Corporate Sand Mining In SF Bay Sparks 'Sand Wars'As sand on the world's beaches runs scarcer, there's a rush to mine it--a sand rush that's playing out right in the San Francisco Bay.
Last US Sand Mine To Close On Monterey Bay Beach In 2020The California Coastal Commission unanimously approved an agreement Thursday to shut down the Lapis Sand Plant.
Sand Mermaids Become Temporary Tourist Attraction Along SF Waterfront
Beach-Capable Wheelchairs Available At Bay Area BeachesIf you need a wheelchair, the California Coastal Commission doesn’t want it to keep you from enjoying California’s amazing beaches, and they have the equipment to make it happen.
Building Supplier Donates 20 Tons Of Sand To SF's Dolores Park After Vandals Shattered Glass In PlaygroundCemex, an international building materials supplier, has donated 20 tons of sand to refill the sandbox at Mission Dolores Park in San Francisco after vandals broke glass in the playground last month.
List Of Bay Area Sandbag Locations By CountyHere are sandbag locations around the Bay Area.
SF Artist Gaining Fame For Inspiring, Temporary Beach DesignsHis geometry-inspired abstract art is often the size of a football field. It takes him about two hours to lay out and complete a single design, then he flies a drone above to get a better view of what the finished product looks like before high tide comes and washes away his vision.
Man Dies After Tunnel In Sand Collapses On Half Moon Bay BeachA man died on a Half Moon Bay beach after a tunnel he was digging collapsed, burying him under four feet of sand Monday night.
San Francisco Great Highway Reopens After Drifting Sand Forces ClosureSan Francisco's Great Highway reopened Monday afternoon after being shut down for about three hours because of excess sand in the roadway, a spokeswoman for the city's Department of Public Works said.
Sand Spill On Bay Bridge Slows Traffic Out Of San Francisco A sand spill on the lower deck of the Bay Bridge has slowed eastbound traffic coming out of San Francisco Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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East Bay Teen Injured In Sand Collapse Now In Vegetative StateDoctors believe that Ryan Buchanan, a 17-year-old Orinda boy who was injured in June when a sand tunnel he was digging collapsed on him, is in a perpetual vegetative state, according to his father.
East Bay Teen Remains In Critical Condition From Sand CollapseAn Orinda teenager injured in a sand collapse Saturday at a state beach in Santa Cruz County remains in critical condition at a San Jose hospital.
Vigils Held For Orinda Teen Critically Hurt In Beach Sand Tunnel CollapseMore than 150 people have come to two prayer sessions for an Orinda teenager who was injured at a beach in Santa Cruz County on Saturday when a tunnel he was in digging in the sand collapsed on him.
Low Tides Reveal SF Ocean Beach ShipwreckVisitors who flocked to San Francisco's Ocean Beach because of Thursday’s warmer temperatures were also treated to a glimpse of history as an old shipwreck once again became visible from the shoreline.