Ayala's Executive Chef Melissa Perfit Teaches The Art Of Preparing, Eating OystersMelissa Perfit, executive chef at Ayala, a new seafood restaurant in San Francisco, teaches Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego the art of shucking, dressing and eating oysters.
Californians Warned About Norovirus Risk From Canadian OystersCalifornia health officials say about 100 people statewide have contracted norovirus in the past week after eating raw oysters from British Columbia, Canada.
Oyster Recovery Projects Bring Calls For Government Investment In SF Bay And NationwideOyster-recovery efforts in SF Bay and elsewhere around the country have a unified goal: showing that oysters can be successfully restored in the wild.
California Lifts Fishing Ban On Certain Shellfish After Fewer Toxins FoundWhile the state halted the Dungeness crab season because of toxic algae concerns, the ban on other shellfish caught along the California coast has been lifted.
Tomales Bay Oyster Company Fights To Stay OpenIt's been almost a year since the Drake's Bay Oyster Company had to close down, after a long legal fight. Now, the Tomales Bay Oyster Company is battling to stay open.
Point Reyes Visitors Warned Against Collecting Shellfish At Closed Drakes Bay Oyster Farm SiteThe warning follows the Wednesday closure of the Drake's Bay Oyster Co., which agreed in October to shut down following a long legal battle with the U.S. Interior Department over the loss of its lease.
Drakes Bay Oyster Company Settles Dispute With National Park Service, Will Close At End Of 2014The National Park Service announced a joint filing of a settlement agreement Monday that would end ongoing litigation between Drakes Bay Oyster Company pending a U.S. District Court's approval.
Businesses In Court This Week To Ask Federal Judge To Reopen Drakes Bay Oyster Co. The imperiled Drakes Bay Oyster Company in the Point Reyes National Seashore may have one more day in court after all. A group of businesses claim they rely on the company and are ready to ask a federal judge that it reopen.
Jump On Tomorrow: Oyster Farm Closing, Tech Privacy Meeting, Traffic AlertsGet a jump on what's happening tomorrow around the Bay.
Drakes Bay Oyster Farm Not Giving Up After High Court Declines To Hear Appeal The Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from Drakes Bay Oyster Co., popular oyster farm the Point Reyes National Seashore that is facing closure, but the owners aren't giving up.
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Makes Final Bid To Remain Open Drake's Bay Oyster Co., at Point Reyes National Seashore, made its final bid to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday for a hearing on its quest to keep operating.
Global Gluttony: World Feasts Worth The TrekWhat better reason to travel than trying to these amazing foods?
China Bans NorCal Shellfish Imports Due To Toxic Arsenic LevelsThe Chinese government imposed the ban after recent shipments of clams from Northwest waters had high levels of arsenic and a toxin that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning.
New Oyster Reef In SF Bay Aimed At Preventing ErosionScientists were wading into bay waters in the San Rafael area Thursday afternoon to monitor the progress of an underwater oyster reef where scientists say more than 2 million native oysters have settled since last year.
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Asks Appeals Court To Rehear Bid To Stay OpenAs promised, the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. appealed to an expanded panel of a federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday to allow it to keep operating at Point Reyes National Seashore.