Articles by Erik Piro

Erik is the Director of Communications for the Half Moon Bay Coastside Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Bureau. Growing up on the Coastside, Erik has a great appreciation for the various outdoor activities that surround the area, and you will often find him bike riding, spending time at the beach, or exploring one of the Coastside's many scenic spots. He enjoys capturing the natural beauty of the Coastside through his photography, whether along the Coastal Trail, in Pillar Point Harbor, or along the country roads of Pescadero.

Since I live in Pacifica and work in Half Moon Bay, there have only been a few times that I have stayed at one of the many hotel properties in Half Moon Bay. On the evening of March 12, 2019, I was faced with staying in town when an extremely stormy night forced the closure of Highway 1. After being turned around twice by CHP in… Read more →
After a 2-year closure for major renovations, the Ocean View Inn is back in business and the Half Moon Bay Chamber of Commerce team recently had a chance to visit the re-imagined hotel property. Upon entering the Inn, we were welcomed with an extensive modernized look, starting with the Inn’s lobby area that is filled with light and… Read more →