Bay Blog and News

Tera Mitchel Shooting Bodega Bay

Tera Mitchel photographs Bodega Bay California. Cindy Jenkins edited and compiled images into this slide show. Waking up to another beautiful day on the Sonoma Coast.
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Public Tours of “The Birds” Schoolhouse in Bodega, California

[caption id="attachment_3059" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Elaine with Grey Cats[/caption] Public tours of the “Birds Schoolhouse” in Bodega, California, will be offered on May 24 and September 6, 2015, at 10am, 11:30am and 1:30pm. Tickets are $25.00, with all proceeds to benefit the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. Tickets may be purchased on line @ www.seb.org or…
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12th Annual Bodega Bay Chowder Day

Saturday, January 31, 2015 Chowder Day in Bodega Bay will take you on a culinary tour of town.  You'll spend the day tasting chowder and meeting chefs.  Visit all the stops and you're eligible for an entry in a prize drawing!  Trust us, you won't leave Bodega Bay hungry! NEW TICKET LOCATION! Tickets are $10…
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Mystery of Bodega Bay proposal solved

Following last week's storms, the clouds cleared just enough to create an artistic painting of color in the sky. This is what called Edward Kent, an amateur Sonoma County photographer, and Louise Kent, his wife of 44 years, to the Sonoma Coast on Dec. 12. It was Edward's intention to capture the sunset with his…
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Newest Segment of Bodega Bay Bike & Pedestrian Trail Opens to Public

Parks officials and community members gathered Thursday in Bodega Bay to open the newest segment of a larger pedestrian and bicycle route planned for the coastal village. The path dedicated by Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo and others is a .47-mile connection between the Bodega Dunes campground and the Bodega Bay Community Center and Children’s…
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A ray of hope for our Sonoma sea stars (SR Press Democrat)

The sea stars (starfish) along the Sonoma Coast have mostly died off from sea star wasting disease. This sickness has killed off most of the sea stars in areas from Mexico into Canada. Modern epidemiologists have not been able to determine what is causing the die off. Some specialists believe that sea star wasting disease…
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“Hole in the Head” exhibition at Sonoma State University

The exhibition Hole in the Head: The Battle for Bodega Bay and the Birth of the Environmental Movement presents the dramatic story that involved a remarkable array of people, including scientists, students, atomic energy commissioners, communists, libertarians, ranchers, a museum director, Pacific Gas and Electric, government officials from the state and local level, the Sierra…
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Support Bodega Bay Fire New Ambulance

Bodega Bay Fire has created a crowd sourcing fundraiser on indiegogo.com to raise $50,000 to complete the purchase of a new ambulance. Perks of donating include: $100 gets 1 Bodega Bay Firefighters T-Shirt $1,000 gets your name on a commemorative plaque $5,000 gets your name/business name on the side of our ambulance https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/paramedic-ambulance-for-bodega-bay-fire-department
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50 Years Ago, the Anti-Nuclear Movement Scored Its First Major Victory in CA

[caption id="attachment_2982" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hole in the Head photo by Woody Hastings[/caption] An interview with Bill Kortum, who helped lead the opposition to a nuke plant at Bodega Bay by Woody Hastings Fifty years ago, on October 30, 1964, the American environmental movement scored a major victory when California utility Pacific Gas & Electric said…
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Getting the Most from Outdoor life in Bodega Bay by Sue Hughes

Certainly the main attraction for tourists and locals alike at Bodega Bay is the stunning scenery here. It is so breathtaking that it’s more than easy to just get caught up in this with walks and hikes of varying levels. What is particularly great about this area, though, is the vast array of different outdoor activities with…
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Whales off Bodega Head!

Have you ever been able to see the whales off Bodega Head? Here is a short video done in 2010 that shows the whales around Bodega Head.
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A Bodega treasure–Terrapin Creek Cafe

Author Karen Stephen shares her experience in dining at the Terrapin Creek Cafe in Bodega Bay. Stephen, author of Degrees of Obsession and Mother Tongue, describes her good experience at the Terrapin Creek Cafe and she begins her experience by writing: "I had just checked in to the Bodega Bay Inn (that’s another story for…
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