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ON OUR COVER MAY 2016 1-May-2016

An ambitious new public art event, Island City Waterways, will debut in May and will celebrate the past and present of Alameda through music, dance, theater, storytelling and the visual arts. More...

Port of Oakland Uses Technology to Assist Truckers and Cargo Owners 1-May-2016

The Port of Oakland recently introduced two smart phone applications that could transform containerized cargo handling at seaports. The apps provide a highly anticipated tech-based calculation of harbor trucker turn times-an elusive industry metric. More...

New Ways to Discover the San Francisco Bay Trail 1-May-2016

You can now discover 345 miles of walking and biking trails and explore the shoreline with updated San Francisco Bay Trail map cards and a new website. More...

Captain Greg Paxton 1-May-2016

In this column, we've been introducing you to your local captains, deckhands, engineers, operations supervisors and ferry staff for the last few years now-have you made any new friends yet? If so, we'd love to hear your stories. More...

Fishing for Our Future 1-May-2016

San Francisco is a foodie's haven, boasting some of the best food in the country. From new and emerging trends to the freshest locally-grown cuisines, we've got it all. Within the course of a decade there has been a growing movement for sustainable dining, with farm-to-table dinners popping up on menus throughout the Bay Area. More...

Join the Third Annual Bay Parade 1-May-2016

Calling all swimmers, kayakers, stand-up paddleboarders and boaters! You are invited to be part of Baykeeper's Third Annual Bay Parade on Sunday, May 22. More...

WETA Puts Sales Tax Revenue to Good Use 1-May-2016

Over the last 16 years, the citizens of Alameda County have supported ferry service through the Alameda County half-cent transportation sales tax known as Measure B. More...

A Vote for Measure AA Is a Vote for the Bay 1-May-2016

You are reading Bay Crossings, which suggests you've probably been near San Francisco Bay today, and maybe can even see it from where you're sitting. More...

Island City Waterways Celebrates Alameda’s Past and Present 1-May-2016

An ambitious new public art event, Island City Waterways, will debut in May and will celebrate the past and present of Alameda through music, dance, theater, storytelling and the visual arts. More...

Port Commission Starts Seawall Reinforcement Preparations 1-May-2016

With a recent memo, the San Francisco Port Commission has officially prioritized reinforcing the seawall that protects the waterfront property stretching from Fisherman's Wharf to Mission Creek. More...

Federal Transit Administration Grant Will Support Ferry Terminal Expansion Project 1-May-2016

The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) announced in April that it has been awarded a $4 million competitive grant from the Federal Transit Administration for its San Francisco Ferry Terminal expansion project. More...

When to Call It a Day 1-May-2016

It’'s 11 a.m. on a Sunday morning in March and I am scheduled to teach sailing this afternoon. But while I'm sitting here at my computer with a fresh cup of tea, I'm listening to the wind and rain against the window. More...

Fun-Filled May in Store at Jack London Square 1-May-2016

Jack London Square welcomes the month of May with a fun-filled calendar of outdoor festivities! From foodies to festival-goers, the Oakland waterfront will be a hub of activity for everyone to enjoy featuring Cartopia, Aeolian Day 2016, Jack's Night Market, Norcal Session Beer Festival and more. More...

And They're Off: Jazz and the Track 1-May-2016

Bay Crossings first became familiar with David Hardiman at the legendary thoroughbred race track Golden Gate Fields, where he presides as the bugler. More...

Around the Bay in MAY 2016 1-May-2016

The Empress Theatre in downtown Vallejo is featuring The Going Going Gong Show on May 21 at 7 p.m. Based on the classic TV show, this is about having acts that are creative, funny, one-of-a-kind and have very little to do with talent. More...