Category Archives: Bodega Bay

Anybody Remember Erden Eruç? (It’s Been 5 Years)

Erden left Bodega Bay July 10, 2007 on a trip to circumnavigate the world using only human power on a bike or in a row boat. The first leg of his journey took 312 days as he rowed singlehandedly from Bodega Bay on the California shores to the waters of Papua New Guinea. Erdun is…
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California Coastal Prairie Hike – June 2nd

Kathleen Kraft, an expert on California native grassland conservation, will guide us on a walk at Bodega Pastures through California Coastal Prairie Saturday June 2 Please meet us at the Bodega Post Office at 10am. We’ll carpool to Pastures from there. Grasslands, colorful wildflowers & gorgeous views! Come see for yourself! The coastal prairie community…
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Seal Release June 2nd at Scotty Creek

From Phil at The Marine Mammal Center: As you may know, I am a volunteer and board member at The Marine Mammal Center, a nonprofit organization that rescues, rehabilitates, and releases marine mammals along more than 600 miles of California coastline. On Saturday, June 2nd we will celebrate our 4th annual Community Release of harbor…
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Press Democrat Editorial Backs Parking Fees At Beaches

The May 25th editorial in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat beings with: "Your right to walk on the beach is guaranteed in the state constitution. But a restroom? A lifeguard? Trash collection? A convenient parking place? None of these is promised in Article X, Section 4 of the constitution, nor in any of the myriad…
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“Take a Hike! package at Timber Cove Inn

The Timber Cove "Take a Hike" package includes an Ocean or Cove View room with a king bed, daily breakfast for two, and a welcome bottle of Hirsch (Timber Cove Cuvee) Pinot Noir. Complimentary suite upgrade if available upon check-in. This package is offered at $269/night, taxes and gratuities extra, subject to availability Sunday through…
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FREE Our Sonoma Coast State Beaches

MEETING: Thursday, May 24 at 6:30 pm. at Bodega Bay Fire Station Free Our Beaches, Inc. and Ernie Carpenter will host a meeting to discuss the recent State Parks proposal to install fee collection devices commonly called Iron Rangers along the Sonoma, Marin and Mendocino coast. The initial fee would be $8 per car to…
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Hitchcock’s Northern California Movies (Part 2: The Birds)

Part 2 focuses on "The Birds" in Channel 5's "Eye On The Bay: Hitchcock Step-By-Step" program. There is also nice segment on Michael Fahmie's Hitchcock Collection in the Bodega Country Store and the cameo performance by the owner of The Tides in 1962, Mitch Zankich. If you are a fan of Hitchcock's "The Birds" you…
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Hitchcock’s Northern California Movies (Part 1)

Did you know "Shadow of a Doubt" was Hitchcock's favorite movie and it was filmed in Santa Rosa? Channel 5's "Eye On The Bay: Hitchcock Step-By-Step" tells the story of the 3 films Hitchcock made in Northern California. Part 1 covers "Shadow of a Doubt". (iPhones and iPads will have to turn off the mobile…
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Bodega Bay Farmer’s Market Opens Sunday, May 27th

[caption id="attachment_390" align="alignleft" width="270" caption="Press Democrat Photo 2011"][/caption] The 2012 season for the Bodega Bay Farmer's Market starts this Sunday, May 27th, at the Bodega Bay Community Center on Highway 1 at Bay Hill Road. The market will be open from 10:00 to 1:00 PM. Vendors from the 2011 Bodega Bay Farmer's Market included: Bloomfield…
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Clamming Expedition In Bodega Bay – June 5th

This is it. The LAST decent clamming tide until autumn. So if you want to find some clams, you’ll need to take a day off. Yeah, I know it’s tough, but the good tides are all mid-week. So I am organizing a mid-week clamming trip on TUESDAY, June 5. Dead low tide is at 6:53…
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Why does Bodega Bay rival The Great Barrier Reef in Australia?

Come and find out on a 33' sailing vessel with Captain Rich Crumley and naturalist Katja Svendsen. On this four hour tour you'll start by meeting with Katja at the wine shop Gourmet Au Bay in Bodega Bay. There she will greet you with with a cup of coffee. While sitting on Gourmet Au Bay's…
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Local fishermen rescue entangled gray whale

Chris Smith of The Press Democrat is reporting that three Bodega Bay Fishermen on a crab boat were able to free a migrating gray whale from fish-net ropes that had entangled the whale since April 17th. Complete article is HERE. Skipper Mark Anello and his crew were about 4 miles off the Sonoma coast when…
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