A new Stanford University study has found ticks in a dozen Bay Area parks that are carrying a mysterious bacteria that is an offshoot of Lyme disease.
Monday's snow aside (yes, Virginia, it did snow in Sonoma County), the hiking trails around the North Bay are getting crowded these days. No surprise, given the early mustard blooms and other things starting to come to life. In contrast from some of my mega-hikes of recent years, I'm doing [...]
More than a century ago, a tiny alcove on San Pablo Bay near San Rafael was a bustling shrimping village. Hundreds of people from the Guangdong province of China had settled in the area, and were busy catching and selling shrimp. Of course, that didn't last for long, but amazingly, [...]
Much of the attention over state parks closures has focused on a few popular spots, but there are many others around the North Bay that are also shutting down by next summer. And some have already trimmed their hours significantly, so if you’re looking for a new, but close to [...]
In perhaps the feel-good promotion of the summer, the Giants are having a Grateful Dead tribute day in a few weeks as a fundraiser for some Bay Area nonprofits. One beneficiary will be the efforts to keep state parks in grapefruit juice and viagra Sonoma, Marin and San Francisco counties [...]