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Drake's Bay Oyster Farm appeal declined by Supreme Court

Marin County Restaurants And Tomales Bay Oyster Sue Feds To Stop Drakes Bay Closure

A Tomales Bay oyster business and several Marin County restaurants have sued the U.S. Interior Department in federal court in San Francisco in a bid to block the July 31 closure of the Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

07/19/2014

Drake's Bay Oyster Farm appeal declined by Supreme Court

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.

07/08/2014

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. customers have picnic lunches with fresh oysters on April 16, 2014 in Inverness, CA (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.

06/10/2014

Gas prices rise to nearly $6 a gallon in Bolinas, after a station in Point Reyes Station shut down. There is a $1 per gallon tax included. (Credit Don Ford)

Gas Prices Soar To Nearly $6 A Gallon After Point Reyes Station Accident

Drivers visiting western Marin County this week should make sure they have plenty of gasoline as damage to a Point Reyes Station gas station has left the area with few places to refuel, the California Highway Patrol said Wednesday.

05/14/2014

Sea lion Hoppie, rescued after swimming up the San Joaquin River south of Modesto. (Credit The Marine Mammal Center)

After 100-Mile Journey To Modesto, Sea Lion Now Well Enough To Return To Wild

Sasualito’s Marine Mammal Center says Hoppie, who was found emaciated in a Modesto orchard at the end of march, was now plump and healthy enough to be released at Chimney Rock on the Point Reyes National Seashore.

05/06/2014

Keekee the Sea Lion was released near Marin.  (CBS)

Bay Area Beachgoers Warned To Stay Away From Harbor Pup Seals

As Harbor pup seals are now being born on Bay Area beaches, beachgoers are reminded to stay away from newborn pups even if they are concerned that the pup may be orphaned, officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.

04/08/2014

A harbor seal pup. (NOAA)

Parts Of Point Reyes Will Close To Protect Seal Pups

Parts of Point Reyes National Seashore will be closed for four months to protect seals and their newborn pups.

03/02/2014

Baby fur seals

Point Reyes National Seashore Areas To Be Closed For Seal Pupping Season

Annual closures of areas of the Point Reyes National Seashore will be in effect to keep beachgoers from interacting with seal pups during pupping season.

02/27/2014

(Credit: KPIX 5)

Flash Flood Watch Issued For North Bay As Drenching Storm Continues Sunday

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for the North Bay until 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon as another storm system drenches the region.

02/09/2014

Drakes Bay, Point Reyes National Seashore (National Park Service)

Fisherman Drowns After Chasing Ice Chest Hit By Waves At Point Reyes

A fisherman died off the coast of Marin County Monday afternoon, after apparently being swept into the water at Elephant Rock north of Point Reyes.

01/20/2014

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