COVID Pandemic: East Bay Parks Shut Down Campgrounds Under New Health OrderStarting Sunday evening, all campgrounds, visitor centers and playgrounds throughout the East Bay Regional Park District will be shuttered to comply with new orders from county health officers.
SF Streets Empty As Smoky Air, Raining Ash Force COVID-Weary Residents Back InsideWith empty tables, deserted parks, and very slow streets, for the second day in a row, the bad air gave San Francisco an emptiness that felt more like the start of the shutdown.
More Rattlesnake Sightings At Bay Area Parks, Trails, Homes Due To Early Mating Season
Reopening: Sonoma Coast Beaches, Parks, Parking Lots Open With RestrictionsSonoma Coast parks, trails, beaches and coastal parking lots reopened Wednesday as county Health Officer Dr. Sundari Mase relaxed local restrictions on outdoor activities.
Coronavirus: Some SF Businesses Going Outside To City Sidewalks, Streets, ParksSome San Francisco businesses will be allowed to operate on city sidewalks, streets or parks thanks to a new program being launched by the city's COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force.
Memorial Day Heat Wave Sends Crowds Flocking To Parks Triggering Social Distancing ConcernsBay Area parks and beaches saw a surge of visitors enjoying warm sunshine and trying to maintain social distancing Sunday, but not always succeeding.
Coronavirus Update: Sonoma County Eases Some Restrictions On Parks, Coastal AreasSonoma County's health officer issued an amended order that went into effect Wednesday to ease restrictions on the use of county parks and coastal areas during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Some Sonoma County Parks Reopening For Walking, CyclingSonoma County residents will be free to walk or bike to their neighborhood park starting Wednesday amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Californians Abiding By Stay At Home Order Over Holiday Weekend With most parks shuttered at least for the Easter weekend, Northern Californians seemed to be abiding to the state's shelter in place order to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Parks Announce Easter Weekend Closures, Urge People To Stay HomePark agencies are announcing additional closures for Easter Weekend, urging crowds to stay away and celebrate at home instead.
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.