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Coastside County Water District (CCWD) Investment in the Rehab of the Pilarcitos Canyon Wells Pays Off Reducing SFPUC Costs

VIDEO. From the Coastside County Water District (CCWD) Director’s meeting on Tuesday, April 12th, 2022 at 7:00pm by Zoom. General Manager, Mary Rogren, presents.



Harbor Tug “Caleb” Parks Illegally, Damaging Fishing Dock at Pillar Point Harbor, Gets Towed to Outer Harbor for Disposition

VIDEO. From the San Mateo County Harbor District Commissioners meeting on Wednesday, April 18th, 2022 at 1:00pm by Zoom.

Before being towed to outer Pillar Point harbor, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) removed all hazardous materials from the tug. The Bearcat towed Caleb to the outer harbor and it now on buoy awaiting disposition.


Rags! Wipes! Cost You. Sewer Authority Mid-Coastside (SAM) Set to Buy Chopper Pumps to Combat Expensive Clogging

VIDEO. From the Sewer Authority Mid-Coastside (SAM) Director’s meeting on Monday, April 11th, 2022. Mayor of Half Moon Bay and SAM Chair, Debbie Ruddock, introduces the Agenda Item and SAM General Manager, Kishen Prathivadi to present the need to purchase a Chopper Pumps.

“The chopper pump will cut and chop hair, rags, plastics and miscellaneous other material. The continuous chopping and cutting of the solids will not only protect the pump from clogging, but also provides added benefit to downstream components, processes, and the environment by keeping the operation clean. 


King Canute tries again, in Pacifica

OWN VOICE. ~ InPerspective by Gregg Dieguez 

If you recall the fable, King Canute was the one who told the tide to stop coming in. It didn’t work. Pacifica’s governance is attempting the same thing, history be darned.



City HMB Reads Congratulation Proclamation for the 20th Anniversary of the Coastside Farmers Market for Bringing Us Locally Grown Food. Thank You.

VIDEO. From the City of Half Moon Bay City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 at 7:00pm by Zoom. Mayor, Debbie Ruddock, declares the City Proclamation celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Coastside Farmers Market.

Congratulations Erin Tormey and Colleen Granahan!



HMB Council Member Rarbach Suggests Extending Sequoia Health Care District Boundaries to Coast so We’d Have Urgent Care

VIDEO. From the City of Half Moon Bay City Council’s Annual Special Priority Setting workshop on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022 at 7:00pm by Zoom.

Mayor, Debbie Ruddock, answers Council member, Harvey Rarbach’s raised hand.



No More Gas? Induction Cooking “Carmelized Banana Crepes” Test for Safety, Temp Consistency, Easy Clean

VIDEO. From Peninsula Clean Energy.  YUM!!! Very compelling.

On February 3, 2022 at noon, just in time for Valentine’s Day, join Chef Mark Duesler to learn how to make a delicious dessert using an induction cooktop.

Chef Mark will demonstrate how to use the fast, even heating, and precise temperature control of an induction cooktop to make a perfect chocolate banana crepe. Along the way, he’ll explain how modern induction cooking works and why it’s so much better than old technologies like methane gas cooking. Bring your questions for the Q&A session at the end.



A “Refresh” for Sonrisas’ Low Income Dental Center on Main Street in Half Moon Bay

VIDEO. OWN VOICE. From the Sonrisas E-Newsletter.

Sonrisas’ Half Moon Bay Center underwent a refresh in December and January. During a 5-week closure, new flooring and ceiling tiles were installed, the clinic was painted throughout, cabinets were repaired or replaced, and a generous donation of dental chairs from Guernick Academy allowed us to replace the two remaining original dental chairs, which were donated to Sonrisas USED in 2001!



San Mateo County Supervisors Approve Off-Leash Dogs at Quarry Park and Deny at Pillar Point Bluffs

From the San Mateo County Supervisors‘ meeting on Tuesday, April 5th, 2022 at 9:00am by Zoom.


