PHOTO ESSAY. DONATE and SIGN OUR BOOK!!! Want to volunteer? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 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 […]
VIDEO. This month’s meeting of the Half Moon Bay History Association is about the rarely described years between those of the Natives and those of the California Gold Rush. These were the times of the Spanish and the Mexican presence. The years changed history and cultures. Government and religious strategies were carried out. The missions […]
KHMB PODCAST. A poignant recording of Naomi Patridge, a Half Moon Bay public figure, sharing her experience during World War Two as a Japanese-American. Naomi recently told her story about being in Japanese internment camps during WWII to the Half Moon Bay Historical Association. She shares the little known Japanese history of Pescadero, where Naomi lived before being moved into […]
Week of July 1st, 2019 Video. Here we go. Flip movie of the Romeo Pier deconstruction…going, going, gone. But…what about a new floating park, in its place? Watch the video to the end for a cool surprise ;-) Check out the great inside shots by the San Mateo County Harbor District’s blog on the deconstruction of […]