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, If you want to know what they city has done in the last year, watch / listen to the out-going Mayor’s address. There are a few powerpoint visuals, but largely one can listen. Saves time. Listen while you drive or do chores. Stay in tune with what is going on in HMB! […]
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 […]
Really Excellent Video. Learn about the history of the James Johnston House. The house sits on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, east of Route One, just south of the city of Half Moon Bay. Isolated, its silhouette is a remarkable sight against the rolling hillsides golden brown until the winter rains turns them green. […]
Video/Podcast. James Johnston was born October 7, 1813, in Melrose, Scotland. His family immigrated to the United States aboard the Prompt in 1818 and settled in Pittsburgh, PA, then moved to Gallipolis, Ohio, after the death of his father in 1826. One of nine children, James served in the military in the Mexican war, became interested […]