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History: The last of the Costanoans?

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HALF MOON BAY THE COASTSIDE’S LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE

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Features Plant. Water. And Grow. 12 The beloved HEAL program continues to teach kids about our food chain BY SARAH GRIEGO GUZ

18 The pampas problem 24 Cioppinoh!

I.D.E.S. Society serves crab-loving crowd BY CARINA WOUDENBERG

They are pretty to look at, but the prolific plants can threaten native vegetation and wildlife BY KAITLYN BARTLEY

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Publisher’s Note

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Pull out that pampas grass after your sword fight

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e sometimes call them “tickle plants.” But we also call them “lightsaber plants,” “javelin plants,” “band-leader baton plants,” or “try to stick the fuzzy part in your friend’s ear plants.” The real name, of course, is pampas grass. We used to walk by them every day on the way to school and break off a stalk or two to be used in all sorts of creative and annoying ways, depending on your point of view. They are actually quite beautiful with their feathery flowers atop 6-foot-tall stems. They look like they belong on the Coastside, or in a Dr. Seuss book. The reality however — much like our ubiquitous ice plant and towering eucalyptus groves — is that pampas grass isn’t native to California. Shipped up from South America as an ornamental plant, it has quickly become an aggressive, botanical invader boxing out indigenous species. Each plant can produce more than a million seeds over the course of its lifetime. It is highly adaptable and tolerates a broad range of weather. Plants that used to provide food and shelter to wildlife can no longer exist in an expanding pampas grass field. Luckily there are some folks in our community who are taking upon themselves to slow the grass’s growth and prevent the population from exploding. A few plants here and there might be OK, but over time, the landscape can quickly change and stemming the problem becomes harder and harder. So, while you may have had your fun trying to get as much of the itchy stuff down your spouse’s shirt as possible (and who hasn’t), next time you might want to just pull out the whole plant instead. The local wildlife, and your wife, might thank you.

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Want to know more about pampas grass, or how to help? Check out Kailyn Bartley’s story on our visiting species on page 24.

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The last of the Costanoans? W hen the Spanish arrived on what is now the San Mateo County coast, they called the native people “Costanoans,” a reference to the “costa” on which the Ohlone Indians lived. Before too long, those Ohlone people and their culture would fall victim to European expansion. That decimation is in many ways a dark part of California’s history. In a column printed in the Review 40 years ago next month, local historian June Morrall wrote that only 11 Ohlone people remained here by 1822. While she didn’t go into great detail about the decline of the population, we know that diseases like small pox and malaria felled many native peoples. Others were driven out of their homeland and still others were killed. Morrall wrote of one man in particular. She called Andres Osorio “Half Moon Bay’s last Indian.” She said he was born in Woodside and carried to Half Moon Bay on horseback by his mother in the 1830s. He apparently followed his father across the country as the older man worked as a tightrope walker. Morrall said he was one of the first men to grow artichokes on the coast, farming William Debenedetti’s land north of Half Moon Bay. If the dates are correct in Morrall’s column, Osorio would have been 114 at the time of his death in 1946. That seems unlikely, but so is much of the history of California. — Clay Lambert

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This photo of Andres Osorio ran unattributed in the Half Moon Bay Review on April 7, 1977. It also appears in Michael Smookler’s “San Mateo County Coast” for Acadia Publishing. There, it is attributed to A. Baccari.


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THE BELOVED HEAL PROGRAM CONTINUES TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT OUR FOOD CHAIN Hatch Elementary School third-graders, from left, Brigita Fischer and Avi Bodmann, pick Brussels sprouts in the school’s HEAL garden. 12

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lush green oasis lies among the construction pods situated on the campus of Hatch Elementary School. It’s where the new HEAL garden takes root. The old garden, once tucked away near the multipurpose baseball and soccer field, was destroyed as the bulldozers working on the school’s recent modernization project rolled in. Understandably, the inadvertent consequence of progress upset many parents and children who had worked so hard on the garden. After a generous donation from Sutter Health Plus, the HEAL Project was able to erect a bigger


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Clockwise from above, Hatch Elementary School students smell and taste some of the plants at the HEAL garden during a recent opening reception. Students and sponsors pose for group photo. HEAL Executive Director Amy Bono-Kruckewitt, right, talks with parents and donors at a February open house for the garden.

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and better version of the garden, complete with raised garden beds and a pleasing pergola. “I think they have taken a challenging situation with the construction and really turned it into an amazing garden space,” said James Ward, principal of Hatch Elementary School. “I’m so happy with how it turned out and with the hard work of the HEAL program. The kids love it.” Ward also noted that the new garden rests upon space once utilized by the Coastside Children’s Program. The afterschool program worked with the HEAL Project to transform what was once only asphalt into a garden of leafy green vegetables. “It’s been a great partnership with CCP,” Ward said. This year, the HEAL Project is able to provide its Intensive Garden Program to 220 second- and thirdgrade students. HEAL Project instructor Kali Burke, also affectionately known as Miss K, offers hands-on learning about natural food and cooking.


