Sandbag locations in the Bay Area

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

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The Contra Costa County Sheriff's office is encouraging residents who live in unincorporated areas to take advantage of several sandbag stations that are set-up across the county.

The sandbag stations are located in Richmond, Bay Point, Oakley, Pacheco and Walnut Creek.

You must bring your own shovel, but the sand and bagging materials will be provided at the following locations:


West County Detention Facility, 5555 Giant Hwy, Richmond

  • Sandbags are cached on site in a container at the sand cradle located on the south side of the facility public parking area.
  • Bay Point

    Ambrose Recreation & Park Center - 3105 Willow Pass Road, Bay Point

  • West side of the parking lot next to one of the trees approximately of the way back to the playing fields. Sandbags are cached in a container on site at the sand cradle.
  • Oakley

    Senior Center, 215 Second Street, Oakley

  • Materials are located at the south end of the parking lot beside a large tree adjacent to the Office of the Sheriff Delta Station.
  • Pacheco

    County Public Works, 2475 Waterbird Way, Pacheco

  • Sandbags are cached in a container on site at the sand cradle.
  • Walnut Creek

    Howe Homestead, 2950 Walnut Boulevard, Walnut Creek

  • Materials are located in the parking lot.

    Sandbags are available at all fire stations in San Rafael. Residents are responsible for filling their own sandbags. The county does not provide free sandbags to the public.

    Terra Linda Community Center

    Parking lot 670 Del Ganado Road


    La Honda Corp Yard

    59 Entrada Way, La Honda

    (650) 747-0341

    Princeton Corp Yard

    203 Cornell Ave., Princeton-by-the-Sea

    (650) 728-7993

    Pescadero High School

    350 Butano Cutoff, Pescadero

    Redwood City

    Grant Corporation Yard 752 Chestnut St.,

    (650) 363-4103


    Public Works Yard -- California Drive/Rhinette. Residents must fill their own sandbags at the site.

    San Carlos

    San Carlos Corporation Yard at 1000 Bransten Road. This area will be open on a 24 hours a day basis, 7 days a week.


    City of Pacifica Corporation Yard, located at 675 Oceana Boulevard, or behind the Linda Mar Fire Station (open 24 hours a day), located at 1100 Linda Mar Boulevard.


    Palo Alto: 1925 Embarcadero Road, adjacent to Palo Alto Air Terminal


    Northeast corner of Gold and Catherine streets

    San Jose

    City Mabury (Service) Yard, 1404 Mabury Road

    City Central Service Yard, 1661 Senter Road at Phelan Ave.

    Santa Clara Valley Water District Winfield Warehouse, Winfield Boulevard between Blossom Hill Road and Coleman Avenue

    Morgan Hill

    El Toro Fire Station, 18300 Old Monterey Road


    The city of Napa set up a sandbag station on Freeway Drive. The free sand and sandbags are available in the parking lot of the softball fields on Freeway Drive, just south of First Street.

    Other Napa Valley locations for sandbags are:

    American Canyon

    Free sandbags can be picked up at the following locations: Corporation Yard, 205 Wetlands Edge Road, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the empty lot next to the American Canyon Library, 300 Crawford Way (24 hours).

    St. Helena

    Sandbags will be available at the two standard locations: the east end of Adams Street and at Crane Park.


    Sand is stockpiled on lower Washington Street near the Little League field where residents can fill bags. There is a limit of 20 bags per property. The sand stockpile is available during regular working hours.


    Sandbags are available on a self-service basis from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on weekdays at the town corporation yard, 7501 Solano Ave. Residents also can pick up sandbags 24 hours a day at Yountville Community Park until the storm leaves Napa County.



    Stony Point Rock Quarry at 7171 Stony Point Road

    Santa Rosa

    55 Stony Point Road, at the City Municipal Services Center


    Public Works yard, at Morris and Johnson streets


    3 North Street, at the Cerri Building


    Bags available at City Hall, No. 1, The Plaza; sand at Depot Park, 270 First Street W.

    El Verano

    877 Center St., Sonoma Valley Fire Station 2


    End of Hopper Street, near Shamrock Concrete's yard; also 2301 East Washington St., at entrance to Prince Park

    Bodega Bay

    265 Doran Park Road, Bodega Bay Public Utility District



    Corner of Rockville Rd and Suisun Valley Road


    Sand bags are located at 205 Ford Way. Sand is located at the end of Industrial Way (Across from Basalite)


    Jericho Dredging located at 1285 Collinsville Road


    4965 Clayton Road


    4315 Cantelow Road (English Hills Station)


    Corporation Yard located at 2400 East Second Street


    Public Works Corporation Yard - 420 Gregory Street Southeast corner of parking lot at Allen Witt Park (Enter at Woolner) sand only Corner of Pittman and Cordelia roads (inside unlocked fenced area)

    Rio Vista

    1 Main Street Firehouse -350 Main Street sand bags only


    701 Civic Center Blvd, behind police department


    No named locations at this time. Various city locations may be made available if flooding occurs.