Half Moon Bay

Captain John Marfia with his salmon catch in Half Moon Bay
Capt. John Marfia
Tim Ryan
May 06, 2020 - 8:39 am
Wild local salmon is back in fish markets, and with restaurants closed it could be a banner year for consumers.
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Store Front Open Sign
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Matt Bigler
April 01, 2020 - 8:15 am
A well-known Bay Area lawyer, who also happens to be a significant commercial landlord, is back in the headlines announcing that he's waiving two months of rent for all of his commercial tenants. Joe Cochett is hoping that it will start a movement among other landlords.
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Martin's Beach near Half Moon Bay
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All News KCBS Radio
January 07, 2020 - 8:50 am
California officials have sued a billionaire over a dispute about a secluded public beach near the tech entrepreneur's property in Half Moon Bay.
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Humpback Whale Swims In Alameda Lagoon
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Margie Shafer
November 20, 2019 - 11:56 am
The commercial crab season south of the Mendocino-Sonoma County line was expected to open this Friday. But environmentally minded crab fishermen from Half Moon Bay to Bodega Bay are now voluntarily postponing the opening of their season on account of the whales in the area.
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Leonardo Urena celebrates winning $15,000 and a stay in a Ritz Carlton after winning the heaviest pumpkin contest in Half Moon Bay on Oct. 14, 2019 with a specimen weighing 2,175 pounds.
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Carrie Hodousek
October 15, 2019 - 8:53 am
The winner of the 2019 World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay is from the Bay Area and presented a specimen weighing 2,175 pounds.
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eter Mel rides a wave during the second heat of round one of Mavericks Invitational on January 24, 2014 in Half Moon Bay, California.
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All News KCBS Radio
September 03, 2019 - 8:31 am
The Titans of Mavericks surf competition has been canceled indefinitely following two seasons in which organizers were unable to hold the big wave surfing contest in Half Moon Bay. The World Surf League announced the cancellation on Monday. Officials said there were "various logistical challenges"...
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A small plane carrying two people crashed into the Pacific Ocean and was rescued by members of the Coast Guard on Aug. 20, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Overnight News
August 20, 2019 - 10:01 pm
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people near Half Moon Bay after their small Beechcraft Bonanza airplane crashed into the ocean waters Tuesday evening. The single-engine plane went down, just before 6 p.m, about five miles west of Pillar Point Harbor, according to the Federal Aviation...
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(L-R) Chef Johan Björkman, Liam and Chef Jakob Esko (Photo credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)
(Photo credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)
Liam Mayclem
February 27, 2019 - 10:14 am
Meet Chef Jakob Esko the new Executive Chef at Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay and Chef Johan Björkman of Koka in Gothenburg, both part of the Ritz-Carlton's Global Cuisine Series...
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September 19, 2018 - 2:53 pm
Half Moon Bay celebrates its world-famous Art & Pumpkin Festival, October 13-14. The World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates its bountiful fall harvest and autumn splendor with a special display of gigantically enormous/heavyweight champion pumpkins, smashing entertainment with four...
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Steve Daletas of Pleasant Hill, Ore., celebrates his first place win in the 45th annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Half Moon Bay, Calif. A commercial pilot from Oregon raised a giant pumpkin weighing 2,170 pounds (984 kilograms) to win a pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California. Daletas credited a good seed and lots of sunny days since he planted it April 15. It is the fourth time Daleta takes top honors at the annual pumpkin-weighing contest. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group via AP)
October 08, 2018 - 4:28 pm
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — "One special seed" and months of care by an Oregon commercial pilot produced a massive pumpkin that tipped the scales at a global weigh-in Monday in Northern California, the fourth time his gargantuan plants were awarded top honors. Steve Daletas of Pleasant Hill,...
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