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ON OUR COVER August 2016 1-Aug-2016

After the owner of Point Buckler Island filled its wetlands and tidal marshes without proper permits, authorities ordered him to restore the island's important wetland ecosystem. More...

Bay's Working Waterfront Real Estate Continues on Sustainable Track 1-Aug-2016

San Francisco-based Prologis, a leading logistics real estate firm, announced the release of its annual sustainability report last month. More...

The El Toro Has Its Day 1-Aug-2016

On Saturday, July 16, about 60 people gathered on the Richmond shoreline to unveil a sculpture dedicated to the origin of the venerated El Toro racing dingy. More...

Allyn Shafer 1-Aug-2016

If you'd want to hear something about your ferry captain-the person responsible for getting you to and from San Francisco safely every day-it's probably that he's very experienced and loves his job. More...

Sea Lion Summer 1-Aug-2016

It's summertime in San Francisco, which means travelers from around the world are flocking to the City by the Bay to experience clam chowder, cable cars and our dear friend Karl the Fog. More...

New Port of Oakland Rail Yard Shortens the Distance Between Shipper and Dock 1-Aug-2016

The opening last month of a $100 million near-dock rail facility at the Port of Oakland allows the port to compete for a share of American exports that originate outside the Bay Area and typically travel to West Coast ports via rail. More...

What's Better for the Bay: Wetlands or Private Resort? 1-Aug-2016

After the owner of Point Buckler Island filled its wetlands and tidal marshes without proper permits, authorities ordered him to restore the island's important wetland ecosystem. More...

CHALLENGING YOUR EXPECTATIONS 1-Aug-2016

Every once in a while, it is good to have your basic assumptions challenged. If you see a waterfall, you expect to see water leaping off of some high point into a pool below. More...

Radiohead Returns to Headline Outside Lands Festival 1-Aug-2016

Now with its sixth consecutive sold-out year and once again boasting an impressive musical lineup, Outside Lands will take place in San Francisco's historic Golden Gate Park from August 5 to 7. More...

August Sizzles at Jack London Square 1-Aug-2016

Summer is in full swing at Jack London Square! Spend the month of August enjoying a fun mix of free outdoor fun on the Oakland waterfront. More...

Fine Opera and Fine Art 1-Aug-2016

Many of the world's leading music critics lauded the three very different productions staged by the San Francisco Opera this summer season. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES August 2016 1-Aug-2016

On Friday evenings in August, sail around Alcatraz and along the famous proposed escape route at night and learn about the deserted prison that once housed our Nation's most dangerous criminals. More...

Around the Bay in August 2016 1-Aug-2016

Downtown Napa goes to the dogs again for Napa Humane's fifth annual Walk for Animals, a summer morning walk along Napa's Riverfront (with or without a pooch) on Sunday, August 7 from 7:30 a.m. to noon in support of companion animals throughout the Napa Valley. More...

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