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First salmon fishing season in three years under debate

By Victoria Schlesinger

Commercial and sport fishermen are happy to report that for the first time in three years they will likely be granted a full salmon fishing season along the California coast. The Pacific Fishery Management Council has concluded that the uptick in the salmon population means it is safe to take fish over two feet...
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San Francisco population grows (a little) and Oakland shrinks

By Victoria Schlesinger

The numbers are in. The U.S. Census, which counted the country’s population in 2010, reports that the number of people living in San Francisco climbed from 776,733 in 2000 to 805,235 last year.  Almost 9,000 fewer people now live in Oakland than did a decade ago, and San Jose proves to be more diverse...
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Northern California Great white shark population counted

By Victoria Schlesinger

In other census news, Stanford University and U.C. Davis scientists counted the number of great white sharks between Monterey Bay, Bodega Bay and the Farallon Islands in a ground breaking study whose results are published in journal Biology Letters. They during six months of the year. That’s a low number compared to other top...
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