Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visited Marin County last week on a fact-finding mission to decide the fate of a family-run oyster farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore.
Salazar met with the owners of the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. and toured its harvesting and canning operations before meeting with environmentalists and National Park Service officials. Read More
When the recent debate over hydraulic fracturing in California first got started, Gov. Jerry Brown made a statement that’s worth recalling: “California is the fourth-largest oil producing state and we want to continue that.” Fortunately, we have the resources and the technology to ensure we remain a leading energy producer. Read More
A creaky wooden scow piled high with gnarled oysters slides over the water toward wooden racks hung with rows of the shellfish on Drakes Estero, a stunning estuary teeming with marine and bird life. Read More