Hundreds of tourists stepped foot on Alcatraz Island for the first time in more than two weeks after the federal government reopened national parks closed by the shutdown.
The Chief of the Stinson Beach Fire Department has confirmed to KCBS that a great white shark was spotted off the beach Monday afternoon, prompting a ban on swimming and surfing for at least the next several days.
Environmentalists on Wednesday pushed for curbs on plastic water bottle sales in San Francisco City as well the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
The Point Bonita Lighthouse, which closed to visitors in 2010 because of a dilapidated pedestrian bridge, will reopen to the public this weekend, a Golden Gate National Recreation Area spokeswoman said Thursday morning.
More than 100 people came out to speak on a federal proposal to restrict parts of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area where dogs can go without a leash.
A hearing Monday will assess the possible effects of a federal proposal to restrict the areas of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area where dogs can go without a leash.
The National Park Service was set to hold the first of four open house meetings Wednesday to allow the public to discuss a proposal to drastically reduce off-leash dog areas in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area decided some time ago to contract out its fire services. That decision would become reality Wednesday, when the Presidio Fire Department was slated to close.