“All the second- and third-graders come through the program. It’s 26 weeks,” said Burke. “They start with me in second grade, halfway, so I’m actually starting with a new group of kids next week. The third-graders just graduated with me last week. Since they start with me in second grade and go into third grade, I get to watch them grow so much.” Growing up on the coast, Burke had ample opportunities to get her hands dirty while soaking in the Northern California sunshine. “I always had a giant garden and I was always outside exploring,” Burke remembered. “It wasn’t until I was much older that I realized that most kids don’t have that kind of access.” She also had the benefit of a parent who understood the importance of good

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Hatch Elementary School students check vegetables in the school garden, which has become an important part of their education on the coast.

Learn more Founded in 2006, the HEAL in HEAL Project stands for health, environment, agriculture and learning. It teaches students to make healthy choices for themselves and their world. From weekly hands-on lessons, to garden maintenance and learning to cook with specialty crops, the program provides crucial education that helps fight obesity and its associated health risks. For more information, visit theHEALproject.org.

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nutrition. Burke feels like it’s her honor to pass on what she learned to the next generation of eaters. “My mom taught me from the time was very small to have a very healthy relationship with food,” said Burke. “I feel like this program is my way of passing that on to the next generation. One of my favorite, if not the favorite, part of this job is teaching kids where their food comes from.” Her philosophy dovetails into another popular project that introduces hands-on gardening and healthy cooking lessons to hundreds of San Mateo County elementary school students. “If they can plant it and take care of it and watch it grow and pick it, they will eat anything,” said Burke. “I have kids out here whose parents come to me and say, oh, my gosh, how did you get my kid to eat so and so? “I can’t take the credit for that. It’s the kids being outside and experiencing it and watching it grow,” she continued. “And they’ll eat anything. That’s the coolest part for me. I come to work every day and feel so lucky because, not only am I teaching them, I’m learning with them.”  HALF MOON BAY


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About 700 people enjoyed a cioppino dinner at the I.D.E.S. Hall on a recent Saturday. The fundraising dinners are an important part of the Half Moon Bay social calendar.

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he crab — 2,800 pounds of it — came in from Three Captains Sea Products at 7:30 in the morning. Roughly 12 hours before more than 700 hungry diners would dig in to an elaborate crab cioppino dinner, a group of volunteers began dutifully cracking away at the crustaceans’ chitin shells. The group on this recent Saturday largely consisted of Half Moon Bay I.D.E.S. Society members who put on the dinners during most months of the crab season. The season typically runs from November to June. This year, the last scheduled cioppino dinner lands on April 8.

“It’s our one fundraiser,” said Mel Mello Jr., a member and past president of the society, before the Feb. 11 dinner. “If we didn’t do cioppino, we couldn’t stay afloat.” Mello’s late father — former Half Moon Bay Mayor Melvin Mello Sr. — was also a past president of the I.D.E.S. Society. Mello’s grandfather was a past president of the Pescadero I.D.E.S. Society before that. I.D.E.S. stands for “Irmandade do Divino Espirito Santo” or “Brotherhood of the Divine Holy Spirit.” The Half Moon Bay group was formed in 1871 by a group of Portuguese farmers and today boasts approximately 500 members — roughly half of whom have reportedly since moved away from Half Moon Bay but have maintained their memberships. The dinners have been held at the I.D.E.S. Hall since the 1970s. Though the dinners are primarily a Saturday evening affair, for the devoted volunteers the event


consumes an entire weekend, said member Leonard Stone. On the Friday before, volunteers set up enough tables and chairs to accommodate 700 guests. The following morning, they receive the crab, crack it and begin preparing the sauce and accompanying garlic bread and salad. Sunday is reserved for clean up. Member Tony Lourenco serves as the head cook. “There’s no secret,” Lourenco said of the recipe. “It always comes out good.” Member Harrie Yager disagrees on the secretive aspect. He offers that the sauce is made from onions, parsley, garlic and stewed tomatoes, but declines to reveal what’s in the “secret seasoning.” Some of the ingredients, such as the onions and parsley, are sourced from local farmers. The crab itself often comes from the local fishermen whenever the members can get it. The society enjoys a good relationship with the local fleet and sometimes gets a bit of a bulk discount. “We get great crab,” Yager said. The brick ovens used to cook the cioppino must be prepped five days in advance to allow the bricks to retain the heat and not fall apart when hit with the dramatic temperature change. This means that in the days leading up to the cioppino dinner the ovens must be fired up for 30 to 45 minutes each time. The sauce is cooked in giant pans that are maybe four feet long. When filled with the cioppino, one member estimated that they weigh 150 pounds each. Tickets for the crab cioppino dinners run at $60 a pop. The money raised goes toward supporting a whole host of community activities, including the

Lisa Kemp, left, and Annette and Bob Tornborg get into the spirit by donning crab hats for the cioppino dinner.

