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ON OUR COVER September 2015 1-Sep-2015

California sea lion Notebook was treated for malnutrition at the Marine Mammal Center. More...

Port of San Francisco Grabs National Spotlight 1-Sep-2015

While the Port of Oakland is recognized as a true "mega" ocean cargo gateway, neighboring Port of San Francisco was featured at a major cargo conference on the West Coast last month in Southern California. More...

Terminal Supervisor Mark Andrade 1-Sep-2015

If you were riding Golden Gate Ferry in 1993, you may have been greeted by Mark Andrade on his very first day as a deckhand. Today, you may recognize him as the terminal supervisor at Larkspur Terminal, a position he's held now for 10 years. More...

Future Holds Promises and Challenges for Point Molate 1-Sep-2015

Over the last two issues, we have explored the colorful history and recent activity at Richmond's Point Molate. More...

Coal From Utah Threatens the Bay With Pollution 1-Sep-2015

What would the San Francisco Bay be like if toxic coal dust blew into its waters every day? More...

Like a Sturgeon 1-Sep-2015

What type of fish can perform an operation? A sturgeon! More...

From Missiles to Medicine: The Marine Mammal Center Celebrates 40 Years of Rescue, Research and Education 1-Sep-2015

The Marine Mammal Center has come a long way in the last 40 years. When founders Lloyd Smalley, Paul Maxwell and Pat Arrigoni set out to help sick and suffering marine mammals that were stranding on the California coast, they were equipped with little more than kiddie pools, garden hoses and ambitious dreams. More...

Cole Hardware Wins Green Award for Take-Back Program 1-Sep-2015

Bay Area retailer Cole Hardware was one of four companies honored last month by the California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC) at the organization's annual Arrow Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. More...

Once Again, Itís Time to Talk Like a Pirate! 1-Sep-2015

September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate day. In this column, I observe the day by providing ways to mimic pirates (and law-abiding sailors) going beyond "Arrgh, matey." More...

Safety Tips for Stand-Up Paddlers 1-Sep-2015

In July, Bay Crossings took you to a stand-up paddleboarding class, where we learned the basics of this popular and relatively new recreational activity. When it comes to outdoor sports, stand-up paddleboarding has led the nation in growth with a 38 percent increase in participation from 2013 to 2014, according to the Outdoor Foundation's 2015 Outdoor Recreation Participation Topline Report. More...

A September to Remember at Jack London Square 1-Sep-2015

Outdoor festivities continue through the summer and into fall on the Oakland waterfront. Throughout the month of September, Jack London Square is packed with something for everyone including the Bay Area's largest foodie festival, outdoor sing-along movies and more. More...

Photography and the Art of Chance 1-Sep-2015

With the passing of summer, we are likely to see fewer camera-toting tourists on our ferries. But the ubiquity of snaps and selfies-even among veteran ferry commuters-will not simply fade into the Bay's mystic autumnal haze. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES September 2015 1-Sep-2015

A private yacht experience for only $45, departs 3 times a day including two drinks: Beer, Wine, Soda or Water. More...

Around the Bay in September 2015 1-Sep-2015

This year's free Shakespeare in the Park production is Romeo and Juliet. The Shakespeare classic will run nine times in September in San Francisco. On September 5, 6, 7, 12 and 13, you can see the production on the Presidio's Main Post Parade Ground Lawn. More...

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