Elephant Seal Bulls Take Over Drakes Beach as Glad Gawkers GapeWith Saturday’s glorious weather, people flocked to Bay Area beaches. But one remained off limits, thanks to some large, lonely pinnipeds looking for a little peace and quiet.
4-Year-Old Girl Drowns at Point Reyes National Seashore on ThanksgivingTragedy struck on Thanksgiving when a crashing wave swept a 4-year-old girl out to sea from McClures Beach at Point Reyes, causing her to drown, according to local fire officials.
Fatal Accident Shuts Down Highway 1 In Both Directions In Point ReyesThe California Highway Patrol issued a traffic alert Tuesday evening after a fatal accident closed state Highway 1 near Point Reyes in both directions, authorities confirmed.
Point Reyes Protest Calls Out Park Service Over Tule Elk Water SupplyOn Sunday, protesters staged an unusual photo op to highlight the conflict between cattle ranchers and a herd of elk at Point Reyes National Seashore.
Vision Fire Provides Glimpse To Aftermath of Woodward FirePoint Reyes bounced back from the Vision Fire, which burned more than 12,000 acres and nearly 50 homes in 1995, and locals expect the same to happen after the Woodward Fire.
Sonoma County Rescue Helicopter That Saved Marin County Firefighters Could Be Victim Of Budget CutsThe Sonoma County Sheriff's helicopter rescue unit that just saved two Marin County firefighters trapped in the midst of the Woodward Fire last Friday night is at risk of being eliminated due to budget shortfalls.
Woodward Fire: New Evacuations Ordered Near Point Reyes StationAdvancing flames from the Woodward Fire in Marin County prompted additional evacuations near Point Reyes Station, Monday evening.
Woodward Fire: Point Reyes Fire Burn Area Grows To 2,689 Acres; 1,600 Structures Threatened, 5 Percent ContainmentThe Woodward Fire at Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County has burned 2,689 acres and was 5 percent contained as of Sunday morning, the Marin County Fire Department said.
Woodward Fire: Helicopter Crew Makes Dramatic Rescue Of Firefighters Trapped By Advancing Flames; Evacuation Warning Issued For Olemos, InvernessTwo firefighters were plucked from the western Marin wildlands, pulled to safety by a Sonoma County Sheriff's Department helicopter crew, after they became trapped Friday night by the advancing flames of the Woodward Fire.
Coronavirus Update: Marin County Closes All Parks After Weekend OvercrowdingOverflowing crowds looking for relief from the shelter-in-place order forced National Park officials to announce they were severely limiting access to the Point Reyes National Seashore for at least the next two weeks.
Over 200 Grey Whales Spotted Off Point Reyes Since FridayPark rangers at the Point Reyes National Seashore on Sunday reported that over 200 grey whales were spotted offshore during the last three days during the sea mammals' northern migration.
Marin County Suspect Arrested With 'Plethora' Of Child PornThe Marin County Sheriff's Office arrested a Point Reyes man with what authorities described as "a plethora of child pornography" earlier this week.
Winds Howl Through Bay Area Toppling Trees, Downing Power LinesA bone-dry cold front rolled into the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday, whipping up wind gusts up to 50 mph that toppled trees and downed power lines.
Newly Renovated Point Reyes Lighthouse Set To Open This WeekendAfter several months and nearly $6 million in renovations, the National Park Service says that the Point Reyes Lighthouse is finally going to be opened to the public this weekend.
Elephant Seals Take Over Drake's Beach At Point ReyesA popular Marin beach that has been overrun by elephant seals has led park rangers to step in to protect both the public and the marine mammals.