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.
San Francisco Parking Officials Turn Blind Eye To Double-Parking Churchgoers, Dolores Park VisitorsSan Francisco parking officials are turning a blind eye to worshipers and Dolores Park visitors double parking at medians on several streets on Sundays.
Big 5 Sporting Goods Offers Financial Aid To Alamo Square Fire VictimsVictims of a fire in San Francisco’s Alamo Square this past January are getting help through a new effort that partners a community association with Big 5 Sporting Goods.
Sick Bat Picked Up By Dog In Fremont Park Tests Positive For Rabies; 2nd Found This MonthA second bat found in Fremont has tested positive for rabies, police announced Tuesday.
San Rafael Temporarily Shuts Down Park Overrun By Homeless; Mayor Calls It 'Health & Security Issue'A neighborhood park north of downtown San Rafael has been closed for at least 30 days because officials say it’s overrun by homeless people who do drugs and commit crimes.
Drug Paraphernalia, Trash, Vandalism Force Closure Of San Rafael ParkStarting on Monday, a San Rafael park will be closed for 30 days to address “health and security issues” that have come up from illegal activity, according to city officials.
San Rafael Mayor Closes City Park To Shut Out The HomelessFed up with complaints about homeless people and their behavior at a popular San Rafael park, the mayor says it's time to shut it down.
With Bloodied Fingertips, 2 Friends Climb Atop Yosemite And Into History BooksAmerican rock climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park, followed minutes later by his longtime friend Kevin Jorgeson.
Lake Tahoe Park Officials Warn Hikers To Stop Taking Selfies With Wild BearsUS Forest Service officials in South Lake Tahoe are asking park visitors to not take selfies with bears.
Coroner's Office Identifies Man's Body Found Dead In Popular Petaluma ParkThe Sonoma County coroner's office has identified a man who was found dead Tuesday night at a park in Petaluma as 56-year-old Gregory Sigman.
50% Entry Fee Increase Planned For Yosemite National ParkPark officials announced Monday that they plan to increase the entry fee from $20 to $30 per vehicle for a single week pass. The Annual park pass will jump from $40 to $60.
Judge Rules Dog Walker’s Constitutional Rights Violated When Park Ranger Tasers HimA federal judge ruled on Thursday against a National Park Service ranger who used a stun gun on a man for being uncooperative about his off-leash dog in an unincorporated San Mateo Park.
Potentially Poison-Laced Meatballs Found At Santa Rosa Dog ParkEight meatballs that were found Saturday near a dog park in west Santa Rosa have been sent to a lab at University of California at Davis to determine if they contain poison.