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CARINA WOUDENBERG

Top, Harrie Yager pours on the sauce as he and other volunteers prepare cioppino for 700. Left, the seating chart is an essential part of such a large operation. Bottom, volunteers crack 2,800 pounds of crab, beginning early on the morning of the dinner.

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big Holy Ghost Festival in May when the society purchases 7,000 pounds of beef to provide for free to all. The society rents out the hall, which was once secured by the U.S. Army as barracks, for weddings and other events but also offers the space for free for various communityminded users such as the Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival each October or the Half Moon Bay High School grad night in June. They’re also known to provide various scholarships to students and support for schools and 4-H groups. “(For) any community group that needs something, we’re usually on their list,” said member Fred Whelen. The popularity of the dinners is impressive given that the society doesn’t advertise them. In order to get tickets, you must purchase them from one of the society’s officers. Members warn, too, that attending the dinners is not for last-minute planners. March’s event was reportedly sold out before February’s dinner started. Every December, one person is reportedly known to reserve 130 of the 700 available slots, said member and past president Joe Sarmento. When the cioppino is ready to be served, the volunteers deliver it in big plastic bowls to each of the tables. The diners often clap when the prized entrée makes its appearance. The crab keeps coming until the diners are full and then the volunteers quickly clean up the tables and make room for dancing. On Feb. 11 diners were treated to a performance by a band called Damn Near Dead. Crab lovers took to the dance floor to work off the 100 pounds of butter in the garlic bread and celebrate another successful cioppino dinner. HALF MOON BAY


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THEY ARE PRETTY TO LOOK AT, BUT THE PROLIFIC PLANTS CAN THREATEN NATIVE VEGETATION AND WILDLIFE By Kaitlyn Bartley Photos by John Green

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ou’ve likely seen the massive tussocks with their feathery plumes waving in the wind along the side of Highway 1 or the Coastal Trail. They’re arresting and showy, but pampas and jubata grass are visitors that have overstayed their welcome on the Coastside. The plants reproduce prolifically and crowd out native vegetation, threatening the habitat of local wildlife. Fed up, a group of volunteers is showing the noxious out-of-towners their way to the door, and they are armed with pickaxes and shovels that show they’re serious. South Coast resident Neil Panton noticed the tufts cropping up more often near San Gregorio and along Stage Road. “It just takes over,” he said. So he decided to intervene before it was too late. In 2014, he started small by clipping the seed heads off the plants’ plumes before they could spawn other plants. He enlisted other volunteers, and a small platoon can be seen digging up the plants along the side of the highway in dry weather. Already, they’ve made advances: they’ve removed 438 Pampas grass can appear like an appropriate coastal plant because it is seen up and down the California coast, but it’s really an invasive plant that crowds out native vegetation.

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of the plants along Stage Road and are close to eradicating them along Highway 84. Most people just refer to the plants as pampas grass, but there are actually two species that look nearly identical. Jubata grass is the bigger threat, though, in terms of encroachment on native grasses. That’s because it reproduces asexually, dispersing thousands of seeds that take root and multiply into whole colonies. Pampas grass, on the other hand, reproduces sexually and requires both a male and a female plant for pollination. That means it spreads less rapidly. Jubata grass is most likely what’s spreading up and down the coast, said Panton. “But they’re so closely related, it’s hard to tell,” he said. Native to South America, the plants were initially brought to North America as ornamental grasses, but as invasive species, they can crowd out native plants. When one plant goes to seed, it can spawn three to four other plants, which in turn spawn others, said Panton. “The problem with that is that things turn into a monoculture,” said Panton. “You’ve got nothing but pampas. Nothing else will grow under it.” Additionally, species rely on native vegetation for food and habitat, “and when something else takes over, they can’t eat it, they can’t lay their eggs in it, and can’t sleep under it.” Panton and his coalition of volunteers obtained permits from the local agencies that own the land and set to work with just manual tools. “I was adamant we weren’t going to get into pesticides and herbicides,” he said. Spraying is a “big issue in our watershed, and all of our methods are mechanical or manual removal.”

