California Crab Season

Tom La Torre of Sabella & La Torre was serving crab from Washington state while California's crabbing season has been delayed for weeks in December 2019.
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Holly Quan
December 09, 2019 - 4:20 pm
Tourists in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf can easily buy souvenirs and steaming clam chowder in bread bowls, but there are not many fresh Dungeness crabs to be found this year along the waterfront this fall. What’s currently for sale on the wharf is still fresh, but it’s shipped in from...
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Humpback Whale Swims In Alameda Lagoon
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Margie Shafer
November 20, 2019 - 11:56 am
The commercial crab season south of the Mendocino-Sonoma County line was expected to open this Friday. But environmentally minded crab fishermen from Half Moon Bay to Bodega Bay are now voluntarily postponing the opening of their season on account of the whales in the area.
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