Point Reyes National Seashore

Coast Guard Rescue

Man Swept To Sea Off Point Reyes Seashore Found Dead

A search in Marin County in the waters off Point Reyes National Seashore was called off after the Coast Guard recovered the body of a man who was swept out to sea while trying to rescue his dog from the swift undercurrent.

01/01/2013

winter camping for SF

Winter Camping Guide For San Francisco

Winter camping for San Francisco means the same breathtaking experience as the rest of the year but fewer crowds, rain-fresh air, flowing rivers, migrating California gray whales and off-season specials. Whether campers set up a romantic tent for two or check into a new cabin, they will enjoy a majestic getaway at what seems like a world away.

12/22/2012

The Drakes Bay Oyster Company. (CBS)

Marin Oyster Farmer Sues Over Federal Eviction

The 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.

12/04/2012

The Drakes Bay Oyster Company. (CBS)

Feds Shutting Down Historic Marin Oyster Farm

U.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.

11/29/2012

Raw Oysters

Future Of Marin Oyster Company In Doubt As Permit Deadline Nears

The permit for Drakes Bay Oyster Company expires at the end of the month with a decision on its future expected before then.

11/21/2012

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Best Ways To Celebrate Native American History And Culture In The Bay Area

In the United States, November has been set aside to honor the long history and achievements of America’s native people. Celebrate the month by visiting Native American exhibits and historic locations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

11/05/2012

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Best Fall Family Getaways Near San Francisco

Fall makes for the best weather in San Francisco and nearby spots are generally sunny and comfortable. The beauty of this city is that there are many day and weekend trip options around town and close by, with something for everyone in the family.

CBS San Francisco–11/02/2012

Raw Oysters

Murky Future For Point Reyes Oyster Farm

The future of an oyster farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore is still murky after a new report criticized the National Park Service’s environmental review of the farm.

08/30/2012

A blue whale breaches the surface. (NOAA)

Ships Headed To SF Bay Asked To Slow Down To Avoid Whales

Federal officials are asking large ships to slow down as they approach San Francisco Bay to prevent collisions with whales.

07/25/2012

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Fire Warnings Issued For Marin Park Sites, Woodside

Fire warnings were issued Monday for national park sites in Marin County and for the town of Woodside in the wake of hot, dry and windy weather.

06/11/2012

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