Needle Drop-Off Boxes In San Francisco Parks Stir ControversyWhile some San Francisco officials are pushing to put more drop-off boxes for used needles in parks, there is an outcry from some local parents.
Grieving Pet Owner Sounds The Alarm Over San Francisco CoyotesLiza Valdeolivar is grieving the loss of her best friend and doesn’t want other pet owners to feel a similar pain.
Free Weekend As National Park Service Turning 100-Years OldThe National Park Service turns 100-years old Thursday, and it's celebrating all weekend long.
Best Bodies Of Water To Visit In Northern CaliforniaSan Francisco is fortunate enough to be surrounded by the bay with easy access to the Pacific Ocean. There are also plenty of lakes, bays, ponds, creeks and marshes among others that are also in and around San Francisco. Birding, boating and bicycling are all activities that can be enjoyed at these underrated water destinations. Whether you want to spend a lazy day on the water or have a picnic by the shore, these bodies of water will have you exploring these lesser known gems.
Park Fee Proposal For Sonoma County Beaches Moves To Coastal CommissionA battle is coming to a head between beach goers and Sonoma County over proposed new fees the county wants to charge people to park at four beaches.
Aggressive Wild Turkeys Breeding Like Bunnies Around The Bay AreaBay Area ecologists are concerned about an explosion in the wild turkey population, and say some are on the attack.
East Bay Parks Buying Contra Costa County Farmland To Help Protect Threatened AnimalsThe East Bay Regional Park District’s Board of Directors voted Tuesday to purchase a tract of farmland in Contra Costa County to provide habitat for threatened animals, according to district officials.
San Francisco Ballot Measure Would Set Aside City Funds For Parks San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell introduced a ballot measure this week that he said could generate an additional $350 million for city parks over the next 15 years.
California Beaches, Parks Turning Off Showers, Foot-Faucets To Save Water During DroughtCalifornia state beaches and parks are turning off the taps starting Wednesday.
Muir Woods Entry Fee Going Up From $7 To $10Entry for children under 16 years of age will continue to be free, said the National Park Service, which announced the price increase on Thursday.
$1.5M Spent To Renovate 2 Public Restrooms In San FranciscoRecreation and Park Department officials opened renovated public restrooms Friday along Ocean Beach in San Francisco, city officials said.
6-Fold Increase In San Francisco Homeless Citations Directly Coincides With Ed Lee’s Tenure As MayorThere's been a significant increase recently in the number of citations issued in San Francisco to the homeless who camp out in the city's parks and open spaces.