Nov. 29th, 2018


Tour the New HMB Fire Tower

EVENT / VIDEO / PHOTOS. Check out the 360 degree view from the tallest building in Half Moon Bay. See the Ocean, Half Moon Bay and the Johnston House. 
This Saturday, Dec. 1st, 2018, 10:00am-12:00pm.
1191 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA..

City HMB Planning Commission Local Coastal Plan (LCP) Land Use Study Sessions

Save the Dates!  
  • Wednesday, December 19, 2018 – Study session on:
    • Chapter 5 – Coastal Access and Recreation
    • Chapter 7 – Coastal Hazards
    • Chapter 8 – Cultural Resources
    • Chapter 9 – Scenic and Visual Resources

Staff will also give a brief overview of the Introduction, Framework, and Development chapters, which will subsequently be posted online at

  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019 – Study session on:
    • Chapter 2 – Development
    • Chapter 4 – Agriculture

GCSD Parks and Recreation Advisory Meeting and Survey Update

ARTICLE / VIDEO / LINKS. We want to hear from you! I am new to the board, so if you see me, talk to me. Or write to me!

Only a dozen people came to this meeting.

Listen in and see if your point of view is being represented. 

If not, email us with your comment.

Please, pass the word, especially to young families, who have a hard time making it to meetings.

In particular, listen to the conversation about picnic tables at 1:41.00. Yay or nay? Pros and cons?


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Coastside Fire Protection District

Did you know the Coastside Fire Protection District responds to approximately 2,200 calls for service each year?

The Coastside Fire Protection District, located in the San Mateo County coastal area of California, serves:

  • City of Half Moon Bay
  • Unincorporated areas of Half Moon Bay 
  • Unincorporated communities of Miramar
  • El Granada
  • Princeton-by-the-Sea
  • Moss Beach
  • Montara

In addition to traditional fire service, the District provides:

  • Advance Life Support
  • Cliff Rescue
  • Water Rescue
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Vehicle
  • Residential Lock-Out


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HMB Night of Lights

Free, annual, old-fashioned holiday event hosted in downtown Half Moon Bay on the first Friday in December.

Visit downtown Half Moon Bay during Night of Lights and find the trees decorated in dazzling lights and many stores will stay open late for you to do some holiday shopping in the unique coastal shops.

The 2018 Night of Lights is scheduled for Friday, December 7 from 6-9pm.

Pillar Point Harbor Lighted Boat Festival



Other Buzz Calendar Events

  • Sign Up for SMC Alert Today ~ Disaster, Traffic, Fire Alerts ~ Wed. 10 am.
  • Wine Down Thursdays ~ 5:00pm 
  • Midcoast Community Council Meeting ~ 2nd / 4th Wed. 7:00pm 
  • The HMB Jail Museum is open! ~ every Sat. and Sun. 11-5pm
  • Every Friday is Accoustic Friday @ Mullins Bar and Grill & Prime Rib special! Yum.

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Bedtime Stories ~ Froggy Gets Dressed

PODCAST. Tune-in as local financial advisor, Chris Devcich reads. Rambunctious Froggy hops out into the snow for a winter frolic but is called back by his mother to put on some necessary articles of clothing.

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If you enjoyed listening to this bedtime story, you may enjoy reading it too. Find the book at Inkspell Books in Half Moon Bay.

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