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March 2008

Around the bay in March

The San Francisco Brewers Guild and Slow Food San Francisco present the Slow Beer Festival on Saturday, March 1st, in Golden Gate Park. More...

The Cannery Building Ė A Richmond Gem Comes Back to Life

The historic Cannery Building at 1200 Harbour Way, located just blocks away from Richmondís beautiful Marina Bay, is enjoying a new lease on life. More...

Ahoy, Tall Ships in Oakland!

Two tall ships return to Jack London Square from March 6th to March 24 bringing unforgettable maritime history experiences to school children and the general public. More...

CURRENT EVENTS

I was sitting on a grassy hillside, enjoying a late lunch midway through a stroll around Angel Island. The Golden Gate, the entire central Bay, and the San Francisco skyline were spread out below me. More...

A Reason to Visit Antioch

I must admit that I have only been to Antioch once before, for a friendís wedding; I assumed it would be a while, if ever, before I returned. More...

Sick of Sewage

In January 31, heavy rains and operator error caused an overflow of sewage at a treatment plant in Marin County. More than 2.7 million gallons of partially treated sewage spilled out of the plant and into Corte Madera Creek, which flows into Richardson Bay. More...

Extreme Green Makeover for Treasure Island

Treasure Island is about to get a serious, top-to-bottom green makeover. More...

Mendonoma Time

Just as rugged and beautiful as Big Sur, but much farther off the radar, the Mendocino-Sonoma Coast is the perfect place to slow down and decompress. Clock out early on a Friday and turn off the cell phoneóitís Mendonoma Time. More...

13th Annual Bark & Whine Ball Goes to the Dogs

Critter Lovers At Work (CLAW), a volunteer fundraising arm of the San Francisco SPCA, will present the 13th Annual Bark & Whine Ball on Thursday, March 6th at the San Francisco Gift Center Pavilion. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES MARCH 2008

March 8 8:30AM - 3:30PM - Introduction to Sea Kayaking, UCSF Outdoor Programs, 415-476-2078, www.outdoors.ucsf.edu Enjoy the beautiful Bay. Learn the skills and gain the confidence to begin paddling on your own in a single kayak. Price includes professional instruction, wetsuit, paddle jacket, and all kayaking equipment. Cost $110. More...

The Future of the Vallejo Ferry Should Be Bright

A Report from the Vallejo Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, Rick Wells More...

Proposed Port Rule Threatens Cruises

Mayor Gavin Newsom and San Francisco port officials are protesting a proposed rule by the federal Homeland Security Administrationís Department of Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) that threatens San Franciscoís core cruise business: Alaska, Pacific Northwest and Mexico cruises. More...

Bay Bridge East Span: So Much Happening, So Little to See

One of the largest, most complex construction projects ever undertaken in California is happening right under our noses and yet has been largely unnoticed by Bay Area residents. More...

ON OUR COVER

This is a computer rendering of the master plan for Treasure Islandís green makeover, which is still a work in progress. More...