June 28th, 2018
The Weekly Buzz Mail

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Mavericks Surf Nest Cam!

Video. Sunny Paddle / Sailing Days!
See exactly what the paddle conditions are like at Pillar Point Harbor, before you leave home!   
Watch the last of the Romeo Pier get demolished. 
Visit Mavericks Surf Company and Paddlesports Website and Mavericks Surf Company Facebook page.

Rent a board today!

Your rental includes the board, leash, paddle and life vest. Wetsuits are provided for $10 rental fee. Ask us about multiple day rental rates.   

Regular SUP ~

  • $30 / up to 2 hour
  • $60 / full day
  • $75 / takeaway. . . $30 for day 2 . . . $20 for each additional day thereafter
Deep Look on the Banana Slug's Slime Secrets

Video. Beneath the towering redwoods lives one of the most peculiar creatures in California: the banana slug. They’re coated with a liquid crystal ooze that solves many problems slugs face in the forest — and maybe some of our own.  Slime vs snot! :-0 Same thing ;-)  Goblet cells…

Fire Tower Tour

Video / Photos. 360 degree view from the tallest building in Half Moon Bay. See the Ocean, Half Moon Bay and the Johnston House.

Other Stories: 

Do have fiction of non-fiction to share?  CONTACT us.


The Mavericks Experience

It is our goal to make sure customers enjoy their experience in the water with a surf lesson or during a Mavericks tour on land. Our guides and instructors have a wealth of knowledge about the waves, the community, and especially Mavericks.

There's nothing more exhilarating then learning how to surf. Our Surf Lessons are all about ensuring learning is fun, safe and convenient for all students; meaning we have everything you need covered!

Our introductory lesson is a 2 hour session. The lesson includes top quality gear featuring RipCurl wet suits, soft top surfboards designed for comfort and highly qualified instructors.

Lessons take place at beginner friendly Surfers Beach. Whether you're solo, a family or a group, this is a fantastic experience and sure to keep you coming back out to the beach!

Rent a STORAGE Space for your Kayak, Surfski, or Standup Paddle.  Wood and carpet rack covered with UV netting. $50/month. (Paid quarterly). 


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but we can also feature you here, on the Weekly BuzzMail!

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Let's Talk About Housing in HMB!

All are invited to a community conversation on housing and our community.     

  • What does the future of housing look like in Half Moon Bay?
  • What mix of housing options and programs will help our community to thrive?

The City of Half Moon Bay and Home for All San Mateo County are hosting an educational community conversation that will help us all gain a better understanding of the local housing situation. Participants will learn about the current housing situation in our community, share experiences and ideas, and explore how the community can work together to address Half Moon Bay’s housing needs. This community conversation is being held with support from the Half Moon Bay Library.

Half Moon Bay: Let’s Talk About Housing Community Conversation –

SAVE THE DATE ~ Sunday, July 15, 1 pm – Doors open for free lunch @ 1:00, event starts at 1:30 to 3:30 pm. 

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Bedtime Stories ~ 2017 ~ 1 Hour Mix!

Listen to 1 hour of stories with 1-click.  Push the button and let the kids listen.  Great in the car, or while your doing chores, or making dinner!  From your phone, or your computer.  With book, without a book.

Bedtime Stories read, and sometimes sung, by:

  • Michelle Dragony:
    • Twas the Night Before Christmas
    • Pooh Bear and the Honey Tree
    • Who I Am
    • Skippy Jon Jones
  • Rosanne Hitchcock:
    • Vamonos! Let’s Go! (in Spanish and English)
    • Oscar y la Mascara Misteriosa (in Spanish)
  • Elizabeth Evans:
    • Charge of the Light Brigade
  • Irene Kolibisen:
    • Wiggle-butts and Up-faces (an original story, by Irene)
  • Ian Sarullo-Wood:
    • Scaredy Mouse
  • Lead Elementary School’s Technology Club:
    • Poppleton
  • Chris Devcich:
    • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
  • Patty Sherin:
    • Harold and the Purple Crayon
  • Lorainne Sarullo:
    • The Three Bears

If you like to read bedtime stories contact the Buzz Studios and come on down and record!

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

Thanks for listing to Bedtime Stories on Coastside Buzz.
This series is produced in the studios. 

How to Use Bedtime Stories as an Independent Reading Tutor!

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