10th Annual North Richmond Shoreline Festival

Richmond families headed out to Point Pinole on Saturday for a day of learning and fun in the sun. The East Bay Regional Parks District hosted the 10th Annual North Richmond Shoreline Festival. Kids with painted faces rode ponies and a “choo-choo” train around the park overlooking the bay. Festival-goers enjoyed performances and free Latin…

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A new spotlight of conservation on the Bay

map of the bay

An international treaty recently recognized the San Francisco Bay estuary — California’s largest wetland — as a “wetland of importance,” but while conservation groups called the news a victory, the designation won’t directly halt development that has threatened the area for years. The 1,600 square mile region is home to hundreds of species of plants…

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