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National Parks’ Benefit to Bay Area: $445 Million

March 1, 2013 | 3:20 pm

National Parks’ Benefit to Bay Area: $445 Million

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Point Reyes Station, a pastoral West Marin outpost, has a population of 848. But on one recent weekday, parking is tight on the town’s main street and there is a steady stream of foot traffic. Steve Costa, co-owner of Point Reyes Books, has an easy explanation. He points to the 2.3 million visitors who flocked […]

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Interview: Eyewitness to Dog-Walking Taser Incident at GGNRA

February 1, 2012 | 4:28 pm

Interview: Eyewitness to Dog-Walking Taser Incident at GGNRA

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You following this one? From the Chronicle yesterday: A Montara man walking two lapdogs off leash was hit with an electric-shock gun by a National Park Service ranger after allegedly giving a false name and trying to walk away, authorities said Monday. The park ranger encountered Gary Hesterberg with his two small dogs Sunday afternoon […]

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GGNRA Public Meeting No. 2: The Dog-Leash Dogfight Continues

March 8, 2011 | 2:51 pm

GGNRA Public Meeting No. 2: The Dog-Leash Dogfight Continues

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Yesterday, Golden Gate National Recreation Area held a second of four public meetings to discuss its draft proposal on expanding leash-only areas for dogs within the U.S. National Recreation Area. And as at the first meeting in Marin, pro-dog protesters were out in force. KQED’s Rachel Dornhelm has a report:

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Wide Differences Between GGNRA, Dogwalkers on Leash Plan

March 3, 2011 | 3:11 pm

Wide Differences Between GGNRA, Dogwalkers on Leash Plan

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Last night in Mill Valley, it was pretty clear that some interested parties think management of Golden Gate National Recreation Area has gone to the dogs, and not in a good way. At the first of four public meetings set up by the GGNRA, dog owners howled their dismay over the agency’s draft Dog Management […]

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Bay Area Responds to GGNRA Dog-Leash Proposal

January 17, 2011 | 5:13 pm

Bay Area Responds to GGNRA Dog-Leash Proposal

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Today’s Forum on KQED focused on proposed changes to leash laws within Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA). The possible rule changes were released Friday as part of an Environmental Impact Report, which is open for public comment for 90 days. The folks at GGNRA may need at least that much time to wade through […]

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GGNRA Dog-Walking Proposal: View Maps and Public Hearing Schedule, Send a Public Comment

January 14, 2011 | 11:07 am

GGNRA Dog-Walking Proposal: View Maps and Public Hearing Schedule, Send a Public Comment

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Today marks the beginning of the 90-day public comment period related to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s Draft Dog Management Plan. The full draft plan is now available on the web. The introduction, by Frank Dean, General Superintendent of the GGNRA, lays out the purpose of and reasons behind the proposal: The purpose of […]

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Morning Splash: New Dog Restrictions in GGNRA Proposal, Oakland to Study Gang Injunctions

January 13, 2011 | 7:58 am

Morning Splash: New Dog Restrictions in GGNRA Proposal, Oakland to Study Gang Injunctions

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Federal plan would ban, leash dogs in many parks (SF Chronicle) Dog owners in the Bay Area will get their chance Friday to chew over a voluminous management plan for man’s best friend on Golden Gate National Recreation Area land – a proposal that would require dogs to be leashed in many areas where they […]

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