Coastsider Guide: Government & Services

By on Wed, November 19, 2003

Please email additions, corrections, or comments to Barry Parr.

Cities and unincorporated towns

Half Moon Bay
La Honda Home Page
Midcoast Community Council
Pescadero Municipal Advisory Council
Pescadero Village Association (Midcoast site not affiliated with the county)
South Skyline Association
Unincorporated midcoast, Home Rule

Demographics and political fundraising info

American FactFinder

Police and fire

California Dept. of Forestry Contacts - Units
Recorded dispatch radio signals from local fire departments. Remarkable.
Half Moon Bay Fire District
Half Moon Bay Police Department
La Honda Volunteer Fire Brigade
Point Montara Fire Protection District - Guide to Government, San Mateo County, CA
San Mateo County Sheriff’s Department
Medical Reserve Corps

Political and environmental organizations


Save our Shores
Pescadero Conservation Alliance
League for Coastside Protection
Heal the Bay
Committee for Green Foothills
Coastside Habitat Coalition
Coastal Open Space Alliance
California Coastal Conservancy

Not so green

Vote the Coast
Save our Bay
Coastsiders for Quality Living
Citizens for Responsible Open Space


San Mateo County and Bay Area

Association of Bay Area Governments
San Mateo County
San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
San Mateo County Clerk
San Mateo County Coastside Design Review Committee
San Mateo County Farm Bureau
San Mateo County Local Area Formation Committee
San Mateo County Midcoast Local Government Calendar
San Mateo County Planning & Building Division

Special districts and trusts

Half Moon Bay Open Space Trust
Midpeninsula Open Space District
Peninsula Open Space Trust
San Francisco Bay Area Open Space Council


BFI Ox Mountain landfill ("the dump")
Coastside County Water District
Granada Sanitary District
Montara Water and Sanitary District
Sewer Authority Mid-Coastside (SAM)

Zoning and development
California Coastal Commission
Coastal Protection Initiative
Half Moon Bay Land Use Recommendations
Mirada Surf Resource Page
San Mateo Resource Conservation District
Stop Traffic Light
Wavecrest Village background (out of date)


Half Moon Bay Airport
Pillar Point Harbor
Caltrans (Greater Bay Area)
CHP traffic reports (real time)
SamTrans bus schedules for coastside