East Bay Regional Parks To Waive Entrance Fees For 'Green' FridayThe East Bay Regional Park District is encouraging people to have a Green Friday alternative to the holiday shopping of Black Friday this week by waiving fees at all parks in the district for the day.
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.
Controversial Tassajara Parks Subdivision Near Danville Approved; Water Questions RemainContra Costa County supervisors voted Tuesday to allow a controversial housing development near Danville, but questions remain about how water will be supplied to more than 120 homes that would be built.
Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing Near Lafayette ReservoirThe pilot of a small two-seater aircraft made a successful emergency landing Friday afternoon in the East Bay hills near the Lafayette Reservoir after his plane ran out of fuel.
Red Flag: Officials Shutting Down East Bay Regional Parks As Wildfire PrecautionSeveral public parks in the East Bay hills will be closed Sunday in anticipation of high winds, low humidity and dry vegetation that will combine to pose a significant fire risk, the East Bay Regional Parks District officials have announced.
UPDATE: Red Flag Warning In Bay Area Starts Sunday; Strongest Winds Of Year ForecastThe National Weather Service on Friday upgraded a declared Fire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning for the East Bay Hills and valleys, the North Bay Mountains and Santa Cruz Mountains starting Sunday morning.
Coronavirus Update: East Bay Regional Parks Visitors Urged To Wear Face Coverings, MasksThe East Bay Regional Park District on Friday asked parks visitors to wear face masks or other face coverings in accordance with the Bay Area's recent COVID-19-related face covering order.
Bay Area Parks Close Campgrounds, Block Car Access But Many Trails Remain OpenAs Californians approach the second weekend of the shelter-in-place order, many state and regional parks are making big changes to avoid seeing big crowds.
Alameda Naval Air Station To Be Transformed Into New Shoreline ParkThis week, the Alameda City Council voted to take a key step in creating a brand new shoreline park that also will include a final resting place for veterans that will be a lot closer to home.
Hills Above Fremont Ranch To Be Newest East Bay Regional Park1,249 acres that once were home to a cattle ranch in the hills above Fremont now make up the newest East Bay Regional Park.
Hikers Brought To Safety As Growing Antioch Area Wildfire BurnsTwo hikers were brought to safety as a growing wildfire in Contra Costa County burned out of control Wednesday.
Migrating Newts Bring 5-Month Road Closure On South Park Drive In Tilden ParkSouth Park Drive in Tilden Park will be closed to motor vehicle traffic from Oct. 31 through March, 2015 to protect newts during their migrating and breeding season.
The Ultimate Guide To Redwood Regional ParkRedwood Regional Park in Oakland is living proof that you don’t have to venture far to reap the benefits of a stunning respite.
East Bay Tree-Cutting Proposal To Reduce Fire Hazard CriticizedOpponents of the fire hazard reduction plan for the East Bay hills are calling it a guise to conduct massive clear-cutting of the area.
Some East Bay Residents Upset Over New Wildfire PlanA wild land management plan for the East Bay hills has been approved, but not everyone is happy with it, believing the plan doesn’t go far enough.