Pacifican questions putting a sea wall in his sewer…

OWN VOICE. ~ InPerspective by Sam Casillas, edited by Gregg Dieguez —

Did you know you’re paying for a seawall tax in your Pacifica sewer rate increase?



Half Moon Bay’s First Parklet Gets Thumbs Up ~ City Looks Back at Parklet for Cafe Society

VIDEO. From the City of Half Moon Bay City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 at 7:00pm by Zoom.

HMB City Community Preservation Specialist, Joe Butcher, presents the Downtown Sidewalk and Parklet Activities on Main Street in Half Moon Bay.



Other Top Stories

video. HMBHS’s Rookie Robotics Team “Pumpkin Bots!” Raise $16k in Days to Go to Robotics World Championship 2022 in Houston
video. WATCH the Presentation! How About Building a Gondola From Half Moon Bay Over Hwy 92 to San Mateo?
video. Want a New Public Pool? Council Member Penrose Suggests a Ballot Measure on a Property Tax to Fund Design, Construction AND Maintain a Public Pool
video. City HMB 880 Stone Pine (Corp Yard) Housing Feasibility Study Challenged by 1860 Pilarcitos Dam
video. Could the U SAFE® Remote Controlled Lifesaving Buoy Help with Water Rescues on the Coastside?
video. Want Some Buzz on the Coastside? Lots of New Promotional Opportunities for 2022!
video. Roosevelt Ditch Collapses Access to Roosevelt Beach After Storm…Coastal Trail Next?
video. Could Ropeless Crabbing Technology Help Pillar Point Harbor Fisheries Crab While Avoiding Whale Entanglements?
video. MCC’s Dan Haggerty Asks, Again, Why Connect the Coastside Has Not Included Underpasses as a Possibility in CTC Final Draft
video. Want to Be a Coastside Beach Ambassador to Educate Visitors? Winter Sneaker Waves are Coming
video. Rush To Judgment… SAM Lawsuit Update
video. MCC Board Member Gregg Dieguez Digs Into SAM Inter-tie Pipe History to Explain HMB Law Suit
video. Coastal Butterfly Avoids Death and Major Injury During Surfer’s Beach Bizarre Attack by Redwood City Man
video. CalFire Presents Wildfire Awareness Webinar: Defensible Space & Home Hardening
video. Stanford Medicine Presents The Science of Herd Immunity Versus Reaching an Endemic State (like the Flu)
link. The Long and Winding Road of HMGrow in Frenchman’s Creek
link. MCC’s Dan Haggerty Mentions “Sandsavers” as a Simple Solution to Miramar and Mirada Erosion
essay Why Are Microgrids With Smaller Wastewater Treatment Plants Essential for Sustainable Community Survival?
video Sheriff Candidate Mark Melville Would Release the AXON Video of the Harmon Shooting ~ Would You?
video A Brief History of the JPA Collection Contract Between Sewer Authority, HMB, GCSD and MSWD
video More Than 50 People Attend MSWD Zoom Meeting on New Rates and Charges
podcast Live to Die ~ First Responsibility – Have You Planned for Your Death?
link Do You Know the History of the Crystal Springs Watershed?
video Please Don’t Flush “Flushable Wipes” ‘Cos It Clogs Sewer System
links Roundabouts? 16th, Cypress, California…..Moss Beach, Montara and HWY 92/35?
article Did You Know There is a Road From El Granada Blvd. to Milbrae?

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NEW. Tues. April 27th, 2022 @ 9:00am to 12:00pm

San Mateo County Planning Considers Airport Street Propane Storage Next to Pillar Ridge Manufactured Home Park

San Mateo County Planning Commissioner’s meeting on Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 at 9:00am by Zoom.

