Stockton police are investigating a different type of drive-by attack that took place during the long the holiday weekend.
Police say a 51-year-old woman was hurt after someone in a passing car threw a pumpkin at her as she took a walk Thursday night. The pumpkin hit the woman in the chest, causing her so much pain that paramedics took her to a hospital. Read More
Records are made to be broken, and two local gourd-hounds are aiming for the top weight at Monday’s Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay.
Russ Pugh of Santa Rosa and Tim Mathison of Napa both like their chances with their respective Atlantic giant pumpkins. Monday’s event is the kickoff to the Coastside city’s world-famous Art and Pumpkin Festival, which runs Saturday and Oct. 16. Read More
Half Moon Bay’s 39th annual Art & Pumpkin Festival — scheduled for Oct. 17-18 — includes world-class pumpkin carver Farmer Mike, a display of mega-pumpkins, several stages of entertainment, a parade, crafts and plenty of food, including products from local farms. The free event will run 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Read More