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ON OUR COVER April 2015 1-Apr-2015

Sunday, April 26 is Opening Day on the Bay. It's a grand nautical celebration, part of which can be enjoyed from the shoreline as well. Two events will happen that day. More...

Port of Oakland Decries "Business as Usual" 1-Apr-2015

West Coast port authorities may be overstating the obvious when they decry "business as usual," but it's refreshing to see them finally coming around. More...

Long-Awaited Ferry Service to Richmond One Step Closer to Reality 1-Apr-2015

At a board meeting last month, the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) Board of Directors approved an agreement with the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and the City of Richmond to provide operating subsidies for the proposed Richmond ferry service. More...

WETA Issues Statement in Response to Sinbad's Restaurant 1-Apr-2015

The lease holder from Sinbad's Pier 2 Restaurant recently stated publicly that a representative from the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) informed the restaurant management that it could stay at its present location at Pier Two past the end of its lease with the Port of San Francisco. However, WETA, which operates the San Francisco Bay Ferry fleet, subsequently issued a statement clarifying that it is simply a tenant of the Port of San Francisco and has no authority to make any commitment on behalf of its landlord. More...

Rene Alvarado 1-Apr-2015

If you've ridden Golden Gate Ferry within the past 25 years, you may very well recognize Rene Alvarado, a terminal assistant who works primarily at the Larkspur Ferry Terminal. More...

Countdown to Extinction 1-Apr-2015

The San Francisco Bay-Delta estuary supports a diverse array of native aquatic plant and animal species, including Chinook salmon, sturgeon, smelt, steelhead and other native fishes that depend on freshwater flow from our rivers into the estuary. However, 150 years of altering the estuary by reducing natural flows and destroying wetland and floodplain habitats have devastated these species. More...

Bay Area's Bike to Work Day Turns 21 1-Apr-2015

How did you celebrate turning 21? Visions of parties, toasts and more coming to mind? In the Bay Area, Bike to Work Day will celebrate its 21st birthday on May 14 with a nine-county-wide party on wheels. More...

Volunteer Rescue Unit Receives Wetsuits 1-Apr-2015

Last month, the San Francisco Fire Department Aquatic Rescue Unit received 40 custom wetsuits from a local San Francisco nonprofit organization, the Peter Patrick Madigan Antonini (PPMA) Foundation. More...

Protecting San Francisco Bay from Sea Level Rise 1-Apr-2015

A small remote-controlled boat, mounted with an innovative camera, has recently been cruising with Baykeeper's pollution patrol boat along the San Francisco Bay shore. More...

IT'S OPENING DAY ON THE BAY 2015 1-Apr-2015

Sunday, April 26 is Opening Day on the Bay. It's a grand nautical celebration, part of which can be enjoyed from the shoreline as well. More...

S.F. Sets Aside Funds for New Zero-Waste Ideas 1-Apr-2015

Last month, the City of San Francisco announced it had set aside $860,000 from refuse fees to fund zero-waste efforts, and that the money was available for new projects that can help the City reach its goal of 100 percent waste diversion by 2020. More...

S.F. Nonprofit Engages Volunteers to Provide Free Home Repairs 1-Apr-2015

The cost of living in San Francisco can be extremely high, even for residents with a steady income. More...

Jack London Square Comes Alive in April 2015 1-Apr-2015

Jack London Square comes to life this spring with an April full of fun events on the Oakland waterfront. More...

Baseball, Dogs and Light: The Passions of Artist Mark Ulriksen 1-Apr-2015

Mark Ulriksen is a San Francisco-based artist and illustrator whose instantly recognizable portraits and whimsical take on life have led to projects for a variety of major clients. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES April 2015 1-Apr-2015

Let's fill the sails for on-board education! 2330 Marinship Way, Sausalito, CA. Music by the Waterfront Pickers, gourmet provisions by John Scopazzi & Davey Jones Deli along with libations of beer, wine and a signature beverage. More...

Around the Bay in April 2015 1-Apr-2015

The 2015 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show cruises into Jack London Square Thursday, April 9 through Sunday, April 12 with all things sailing for the only all-sailboat show on the west coast. More...