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'Conflict Oysters': Feds Face Greens in California Food Fight

Curtis Ellis | Posted 06.02.2014 | Green
Curtis Ellis

The conflict isn't between armed factions in an African kleptocracy, but between a family farm north of San Francisco and the federal government that wants to shut it down.

Federal Judge Rules Against California Company In Landmark Case

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.05.2013 | Green

In what may be a final blow to California's only oyster cannery, a federal appeals court upheld a ruling that terminated the historic farm's lease in ...

Drakes Bay Oyster Company's PR Face Lift Won't Fix Its Koch Brothers Blemishes

Helen Grieco | Posted 06.05.2013 | Green
Helen Grieco

The decision ensured that Americans would maintain control of this property bought by taxpayers 40 years ago for protection as the first marine wilderness on the West Coast. Apparently the truth hurt.

'This Case Is A Huge Deal For The American West As We Know It'

The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif. | Guy Kovner | Posted 05.09.2013 | San Francisco

Drakes Bay Oyster Company's legal bid to continue operating in federally protected waters has broader implications than simply the fate of the Marin C...

Good News For Beloved Oyster Farm

The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. | Mark Prado | Posted 04.27.2013 | San Francisco

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. owner Kevin Lunny won a legal battle Monday when the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted an emergency injunction that will...

The End Of $1 Oysters Forever?

The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. | Mark Prado | Posted 03.28.2013 | San Francisco

OAKLAND -- A federal judge heard two hours of arguments Friday afternoon on whether a preliminary injunction should be granted to temporarily halt the...

Embattled Oyster Farm Fights Back

The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. | Mark Prado | Posted 02.12.2013 | San Francisco

The owner of the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. is seeking a restraining order against the federal government to keep his farm in operation beyond the 90 days ...

Oyster Farmer Sues Federal Government Over Eviction

AP | Posted 02.03.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The owner of a Northern California oyster farm says he has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Interior Secretary Ken Sa...

Beloved Oyster Farm Shutting Down

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 01.29.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — An historic Northern California oyster farm along Point Reyes National Seashore will be shut down and the site converted to a wi...

One Of History's Most Famous Explorers May Have Landed Right On The Bay

AP | Posted 05.20.2012 | San Francisco

PT. REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. -- The U.S. government is poised to settle the long-running historical dispute over where British explorer Sir Fra...

Drakes Bay Oyster Farm Dispute Spreads All The Way To Capitol Hill

AP | By JASON DEAREN | Posted 02.09.2012 | San Francisco

POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. -- A creaky wooden scow piled high with gnarled oysters slides over the water toward wooden racks hung with rows...