Bay Blog and News

Ceres Benefit Concert with Jazz Singer Kellye Gray – July 15th

Freestone, CA: If you’re into jazz, outdoor concerts, and supporting  your community, we have the event for you. Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary is hosting it’s annual Ceres Benefit Concert. Featuring the musical talents of San Francisco jazz star Kellye Gray, delicious and healthy food served by Ceres Community Project, wine, dessert, and more, this evening…
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Civil War Days Returns to Duncans Mills

One of the largest Civil War reenactments west of the Mississippi and the largest in Northern California is returning to Freezeout Canyon in the charming town of Duncans Mills, California, on the Russian River. On Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19, CIVIL WAR DAYS, a two-day living history reenactment open to the public, gives…
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Pollution drops at North Coast beaches, thanks to drought

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Kent Porter / Press Democrat 2015[/caption] The Santa Rosa Press Democrat is reporting that ocean beaches on the North Coast and across California are cleaner and safer from disease than they’ve been in years, a rare upside to the drought. Lack of rainfall means fewer pollutants are washing down…
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Fireworks Over Bodega Bay – July 3rd – 9:30pm – Westside Park

Fireworks show produced by Pyro Spectaculars will start at dark (9:30PM) on Friday, July 3.  The display can be seen from all around Bodega Bay.  Handicap parking at Westside Park. If you can see the protected waters of the Bodega Bay harbor, you should be able to see the show. It's viewable from Westside Road,…
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Japanese Cultural Day – Wednesday June 17th

Join us for a day of celebrating and honoring the peaceful harmony of Japanese culture and its influence on Osmosis. Enjoy a guided journey including: Koto Japanese Music in the mediation garden- Traditional Tea Ceremony – Japanese Art Bazaar – Ceramic pot and tea cup Exhibition – Healthy and Delicious Japanese Food — 75-minute Massage…
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What killed California’s Sea Stars and Urchins?

In August 2011, scientists walked into their labs and were met with a disturbing sight: thousands of purple sea urchins and other marine invertebrates were dead in their tanks—which are fed directly by seawater. Outside, the tea-colored ocean washed up carcasses of red abalone, large sea stars, and football-sized, snail-like chitons. Less conspicuous—but even more heavily…
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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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