Here are some shots from a family vacation to the Sea Ranch, near Gualala.
Looks like it was a foggy day on the Sonoma Coast. If you live or have lived on the coast you know that foggy days are just part of the ambiance of the coast.
For the past three weeks, 15 crews of electric line workers replaced hardware on more than 100 poles. The work happened in foggy, brisk conditions in rugged terrain overlooking the windy two-lane Highway 1.
Derek Moore of The Press Democrat is reporting that the State of California is pushing ahead to charge for parking at Sonoma and Mendocino County beaches.
Higher tides and increased erosion will wipe out archaeological sites along the Northern California coast according to Mike Newland, an archaeologist at Sonoma State University.
Pieces of California’s history are in danger of disappearing as the Pacific Ocean claws at the base of coastal cliffs and sea level rise is accelerating the problem.
If you are looking for a great place for breakfast, lunch or dinner along the Sonoma Coast you will want to check out The Press Democrat very favorable review by Jeff Cox of Alexander's at the Timber Cove Inn.
No, not those bears. These bears, the woolly bear caterpillars that can be found around Bodega Head. Kathy Keatley Garvey shares some photos writes about the woolly bear caterpillars in her blog post “Feeding Frenzy on Bodega Head”.
On hot days in Northern California I long for those summer days at the beach like what is seen in this short video taken at Goat Rock earlier this summer. There is always something “magical” that happens at the beach and Nathan, Aiden and Dillon give us a short glimpse of that magic in their video.
So if you are sweltering in the heat like I am today take a short 1 minute break and go to the beach with Nathan, Aiden and Dillon for a little magical time. I sure remember those wonderful summer days at the beach.
Darris (the Vegan Mama) has shared several images of fishing boats in Bodega Bay. She writes in her June 28th post:
Anglers are out trolling for salmon in Bodega Bay. I counted thirty three fishing boats at 8:00 p.m. A fellow beach walking friend told me that he and his wife counted over seventy (70) fishing boats off Bodega Head on Sunday!
Fifth District Supervisor Efren Carrillo is saying that the proposed $8 parking fee for Sonoma Coast parking has “been put on the back burner”.
LYNN MILLAR has a blog “Walking in Sonoma County…mostly” that focuses on good places to walk in Sonoma County.
The Fort Ross Bicentennial Weekend will be held July 28-29 and will feature a number of cultural performances and foods.
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.
Remember Laura and Kevin, the hexacopter/airstream trailer people? Well, they are continuing their journey up the coast and they are in Oregon now.
A recent post on their RIVETED blog talks about how they work to conserve resources as they travel.
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.