Owner: Buck’s Butane-Propane Services

Applicant: Charles Eadie File Number: PLN2018-00057

Location: 399 Airport Road, Moss Beach (District 3)



NEW. Thurs. thru Mon., April 21st to 25th, 2022

Fire Trucks, Fire and Flames ~ Live Fire 2022 Training at Half Moon Bay Airport 4/21-25


Live Fire Training at Half Moon Bay Airport. Using only water and not fire retardants, County Airports staff and Oakland International Airport (OAK) firefighters will participate in live-fire training at the Half Moon Bay Airport on April 21-25, 2022.
Firetrucks, flames, and smoke will be visible during the training conducted by Industrial Emergency Council.



NEW. Tues. April 27th, 2022 @ 9:00am to 12:00pm

Connect the Coastside Final Draft Ready for Consideration by San Mateo County Planning Commission

Connect the Coastside is Ready for Consideration!

We’re excited to share that the County is in the final stages of Connect the Coastside: Consideration of the Final Draft Plan for Approval!



NEW. Sun. April 24th, 2022 @ 10:00am to 2:00pm

Half Moon Bay State Park Celebrates Coastal Wildflower Day ~ Music, Tours, Artists and Food Trucks

Half Moon Bay State Beach (or Francis State Beach or Kelly Surf break) would like to add the following event to your online calendar.

The mission of Coastal Wildflower Day is to inspire stewardship of diverse, interconnected ecosystems that support thriving coastal wildflower habitats, and to celebrate the vital role of volunteer community restoration efforts at our Coastside State Parks, now and in the future. 



NEW. Mon. May 9th - Thu. May 12th

Get Ready! Neighborhood Chipper Program 2022 Back in May for El Granda, Moss Beach, Montara

The Neighborhood Chipper Program is based on a “you cut, we chip” model. Residents are responsible for cutting, gathering and piling vegetation from around their homes to a roadside or dop-off location.



NEW. Mon. Wed. Fri. 2022 @ 9:00am to 5:00pm

San Mateo County Continues Covid Testing Mon, Wed & Fri at Ted Adcock in HMB

Notice: As of January 14, 2022 Appointments at ALL TEST SITES are STRONGLY encouraged as there is no guarantee you will be seen without one.

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays: 

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, closed for lunch from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • Located Inside the Ted Adcock Community Center – 535 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay


Sat. May 7th, 2022 @ 5:00pm to 9:00pm

GET TIX. 2022 Mavericks Surf Awards at the Old Princeton Landing and the Monophonics’ Psychedelic Soul

The 2022 Mavericks Awards are on Saturday, May 7, at Old Princeton Landing.
This awesome event celebrates Mavericks, the surfers and our amazing community.
This year’s format has 6 categories including Biggest Wave, Ride of the Year and Performer of the year for both Male & Female.



Thurs. April 21st, 2022 @ 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Speaker Series: National Geographic Photographer Gordon Wiltsie at Half Moon Bay Odd Fellows Hall

Join us on Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m. when local Odd Fellows member Gordon Wiltsie, a veteran explorer, writer, and National Geographic photographer, will show pictures and talk about what he has learned from his long career documenting some of the wildest places and cultures on earth.

This event is part of the Odd Fellows Speaker Series.


Thurs. April 28th, 2022 @ 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Slack Tide Currents is Back Thursday 4/28/2022 at the Old Princeton Landing



NEW. Fri. April 22nd, 2022 @ 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Barterra Winery Friday Nights Wine and Live Music Downtown Half Moon Bay

Come enjoy a tasting flight or a glass of your favorite wine and listen to Rick Mixter.

“My acoustic guitar instrumentals include short lyrical pieces, some contemplative suites, and some energetic slide guitar. My songs tend toward humorous social commentary and metaphysical reflections, and tall tales of odd characters.” ~ Rick Mixter



NEW. Fri. April 29th, 2022 @ 5:30pm to 7:30pm

New Moon Ceremony ~ Native Flute Meditation and Drum Journey on ZOOM

The influence of this partial solar eclipse supports us to strengthen our sense of security and increase our own feelings of self-worth.

