Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival draws thousands to coastal town

Farmer Mike Valladao and his interesting art was the center of attention because carving pumpkins takes on a whole different meaning for him, “The first year I had some giant pumpkins and nothing to do with them so I carved them and quickly it occurred to me that it was too thick for the typical triangle eyes,” he said.

Half Moon Bay man arrested in 2018 sexual assault on teen

A Half Moon Bay man recently arrested by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office on sexual assault charges is facing additional charges after a juvenile who was sexually assaulted in 2018 recognized him from a suspect photo that appeared in a local newspaper. The victim in the 2018 case was 15 when a man who used force to sexually assault her while she was walking her dog on the morning of...

A pollution report card on California's beaches

When it comes to biologically bad beaches, according to Heal the Bay, seven of California's top ten "baddest" bummer beaches are in Northern California. Of the entire statewide bottom 10, four Bay Area beaches rank as the most polluted.