Monarch Butterflies at Ardenwood

By Ned MacKay Programs featuring monarch butterflies continue at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont, where the colorful insects are spending the winter in the eucalyptus groves. “Monarchs and Milkweed” is the topic of naturalist-led programs at 2 p.m. on Saturdays, Dec. 17, 24 and 31. The milkweed plant is the staff of life for monarch […]

Quarry Lakes Re-Opens for Swimming

Grab your beach towel and sunscreen – Quarry Lakes re-opens this weekend for swimming!   The East Bay Regional Park District announced Friday that the popular swim facility in Fremont will re-open on Saturday, June 25, after it closed in early March due to toxic algae. The Alameda County Environmental Health Department cleared the lake to re-open […]