Gather in virtual sacred circle at dusk, when the veils between worlds are thinnest, to embrace the new moon with reflection, renewal and seeding new intentions.

Let go of everyday concerns and rest in peaceful meditation to the soothing sounds of Native American Flute music played live.



NEW. Mon. May 2nd, 2022 @ 2:00pm to 7:00pm

Stanford Blood Center’s 12th Annual Coastside Blood Drive at Ted Adcock Community Center



NEW. Sun. May 8th, 2022 @ 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society Presents Jazz Saxophonist Chris Potter’s Trio

A world-class soloist, accomplished composer, and formidable bandleader, saxophonist Chris Potter has emerged as a leading light of his generation.

DownBeat called him, “One of the most studied (and copied) saxophonists on the planet,” while JazzTimes identified him as, “a figure of international renown.”


Sat. April 30th, 2022 @ 9:00am to 12:00pm

HMB 2022 Earth Day Recycling Event at Smith Field: Shredding, E-waste and Compost Pick-up

Republic Services is teaming up with the City of Half Moon Bay to hold our annual Earth Day Recycling Event for Half Moon Bay residents. The event will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 9AM to 12PM at the Smith Field Parking Lot (end of Wavecrest Road) and services are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please review the information below for additional details on each of our services.


Sat. April 30th, 2022 @ 7:00pm to 9:30pm

A Meeting of Acoustic Minds ~ Michael Manring, Mark Lemaire and Mark Kostrzewa

Michael Manring, Mark Lemaire and Mark Kostrzewa — A night of individual and collective musical virtuosity

World famous solo bassist Michael Manring along with guitarist Mark Lemaire and Montara’s own guitar instrumentalist Mark Kostrzewa share the stage for an evening of individual and collective musical arrangements.


Sun. May 1st, 2022 @ 11:00am to 4:00pm

Celebrate “Beltane” or Gaelic May Day at the Women’s Music Festival at Moon Mothers Nursery Free Family Fun

Beltane, Sunday May 1st, 2022.

Beltane is the Gaelic May Day festival. Most commonly it is held on 1 May, or about halfway between the spring equinox and summer solstice. All day music. Free Family Friendly Concert.


Sun. May 7th, 2022 @ 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Film Night at the Half Moon Bay Odd Fellows: Nancy Margulies ~ “how did I end up here?”


Film Night at the Odd Fellows: Nancy Margulies-how did I end up here? A film by Ray Day.

Meet at the Odd Fellows Hall for a multimedia evening featuring Coastside activist art by Nancy Margulies, followed by a documentary about Nancy’s life and work.


Sun. May 1st, 2022 @ 4:30pm to 7:00pm

Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society Presents Grammy Winning Violinist Mads Tolling Quartet Featuring Spencer Day


Internationally renowned violinist and composer, 2x Grammy-winner and 2016 DownBeat Critics Poll Rising Star, Mads Tolling is accompanied in this performance by versatile singer-songwriter-pianist Spencer Day for an evening of pure extravagance. 


Sun. MAY 1st, 2022 @ 6:00am to 11:00am

(From 4/10/22 due to Salmon Season start)

DATE CHANGE TRAFFIC ALERT. 2022 Half Moon Bay Triathlon NOW on SUN. MAY 1ST ~ Avoiding Sun. 4/10 2nd Week of Salmon Season

VIDEO. From the San Mateo County Harbor District Commissioners meeting on Wednesday, March 15th, 2022 at 1:00pm by Zoom.

Start time 6:45am. Expect traffic before then and until 11:00am -ish


EVERY Thurs. April 7th, 2022 @ 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Cameron’s Pub Presents Auri’s Open Mic Every Thursday Evening Starting at 7:00pm

Cameron’s Pub presents Auri’s Open Mic every Thursday evening, starting at 7:00 PM and usually ending around 11:00.

