California Beaches, Parks Turning Off Showers, Foot-Faucets To Save Water During DroughtCalifornia state beaches and parks are turning off the taps starting Wednesday.
4th Of July Safety At California State Parks During The DroughtThe holiday weekend is expected to be a busy one for many California state parks, and officials are reminding people to be safe outdoors.
6th Dead Whale Washes Onto Bay Area Shores In 5-Week PeriodA dead gray whale that washed onto the shore in Half Moon Bay was spotted Tuesday. It was the sixth dead whale to wash onto Northern California beaches in the last five weeks.
Peregrine Falcon Nesting Season Prompts Partial Closure Of Mt. Diablo State ParkA portion of Mt. Diablo State Park in Contra Costa County will be closed to the public for five months to allow for the nesting season of a protected species, according to the East Bay Regional Park District. The closure started Sunday.
Sheriff's Helicopter Crew Rescues Injured Woman From Santa Rosa ParkA Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office’s helicopter crew rescued a 56-year-old woman with an ankle injury at Annadel State Park in Santa Rosa on Sunday afternoon.
Mountain Biker Rescued By Helicopter After Cliff Fall At China Camp State ParkA 53-year-old mountain biker was rescued by helicopter Sunday afternoon after he fell down a cliff at China Camp State Park in Marin County.
No Obvious Signs Of Trauma Found In Autopsy On Hiker Found In Mt. Tamalpais ParkAn autopsy on Magdalena Glinkowski, the Menlo Park woman who was found dead in Mt. Tamalpais State Park on Saturday, showed no obvious signs of trauma, Marin County sheriff’s officials said Tuesday afternoon.
San Jose's Alum Rock Park Closed Over Fire ConcernsSan Jose’s Alum Rock Park was closed Tuesday because of extreme fire danger, according to the city.
2 Land Trust Deals Means New State Park In Santa Cruz MountainsTwo land trusts have sold a 535-acre tract of redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains to the state parks system, under a deal that they also provide staff and maintenance to help the cash-strapped department.