Bay Blog and News

“Oysters to die for !”

Here is one Trip Advisor review for Rocker Oysterfeller’s in Valley Ford that says “last night we had the best Louisana stye oysters.

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Erden Eruc human powered circumnavigation: 3 days to the finish line

Erden Eruc started his human powered circumnavigation from Bodega Bay near San Francisco, California. Since then he traveled by boat, bicycle and boots around the world. Today he has 3 days left to the finish line, his start point. He is expected to arrive at the Spud Point Marina between 4 and 5 PM on Saturday, July 21st.

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Point Reyes: Fingers of the Sea

How about taking a nice day trip to explore Point Reyes and the Drakes Estero. This Bay Nature Institute article with some beautiful photos describes this coastal area a few miles south of Bodega Bay. Photo by Richard Blair. Point Reyes hosts the largest concentration of harbor seals in California. Photo by Jules Evens.
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Diggin’ the Bees in Bodega

If you're visiting Bodega Head to watch the whales, the waves, the birds or the boats, be sure to check out the sand cliffs for the bee villages.

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Banner Bay Area salmon season reels in price

The Marin Independent Journal is reporting that so many salmon are being hooked along the Northern California coast that the price of fresh, wild king salmon is plunging, at least for commercial fishermen who are on strike for a better deal.

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Strong year for Sonoma County tourism

Each year the county attracts about 7 million visitors to view the coastline, walk among redwoods and enjoy tastings at wineries. Visitors come for cycling, agritourism and weddings, as well as for a chance to stroll small town squares and cruise country backroads.

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When Good Fishing Is Bad News In Bodega Bay

Bob Norberg of The Press Democrat is reporting that “commercial salmon fisherman on the North Coast are tying up their boats and will stay in port for the next few days in an attempt to drive up prices.”

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Looking For Some Sonoma Coast Color?

This colorful image from the Sonoma Coast is the centerpiece for a flyer from the Timber Coast Inn announcing their summer deals. Here is what the Timber Cove Inn has available now.

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California: Rare Sighting of Blue Whales

The New York Times is reporting that blue whales, the world’s largest animal, are being seen in droves off the Northern California coast. The ocean giants are being lured by an increase this year in their favorite food — shrimplike creatures known as krill.

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