PHOTO -ESSAY. 21 stops on this 1-hour Half Moon Bay History Tour. Look across the street towards #3, The Odd Fellows. Why is the sign off set? Walk on East side. View buildings on West side of Main St. Check out Mural on the East side, opposite Knapp. Mention Carter Park, First Mayor / […]
Half Moon Bay Coastsider History
Coastside Buzz works with Dave Cresson and the Half Moon Bay History Association to bring Coastsiders stories from the past. Here we see the restaurant The Reefs which is sitting right where Fitzgerald Marine Reserve is today!
VIDEO. Great photos and footage. One hour video documentary by Stewart Cheifet. Publication date 1981. Cool trip into the past. How did the Coastside stay small? At one point the Coastside buildout was 200,00! Today HMB is 12,870 EG is 5,467 MB is 3,103 Montara is 2,909 Total 24,346 on the Coastside in 2019. Usage http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ Topics half moon […]
ARTICLE. People hid him. He was eventually caught, with someone else’s wife, and turned in by the husband. He was summarily hung. They sold tickets to his hanging. He liked to race his horse down Main Street. Imagine that.
PHOTOS. Sneak peak. Thanks to Half Moon Bay Coastside History Association President, Robin Kirby, for your work on this project. Wanna Go to Jail? Let us Help You! HMB Jail Museum is open Saturdays and Sundays 10-4pm. (Closed for Pumpkin Festival Weekend 3rd in Oct.). Scroll to bottom for more information. […]
VIDEO. Sponsored by the California State Library. If you are interested in attending a Story Center workshop contact Coastside Buzz, or contact Story Center. UNDERSTANDING HOW PERSONAL NARRATIVES CAN FUNCTION AS TOOLS FOR REFLECTION, COMMUNITY EDUCATION, PROVIDER TRAINING, AND POLICY ADVOCACY. ~ Story Center
EVENT ~ California Listens: Half Moon Bay Stories CLICK HERE FOR SIGN UP Half Moon Bay Library 620 Correas St. Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 Friday, May 3, 2019, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9 a.m. – 5p.m. At the Library: “California Listens” Digital Storytelling Workshop En la biblioteca: Taller de […]
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VIDEO. Tom Woosnam ( as seen at Coastal Rep) presents ~ The Lost Town of Purissima March 14, 2019, 5:30 pm @ the Portuguese Cultural Center. The Lost Town of Purissima from mdragony on Vimeo. About HMBHA The varied history of the Coastside has been studied, shared and preserved by passionate volunteers for years. The Half […]
VIDEO / PODCAST. Jim Clifford (UPI/AP) reports history for the San Mateo Journal’s Rear View Column. Great stories, told well. Who is Martin? Is it Martin’s Beach or Martins Beach? Jim will tell you. (Go to 38 minute mark). Know about Loren Coburn and Pebble Beach in the late 1800’s? Wonder if Martin’s Beach Vinod […]
PHOTO-ESSAY. The Pigeon Point Light Station lighthouse has been closed to visitors for over 17 years while undergoing renovations after pieces fell from the tower. In honor of its 146th… Perched on a cliff on the central California coast, 50 miles south of San Francisco, the 115-foot Pigeon Point Lighthouse, one of the tallest lighthouses […]