Hosted by Ken Voorheis, our weekly event is one of the longest-running public Open Mic venues in the Bay Area, showcasing everything from local singer/songwriters to drummers, harpists, instrumental musicians, and even the occasional stand-up comedian.



Wed. April 27th, 2022 @ 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Catch Sonja Jason’s “Sunset Sax & Guitar”  Brazilian Jazz at Moss Beach Distillery

Catch “Sunset Sax & Guitar” with passionate saxophonist Sonya Jason and guest Brazilian guitarist Ricardo Peixoto of Oakland.

Come savor sensuous Latin jazz as the sun sets over the sea.

Enjoy Happy Hour drink specials, too!


Sun. May 1st, 2022 @ 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Pacificans Care Hosts the “Double Gold Day Wine Tasting Fundraiser” with 75 Gold and Double Gold Wines!

Come enjoy award-winning wines and live music with us! Funds raised support Pacifica seniors, kids, families and pets in need. $75.


Sat. April 23rd, 2022 @ 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join The Quitters, Steve Coyle and Glenn Houston, for Finger Picking Fun at the Half Moon Bay Odd Fellows

Come enjoy award-winning wines and live music with us! Funds raised support Pacifica seniors, kids, families and pets in need. $75.


Sun. April 24th, 2022 @ 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society Presents Jazz Drummer Willie Jones III Quintet Featuring Renee Neufville

One of the world’s leading jazz drummers, Willie Jones III brings the music of legendary jazz musician Roy Hargrove to life on the Bach stage and features Renee Neufville, a vocalist who made her mark in the platinum recording duo Zhané and then “cut her teeth” in the jazz world touring globally with Hargrove’s band RH Factor.



Mon. May 23rd, 2022 @ 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Flamenco Dancer Savannah Fuentes Brings “Eterno ~ El Flamenco Vive” to Seville Tapas in Half Moon Bay

Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes brings her latest show to Half Moon Bay, Savannah will be joined by Diego Amador Jr., direct from Spain.

Seattle-based Flamenco dancer, Savannah Fuentes, returns to Half Moon Bay with her latest show, Eterno, El Flamenco Vive. Savannah has toured the West Coast extensively for the past 10 years, presenting Flamenco in its raw form: voice, dance, and guitar. In fall 2019 she brought Diego Amador Jr. from Sevilla on tour and they opted to become a duo once the pandemic hit.



Mon. May 9th, 2022 @ Midnight

Apply for STANFORD Program for Inspiring the Next Generation of Women in Physics (SPINWIP) Offering FREE Virtual Summer Outreach Program

DEADLINE Monday, May 9th, 2022 at MidnightApplications for Summer 2022 will be accepted until MAY 9th, 11:59pm PDT

The Stanford Program for Inspiring the Next Generation of Women in Physics (SPINWIP) is a virtual summer outreach program hosted by the Stanford Physics Department, designed to get high-school girls excited about physics.

This 3-week program is completely free to participants, and is held through video chat.  First-generation students and students from underrepresented backgrounds in physics are particularly encouraged to apply. No prior knowledge of physics or coding is needed.


Fri. April 8th - Sun. May 15th, 2022 @ 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Sanchez Art Center Hosts the 2022 Left Coast Annual Exhibition Juried by Jeff Nathanson of Sonoma County Museum

The 2022 Left Coast Annual Exhibition on view from April 8 through May 15, at Sanchez Art Center brings a dynamic mix of contemporary art to the Bay Area to stimulate the mind through the stories that are being told and techniques used to create the pieces.



Deadline Tues. May 31st Midnight

Deadline 5/31/22: ARTIST CALL for Entry- 14th Annual 50|50 Show Sanchez Art Center ~ Create 50 Works of Art in 50 days!

Call for Entries  – 14th Annual 50|50 Show

Create 50 works of art in 50 days!  A challenge to expand your artistic practice.

