Oakland Parcel Tax For Parks, Homeless Services Narrowly AheadAn Oakland measure that would raise $21 million annually for parks maintenance, homeless services and water quality improvements was slightly above the two-thirds majority it needs.
Napa County Sales Tax For Park Funding Appears To Be Falling ShortMeasure K, a quarter-cent sales and use tax to preserve and maintain Napa County parks and open space, was falling short of the two-thirds vote it needs for approval late Tuesday night.
Napa Voters To Decide On Tax Measure To Fund Parks And Open Spaces Voters throughout Napa County will vote in March on Measure K, a quarter-cent sales and use tax to preserve and maintain county parks and open space.
Don't Miss SF Mime Troupe's 'Treasure Island' At Bay Area ParksSF Mime Troupe's Keiko Shimosato Carreiro talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the company's latest show, 'Treasure Island.'
Partial Shutdown For Northbay Picnickers Means Bring Your Own Potty, Trash BinIt was a beautiful New Year’s Day at Rodeo Beach, unless you need to go to the bathroom. Due to the partial government shutdown, they are closed.
Don't Miss Alameda's 3rd Annual Bike For The ParksAlameda Bike for the Parks is a 25-mile scenic ride for all levels and ages, happening Saturday, September 29. For more info go to bike4parks.alamedaparks.org.
San Francisco Celebrates Park(ing) Day Finding a parking spot in San Francisco can be a challenge on any given day, but Friday proved to be a bit more problematic as a number of parking spots city-wide were converted into pop-up parks.
Needle Drop-Off Boxes In San Francisco Parks Stir ControversyWhile some San Francisco officials are pushing to put more drop-off boxes for used needles in parks, there is an outcry from some local parents.
Grieving Pet Owner Sounds The Alarm Over San Francisco CoyotesLiza Valdeolivar is grieving the loss of her best friend and doesn’t want other pet owners to feel a similar pain.
Free Weekend As National Park Service Turning 100-Years OldThe National Park Service turns 100-years old Thursday, and it's celebrating all weekend long.
Best Bodies Of Water To Visit In Northern CaliforniaSan Francisco is fortunate enough to be surrounded by the bay with easy access to the Pacific Ocean. There are also plenty of lakes, bays, ponds, creeks and marshes among others that are also in and around San Francisco. Birding, boating and bicycling are all activities that can be enjoyed at these underrated water destinations. Whether you want to spend a lazy day on the water or have a picnic by the shore, these bodies of water will have you exploring these lesser known gems.
Park Fee Proposal For Sonoma County Beaches Moves To Coastal CommissionA battle is coming to a head between beach goers and Sonoma County over proposed new fees the county wants to charge people to park at four beaches.
Aggressive Wild Turkeys Breeding Like Bunnies Around The Bay AreaBay Area ecologists are concerned about an explosion in the wild turkey population, and say some are on the attack.
East Bay Parks Buying Contra Costa County Farmland To Help Protect Threatened AnimalsThe East Bay Regional Park District’s Board of Directors voted Tuesday to purchase a tract of farmland in Contra Costa County to provide habitat for threatened animals, according to district officials.
San Francisco Ballot Measure Would Set Aside City Funds For Parks San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell introduced a ballot measure this week that he said could generate an additional $350 million for city parks over the next 15 years.