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Point Molate Beach Park Opens After Long Closure

October 14, 2013 by Sean Greene

Point Molate Beach Park reopened at sunrise Monday morning after being closed for more than a decade due to budget woes.

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Bloom Gardens

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

We've been building quality residential landscapes since 1983. We install new gardens and renovate older ones in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin and San Francisco Counties. Our designs synthesize your needs and our vision. Through expert construction, our installations transform properties into dream getaways and natural habitats. We also offer lawn to edible conversions, children's and container gardens. Our approach is sustainable, low water use, and cost effective. Our beautiful hardscapes-- Patios, paths, retaining walls, fences--provide settings for California natives and Mediterranean plants that thrive here. Our crews get rave reviews. We also offer consultations to homeowners, realtors, Homeowners' Associations.

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Brooks Island Regional Preserve

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

Just a short hop offshore of the industrial Richmond waterfront, this island supports over 18 species of nesting birds as ...

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Urban Agriculture Takes Center Stage in West Contra Costa County

June 06, 2011 by Erica Reder

Organic and sustainable aren't terms often associated with Richmond, home to a Chevron refinery and a General Chemical plant. But those were two of the most frequently heard words on Saturday, at the first-ever West Contra Costa County Urban Agriculture Summit in North Richmond. Despite pouring rain, nearly 100 people gathered at Sunnyside Organic Seedlings to exchange ideas about bringing new models of food-growing to the area.

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Solar RichmondBUILD

January 01, 2009 by Sue Rosenthal

What do you get when you combine entrepreneurial spirit, construction and engineering expertise, and a commitment to the community and ...

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Tracking Richmond’s Bay Trail

April 01, 2007 by Dale Mead

On an overcast day this winter, seven of us met for a bike ride through Richmond on the Bay Trail. ...

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