Sanchez Art Center (SAC) seeks California artists (18 and older) for its 14th annual 50|50 Show, which takes place September 9 – October 9, 2022.



MAY Thurs. April 7th, 2022 @ 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Half Moon Bay’s 2022 Make it Main Street First Thursdays ~ Music, Speaker’s Space, Movies and Makers Marketplace


On the 1st Thursday of every month beginning in April, Make It Main Street presents surprising and entertaining experiences on five blocks of Main Street, and throughout Downtown Half Moon Bay.



Sat. August 6th, 2022 @ 9:00am to 5:00pm

REGISTRATION OPEN for Taste TV’s 2022 World Dog Surfing Championships ~ Contest Day August 6th


TasteTV is happy to announce that the Annual World Dog Surfing Championships (SM) will take place on August 6th, 2022, in Pacifica on the Northern California coast, outside of San Francisco.
Saturday August 6, 2022
Time: 9am – 12:30 pm PST
Linda Mar Beach
Pacifica, CA



Sun. May 15th, 2022 @ 12:00pm to 4:00pm

1st Half Moon Bay Wine & Jazz Festival ~ 50 California Wineries and a Jazz-Lovers Paradise Honoring Local Jazz Legend Bobby Hutcherson

The Half Moon Bay Downtown Association is pleased to bring you the inaugural Half Moon Bay Wine & Jazz Festival, featuring California wineries, nationally-known jazz artists, and local eats – all on Half Moon Bay’s charming and historic Main Street – an amazing destination on its own!

Come join us for this fun event!


Sat. April 23rd @ 8:00am to 12:00pm

Recology of the Coast Hosts Quarterly Recycle Days 2022 for El Granada, Miramar and Princeton

Recology of the Coast hosts Quarterly Recycle Days for El Granada, Miramar and Princeton an the Burnham Strip parking lot at the end of Avenue Portola

Below you will find the Special Item Recycling Drop-Off Days for 2022.  Remember, disposal is FREE and only one (1) trip per household, please.  Must present I.D. with district address for El Granada, Miramar and Princeton.

July 23, 2022; Time: 8 am – 12 pm
October 22, 2022; Time: 8 am – 12 pm



Sat. May 17th @ 8:00am to 12:00pm

Recology of the Coast Hosts Quarterly Recycle Days 2022 for Montara and Moss Beach


Recology of the Coast hosts Quarterly Recycle Days for Montara, Moss Beach at Farallone View School, 1100 LeConte & Kanoff in Montara.

Below you will find the Special Item Recycling Drop-Off Days for 2022.  Remember, disposal is FREE and only one (1) trip per household, please.  Must present I.D. with district address for Montara, Moss Beach.

August 6, 2022; Time: 8 am – 12 pm
November 5, 2022; Time: 8 am – 12 pm



EVERY Saturday @ 10:00am to 2:00pm

Coastside Pediatric (ages 5-11) FREE Vaccine Clinic Saturdays 10:00pm to 2:00pm at Coastside Clinic at Shoreline Station HMB

Starting March 6th, special clinic days for pediatric vaccines (for ages 5-11) are available.

Saturdays, 10-2 p.m. – Coastside Clinic – San Mateo Medical Center
225 South Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019.


EVERY Fri., Sat., Sun. @ 8:00am to 4:00pm

City of Half Moon Bay’s Beverage Container Recycling Center at Strawflower: 8am – 4pm (closed 12pm – 1pm)

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 8am – 4pm (closed 12pm – 1pm). *Hours subject to change

Additional notes: California driver’s license or vehicle license number is required for transactions where the total redemption amount exceeds $100.

Address:  Strawflower Shopping Center at 60 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 (behind CVS, by Burger King).



