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Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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KCBS Cover Story: Dog Lovers Unleash Concerns Over GGNRA’s Pet Restriction Plan

A group of dog-advocates in Marin County are mobilizing to preserve dog walking on parklands that a proposal by Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s draft management may curtail.

01/27/2014

Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF Youth Sand Castle Competition Rescheduled After Shutdown

A popular youth sand castle competition at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach has been rescheduled after being postponed earlier this month because of the federal government shutdown.

10/23/2013

A view of the former warden's house at Alcatraz Island on March 21, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Alcatraz Reopens To Tourists Following End Of Gov’t Shutdown

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.

10/17/2013

Yosemite National Park spans part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  (Photo by David McNeil /Newsmakers)

Bay Area National Park Sites, Yosemite Reopen After Shutdown Lifted

For the first time in more than two weeks, Bay Area residents and tourists will be able to return to Alcatraz, Muir Woods and parts of the Golden Gate Park Recreation area that were closed due to the federal government shutdown.

10/17/2013

Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (CBS)

Federal Shutdown Wipes Out SF Sand Castle Competition To Benefit Schools

An elaborate sandcastle building competition to benefit arts in local schools has been postponed indefinitely amid the federal government shutdown.

10/09/2013

The Cliff House Restaurant perched above Ocean Beach. (Cliff House)

San Francisco’s Cliff House Closed Again After Attempt To Defy Shutdown

The famed Cliff House restaurant has been forced to shut its doors for the remainder of the federal government shutdown, after it defied orders by reopening earlier this week.

10/09/2013

National Park Service Sells Pieces Of Alcatraz Prison

Alcatraz, Other Bay Area National Parks To Close If Government Shuts Down

With Congress in a stalemate over the budget, a federal government shutdown could begin Monday night that would close national parks, including popular tourist attractions in the Bay Area such as Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods, a parks spokeswoman said.

09/30/2013

A dog fetches a stick in the water at Ocean Beach on June 21, 2011 in San Francisco, California. On the first day of summer, the San Francisco Bay Area is experience its first heat wave of the season with temperatures in the 70's at the coast and up to 100 degrees in the inland areas. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

National Park Service Proposes New Rules For Dogs At Bay Area Beaches, Parks

The National Park Service unveiled a revised dog management plan for 21 locations within the 125-square mile Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

09/07/2013

A Great White Shark swims in Shark Alley near Dyer Island on July 8, 2010 in Gansbaai, South Africa. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Great White Shark Off Stinson Beach Prompts Swimming, Surfing Ban

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.

08/20/2013

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Body In Wetsuit Found Near Base Of Golden Gate Bridge

The body of a male wearing a wetsuit was found on a hillside near Kirby Cove in the Marin Headlands on Wednesday afternoon, a fire captain said Thursday.

05/16/2013

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