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ON OUR COVER October 2016 1-Oct-2016

During a news conference held by the Solano County Sierra Club in front of Vallejo City Hall, Yana Zegri and granddaughter ZuZu Zegri join in a protest against the construction of a proposed "green" cement facility on the Vallejo waterfront and the establishment of an international deep-water shipping hub to receive the raw materials needed for the cement. More...

New Publication to Cover West Coast Trade Community 1-Oct-2016

West Coast ports-including several in the Bay Area-are a major economic asset, serving as the nation's premier trade gateway. More...

WETA Breaks Ground on New Ferry Facility in Alameda 1-Oct-2016

The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) broke ground on its new Central Bay Operations and Maintenance Facility in September, naming it after well-known Alameda businessman, ferry advocate and Harbor Bay Isle developer Ron Cowan. More...

Jeff Troughton 1-Oct-2016

If you're a daily ferry commuter from Vallejo, you will probably already recognize Jeff Troughton, one of the bartenders on the Vallejo ferry boats. More...

FLEET WEEK 1-Oct-2016

Once again, San Francisco's annual Fleet Week celebration is upon us. Here's a little background to put the event into context. More...

Proposed Vallejo Cement Facility Raises Environmental Questions 1-Oct-2016

Vallejo residents, activists, business owners and city officials all agree the city's economy needs a shot in the arm. More...

Swimming With Sharks, and Working to Save Them 1-Oct-2016

As an open-water swimmer, I frequently encounter wildlife in the Bay and open ocean. My workouts normally take place in Aquatic Park with the San Francisco Swimming and Rowing Club, but my friends and I often take longer swims across the Bay and in the ocean. More...

Vote for the Bay on November 8-Yes on State Prop 67 1-Oct-2016

After more than 20 years as an environmental advocate, I shouldn't be surprised by industry shenanigans, but I still am. Case in point: On November 8, California voters will have the chance to vote on a ballot measure, Proposition 67, to ban single-use plastic bags. More...

Parking Shortage Dogs Alameda Ferry Terminal 1-Oct-2016

Ferry riders driving to Alameda's Main Street Ferry Terminal on the Oakland Estuary found an extra parking lot waiting for them in May. More...

Waterfront Philosophy and the Mystery of Jazz 1-Sep-2016

When San Francisco had a thriving commercial seaport in the 1950's, the longshoreman philosopher Eric Hoffer made his literary debut with The True Believer. More...

Breuner Marsh Project 1-Oct-2016

The Breuner Marsh Restoration and Public Access Project will restore wetlands and coastline prairie, protect the endangered California clapper rail (which has recently been seen nesting) and saltmarsh harvest mouse, as well as provide public access to the San Francisco Bay shoreline. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES October 2016 1-Oct-2016

Climb aboard the classic schooner Seaward and see San Francisco from the water! More...

Around the Bay in October 2016 1-Oct-2016

Take in the views of the Oakland Estuary and relax with fabulous free music as the Soundwaves music series returns to Jack London Square on the Oakland waterfront. More...

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