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ON OUR COVER September 2014 1-Sep-2014

For much of his 35-plus year career, Brian Baird made waves in policy circles: first at the California Coastal Commission, then as the assistant secretary for Ocean and Coastal Policy at the California Natural Resources Agency. More...

Matson Reports Solid Quarter 1-Sep-2014

Matson reported another solid quarter, benefitting from higher freight yields in transpacific trade lanes, improved lift volumes at their terminals and continuing improvements in logistics. More...

Six Teams to Race in 35th America’s Cup 1-Sep-2014

Although San Francisco will not be hosting the America’s Cup in 2017, the Bay Area will most likely host one of the America’s Cup World Series events that lead up to the final event. More...

Engineer Christian Stark 1-Sep-2014

Director of Engineering and Maintenance Christian Stark has been one of the principal voices behind the positive changes and improvements across the Golden Gate Ferry fleet over the last seven years. More...

Levi’s Stadium Already an Environmental Champion 1-Sep-2014

The same competitive spirit that 49ers fans are counting on to drive the team to its next championship also inspired the team responsible for the design, construction and operation of the just-opened Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara to find innovative ways to out-green the competition. More...

Delta Water Tunnels Would Do Far More Harm Than Good 1-Sep-2014

The proposed 35-mile tunnels to carry fresh water from the northern end of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to pumps on the southern end would harm San Francisco Bay. More...

Marine Expert Lives the Life Aquatic and Brings Message of Ocean Health to the Masses 1-Sep-2014

You could call him Mr. Ocean, or these days, Mr. Ocean and Bay. More...

It’s Time to Clean Up Our Act 1-Sep-2014

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the state’s biggest volunteer event, California Coastal Cleanup Day. More than just picking up trash, this event offers a chance for Californians to unite and express their respect for clean water and healthy marine life. More...

BayMobile Brings the Bay Straight to Schools 1-Sep-2014

Thousands of students will be seeing stars—sea stars, that is—in Bay Area classrooms this school year. It’s all thanks to a visit from the BayMobile, a traveling aquarium that brings sea creatures and a team of talented educators from San Francisco’s Aquarium of the Bay straight to schools free of charge. More...

Outside Lands Celebrates Another Green Year 1-Sep-2014

Mayor Ed Lee and San Francisco officials commended the recently-concluded Outside Lands festival’s efforts to ensure sustainability, park beautification and to support green jobs. More...

TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY 1-Sep-2014

Tt’s hard to believe, but it is almost September 19, which means that Talk Like a Pirate Day is back. Another year has gone by the boards and in this month’s column, I’ll share with you the nautical origins of a few commonly-used phrases and expressions so you too can talk like a pirate, even if just for this one day. More...

Sublime Early Fall Delights at Jack London Square 1-Sep-2014

Experience beautiful fall weather on the Oakland waterfront at Jack London Square. From the Bay Area’s largest foodie festival to outdoor sing-along movies, Jack London Square offers a packed calendar of outdoor events during the month of September including Sing-Along Cinema, Eat Real, Jack of All Trades and more! More...

New Musical Season Begins 1-Sep-2014

San Francisco Opera celebrates the opening of its 92nd season on Friday, September 5 with a gala performance of Vincenzo Bellini’s Norma, conducted by San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti and featuring an illustrious cast led by soprano Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES September 2014 1-Sep-2014

By donating $250 per person to the Call of the Sea Youth Scholarship Fund you will join the excitement and get up close and personal with the classic schooner fleet as we tack, gybe, and reach across the bay together. More...

Around the Bay in September 2014 1-Sep-2014

Sausalito’s unique floating homes community invites you to its 29th annual tour, entitled “The Artistry of Waterfront Living,” on Saturday, September 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m More...