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Fortunately, though, Panton says it’s not too difficult to cut the grasses out and dig them up. “The root ball is really shallow,” he said. “You dig those things out and turn the root ball upside down in its hole so it’s exposed to the sun and air, and it’s done and it’s over.” Bigger plants can take longer to excavate, and Panton says he’s divided the plants by size into small, medium, and large. “The small ones, the whole root ball comes out in two or three hacks — less than a minute,” he said. Last year, Panton applied for a permit from Caltrans to tackle the plants along an eight-mile stretch of Highway 84 between the coast and La Honda. He issued a plea for volunteers in the La Honda Voice, and eventually 11 people signed up. “We’ve had as many as seven or eight people out at a time, and in a couple of hours we can do some really mighty work,” he said. The group also removes the plants for private landowners when they request it. Panton keeps track of all the plants he’s identified and of the ones he and the “kick pampass” group have removed. Out of 724 total he’s identified, they’ve already removed 668 from Highway 84, Stage Road, Cuesta La Honda Guild property, State Parks property and private land. But Panton’s not done yet. Right now, he and the group of volunteers are taking a break while they wait for the rainy season to pass. But once the weather dries out, he’ll be back out with pickaxe and shovel, doing removals mostly for private property owners. “Everybody’s doing it because they want to see those plants gone. We’ve had a lot of landowners who say, ‘I hate those things.’” HALF MOON BAY

South Coast resident Neil Panton says he’s noticed pampas grass in Pacifica, in Redwood City, and along the Highway 280 corridor. For those who want to launch their own local “kick pampass” teams, he has a set of suggestions. Put a notice in your local newspaper. That’s how he got connected with other residents who wanted to volunteer to fight pampas. Get the proper permits. “Find out who owns the property and get the appropriate permits,” he says. Make sure “you’re not just going rogue out there and walking all over someone’s land.” Start small. “Just pick an area, and first of all, control the spread. If you did nothing for years, if you just went out and clipped seed heads, at least you would be keeping it from spreading.” And don’t pick an area to tackle that’s too large. Have fun! “I can’t tell you how much fun we have,” he said. “They are ready to turn these plants upside down.” — Kaitlyn Bartley


“THE PROBLEM WITH THAT IS THAT THINGS TURN INTO A MONOCULTURE. YOU’VE GOT NOTHING BUT PAMPAS.” NEIL PANTON, VOLUNTEER

Volunteers have taken aim on pampas, vowing to pull up the weed before it really takes root. Nevertheless, it’s easy to see pampas grass throughout the region.

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THE HEAL PROJECT Back this summer the HEAL Project will offer six weeks of day camp at the San Mateo County School Farm in El Granada! The HEAL Project camps are packed with outdoor learning activities that inspire a love of nature, an appreciation of healthy food, and respect for our agricultural heritage. Each week focuses on a different theme, all of which connect back to the farm and give us opportunities to explore the world around us. Themes range from Farm-to-Fork Jr to Nature Magic! Campers will taste from the fields, plant, hike, discover, and learn all day outside. Camps are MondayFriday 9am-3pm for children ages 6-11. Contact and register online at www.thehealproject.org. Questions? Reach out to farm@thehealproject. org.

COASTSIDE CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS Coastside Children’s Programs (CCP) will be offering 9 weeks of engaging full day (7 am-6 pm) camps for children from TK to grade 6. The 2017 schedule of weekly themes includes: LEGO Minecraft Engineering, Innovation Station with 4 activities/day, Cooking, Jewelry, Art, Farmer-HEAL Garden, and of course the favorites: Field Trip Week and 7 weeks of Sports Camps!! All camps are held on CCP’s Hatch campus except for Sports Camp at El Granada CCP campus. (650) 7267413 http://www.coastsidechildren. org/summer.html

LA PETITE BALEEN SWIM SCHOOL’S SUMMER SWIM CAMP Join us at LPB Half Moon Bay’s Summer Swim Camp! Campers will enjoy games, arts and crafts, field trips down Main Street and a daily 30-minute swim lesson. This camp is suited for swimmers Level

1 and up, ages 4-6. Snacks will be provided. Sign up now! It’s sure to be a whale-y good time! Call (866) 8963603 or email Bookings@swimLPB. com

FUSION ACADEMY Finally, a summer school that won’t ruin your summer fun! Fusion Academy is a revolutionary private middle and high school where positive relationships unlock academic potential. All courses are one-to-one: one student and one teacher per classroom. This allows teachers to personalize curriculum and teaching for each student’s learning style. Our supportive campus environment is a unique space that includes a state-of-theart recording studio, mixed-media art studio, and a Homework Café® where students complete all homework before going home. Enroll at any time, and take classes at a time of day that works best for the student. Classes offered at 3 levels: essential, college prep, + honors. Fusion students are all unique but have one thing in common: traditional school doesn’t work. Join us for a summer semester and learn more at www.FusionSummerClass. com! Fusion Academy San Mateo, 2000 Alameda de las Pulgas, Suite 128, San Mateo, CA 94403 (650) ­312-8305

