Thieves made off with five cases of fresh crab from a Whole Foods store in San Francisco Wednesday.
It marks the start of the holiday season for old-time San Franciscans and folks all over the Bay Area. There’s fresh crab available. The holidays start tonight.
Commercial crab fishermen dropped their pots Friday morning, about 18 hours before the official start to the season.
Try out this recipe for crab-stuffed roasted lobster from Ben Pollinger, author of “School of Fish.”
A man and woman caught near Half Moon Bay hiding extra Dungeness crab in secret compartments of their speedboat were sentenced to jail time and hefty fines Wednesday afternoon, San Mateo County prosecutors said.
The recreational Dungeness crab fishery opened Saturday and the commercial season is coming soon, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Crab fisherman north of Sonoma County cannot head to sea until the end of the month because the Dungeness crab population is still too small to harvest.
Dozens of Bay Area crab boats are preparing to head out to sea again after a weeklong standoff over the price of fresh Dungeness crab ended Tuesday, an industry spokesman said.
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.
Crab fishing boats sat idle at Fisherman’s Wharf Thursday as crab boats in San Francisco, Bodega Bay and Half Moon Bay stayed at the dock because of a threat to cut Dungeness prices.