Drakes Bay Oyster Company is still fighting for the right to stay open in Drakes Estero near Point Reyes, but last week brought another blow to its legal battle. In a 2-1 decision on Jan. 14, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the oyster company's appeal for a rehearing on a previous decision: the court's September 2013 ruling to uphold a decision made in November 2012 by then-Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to not renew the oyster farm's lease and let Drakes Estero... More >>>