Tesla, a mini door and fire

March 11, 2013

Time for Monday’s Bay Area nature news roundup:

  • Future of Tesla property in Livermore could be decided by year’s end. [Bay Area News Group]
  • Can anyone shed light on a mysterious mini-door in the base of a tree in Golden Gate Park? [Richmond Blog]
  • Central Valley towns getting on board with water recycling as a way to conserve water in Delta. [Contra Costa Times]
  • Palo Alto considers ban on all retail use of plastic bags and a fee on paper. [Daily News]
  • California to have the highest gas tax in the nation at 70.5 cents per gallon. [San Jose Mercury News]
  • Conservative supporters of Drakes Bay oysters hope to use lawsuit to expand commercial use of federal land. [Huffington Post]
  • Sutro Sam is …. gulp! … gone?! Could it be mating season? [Huffington Post]
  • The General visits China Camp, says public-private partnerships key to state park’s success. [Marin Independent Journal]
  • Effort to designate the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as a national heritage site. [Contra Costa Times]
  • Forest Service abandons “kill all fires” approach. [Huffington Post]
About the Author

Alison Hawkes was a Bay Nature editor from 2011-2017. Before Bay Nature she worked in journalism for more than a decade as a former newspaper reporter turned radio producer turned web editor with each rendition bringing her closer to her dream of covering environmental issues. She co-founded Way Out West, a site dedicated to covering Bay Area environmental news.