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  1. Crab season beginningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Daily Journal file photo Half Moon Bay fishermen will have live crabs for sale today, but they expect the hauls to be small and the season to be the grimmest in four years. Last year, the massive Bay oil spill delayed the season.

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  2. Commercial crab season now openRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Jim Delong, Chuck Bruemmer and Antonio Abila load crab traps at Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay in preparation for the recreational Dungeness crab season opener Saturday, Nov. 3. Fishermen have been preparing for weeks for crab season, which is set to start on time this year, at least around the Bay Area. Domoic acid, the leading cause of delayed season openers, has not been found in crabs tested south of Point Reyes.

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  3. Cellphone/Internet problems reported on coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Sporadic reports of loss of cellphone and Internet coverage on the coast began being reported 5 p.m. yesterday and is being investigated, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is reporting. The actual extent of the outage was unknown but technicians are actively testing cell towers to determine the root of the problem, according to sheriff's officials.

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  4. Coast Guard rescues two boats over the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two vessels from the choppy waters of the Pacific Ocean off the Bay Area coast Saturday afternoon, one that lost its engine and another that began taking on water, a petty officer said. Coast Guard officials responded to a 20-foot vessel in the waters off Half Moon Bay that had disabled and began taking on water shortly before 3:30 p.m., Petty Officer John Eastman said.

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  5. Vandalism plea deal for grocery store run-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A 40 year-old Half Moon Bay man accused of smashing a car window with a golf club because he thought another man groped his wife's backside pleaded no contest to misdemeanor vandalism in return for time served. Fernando Alvarado Sanchez changed his plea Friday in return for the dismissal of other charges and 32 days jail with the same amount of credit.

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  6. Election count updated, some race changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In what is appearing to be a long road for local results, San Mateo County elections officials announced a new round of tallies that have shown some changes to what was announced on election night. While many of the results are holding, some close races have tightened or slightly changed.

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  7. Raptorama is here: Birder season begins in Half Moon BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Shorebirds, songbirds, egrets, herons, hawks and vultures will take center stage during this weekend's first ever Raptorama to begin birding season in Half Moon Bay. The Coastside Land Trust is sponsoring this new extension of its annual birding workshops and encourages the public to come learn about and witness raptors in their natural habitats, said Eric Ruteledge, project coordinator for the CSLT.

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  8. County OKs changes to marijuana regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In unanimously approving changes to the county's commercial pot rules aimed at easing requirements for cannabis cultivation on unincorporated county land Tuesday, officials weighed concerns about the impact of expanded cannabis cultivation on residents and farm workers as well as the needs of farmers hoping to keep their operations alive with the new crop.

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  9. Browne takes PAL - Stennis titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    "I really wasn't sure what to expect," said Browne, who was homeschooled last year after spending her freshman year at Pinewood. Browne went on to earn the No.

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  10. Crab season opens this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Jim Delong, Chuck Bruemmer and Antonio Abila load crab traps at Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay in preparation for the recreational Dungeness crab season opener Saturday, Nov. 3. Fishermen have been preparing for weeks for crab season, which is set to start on time this year, at least around the Bay Area. Domoic acid, the leading cause of delayed season openers, has not been found in crabs tested south of Point Reyes.

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  11. Changes to county pot rules up for reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Whether an effort to clarify San Mateo County's commercial cannabis rules and align them more closely with state law will go too far in easing restrictions on those hoping to cultivate marijuana in unincorporated county land will be up for discussion at the Board of Supervisors' meeting Tuesday.

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  12. PAL tennis singles, doubles finals setRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The finals of the Peninsula Athletic League girls' tennis singles championship is set for today, following Wednesday's quarterfinals and semifinals matches. The doubles champion was crowned yesterday when Menlo-Atherton's Charlie Smith and Katie Donahue were declared winners after their finals opponents, teammates Laura Kirk and Nia Zisman, pulled out because of an injury to Zisman.

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  13. Locals awarded for water rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Four Half Moon Bay Harbor employees were given a state award for the recent rescue of two people who became trapped by an incoming tide in a coastal cave. Assistant Harbor Master John Draper; Deputy Harbor Master Michael Williams; Deputy Harbor Master Cary Smith; and State Park lifeguard Jeff Wadkins, stationed in Half Moon Bay, were presented with 2013 Distinguished Service Awards at an annual California Association of Harbor Masters and Port Captains meeting Oct. 30. The Pillar Point Harbor team responds to more than 110 life-threatening calls on the water every year.

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  14. Editorial: In Half Moon Bay: Yes on GG, no on other marijuana measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Though Proposition 64, which legalized recreational marijuana, passed by a large margin in both Half Moon Bay and San Mateo County, there are still concerns about just how it will be implemented. In community after community, citizens are expressing their concern about how legalization will roll out and most elected officials are taking a slow approach.

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  15. Threat from fruit fly over on the coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Some 11 months after the appearance of two Mediterranean fruit flies in Half Moon Bay prompted a quarantine, officials are calling off an extensive effort to limit spread of the pest after announcing the insect has been eradicated in the county earlier this month. Aerial release of hundreds of thousands of sterile male flies, targeted applications of organic pesticide and covering the produce sold at stores or businesses within the 56-mile quarantine area were among the efforts growers, officials and business owners took on in the months since two Mediterranean fruit flies were found within five miles of each other in November, said Jeremy Wagner, deputy director of the county's Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures.

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  16. Piecing together Redwood City's pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Though history wasn't Ellen Crawford's favorite subject in school, the Redwood City resident has a passion for exploring stories from the past. As president of the Historic Union Cemetery Association, Crawford has spent years documenting the stories of those who lived and died in the city decades earlier by researching the headstones at the historic cemetery on Woodside Road just west of El Camino Real.

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  17. Opening ceremonies launch Mavericks surfing contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Top big wave surfers gathered north of Half Moon Bay Friday afternoon for the opening ceremonies in the Body Glove Mavericks Invitational presented by GoPro, according to event organizers. Around 100 people attended last year's ceremony at Maverick's Beach near Pillar Point Harbor in San Mateo County, contest spokeswoman Jessica Banks said.

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  18. Half Moon Bay voters to decide on marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Half Moon Bay voters will decide on Nov. 6 if the city will allow a limited number of nurseries to grow immature, non-flowering cannabis plants and sell them outside city limits. Opponents of Measure GG see it as a first step to full-blown commercial cannabis operations backed by big-money out-of-towners, and are worried that legalizing any degree of commercial activities would encourage crime and drug addiction, particularly among youth.

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  19. Carving memories: - Mike the Carver' expertly sculpts pumpkin creationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Now a fixture at the Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, and known worldwide, "Farmer Mike" Valladao has established himself with his intricate pumpkin carvings with full-featured faces. The man in the orange overalls' interest in growing pumpkins was sparked years ago, when he saw the world's largest pumpkin at the Half Moon Bay festival.

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  20. Beach owner wins property disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A San Mateo County Superior Court judge on Thursday granted the private owner of a beach near Half Moon Bay the rights to the property after one of two lawsuits by proponents of open access attempted to keep the surfing hotspot accessible to all. Judge Gerald Buchwald ruled in favor of the Martin's Beach property owner, who purchased the shoreline property just off of state Highway 1 a few miles south of Half Moon Bay in 2008.

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