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  1. Half Moon Bay: Oil spill prevented after ship runs agroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    A commercial fishing ship ran aground off the coast of Half Moon Bay, but an oil spill response team transferred more than 500 gallons of fuel from the vessel into storage tanks without any of it spilling, the U.S. Coast Guard announced Sunday. The vessel remained in the water Sunday and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration was working with the ship's captain to salvage the vessel and get it removed.

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  2. Alameda: Teen cyclist represents AlamedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Contra Costa Times

    In the inaugural season for the Alameda Rolling Thunder mountain biking team, Bethany Kharrazi, 15, qualified for the state championships in Los Olivos, shredding the 12-mile course. Next, she will bike 25 miles with her siblings in Half Moon Bay on June 13 to raise funds and awareness in support of her brother at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Cycle for Life event.

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  3. San Mateo County deputies arrest alleged drug-fueled driver following pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Contra Costa Times

    A man who was allegedly high on methamphetamine and heroin led San Mateo County sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase on state Highway 1 Saturday afternoon. Deputies received reports of a vehicle pursuit involving a white Toyota Camry coming from Santa Cruz County at 12:37 p.m., according to sheriff's officials.

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  4. Peruvian cuisine coming to Walnut Creek; 4 big Bay Area events for foodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Contra Costa Times

    Opening soon: The flavors of Peru are coming to downtown Walnut Creek. Chef Carlos Altamirano, who owns the Michelin-honored La Costanera in coastal Montara, plus two San Francisco restaurants and the Sanguchon food trucks, is embarking on his first East Bay venture.

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  5. Alameda: City hires firm for city manager searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Contra Costa Times

    The City Council has selected a consultant firm to help search for candidates interested in becoming the Island's next city manager. William Avery & Associates Inc. recently completed city manager searches in Emeryville, Hercules, Sunnyvale and Half Moon Bay, as well as other cities.

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  6. Dead whale No. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Contra Costa Times

    An adult female gray whale was found Tuesday afternoon badly decomposed and floating in the surf off Poplar Beach in Half Moon Bay, the third whale to be found dead on Bay Area shores in recent weeks, officials said. The whale, roughly 40 feet in length, had been spotted floating offshore over the past few days by beachgoers, but the decaying animal was found rolling in the surf before 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to spokeswoman Haley Bowling with the California Academy of Sciences.

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  7. Pizarro: How much Sephora can one shopping block handle?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Contra Costa Times

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and if you're a fan of Sephora, you'll be able to behold twice as much when the high-end cosmetics retailer opens a new store at Santana Row in November. Not only will Sephora get a prime spot next to Sino restaurant on the main drag of the swanky San Jose shopping center, Sephora's marketing people say there are currently no plans to close its store at Westfield Valley Fair -- which is right across Stevens Creek Boulevard.

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  8. Redwood City: Half Moon Bay man faces weapons, drug charges after pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A Half Moon Bay man arrested in connection with a chase in San Mateo County last weekend was arraigned Monday on multiple felony charges, prosecutors said Tuesday. Roberto Sonoqui Carrillo, 30, pleaded not guilty to 10 felony weapon and drug charges in San Mateo County Superior Court and was ordered to return on May 8 for a preliminary hearing, according to the district attorney's office.

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  9. Half Moon Bay: CHP chase ends with one arrest, second suspect escapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Roberto Sonoqui Carrillo was taken into custody on his 30th birthday and is facing several charges, CHP spokesman Officer Art Montiel said. He was the passenger in a silver Mercedes SUV whose driver tried to outrace a CHP officer about 1:30 p.m. on southbound Highway 1, Montiel said.

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  10. Dreams take flight at Half Moon Bay motor showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    On a bright and breezy Sunday, this picturesque beach town became a fantasyland for motorheads dreaming that a souped-up car, sexy motorcycle or vintage warplane can take them anywhere -- even into the past or future. "If you can dream it, you can build it," said Jeff Steffanini, a retired community service officer who built a three-wheeled motorcycle "trike" with a powerful Chevrolet engine, racy Jaguar rear end and bulbous Volkswagen Beetle fenders.

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  11. Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society will reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    With the passing of Pete Douglas last July, it seemed that the jazz institution he built over his lifetime was unlikely to survive him for long. Starting in the late 1950s, his Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society hosted hundreds jazz concerts and classical recitals in the glorious Half Moon Bay beach-side setting of the Douglas Beach House.

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  12. Radioactive WWII aircraft carrier found off SF coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Courtesy NOAA -- The U.S.S. Independence, a WWII-era aircraft carrier, has been discovered beneath 2,600 feet of water off the coast of the Farallon Islands. This image from NOAA depicts the Independence as it appeared during its wartime service and a sonar image of the ship at rest at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, upright and mostly intact.

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  13. Enticing spring dishes inspired by the farmers marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Chef Sean Eastwood of Tender Greens shops the Walnut Creek Farmers' Market in Walnut Creek on March 15, 2015. Eastwood buys fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables to be prepared for dishes at the restaurant.

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  14. Hollywood meets Half Moon Bay in contentious year at MavericksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    There won't be a Mavericks big-wave surfing contest in 2015, but there was plenty of behind-the-scenes drama during the competition's first year under new organizer Cartel Management. No storms are expected to push contestworthy ocean swells toward Northern California between now and Tuesday, when the window in which to hold the contest closes, according to Mark Sponsler, longtime forecaster for Mavericks, one of the world's largest and most-dangerous surf breaks.

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  15. Books by the Bay: Authors Richard Rhodes, Peter N. Carroll publish...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Two new books on the Spanish Civil War -- one by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes, another by Stanford professor Peter N. Carroll -- top this month's nonfiction releases by Bay Area authors. Also on the list are a memoir by one of Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters, a 14-year photographic study of ballet dancers who maintained their careers while becoming mothers and a guide to progressive education in American schools.

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  16. Despite drought, Bay Area salmon fishermen see hope for 2015 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Bay Area commercial salmon fisherman got a jolt of good news this week in the form of population data that could bode well for the upcoming season. The Pacific Fisheries Management Council released estimates for the number of chinook salmon that returned from the Pacific Ocean in the fall to spawn in rivers where they were born or released from hatcheries.

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  17. Review: Homey pastas at Via Uno in Half Moon BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Wild Boar, pasta with sauce, at Via Uno Cucina Italiana restaurant in Half Moon Bay, Calif., on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Being the new kid on the block is never easy, and even more so when the new kid is an Italian restaurant in Half Moon Bay where there are already two venerable Italian restaurants -- Pasta Moon and Mezzaluna -- just minutes away in either direction.

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  18. Mavericks photographers open their portfolio in Half Moon Bay exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Mavericks big wave photographer Doug Acton hangs photographs at the Coastal Arts League gallery in Half Moon Bay, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Mavericks big wave photographer Doug Acton hangs photographs at the Coastal Arts League gallery in Half Moon Bay, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

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  19. Highway 92: Two hurt, road blocked after head-on crash near Half Moon BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Two people suffered minor injuries in a head-on crash on state Highway 92 near Half Moon Bay Tuesday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

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  20. Former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed returns to real estate lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    After nearly a decade in the political limelight, former Mayor Chuck Reed is returning to his roots in real estate law but promises to stay involved in public affairs and pension reform. Just days after stepping down and on the eve of the inauguration of his successor, Sam Liccardo, Reed announced Monday that he has joined the law firm of Hopkins & Carley."

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