Every Wednesday, 2022 @ 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Coastside Hope Sponsors FREE Citizenship Classes Every Wednesday Evenings at Cunha Middle School

Free Citizenship class offered by Coastside Hope in partnership with La Costa Adult School and Cabrillo Unified School District.

And in Spanish.



Every Sat./Sun. in 2021 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm

HMB Coastside History Jail Museum is Closed Again…

The Coastside History Museum in the Jail at 505 Johnston St has reopened  Saturday and Sunday with limited hours (usually 12-2).  Masks are optional for fully vaccinated visitors, otherwise masks are required. As part of Make It Main Street, it will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month.


First Thursdays, 2021, 3:00pm to 8:00pm
Local Happiest Happy Hour First Thursdays Hosted by the Jetty Wave Distillery, Swell Lounge and Gibralter Gems

The first Thursday of every month The Jetty Wave be open and offering 20% off food and drinks for locals from 3 to 8 PM.

First Thursday of the Month from 3:00 to 8:00 PM 

Thursday’s food offering will be from the one and only  “Chef Jose Luis @gilbraltargems”.

Jettywave & Swell lounge area also welcomes you to bring food from any one of our wonderful local venues (Mezzaluna, OPL, or bring that fun picnic basket from home filled with goodies).

We encourage you to lounge with your own choices of food while enjoying our fresh pressed juices, cocktails, beer/wine and many other wonderful selections.


OPEN Sat., April 2nd 2022 ~ Open Every Saturday 9:00am to 1:00pm
Half Moon Bay Coastside Farmers Market Is Open Every Saturday

What We Do.


We are a farmer-directed Certified Market designed to link Coastside residents with their neighbors — the Coastside farmers, ranchers, fishermen and culinary artisans that produce some of the most beautiful, nutritious and creative food in the world.

HMB Saturdays 9:00am to 1:00pm ~ Open now
Pacifica Wednesdays 2:00pm to 6:00pm ~ Opens April 21st, 2021


OPEN Wed., April 6th 2022 ~ Open Every Wednesday 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Pacific Coastside Farmers Market Is Open Every Wednesday

What We Do.


We are a farmer-directed Certified Market designed to link Coastside residents with their neighbors — the Coastside farmers, ranchers, fishermen and culinary artisans that produce some of the most beautiful, nutritious and creative food in the world.

HMB Saturdays 9:00am to 1:00pm ~ Open now
Pacifica Wednesdays 2:00pm to 6:00pm ~ Opens April 21st, 2021


Every Day in 2021 from 10:00am to 5:00pm 
Treat Yourself to a Day of Beauty at Filoli Gardens and Historic Museum. Register Online.

Filoli, also known as the Bourn-Roth Estate, is a country house set in 16 acres of formal gardens surrounded by a 654-acre estate, located in Woodside, California, about 25 miles south of San Francisco, at the southern end of Crystal Springs Reservoir, on the eastern slope of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Wikipedia



CLICK for All the LIVE Music from Pacifica to Pescadero: Thurs. 4/21/2022 to Wed. 4/27/2022

Coastside Agency Meetings are REMOTE!

Stay Tuned.
Highlighting indicates meetings occurring in the next week

HMB City Council ~ 1st / 3rd Tues. @ 7:00pm

HMB Planning ~ 2nd /4th Tues. @ 7:00pm

HMB Parks and Recs ~ 4th Wed. only @ 6:00pm 

Sewer Authority Mid-Coastide (SAM) ~ 2nd / 4th Mon. @ 7:00pm  

Granada Community Services District (GCSD) ~ 3rd Thurs. only @ 7:30pm

Granada Community Services District Parks and Recs  ~ 4 Mondays per year at 7:00pm

Montara Water & Sanitary District (MWSD) ~ 1st / 3rd Thurs. @ 7:30pm (second meeting sometimes cancelled, so call ahead) 

Coastside County Water District CCWD) ~ 2nd Tues. only @ 7:00pm 

Midcoast Community Council (MCC) ~ 2nd / 4th Wed. @ 7:00pm

Coastside Fire Protection District CFPD) ~ 4th Wed. only @ 6:00pm

San Mateo County Harbor District ~ 3rd Wed. only @ 1:00pm

Cabrillo Unified School District (CUSD) ~ 2nd Thurs. only @ 7:00pm

San Mateo County Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) _ 2nd Mon. only @ 7:00pm

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CalPlumbing and Heating


Residential and Commercial Repair, Service and Installation

Owner Mike Barbieri ~ Owner operated in business since 1993.

