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ON OUR COVER April 2019 1-Apr-2019

The Savage & Cooke Distillery consists of two large buildings that were an important part of the United States Naval Shipyard on Vallejo's Mare Island that closed in 1996. More...

Niche Bay Ports Bullish on Cargo, While Oakland Takes a Rest 1-Apr-2019

The Port of Stockton, which is the fourth largest port in California, reports that cargo volume hit an all-time high in 2018. More...

Mary Jbeily 1-Apr-2019

At the end of May, Golden Gate Ferry Operations Analyst Mary Jbeily will be celebrating her first year working in the maritime industry. More...

Does a Rising Tideline Float All Boats? 1-Apr-2019

Tideline Marine Group is once again expanding its role in passenger transportation on the Bay. More...

Ferry Questions Answered 1-Apr-2019

Ferry Q&A is where you can have your questions about Bay Area ferry service answered by the professionals who speak for the ferry systems on a daily basis. More...

Ferry Short Takes 1-Apr-2019

A much-anticipated preliminary hearing in the lawsuit over Regional Measure 3 has been scheduled for April 3 in San Francisco Superior Court. More...

Savage & Cooke Distillery Brings Distinction to Mare Island 1-Apr-2019

Frequent Bay Crossings readers may already be aware of the controversial Orcem/VMT cement factory and deep-water terminal project that has been proposed for the old Sperry Mill site at the entrance of the Mare Island Strait leading to Vallejo's waterfront and the Napa River. More...

San Francisco Bay Trail Celebrates 30 Years 1-Apr-2019

The San Francisco Bay Trail turns 30 this year. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and a number of trail-side cities are celebrating with a photo exhibition, a new social media campaign and the unveilings of some exciting new sections of trail. More...

Changing the Fate of the Bay 1-Apr-2019

Three decades ago, media reports warned that San Francisco Bay was dying. More...

Spring Reading 1-Apr-2019

With the advent of spring and rebirth, we wish to share a number of publications and a literary event that deserve attention. More...

Opening Day on the Bay 1-Apr-2019

Opening Day on the Bay takes place on the last Sunday in April. More...

WETA Welcomes New 445-Passenger Ferry Pyxis 1-Apr-2019

In early March, the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) welcomed Pyxis, a new 445-passenger ferry, into the San Francisco Bay Ferry fleet. More...

Around the Bay in April 2019 1-Apr-2019

The 2019 Pacific Sail & Powerboat Show will return to Richmond from Thursday, April 4 through Sunday, April 7. More...

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