1,000+ Acre Humboldt County Forest Opening To PublicMore than a thousand acres of timber land acquired in 2014 by Humboldt County for a community forest will finally open to the public next year.
SF Alamo Square Park Closure Disappoints Tourists, But Neighbors Takes AdvantageAlamo Square Park in San Francisco is closed through the end of the year, disappointing tourists—but giving locals an opportunity to re-forest the hill where they and their children and dogs play.
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.
Online Apps Making It Easier To Post Illegal Trails In Bay Area ParksThe agency that oversees a large portion of land on Mount Tamalpais says it is encountering a new problem of people posting illegal trail locations online.
2-Alarm Fire Burning 2 Structures Near Mount Madonna County ParkA two-alarm fire is burning at two structures near Mount Madonna County Park in Santa Clara County Monday afternoon, fire officials said.
Best Upcoming Outdoor Concerts Near San FranciscoThe San Francisco Bay Area is always a hub for music and musicians, so it is no surprise that some of the biggest tours and biggest names make their way to the Bay and in some of the best outdoor venues there are to offer. We take a look at some of the hottest tours, most popular rock and pop stars, along with a noted Broadway legend, and the largest music festival in the heart of San Francisco, all while soaking up the beautiful California sun.
California Beaches, Parks Turning Off Showers, Foot-Faucets To Save Water During DroughtCalifornia state beaches and parks are turning off the taps starting Wednesday.
Muir Woods Entry Fee Going Up From $7 To $10Entry for children under 16 years of age will continue to be free, said the National Park Service, which announced the price increase on Thursday.
East Bay Yellow Jacket Attacks May Be Drought-RelatedThe record drought could be making this year’s yellow jacket nesting season even worse than normal with recent reports of a string of attacks in an East Bay park.
Petition Aims To Rename Justin Herman Plaza After Maya AngelouThere is a new push to rename a San Francisco park after poet Maya Angelou.
Developers Aim For Affordable Housing, New Community At Alameda PointA new development plan is taking shape at Alameda Point that will bring affordable housing to the area.
$1.5M Spent To Renovate 2 Public Restrooms In San FranciscoRecreation and Park Department officials opened renovated public restrooms Friday along Ocean Beach in San Francisco, city officials said.
San Francisco Preps For 4/20 Celebration As Thousands Expected To Flood Golden Gate ParkA thick, smoky haze may be visible over San Francisco Monday as thousands of people are expected to flood the city for an annual 4/20 celebration for marijuana enthusiasts.
Palo Alto Hiker Found Dead After Going Missing In Sunol Regional WildernessIrwin “Don” Meyers had left his home at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to take a hike on the Maguire Peak Trail.
Sex Offenders Allowed To Live Closer To Schools, Parks Under New California RegulationsCalifornia will alter its 8-year-old ban preventing all registered sex offenders from living near schools or parks, instead imposing the restriction only on pedophiles and others whose sex crimes involved children.