Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Shutdown Appears Imminent; Settlement Being Negotiated After nearly two years of legal battles, it appears the Drakes Bay Oyster Company will soon shut down its farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore.
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Makes Final Bid To Remain Open Drake's Bay Oyster Co., at Point Reyes National Seashore, made its final bid to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday for a hearing on its quest to keep operating.
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Begins Final Appeal To Stay OpenThe fight over the government's demand that the Drakes Bay Oyster Company close up shop at the Point Reyes National Seashore heads Tuesday to a final appeal to the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
More Visitors Anticipated As Pinnacles Monument Attains National Park StatusA 26,000-acre mountainous expanse of land in the Salinas Valley, popular with Bay Area nature lovers, has been redesignated as the country's newest national park.
Judge Upholds Removal Of Point Reyes Oyster FarmThe rulings dealt a blow to the popular Drakes Bay Oyster Co.'s last-ditch effort to remain in business beyond its March 15 eviction date.
Marin Oyster Farmer Sues Over Federal EvictionThe owner of a Northern California oyster farm says he has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's eviction of his family-run business from a national park.
Feds Shutting Down Historic Marin Oyster FarmU.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is shutting down an historic Northern California oyster farm along Point Reyes National Seashore so the area can be returned to wilderness.
Future Of Marin Oyster Company In Doubt As Permit Deadline NearsThe permit for Drakes Bay Oyster Company expires at the end of the month with a decision on its future expected before then.
Officials Reach Settlement Over SF Bay Oil Spill CleanupFederal and state officials say they’ve reached a settlement for the cleanup costs in the 2007 San Francisco Bay oil spill.
Canal-Aqueduct Tunnel Project Near Tracy May Ease State Water WarsThe promise of reliable water supplies in one of the areas hardest hit by drought and job losses brought together U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Thursday for a project designed to ease the conditions.