Half Moon Bay

Cast member Gerard Butler arrives for the premiere of DreamWorks' 'How To Train Your Dragon' at the Gibson Amphitheater in Universal City on March 21, 2010. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Actor Gerard Butler Rescued From ‘Mavericks’ Surf Spot

Gerard Butler is OK after being held underwater by some big waves while filming for a movie about a surfer at Mavericks, a famed Northern California surf break known for treacherous, stories-high waves.

12/20/2011

(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Surfer Pummeled At Mavericks Expected To Recover

A surfer who nearly drowned after being pummeled and washed through rocks by a big wave in Northern California is expected to recover, hospital officials said Tuesday.

01/25/2011

(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

OC Surfer Critically Injured By Rogue Wave In Half Moon Bay

A surfer from Orange County remains hospitalized Sunday after he nearly drowned at a Northern California surf spot famous for its monstrous winter swell.

01/23/2011

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