The city says the beach closures are warranted, "for health and safety during this increasing coronavirus pandemic."
All beaches are closed this Labor Day weekend due to the coronavirus pandemic.
City officials in Half Moon Bay have also closed their beaches and beach parking from sunrise Friday morning to sunrise Monday morning.
The mountain lion was tagged by the Department of FIsh and Wildlife after it was caught in San Francisco.
At Linda Mar Beach law enforcement was turning people away. Some people were not happy about it.
San Mateo County sheriff's deputies will be stationed at Half Moon Bay's closed beaches, their parking lots and the coastal trail to enforce the closures.
Around 11 p.m. Monday, an officer in the 900 block of Fassler Avenue found graffiti saying "KILL WHITS" and "UR NX PAC" on a wall in red paint.
Officers first learned of the attempted burglary around 1:30 a.m. at the Chase Bank located in the Linda Mar Shopping Center at state Highway 1 and Linda Mar Boulevard.
The two facilities have been closed since San Mateo County and five other Bay Area counties implemented a shelter-in-place order due to the pandemic in mid-March.
Patrick Monaghan caught the big cat on his home security around midnight last Thursday.
A mountain lion was spotted in a Pacifica backyard last week.
The pair apparently entered a Walgreens store in the 500 block of Palmetto Avenue at about 7:15 p.m. and left with oxycodone and other controlled medications after confronting an employee and scaling the pharmacy counter.
The Bay Area forecast calls for a nice warm-up in the coming days, with temperatures peaking into the 80s in some locations. And for residents who were thinking about making a trip to the beach to beat the heat, law enforcement officials in San Mateo County say, think again.
San Mateo County personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at 3:50 p.m. reporting a person in the water in distress approximately 100 yards offshore, the Coast Guard said.
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues a kayaker 100 yards off the coast of Pacifica, California, April 17, 2020. The Dolphin crew transported the survivor to Air Station San Francisco to awaiting EMS for concerns of hypothermic-like symptoms. (Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco video)
Police said Dustin Cottrell, 24, was found inside a car and arrested on suspicion of several crimes, including petty theft and attempted petty theft.
Police responded at 12:45 p.m. to the area of Beach Boulevard and Montecito Avenue on reports of a group of people fighting in the street.
Half Moon Bay and Pacifica will be closing parking lots to beaches indefinitely in response to COVID-19 pandemic.
The person, described only as female, was discovered about 6:30 a.m. lying in the sand on the south end of Pacifica State Beach,
Strong rip currents and large and dangerous breaking waves are expected in the region, weather officials said.