OPEN OCEAN SURF SCHOOL AND CAMPS Open Ocean Surf Lessons and Camps was started in 1990 and is the original and first surf school in Half Moon Bay. Owner and instructor Dave Alexander is a graduate in Education from U.C. Santa Cruz and his classroom teaching experience ranges from Preschool to High School including Physical Education and coaching at various schools and facilities in the Bay Area. “Our goal at Open Ocean Surf School is to teach children and adults safety in the ocean, while building solid surfing skills and comprehensive ocean knowledge in a safe and fun environment.” OpenOceanSurfing. com. (650) 867-0315

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CALI SUMMER CLUB

COASTAL ADVENTURES

Half Moon Bay Kayak Company has teamed up with the Cali Summer Club! We offer weeklong adventure day camps for 9- to 15-year-olds with off-site field trips to the Bay Area’s best attractions. Our camps are smaller in size than most traditional camps where we offer more detailed attention to the campers, ensuring a better group dynamic. Our day camps take advantage of the local coastal trails for hiking and the majestic Pacific Ocean for kayaking, where we often encounter humpback whales. Our campers learn the importance of protecting the environment, working as a team, and building individual leadership skills. For summer of 2017 we’ll be offering specialty fishing camps in June limited to 6 campers. We’ll fish the waters of the San Mateo coast with two field trips to some of the Bay Area’s best freshwater fishing holes. Gear is included. Camp Director: Sam Narens (415) 410-4664 Email: calisummerclub@gmail.com Website: www.calisummerclubs. com

Coastal Adventure Summer Camp’s goal is to let children (ages 5 - 13) explore the wonderful sights of the coast and Peninsula. After all the children have gathered at the center we take them to a couple of amazing locations. EVERYDAY IS A FIELD TRIP! Once there, we will explore the area, play active games, create something new and just have fun. You will be amazed from the stories and experiences your child will bring home. All from our backyard. Our mission is to see new things, try new things and have fun. Centrally located in Princeton, our facility has it all. Several huge beanbags, large pillows, basketball, hoop, toys and extras will keep the kids moving downstairs. Upstairs we have computers, arts and craft, and plenty of table space for creative projects. Don’t miss out on a Coastal Adventure this summer. upgradechildrenscenter.com. (650) 303-4055.

MERCY HIGH SUSAN HAYWARD SCHOOL, TOOLS 4 SCHOOLS SCHOOL OF DANCING

Susan Hayward School of Dancing 32nd Annual Theatre Arts, Music and Dance Camp. Join in the fun where young people learn to make scenery and do costume design. Exploring music, rhythm and group singing. Dancing in its many forms: folk, jazz, tap and ballet. Nipper campers’ theme is woodland creatures. Junior and Senior Campers, along with teachers, work on choreography for each of the levels, learning to manage end-of-camp production, choosing a theme or story line, creating scenery, props, and organizing costumes for the three levels of campers. Serving youth, ages 5-17. Sign up for a camp of a lifetime. SHaywardDance.com. (650) 7287519.

Mercy High School Burlingame’s Unique Summer Program for Middle School Girls. Focus on the Arts: Dance, drama, voice & music, 2D & 3D art & talent shows. Academic Content: Math readiness skill building, summer reading, creative writing & American Sign Language. Friday Field Trips - Visits to area educational attractions such as: Exploratorium, Muir Woods, Walt Disney Family Museum, AT&T Park & Curiodessey. Dates: June 19-July 14, Time: 8:30am-3:00pm, Cost: $1,000 per student. To register go to www.mercyhsb.com


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Serra Swim School coed Middle, Pre-High & High School Academics Children’s Sports & Recreation Camp Golden State Aquatics Next Level Sports Camps Padre Rowing Camp PENINSULA WRESTLING ClinicS

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SUMMER DRAMA AT SUMMER AT SERRA COASTAL REP Summer Drama at Coastal Rep puts campers (8 - 16 years) in the middle of everything it takes to put on a play. They create set pieces and backdrops, and bring the play to life with their songs, dances and dialogue. Come join us at Coastal Repertory Theatre, 1167 Main Street Half Moon Bay. Go to the website at coastalrep.com or contact Gail Erwin at gailerw@comcast.net 1. Camp begins Monday, July 10 at 9 am to 4 pm and ends Friday, Aug. 4 at noon.

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Summer at Serra. Your summer, your adventure! Choose from among eight unique programs on our centrally located San Mateo campus. New this summer: Serra Theatre Camp for burgeoning performers and stage crafters and Peninsula Wrestling Clinics for boys and girls looking for an introduction to the sport. Returning to campus are Serra’s Coed Summer School with enrichment, remediation and advancement courses for middle school, pre-high, and high school students; Serra Swim School, offering small group and private lessons; Serra Sports and Recreation Camps, open to children ages 5-12 and offering extended care both mornings and afternoons; Padre Rowing Camp, an introduction to the sport of crew; Next Level Sports--including baseball, basketball, strength and conditioning, and both padded and flag football camps; and, Golden State Aquatics, which offers competitive swimming and water polo to boys and girls. Summer at Serra has something for everybody . Visit serrahs.com/ summer17 for more information.

