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ON OUR COVER October 2017 1-Oct-2017

Earlier this summer, the Balclutha made a familiar journey from her home at the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park to Alameda's Bay Ship & Yacht, right next to the Alameda Main Street Terminal, for regular servicing and a few repairs. More...

Port of San Francisco Brings New Talent to Cargo Management 1-Oct-2017

The Port of San Francisco is unique in its ability to handle many types of cargo in an efficient and cost-effective way. More...

Leslie Propheter 1-Oct-2017

For the past 10 years at least, if you've been an avid ferry rider, you may have gotten to know Leslie Propheter. More...

More Oil Tankers on the Bay are a Bad Idea 1-Oct-2017

The oil company Phillips 66 wants to increase the number of tanker ships carrying crude oil across San Francisco Bay to its refinery-rom 59 to 135 tankers per year. More...

Fleet Week Returns With More Sensational Events 1-Oct-2017

This year marks the 36th anniversary of San Francisco Fleet Week and, from October 3 to 9, the Bay Area will open its arms and piers to the largest and most significant event of its kind in the nation. More...

Balclutha's Bay Area Ties Run Deep 1-Oct-2017

Earlier this summer, the Balclutha made a familiar journey from her home at the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park to Alameda's Bay Ship & Yacht, right next to the Alameda Main Street Terminal, for regular servicing and a few repairs. More...

Hundreds of Volunteers Clean Up the Bay's Shores 1-Oct-2017

More than 400 volunteers turned out on September 16 to help collect litter at two Port of Oakland properties. More...

Four Bay Area Firms Benefit from EPA Grant Program 1-Oct-2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program awarded a combined total of nearly $500,000 last month to four Bay Area companies that are developing technologies to address environmental issues. More...

Traffic Busting Bill Passes Legislative Hurdle 1-Oct-2017

A Bold plan to bust Bay Area traffic that has been in development for more than a year appears headed to the ballot in June or November 2018. Last month, the State Legislature approved SB 595 by Sen. More...

Dressing the Part 1-Oct-2017

Many Bay Area ferry riders celebrate Halloween every October with great spirit, fanfare and wild costumes. More...

A Perfect Landfall 1-Oct-2017

Making landfall is always one of the most anticipated parts of any passage. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES October 2017 1-Oct-2017

October 1st marks the culmination of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. More...

Around the Bay in October 2017 1-Oct-2017

Head over to the Castro District on Sunday, October 1 to celebrate the 44th anniversary of the Castro Street Fair. More...

           
       
Bay Crossings' Publisher Joel Williams rides the ferries with Doug McConnell on Bay Area Backroads.       The Smart Cart