Outdoors

Berkley marina pier (Getty Images)

Historic Berkeley Pier Closes Due To Structural Damage

The popular Berkeley municipal pier is closing after structural damage was found in its concrete deck and supports.

07/24/2015

Fire burning vegetation (Getty Images)

Cal Fire Suspends Outdoor Burning In Three Bay Area Counties

Cal Fire has suspended all permits for outdoor residential burning starting Monday in areas of Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa counties that are not served by a city or county fire department, Cal Fire officials said Thursday

06/25/2015

Picnic Must Haves

Packing The Perfect Picnic Basket For A Summer Party

The trick to having a stress-free meal in the great outdoors is to pack your basket well.

06/08/2015

Biking, New Bike, Dad, Gifts, Father's Day

5 Gifts For Dad That Will Make Him Feel Like A Kid Again

This Father’s Day, skip the neckties and coffee mugs and give dad something he can really use: A reminder of his youth.

06/04/2015

Rue Mapp hits the trail with Outdoor Afro. (CBS)

Group Connects African Americans With A Love Of Nature

Combine African Americans, the outdoors, and social media, and what do you get? A non-profit this week’s Jefferson Award winner says cures a “nature deficit disorder.”

06/03/2015

Kayaking excursion through the Philippines  (Jordan Siemens/Getty Images)

‘Trophy Trips’ Take Over Vacation Market With Brag-Worthy Adventures

Forget the beach. Adventure travel is a booming business with more people choosing to go on “trophy trips” rather than just hanging out at the beach.

06/02/2015

Giant Redwoods at Muir Woods (Getty Images)

Muir Wood’s Tallest Tree Only 777 Years Old

An analysis has found that the tallest redwood tree in Muir Woods is 777 years old — and not the much older 1,500 years once assumed.

06/01/2015

Quarry Lakes Recreational Area in Fremont. (East Bay Park District)

Toxic Algae Bloom Prompts Closure Of Quarry Lakes In Fremont

The Quarry Lakes Regional Recreational Area in Fremont is closed for swimming through at least Wednesday, according to the East Bay Regional Park District.

05/25/2015

Flowers (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Choose Mother’s Day Flowers That Will Live Longer

Let your gift stand out by choosing flowers and plants that will last beyond the second Sunday in May.

05/08/2015

Mother's Day Garden

5 Ways To Celebrate Mom Outdoors With The Whole Family

Get outside and celebrate Mother’s Day with these fun activities the whole family can do together.

04/28/2015

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