Half Moon Bay

Actor Gerard Butler Rescued From 'Mavericks' Surf SpotGerard 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.
Surfer Pummeled At Mavericks Expected To RecoverA 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.
OC Surfer Critically Injured By Rogue Wave In Half Moon BayA surfer from Orange County remains hospitalized Sunday after he nearly drowned at a Northern California surf spot famous for its monstrous winter swell.