East Bay Park Officials Review Worst Case Scenarios Should Fire Sweep Through The HillsEast Bay Regional Parks leaders gathered to review their preparations for a worst case scenario -- a wind-driven fire, pushed out of the canyons and into the hills.
East Bay Regional Park District Reaches Deal With Workers, Avert StrikeThe East Bay Regional Park District and the labor union representing its workers celebrated a tentative labor agreement Tuesday, preventing a planned strike during Labor Day weekend.
East Bay Regional Park Workers’ Strike Vote Postponed; Talks ResumeSome 600 employees of the East Bay Regional Park District will go back to the bargaining table with management this weekend after postponing their strike vote, which was set to begin Friday afternoon and end Monday.
East Bay Regional Park District Board Calls Emergency Meeting to Discuss Possible StrikeThe board of the East Bay Regional Park District has called an emergency meeting for 6:30 p.m. Thursday to address a looming walkout by 600 workers, who are scheduled to start voting Friday on whether to authorize a strike.
Rangers, Lifeguards Among East Bay Regional Park District Workers To Hold Strike VotePark rangers, lifeguards, and educators among other East Bay Regional Park District workers will decide this coming weekend whether to strike.
California Drought: More Wild Animals Feeding In Backyards As Plants Dry Up In East Bay ParksMore hungry, wild animals are venturing into Bay Area backyards due to the drought. Within the East Bay Regional Parks it means wetlands and ponds are drying up and a lot of the native plants and trees are dying which takes a big toll on wildlife.
State Gives East Bay Park District $13.5M For Wildfire PreventionThe East Bay Regional Park District received $13.5 million from the state this week to improve its ability to fight wildfires and remove fuels like dead and dying trees, district officials said Thursday.
New Park At Former Concord Naval Weapons Station To Be Named Thurgood Marshall Regional ParkThe new park coming to the former Concord Naval Weapons Station will be named Thurgood Marshall Regional Park - Home of the Port Chicago 50.
Body Found At Lake Chabot Regional Park Identified As Missing WomanThe Alameda County coroner's office has identified the remains of a woman found at Lake Chabot Regional Park last month as that of a missing 60-year-old woman.
East Bay Regional Parks GM Robert Doyle Retires After 47 Years With DistrictRobert Doyle, general manager of the East Bay Regional Park District for the past decade and a fixture at the district for more than four decades, is retiring at the end of December.
East Bay Regional Park District Extends Park Closure Due To Fire DangerOfficials with the East Bay Regional Park District on Monday announced the closure of 11 parks in the East Bay hills would be extend through Wednesday morning due to concerns over continued high winds and fire danger.
New Park Opens in Oakland Next to Bay Bridge Toll PlazaThe East Bay Regional Park District opened a new shoreline park in Oakland Wednesday, near the eastern terminus of the Bay Bridge.
Illegal Marijuana Growing Operation Found In Garin Regional Park In HaywardAn illegal marijuana growing operation was cleared out at a regional park in Hayward Friday, authorities said.
Reopenings: East Bay Regional Parks To Allow For Some Camping, Boating; Picnic Areas Stay ClosedThe East Bay Regional Park District announced Sunday it is reopening day use, camping and boating at some parks on Oct. 2 with capacity limitations in place.
Land Use Plan Approved For Park On Concord Naval Weapons Station SiteThe final land use plan for public access improvements and open space preservation at a planned new 2,540-acre regional park on former Concord Naval Weapon Station land.