1): at km 68, the west side of the delta at the confluence of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers; km 46, the exit from Suisun Bay; km 26 in San Pablo Bay
; and several sites within a 1-km radius of km 3 for greater coverage of the estuary exit at the Golden Gate and to avoid ship traffic.
'We're very close to San Pablo Bay
and have cooler weather than Sonoma and Napa, which gives our grapes a long season to develop." For Stevens, the distinctive flavors of Carneros, especially in the Pinot Noirs, are all fruit related: cherry and berry with hints of Satsuma plum and citrus.
Called the Rodgers Creek fault, the structure runs northward from San Pablo Bay
to Santa Rosa and represents a continuation of the well-known Hayward fault, which also threatens Bay area residents (SN: 10/21/89, p.261).
WHERE: Mare Island is near the junction of I-780 and I-80 at the northeast edge of San Pablo Bay
China Camp was once home to fishermen who plied San Pablo Bay
"We do offer earplugs, but very few people ask for them," explains First Mate Ann, who, with her husband, Captain Gary, operates the East Brother Light Station B&B on an island in San Pablo Bay
Carneros's success is grounded in the area's close proximity to San Pablo Bay
, the northernmost part of San Francisco Bay.
The east-facing bare rock magnifies the heat during the day, but nearby San Pablo Bay
lowers temperatures, sometimes dramatically, by late afternoon.
As we sailed though Raccoon Strait into San Pablo Bay
, Connolly quizzed his pupils on seamanship skills, covering everything from reefing to right-of-way.
At the 1,500-acre Cullinan Ranch, added to San Pablo Bay
N.W.R., the U.S.
Park in the lot and walk up the road 13/4 miles, passing the buildings and old walnut groves, then climbing through coast live oaks near the summit of 1,558-foot Burdell Mountain and views over San Pablo Bay
. Olompali is now designated both as a state historic landmark and as a federal historic place.