Competitors are readying their 2015 entries; how did the 2014 gourds look? View gallery »
Some scale-tippers were seen -- and hefted -- at the 2013 contest. View gallery »
Half Moon Bay pours Pumpkin Harvest Ale, offers pumpkin-y menu. Read »
Can we all just get along? We can, and shall, over a delish, two-libation dinner. Read »
Yep, you're going to the famous fest to eye the biggies, but what else is going down? Read »
Take a look back at some of the largest gourds to compete at the annual Half Moon... View gallery »
It's a tasty 10th for one of the coast's coolest brewhouses. Read »
One of the country's best known gourd gatherings rolls out the big'ns. Read »
Get an inside look at the nurseries and farms of Half Moon Bay. Read »
Hotel deals around the Golden State that don't nab all your gold.
Giant drive-through donuts? We got your giant drive-through donuts right here.
Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.
Unique hotels, ethnic festivals, warmer weather -- yes, there are reasons to head south.
From wine tasting in Temecula to visitng Shamu at Sea World.
Culture, wine, boating, hiking, beachcombing, museums. You don't have to drive far to get away.