California Coastal Commission Votes to Eliminate Off-Roading at Oceano DunesThe California Coastal Commission has voted unanimously to end off-highway vehicle use at the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area within three years.
State Parks Start Week-Long Prescribed BurnsCalifornia State Parks officials said week-long prescribed burn operations in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties are scheduled to begin Thursday.
Parking Lots Partially Reopen At 27 California State ParksThe parking lots of 27 California state parks, including some in the Bay Area, have partially reopened.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Parks Announce Easter Weekend Closures, Urge People To Stay HomePark agencies are announcing additional closures for Easter Weekend, urging crowds to stay away and celebrate at home instead.
Campgrounds At All California State Parks Closed To Slow Coronavirus SpreadThe California State Parks has announced all campgrounds in the system have been temporarily closed in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Bay Area Lawmakers Push Purchase of Pristine East Bay Ranch for New State ParkA pristine, 80-square-mile ranch outside Livermore is up for sale for the first time in 85 years and California wants to acquire the property for a new state park.
Many NorCal State Parks Closed Due To Kincade Fire, Power ShutoffsSeventeen state parks are closed in Northern California due to the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County and PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff, state parks officials said Monday.
Fatal Plane Crash Site On Mount Diablo Considered A Crime SceneA pilot died when small plane crashed into Mount Diablo, Friday night. The plane was flying from Hayward to Lincoln, California.
New Underwater State Park In Tahoe Showcases Historic Sunken BoatsOfficials from California State Parks recently announced Tahoe's first underwater trail, dubbed The Emerald Bay State Park Maritime Heritage Trail.
California State Parks Launching New Reservation SystemVisitors to California state parks can reserve campgrounds and lodging with a new booking system launching next week.
Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Smoking On California State Beaches, ParksMarin County Assemblymember Marc Levine wants to ban smoking on all California state beaches and state parks.
California State Parks Offer Free Passes On Black FridayMore than one hundred California State Parks are handing out free parking passes on Black Friday.
Best Places To Buy Graduation Gifts In The Bay AreaYou don't need to be enrolled as a student to walk into these university bookstores. Look at some of the other options for unique gift ideas for the grad, including American-made, San Francisco-headquartered classics.
Drought Prompts Shutdown Of Showers At California State BeachesThe outdoor showers at beaches across drought-stricken California will be shut off to save water, so surfers and sunbathers will have to get creative this summer when it comes time to shake off the sand.
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.