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A Beautiful Beach

I wander alone along the grassy tree-lined bluff, long abandoned railroad track and quarter mile of bay facing crescent strand that make up the Point Molate Beach Park in my hometown of Richmond, California. Offshore pelicans, buzzards and a couple oystercatchers work the shifting tide line. Earlier a few harbor seals were checking out the…

Paddling San Francisco Bay

By Claire Schoen Media An estuary is a magical place where ocean water mingles with fresh river flows, creating a wealth of biological diversity. The San Francisco Bay is actually a huge estuary and through the narrow throat of it’s golden gate, one quarter of its water ebbs and flows each day. Kayaker and journalist…