- Hearst Castle waived more than $600,000 in private event entry fees to select groups and the politically connected as state parks crushed with budget shortfalls. [California Watch]
- California medical pot growers are largely unregulated, creating so much environmental damage that the state is doing aerial surveys to assess the scale of the problem. [Sacramento Bee]
- Backlash against San Jose plan to place fees on developers for projects affecting endangered species. [Peninsula Press]
- Work begins on Dry Creek restoration project in Sonoma County to rebuild habitat for coho salmon. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
- “Boom-badda-boom.” A rock from last weekend’s meteor showers slams into Novato home. [Marin Independent Journal]
- The San Francisco parks department has launched its first smartphone app, making it possible to rent picnic tables, find park info with a swipe of fingers . [San Francisco Examiner]
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The forecast calls for big rain this weekend from an "atmospheric river," a plume of moisture stretching thousands of miles across the Pacific and splashing onto land right smack on the Northern California coast.
With all the cold and moist days we've had lately, it's the perfect time to experience winter's tule fog, a different variety than summer's ocean-borne type.
A recent study has proven the obvious: San Francisco Bay is a major conduit for invasive species. And the biggest culprit? Cargo ships and their ballast water. Environmentalists are now pushing for new treatment requirements to stem the tide of alien species.
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