Free estimates * Insured * Senior Discounts

Our mission is to provide quality plumbing for the health and safety of our community.
Why Choose Cal Plumbing & Heating? We've been in business for so long because we are focused on doing what's best for you. We aim to earn your respect and trust through our quality, craftsmanship, and customer service.


HIP Housing


Human Investment Project Housing (HIP Housing) is a non-profit organization based in San Mateo, CA that has specialized in affordable and creative housing solutions in San Mateo County since 1972. Each year, HIP Housing helps 1,400 people find housing or keep their homes through our Home Sharing and Self Sufficiency Programs as well as through housing units we own and manage.

  • 800 S. Claremont St. #210
    San Mateo, 94402
    United States of America


San Benito House

Food, beverages, outside dining, Live music.
356 Main Street
Half Moon Bay, 94019

Sunday 10AM–9PM
Monday 10AM–9PM
Tuesday 10AM–9PM
Wednesday 10AM–9PM
Thursday 10AM-9PM
Friday 10AM-10PM
Saturday 10AM-10PM


Cooking for Friends

With a tenacious eye, Richard began watching chefs in Hawaii as they prepared pigs for traditional Luaus. The allure of the banquet sized paella pan for up to 200 guests enables everyone to enjoy his superb culinary treats.

As a personal chef, I specialize in recreating authentic, vegan, gluten free paella. My pleasure is to keep paella coming to your table for your parties. No job is ever too big, or too small, too near or too far. Please contact me for more information or to book a date. ~ Richard


Barterra Winery

Barterra offers the finest California wines from top vineyards located from Santa Barbara to Mendocino…

  • Pinot Noir, Merlot, Chardonnay and Sparkling from Carneros
  • Sangiovese from Silverado
  • Zinfandel, Syrah, Petite Sirah and Primitivo from Lodi
  • Viognier from Paso Robles
  • Sauvignon Blanc from Russian River
  • Cabernet Sauvginon from Alexander Valley
  • Reisling and French Colombard from Mendocino
  •    ....   and Special dessert wines from Madera


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Bedtime Stories 2-Hour Mix ~ Michelle Dragony Reads

PODCAST.   Here are almost two hours of BTS stories recorded by Michelle Dragony of Coastside Buzz from 2016 to 2019. Stay tuned for new podcasts in the new year.

Don’t you think this would make a great podcast for NPR? Could have lots of amazing, world-class guest readers!


Listen to More Bedtime Stories Podcasts.

Bedtime Stories 2-Hour Mix ~ Michelle Dragony Reads

Bedtime Stories 2017 Mix ~ 1 Hour of Stories ~ Listen In!

Bedtime Stories 2016 Podcast Mix ~ 1 Hour of Stories

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Bedtime Stories ~ Skippyjon Jones Podcast and Read Along Video

Bedtime Stories ~ Scaredy Mouse BOO!

Bedtime Stories ~ When Dinos Came With Everything!

Bedtime Stories ~ Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree

Bedtime Stories ~ Harold and the Purple Crayon 

Bedtime Stories: Mr. Peabody’s Apples

Teach your Kids to Listen and Imagine with Bedtime Stories

Prepare your child for a relaxing audio podcast experience. Whether in the car, the store, or before bed, let your child immerse their ears in their imagination. School is largely auditory. So, prepare your kid to listen and visualize a story without TV or video. Just listen!

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