MARINERS CHURCH MAKER FUN FACTORY We invite all PreK-5 (Preschoolcompleted 5th grade) children to a summer kids’ Day Camp hosted by Mariners Church. Our theme this year is Maker Fun Factory where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they are lovingly hand crafted by God! Each day, kids trek through activity stations with their Tinker Crews to reinforce the daily lesson in an interactive way that keeps everyone engaged. Our mornings are filled with Sciency-Fun Gizmos, teambuilding games, cool Bible songs, and tasty treats and our afternoons are filled with local and destination field trips. (Since everything is handson, kids might get a little messy. Be sure to send them in their camp shirt [included with registration], play clothes and safe shoes.) Plus, we’ll help kids discover how to see evidence of God in everyday life— something we call God Sightings. We hope you will register your child for this incredible adventure! marinerscc. org/children (650) 728-5959


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Summer Surf Camp! Enjoy the thrill of surfing, body boarding, ocean games and beach fun!

• Learn to surf from the original Surf School in Half moon Bay • Over 20 years of Coastside Surf Instruction • We teach you the importance of Ocean Safety while building solid surf skills and comprehensive ocean knowledge. • All ages and abilities welcome, age 5-105!

Open 7am-6pm, Monday-Friday CA Department of Education Qualified Teachers A VARIETY OF CAMPS – SOMETHING FOR EVERY CHILD FROM TK-6TH GRADE

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COOKING CAMP - different theme each week SPORTS CAMP - Baseball, Soccer, Basketball, Tennis, Flag Football, Street Hockey, Golf LEGOS MINECRAFT ENGINEERING CAMPgreat daily activities for all ages INNOVATION STATION CAMP - 4 activities/day FIELD TRIP CAMP - different adventure each day ART CAMP - variety of creative projects JEWELRY CAMP - making wonderful things to wear EXPLORING CAMP - for kids entering TK to K

SURFING LESSONS & CAMPS

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SPRING BREAK YOUTH SAILING CAMPAges 8-18 DATES: April 10-14 HOURS: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM M-F

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HALF MOON BAY YACHT CLUB YOUTH SAILING CAMP

Learn to sail! This is a safe and fun way for young people ages 8 through 18 to learn how to sail in our 1- and 2-person sailing dinghies, in the calm and protected waters of our own harbor. This camp teaches basic sailing as well as developing confidence and seamanship … no prior experience necessary. In our fun-filled camps, students will learn basic sailing skills, water safety skills, how to read the wind, critical thinking skills and teamwork as they work together to rig and sail their boats. Camps are M-F from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm each day. Nine one-week sessions are offered from 19 June through 18 August. Sign up now; availability is limited. http://hmbyc.org/ youth-sailing or youthsailing@hmbyc.org.

REVIVAL IN THE REDWOODS

youth entering the 3rd-8th grades in the Fall are welcome to attend our camp. We also have a counselor program for older youth entering the 9th-11th grades. Please visit revival.cumc-hmb.org for more information.

SHELY PACK DANCERS SUMMER CAMP Join us this summer for some creative fun. Learn to sing, act and dance for ages 6-18. Our preschool program offers, little ones a chance to explore movement with music, to build coordination, motor control and confidence. Choreography intensive workshops will be offered to experienced dancers to give them a chance design their own movement as well as work with costuming and makeup. The workshop focuses on teambuilding and collaboration. There is something for everyone with the Shely Pack Dancers. For more information call: (650) 726-7811 and check out our website Shelypackdancer.com.

Join us as we camp out in the beautiful Redwoods. At Revival in the Redwoods youth get to spend four wonderful nights sleeping with friends in tents, playing sports, creating amazing crafts, singing songs and so much more. All

Catch up, get ahead, or try something new

this summer. Join us for a summer semester! Summer school doesn’t have to be boring. At Fusion, we have the ability to customize classes to each student’s individual strengths, interests, and learning style. Every class is taught with just one student and one teacher per classroom. We offer academic tutoring, enrichment, and classes for credit for grades 6 through 12. Students can enroll at any time, and take classes at a time of day that works best for them. Learn more at FusionSummerClass.com.

