Point Reyes

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Plane With Unconscious Pilot At Controls Plunges Into Ocean 460 Miles Off Point Reyes

U.S. Coast Guard officials said they have suspended a search Friday afternoon for the pilot of an experimental aircraft that crashed off of Point Reyes Thursday night.

08/14/2015

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

Rip Currents Caused By Swell Prompts Warning For Beachgoers

The National Weather Service is warning beachgoers of hazardous conditions such as rip currents along south facing beaches in Marin and Santa Cruz counties.

07/29/2015

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3 Armed Robbers Duct-Tape Owner Then Ransack Point Reyes Jewelry Shop

Marin sheriff’s deputies are looking for three men suspected of robbing a Point Reyes jewelry store on Saturday.

06/14/2015

(Point Reyes National Seashore)

Rotted Whale Carcass Washes Ashore On Point Reyes Beach

A dead whale washed up on a Point Reyes National Seashore beach this week is the latest of many reported in Northern California this spring, but experts said Wednesday that the influx is probably caused more by strong winds and a large whale population in the area than by any increase in mortality.

05/27/2015

Warning sign posted in parking lot. (CBS)

Popular Point Reyes Trail Section Where Hiker Died Likely Never To Reopen

A popular hiking trail in Point Reyes National Seashore will likely never be repaired after the ground gave way Saturday, sending two hikers tumbling 70-feet, leaving one dead.

03/22/2015

View from inside the rescue chopper of the collapsed cliff (circled in red). (CBS)

Hikers Tumble 70 Feet After Cliff Collapses At Point Reyes Hiking Trail, 1 Dead

A woman who died in a rockslide at Point Reyes National Seashore on Saturday has been identified by the Marin County coroner’s office as 58-year-old San Francisco resident Nancy Blum.

03/21/2015

A CHP helicopter crew searches for missing kayakers at Dillion Beach in Sonoma County, March 18, 2015. (CBS)

Man Dies From Kayaking Accident At Dillon Beach, 2nd Kayaker Survives

A man who was kayaking with his friend died in an accident off the Marin County coast Wednesday afternoon.

03/18/2015

Santa Cruz Boardwalk (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Skip Cancun! It’s The College Student’s Guide To a Bay Area Spring Break

Spring in Northern California isn’t defined by hot weather, but the probability of sunny days is high. So outdoor adventures near the Bay Area deserve a place on the list of cool places to go and fun things to do between semesters.

02/14/2015

A goat feeds on weeds.

Park Service Will Deploy Herd Of Goats To Chomp Invasive Plants At Point Reyes

Officials with Point Reyes National Seashore will begin an experiment next week to reduce the invasive plant species on about 12 acres of national parkland.

01/18/2015

A veterinarian takes a blood sample from a dead pygmy sprem whale at a beach near Abbott's Lagoon at Point Reyes National Seashore, January 9, 2015. (Marine Mammal Center)

Rare Pygmy Sperm Whale Dies After Washing Up At Point Reyes National Seashore

Marine biologists are headed out to a beach along the Point Reyes National Seashore Friday morning to examine a rare pygmy sperm whale that washed up on the beach yesterday.

01/09/2015

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