on Wednesday.
Vittorio Valdez, 27, pleaded no contest to felony elder abuse and kidnapping in the insane attack on his 105-pound granny, who had been giving him a ride because his license was suspended,prosecutors said. Read More
A thief scored heaps of loot in a beachfront burglary. A car’s passenger window was broken into at Montara State Beach in Half Moon Bay on Thursday afternoon, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office. A gray computer bag was taken that contained a computer, camera, credit cards and binoculars, deputies said. Read More
The National Weather Service issued a high surf warning Thursday afternoon and evening, with swells of up to 15 feet along the Peninsula coast and breaking waves as high as 20 feet on local beaches. The high waves fueled speculation the Mavericks Invitational surf contest might happen soon. The Half Moon Bay competition could occur anytime within a three-month window that began this month, with surfers given 24 hours of notice. Read More