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650.312.8305 2000 Alameda de las Pulgas, Suite 128 San Mateo, CA 94403


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CLASSES

(Limited Enrollment) Monday, July 10 through Friday, August 4, 2017 Stagecraft, prop construction, special effects from 9 AM-12 PM Lunch, Improv, Drama, Music and Dance from 12 to 4 PM

PERFORMANCES Showtimes On Mainstage 7 PM Tuesday, Aug. 1 Wednesday, Aug. 2 Thursday, Aug. 3 Mainstage at Coastal Rep

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In 2050, an earthquake and tsunami devastate the coast of California. The leader of North America decides to use this disaster to take over the world. He sends troops to inject everyone with nanobots, which allow him to control them. A group of young students decide to resist by using story, song and ingenuity.

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• Make Scenery • Costume Design • Music & Rhythm, • Folk Dancing • Tap, Jass, Ballet END OF CAMP PRODUCTION Thursday, June 29 CAMP ENDS June 30 at 1:00pm Day Care available before and after camp 8:30-5pm @$9.00/hr

NIPPER CAMP (ages 5-8) Theme - Woodland creatures June 20-29 (T/W/Th) 10:30-2:30 June 29 10:30-5:30 $520

JUNIOR (ages 8-1 1) & SENIORS (ages 12-17) June 19-June 30 M-F 9:15-3:15 $700

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NOTRE DAME CO-ED SUMMER Notre Dame Co-Ed Summer Program, June 12 July 7, offers enrichment and sports camps for K-5 and middle school students. Choose a half-day or a fill-day program. Co-Ed Sports offered: volleyball, tennis lacrosse, and water polo. Sports clinics for girls run all summer. Please register online at www. ndhsb.org.

GYMTOWNE GYMNASTICS SUMMER DAY CAMP Gymtowne Gymnastics Summer Day Camp for boys and girls ages 5-11 revolves around gymnastics, with additional activities, such as arts and crafts, obstacles courses, active games, and nature walks throughout the day. Our experienced instructors are happy to get your child tumbling with an eye toward the basics of fun and safety. No prior skills required. Learning new skills is an attainable goal for every child in camp. Morning camp: 8:30AM12:00PM; afternoon camp 12:30-4:00PM; all-day camp 8:30AM-4:00PM. (650) 563-9426 www. gymtowne.com\Coastside

CAMP WILKINSON We welcome all TK-8th grade students at Camp Wilkinson. This summer we offer a wide range of hands-on activities for all interests: Science, Arts and Crafts, Video/Film Making, Cooking, Outdoor Games, Lego Robotics, Sewing, Chess, Magic, and a Baby-Sitting Course (with certification). Camp will be located at Wilkinson School from 8:15 am - 3:15 pm Monday-Friday with morning (7:45 am -8:15 am) and aftercare (3:15 pm -6:00 pm) included. Affordable half day and full day options available. Visit www. wilkinsonschool.org for more details and to register. Wilkinson School has been serving students on the coast for 40 years! Join us this summer and the let the fun in learning begin!


Coastal Adventures Coastal Adventures Summer Camp's goal is to give children an adventure they'll remember. Each day we load up the van with a small group of kids and explore the amazing sites around the coast.

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• Projects focus on creativity, fashion, accessories, room decor, DIY Crafts and fun • Kids learn basic sewing machine mechanics, pattern reading, pinning, hand stitching • Patterns tailored to kids skill levels • Students get to express their creativity through sewing

• Dance & Movement • Jazz, Hip-Hop, Modern, Ballet • Combined Dance & Acrobatics • Tap Class for Adults • Dance Vibes Cardio Workout • Social Dance

SLEEP AWAY CAMP

IN MEMORIAL PARK, PESCADERO July 25th - 29th Enjoy camping under the stars with Revival in the Redwoods!

 Meet New Friends  Make Crafts Play Sports  Sing Songs and Watch Funny Skits at Campfire

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Unique perspective on fire services STOCKMAN: NEW CHALLENGES IN GROWING COMMUNITY

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Dear Coastside Community, As my 20th Anniversary with Arrowhead Framing approaches, I am filled with gratitude for all the special memories and adventures you have shared with me. I’ve watched your creativity, your pets and your children blossom and thrive. I have traveled vicariously with you to beautiful exotic lands and shared in some of your happiest and most tender moments.

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HMB: Tell us a little bit about your background. You served more than 30 years in the fire service and worked as a fire captain in the South Bay. What did you do there? Steve Stockman: I began my career in 1979 and served 32 years with the Santa Clara County Fire District. I retired as a fire captain. My career as captain included 15 years as a hazardous materials specialist and five years on a rescue company. Both assignments were part of a special operations team that specialized in all risk hazards, including terrorism, weapons of mass destruction and complex rescues.  HMB: You also have a long history on the Coastside and mentioned you moved here with your parents in 1963. Do you remember what it was like back then and what fire protection on the Coastside was like? Stockman: Yes, my wife Cathi and I both grew up on the coast. Our sons and their families have also settled here. My sister’s family lives down the street from my parents, who still live in the house in which I grew up. People are always saying how much the coast has changed. I think it is remarkable how much it is still the same with friendly neighbors, open spaces and kids simply being told to be home before dark. My lifetime on the coast is filled with rich memories. I do, however, remember more fog and less traffic. The fire department was very (well) recognized and respected on the Coastside. The mission of the department was the same as it is today, which is to protect life, environment and property. However, its tasks were much simpler then. Today’s fire service is better trained and better equipped. It has evolved to provide advanced medical care and to respond to a wider range of hazards that our changing world brings. Like fire departments in most small towns, the firefighters then were from the community. Most were born and raised on the coast. In the Bay Area today, few public servants can afford to live in the communities in which they serve. Firefighters then shared the same value as those today, to serve with purpose and pride.  


