Half Moon Bay

Boy gets drunk and angry, beats up girls

Talk about a troubled teen.A 13-year-old boy was arrested on charges of…

Kite surfer's car burglarized near Half Moon Bay

A man’s car was burglarized while he kite-surfed off the shores of…

Reuters photoA series of storms forecast for the Bay Area could provide the right conditions for great waves.

Big-wave contest or not, Mavericks festival a go

With less than three weeks left to call Mavericks, organizers say a…

Reuters photoA series of storms forecast for the Bay Area could provide the right conditions for great waves.

Man accused of terrorizing ex-wife, kids on Highway 1 in Half Moon Bay sentenced

The nut accused of trying to run his ex-wife and kids off…

AP file photoTicket requirement: Spectators who want to watch the Mavericks Invitational up close must pre-purchase tickets.

Season opens for Mavericks surf contest

The three-month window for the 2012 big-wave Mavericks Invitational has officially opened,…

AP file photoTicket requirement: Spectators who want to watch the Mavericks Invitational up close must pre-purchase tickets.
Ben Margot/2008 AP file photoThe Body Glove Mavericks Invitational is happening this weekend.

Mavericks surf contest to start Jan. 1 at the earliest

The world-famous surf contest at Mavericks in Half Moon Bay will begin…

Ben Margot/2008 AP file photoThe Body Glove Mavericks Invitational is happening this weekend.
Getty Images file photoDeclawed: Crab fishermen are having trouble settling with buyers on rates

Alack, there’s no crab to crack on Thanksgiving

A pricing dispute between crab boat owners and purchasers will keep the…

Getty Images file photoDeclawed: Crab fishermen are having trouble settling with buyers on rates
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Outsourced policing works for San Carlos

One year after San Carlos outsourced its police work to the county…

Mike Koozmin/The ExaminerSan Carlos

Drunken Norteño challenges sheriff’s deputy to fight

Ah, youth. An allegedly intoxicated 18-year-old man was arrested Saturday in Half…

Ron Root stands with his winning pumpkin at the 2010 Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay. Root’s gourd came in at 1

Heavyweights set to compete for top pumpkin in Half Moon Bay

Records are made to be broken, and two local gourd-hounds are aiming…

Ron Root stands with his winning pumpkin at the 2010 Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay. Root’s gourd came in at 1
Eleanor and Leonardo Urena celebrate after their pumpkin wins this year's Half Moon Bay giant pumpkin contest in Half Moon Bay

Napa man wins Half Moon Bay pumpkin weigh-off

A 1,704-pound pumpkin grown by a Napa man won the annual weigh-off…

Eleanor and Leonardo Urena celebrate after their pumpkin wins this year's Half Moon Bay giant pumpkin contest in Half Moon Bay
Orange you glad: A girl goes pumpkin-picking at Lemos Farm in Half Moon Bay. The area boasts several pick-your-own patches. (Examiner file photo)Orange you glad: A girl goes pumpkin-picking at Lemos Farm in Half Moon Bay. The area boasts several pick-your-own patches. (Examiner file photo)

Great gourds take center stage for pumpkin season in Half Moon Bay

Apparently, orange is the new black this year, and there is no…

Orange you glad: A girl goes pumpkin-picking at Lemos Farm in Half Moon Bay. The area boasts several pick-your-own patches. (Examiner file photo)Orange you glad: A girl goes pumpkin-picking at Lemos Farm in Half Moon Bay. The area boasts several pick-your-own patches. (Examiner file photo)

$100K grant to bolster science, tech programs at Peninsula schools

Peninsula elementary and middle school students participating in after-school programs will see…

Cameron Moody and Menlo-Atherton lost to St. Ignatius last week

Half Moon Bay, Menlo-Atherton seek win heading into football league play

Menlo-Atherton and Half Moon Bay have identical records at 1-2 and their…

Cameron Moody and Menlo-Atherton lost to St. Ignatius last week
Half Moon Bay’s Shelly Holland (1) is one of several returners from last year’s team that reached the CCS playoffs for the first time in four seasons. (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)Half Moon Bay’s Shelly Holland (1) is one of several returners from last year’s team that reached the CCS playoffs for the first time in four seasons. (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)

Half Moon Bay hoping to build off last year’s volleyball success

The Half Moon Bay girls’ volleyball team broke through years of mediocrity…

Half Moon Bay’s Shelly Holland (1) is one of several returners from last year’s team that reached the CCS playoffs for the first time in four seasons. (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)Half Moon Bay’s Shelly Holland (1) is one of several returners from last year’s team that reached the CCS playoffs for the first time in four seasons. (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)

Founder of Half Moon Bay's Maverick's surf contest wins legal battle

Maverick’s founder Jeff Clark has won a legal battle against the organizers…

Budget tightening affects Peninsula Fourth of July fireworks

Bombs bursting in air cost quite a lot of money, it turns…

Fourteen Half Moon Bay police officers to be sworn in as sheriff deputies

San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks will swear in 14 former Half…

Half Moon Bay's Coastside community college classroom may close

Budget cuts could shut down community college classes in Half Moon Bay,…