Bodega Bay

Bodega Bay and Bodega Harbor. (US Army Corps of Engineers)

Obama Orders Federal Protection For Massive Swath Of Bay Area Coastline

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday that will permanently ban oil drilling off the Northern California coast by expanding the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries.

12/20/2012

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Bay Area Crab Boats Remain Idle As Price Dispute Drags On

Dungeness crab boats in the fishing ports of San Francisco, Half Moon Bay and Bodega Bay were idle for a sixth day because of a price dispute.

12/10/2012

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Getaway Guide: One Tank Trip to Bodega Bay

The bad news is that gas is expensive. The good news is that less than one tank will get you and a car full of family or friends to Sonoma Coast’s Bodega Bay. It’s less than 70 miles from San Francisco, yet feels a world away. Clamming, camping, sailing, a walk on the beach, golf, a hot air balloon ride, horseback rides and bike tours await just across the Golden Gate Bridge.

07/14/2012

Bodega Bay and Bodega Harbor. (US Army Corps of Engineers)

Body Found Near Bodega Bay Confirmed As Missing Santa Rosa Man

The Sonoma County coroner’s office confirmed Monday that the body found in the water off Bodega Head on Friday is that of a Santa Rosa man who fell off a cliff on the Sonoma Coast earlier this month.

06/25/2012

The fluke of a gray whale emerges from the water. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Entangled Whale In Bodega Bay Rescued

Researchers and volunteers Monday rescued a gray whale that was entangled in a crab pot line in Bodega Bay.

05/15/2012

Crews attempt to rescue a whale off the Orange County coast on April 17, 2012. The same whale was spotted off the Monterey County coast on April 24, 2012. (CBS)

Elusive Tangled Whale Freed Of Fishnets Off Sonoma Coast

A gray whale that had been tangled in a fishing net for more than three weeks as it swam up the California coast was finally disentangled Thursday by a fishing boat crew out of Bodega Bay.

05/04/2012

Bodega Bay and Bodega Harbor. (US Army Corps of Engineers)

Body Found At Bodega Head Was Sonoma Man, No Link To Yacht Crash

A man found dead at the base of a cliff at Bodega Head on the Sonoma Coast Tuesday evening was identified Friday as 58-year-old Brian Christopher Abel of Sonoma.

04/27/2012

Bodega Bay and Bodega Harbor. (US Army Corps of Engineers)

Helicopter Recovers Body From Bodega Bay Waters

A body was recovered from the waters in Bodega Bay Wednesday morning, a Sonoma County sheriff’s lieutenant said.

04/25/2012

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Coast Guard Rescues Boaters After Cold Night Near Bodega Bay

The Coast Guard said two men and young boy are OK after they spent a cold night at sea on a disabled small boat.

04/08/2012

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3 Rescued From Water At Sonoma County Beach

A Sonoma Coast State Beach lifeguard prevented three people from drowning at Wright’s Beach on the Sonoma County coast Monday morning, a sheriff’s sergeant said.

03/19/2012

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