Category Archives: Bodega Bay

California Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday, September 19, 2015!

Coastwalk sponsors the Sonoma County cleanup on over 15 beaches and 8 inland sites.  Look through the lists below and pick from the beach sites or from our partner organization cleanups! Scroll down to register Today!Come to the cleanup prepared for coastal weather (hat, shoes, sunscreen, water bottle) and bring buckets and gloves if you have…
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Local Coastal Plan – Preliminary Draft

[caption id="attachment_3276" align="alignleft" width="300"] Click image to enlarge map[/caption] The comment period on the Preliminary Draft Local Coastal Plan (LCP) has been extended by 4 weeks to September 30, 2015. Submit your comments on the Preliminary Draft LCP in one of the following ways: E-Mail: PRMD-LCP-Update@sonoma-county.org Letter: Permit & Resource Management Department, 2550 Ventura Avenue,…
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Plans floated for Mason’s Marina in Bodega Bay cause stir on Sonoma Coast

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat is reporting about Sonoma County’s plans to study the creation of a new interpretive center and recreational hub at the site of Mason’s Marina in Bodega Bay have triggered alarm among coastal residents who fear the region could be overwhelmed with additional tourists and traffic if such a project were…
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Bodega Bay Public Utility District Drought Contingency Plan

1. Declaration of policy, purpose, and intent 1.1 General In order to conserve the available water supply and protect the integrity of water supply facilities, with particular regard for domestic water use, sanitation, and fire protection, and to protect and preserve public health, welfare, and safety and minimize the adverse impacts of water supply shortage…
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How Bodega Bay got its name

Bodega Bay is named for Don Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra. The name “Bodega” probably refers to an ancestor who worked in a wine cellar or warehouse, two meanings of the Spanish word. Born in Peru in 1743, Bodega traveled to Spain as a young man to enter the Cadiz Naval Academy. Returning…
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Extras Needed for Film Shooting in Bodega Bay (sebastopol)

Seeking 20-25 extras of all ages for the film Lane 1974 shooting near Bodega Bay this August. We are looking for both "straight" folk and hippie folk, but are especially in need of men and women with longer hair. Unfortunately we are a SAG ultra low budget film, so while we can't pay out for…
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Months-long construction project to limit Highway 1 traffic near Fort Ross

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat is reporting that there will be a temporary traffic signal for several months on Highway 1 north of Fort Ross State Park beginning Tuesday while Caltrans builds an erosion prevention wall, the agency said Monday. There will be only a one-way lane for traffic for five months while Caltrans builds…
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Terrapin Creek earns ★★★½

If you had to dream up your perfect restaurant, what would it be like? It might be near the ocean, close to a lovely bay with salt-scented breezes. Beautiful art would decorate the walls, and large windows flood the room with light. The owners would be friendly and welcoming. The food would be exceptional, the…
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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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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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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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