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Who We Are

www.savehmbbeaches.org is an organization made up of local community members, outdoor lovers, HMB enthusiasts, and authoritative experts dedicated to preserving Half Moon Bay's beaches and bluff top natural resources which are threatened by accelerated and unnatural erosion.

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Featured Stories

Surfers Beach Erosion Control and Beach Restoration Project

Surfers Beach Erosion Control and Beach Restoration Project

Background: The Pillar Point outer breakwater was built and is maintained by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. After World War 2, Coastside and other citizens petitioned Congress to provide a harbor of refuge for the fishing fleet. In 1947, the Army Corps of Engineers recommended constructing the breakwater....

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Half Moon Bay Proposed Dredging Project

Half Moon Bay Proposed Dredging Project

PPH Breakwater, Dredging and Beneficial Use at Surfers Beach: Requested Guidance Regarding Further Action A local citizen has approached the Harbor District through Commissioner Campbell about restoring Surfers Beach with clean sand from PPH. Breakwater construction caused scouring that has resulted in severe beach erosion at this location. This problem...

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Recent News

Harbor pushes on with ramp dredging

Harbor pushes on with ramp dredging

The San Mateo County Harbor Commission last week moved forward with emergency plans to dredge a section of Pillar Point Harbor and move a small mountain of sand elsewhere within...

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Harbor pushes on with ramp dredging

Harbor pushes on with ramp dredging

Some fear project could erode long-term Surfer’s Beach solution The San Mateo County Harbor Commission last week moved forward with emergency plans to dredge a section of Pillar Point Harbor...

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