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August 2010

Around the bay in August 2010

The 3rd Annual Outside Lands will be held August 14 Ė 15 in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco to benefit SF Recreation & Parks. More...

San Francisco Remains Sole U.S. Host City Candidate for 34th Americaís Cup

San Francisco has put forward a strong, well-rounded venue proposal, and is now the only city in the United States under consideration to host the 34th Americaís Cup match. More...

Summer Is Here: Where Should You Go?

It is summer again, the weather is beautiful, and itís time to decide where to go in the Delta. More...

White Sturgeon: The Fish That Goes Both Ways

These are common questions and reactions heard in Aquarium of the Bayís iconic tunnel exhibits when visitors take their first close-up look at white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus). More...

A SAIL IN THE SOUTHLAND

Last month I had the opportunity to sail on southern California waters. More...

Local Tour Guide Unveils Urban Winery Bike Tours

Capitalizing on the boom in small urban wine production, experienced tour leader Jon Zalon is offering bike tours of the wineries of the East Bay. More...

S.F. Stateís Environmental Commitment Shows Impressive Results

For the administration, faculty and student body at San Francisco State University (SFSU), sustainability isnít some far-off goal. More...

Casting a Loving Gaze at the Golden Gate

Being a devoted lover of ferries and watercraft, Iíve always had an ambivalent feeling for bridges. More...

Clean Boating on the Bay

Summertime is here and if youíre like me, youíre spending more time on the water with longer, warmer days. More...

Giants to Honor Garcia and Dead With Special Event August 9

The Giants will pay tribute to music legend Jerry Garcia on Monday, August 9, when they face the Chicago Cubs at 7:15 p.m. More...

At Long Last, the Tower Begins to Rise From the Bay

Piece by piece, the new Bay Bridge East Spanís signature element ó the self-anchored suspension span, or SAS in engineersí shorthand ó is taking shape at an impressive clip. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES August 2010

This two-hour skippered charter is designed to provide folks who are considering getting into sailing with a real glimpse of the sport, our club and our people. More...

New APL Ship Makes Special Inaugural Visit to Oakland

Port of Oakland and APL officials and staff celebrated the inaugural visit of the new container ship APL Oakland to its namesake port with a ceremony and luncheon on July 12, following the vesselís arrival the previous day. More...

Envisioning a Stunning Park at the Foot of the Landmark New Bay Bridge East Span

Right now, itís a ragged and underused patch of waterfront dotted with a few dilapidated structures, and carpeted with more asphalt and brown dirt than anything green. More...

ON OUR COVER August 2010

Twenty-one days after leaving Shanghai, the Zhenhua 18 arrives in San Francisco Bay carrying some precious cargo: the first tower sections for the new East Span of the San Francisco- Oakland Bay Bridge. In this aerial photo by frequent Bay Crossings contributor Barrie Rokeach, the tower sections seem to salute the city as they steam toward the construction staging area at Pier 7 in Oakland. The erection of the tower is a long-awaited highlight in the ongoing construction of this iconic bridge. ©2010 Barrie Rokeach www.rokeachphoto.com More...