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PEOPLE ARE ALWAYS SAYING HOW MUCH THE COAST HAS CHANGED. I THINK IT IS REMARKABLE HOW MUCH IT’S STILL THE SAME WITH FRIENDLY NEIGHBORS, OPEN SPACES AND KIDS BEING TOLD TO BE HOME BEFORE DARK. HMB: What do you foresee as the biggest challenges the district will be facing in the next few years? Stockman: One of those needs is to meet the demands of our growing population by building a public safety infrastructure that will serve the Coastside and its visitors for the next 50 years. The district has received approval and is moving forward with constructing a training facility. This new facility will allow for advanced and specialized training for the entire region. The district is also working to replace the El Granada Fire Station 41 — an obsolete and inadequate building that was built more than five decades ago.  HMB: Are there any specific changes you would like to see in local fire services? Stockman: I feel that I bring a historical perspective and a strong working knowledge of how the fire service functions. My decision to serve comes with the appreciation that the district staff, President Gary Burke and the entire board is working to prepare for an uncertain tomorrow while emphasizing long-term fiscal solvency. While participating as a citizen of the coast, I have suggested that staff and the board strengthen its relationship with its customers and governing partners of the Coastside. With this appointment, I pledge to assist in providing education and insight into the mission and goals of the fire district.  HALF MOON BAY

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MG Capital LLC

407 The Alameda, El Granada

Jason Bedient and Hilary Hedemark

$1,255,000

Kathleen Rizzo, trustee

440 Burning Tree Court, Half Moon Bay

Steven and Teresa A. Gribble

$1,025,000

Randy Ralston and Linda Mendiola

vacant land, Half Moon Bay

Randy Ralston, Linda Mendiola, et. al.

$30,000

James and Marilyn Ralston

vacant land, Half Moon Bay

Randy and Linda Mendiola

$75,000

Keith Hall and Laurence Poirer

40 Castanea Ridge Road, La Honda

Ryan Orr and Maegan Spencer

$2,200,000

Darilyn Baker, trustee

vacant land, Montara

Casa de Cody LLC

$290,000

Bruce Lahey

100 Ridgewood Road, Pescadero

Eric A. and Denice V. Kilik

$1,610,000

Cynthia Chiem

vacant land, Half Moon Bay

Diane Q. Zhu

$30,000

Kenneth E. Gates and Valerie D. Jones

209 Eagle Trace, Half Moon Bay

Jeffrey A. Myer and Elizabeth Moncada

$1,450,000

Tamara Trejo

731 Main St., Half Moon Bay

Jerry and Nancy A. Whiting

$895,000

Christopher S. Sears and Rene L. Schilling

1201 Audubon Ave., Montara

Leah Podkaminer

$754,000

Karl and Paula J. Bozicevic, trustees

839 Linda Vista St., Moss Beach

Mission Mile LLC

$2,498,000

Carlos G. Bolanos

vacant land, Pescadero

Butano Canyon Mutual Water Co.

$43,182

Barry J. and Wendela De Wys Schiffman

10721 Cabrillo Highway, Pescadero

The Wakelee Trust

$6,875,000

Gary W. Palmer and Joan C. Kirkaldie

461 Dearborn Park Road, Pescadero

Waldemar J. and Ellen E. Bruj

$680,000

Steve and Anna Smith

vacant land, El Granada

Glenn E. Reynolds and Nancy M. Bell

$300,000

Jujhar S. and Harmeet K. Sodhi

162 Sevilla Ave., El Granada

Gordon Y. Lewin and Hilary N. Rowen, trustees

$1,100,000

Bruce J. and Cynthia J. Russell

103 Carnoustie Dr., Half Moon Bay

Joseph E. Rizza, trustee

$2,200,000

Nila Rodriguez, trustee

100 14th St., Montara

Charles W. Leiter and Susan Levine, trustees

$2,675,000

Stephen H. Cotterill and John R. Calcagni

840 Lincoln St., Moss Beach

Daniel O. and Erica Starks, and Cheryl Holmes

$1,264,000

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