Piedmont Playfield Closed Over Refusal to Comply With Public Health OrdersLinda Beach Playfield in Piedmont is closed to the public as of 4 p.m. Friday and will remain off-limits until further notice due to continued lack of compliance by users with novel coronavirus health orders
New Stretch of Bay Trail Opens in Albany Connecting Oakland to RichmondA new stretch of the Bay Trail enabling people to walk from Oakland to Richmond formally opened in Albany on Saturday.
Muir Woods Set To Reopen Monday With RestrictionsMuir Woods National Monument will reopen to the public on Monday -- one of the last sites in the National Park Service to welcome people back after closing because of the coronavirus.
Western States Senators Coax Trump's Support for Historic Public Lands LegislationLawmakers have reached bipartisan agreement on an election-year deal to double spending on a popular conservation program and devote nearly $2 billion a year to improve and maintain national parks.
'Give Up Easter' – East Bay Parks Close to Dissuade Shelter-in-Place ViolatorsAs Easter weekend began, the East Bay Regional Parks District closed 10 more parking lots and implored people to stay home.
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.
Video: Winter Storm Brings High Surf – And Surfers – To TahoeOn Wednesday, the north shore of Lake Tahoe looked more like the ocean as a winter storm moved in. Courtesy Peter Spain Photography
Get Outside! East Bay Parks Free to Visit on 'Green Friday'Entrance fees are waived at all East Bay regional parks Friday as part of the Opt Outside movement, which started in 2015.
Health Officials Warn of Blue-Green Algae – Hazardous To People, PetsNapa Valley health officials are urging people planning to go swimming or boating to avoid close contact with lakes and other bodies of water containing blue-green algae.
Water Park In Dublin To Reopen; Emerald Plunge Slide Still ClosedThe Wave Water Park in Dublin will reopen Saturday, June 3, after a 10-year-old boy was hurt on one of the park's water slides last weekend.
Litterbugs At San Francisco Dolores Park Could Face Higher FinesLegislation introduced by Supervisor Jeff Sheehy would increase the fines for littering and dumping in the park from $192 to $1,000