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ON OUR COVER February 2015 1-Feb-2015

In a recent study, Berkeley scientists found drastic reductions in diesel emissions measured at the Port of Oakland. More...

Port of Oakland Reaches Out to Local Firms 1-Feb-2015

The Port of Oakland plans to spend $570 million on capital improvements over the next five years. It made efforts last month to ensure that small, local firms continue to share in that work. More...

Bay Ship & Yacht Collaborates With College of Alameda on Innovative Training Program 1-Feb-2015

Alameda’s Bay Ship & Yacht has embarked on an ambitious program to improve its training procedures by partnering with the College of Alameda. More...

Operations Supervisor Cynthia Amadea 1-Feb-2015

Based at Golden Gate Ferry’s Larkspur terminal, Cynthia Amadea is the ferry line’s operations supervisor. She started with Golden Gate Ferry in 1985 as ticket agent and has been in her current position since 1994. More...

Eight Reasons You Wish You Were an Octopus 1-Feb-2015

Giant Pacific octopuses are amazing animals. They’ve got skills and abilities that could make anyone jealous. Read on to learn eight facts about the giant Pacific octopus that just might leave you wishing you had a few more of these amazing attributes. More...

Study Finds Dramatic Emissions Reductions at Port of Oakland 1-Feb-2015

Lost among the flurry of year-end wrap-ups and 2015 prediction pieces that dominated the news in December was an announcement by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists that “drastic reductions” in diesel emissions had been measured at the Port of Oakland. More...

USS Hornet Museum Launches Fundraising Drive 1-Feb-2015

The USS Hornet Foundation Board of Trustees is launching its first annual campaign for the historic aircraft carrier’s Hornet Heritage Fund. More...

First Freeway Congestion Report Since 2009 Shows More Traffic Gridlock 1-Feb-2015

Last month, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) released its first comprehensive report on Bay Area freeway congestion since 2009, providing another concrete measure of the region’s recovery from the Great Recession. More...

A Press Above the Rest 1-Feb-2015

The Arion Press—named after the legendary Greek poet who was saved from the sea by a dolphin—remains a small operation, employing a dozen people as printers, bookbinders, editors and in other publishing roles. But it has outsize influence in the publishing world due to its unique, hand-crafted books. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES February 2015 1-Feb-2015

Come aboard the schooner Freda B this Valentine’s Day for our most romantic sail. The Bay Lights Sail from 8-10pm is a perfect way to extend date night. More...

How You Can Help Stop Rainy Season Pollution in the Bay 1-Feb-2015

Major storms that have arrived in the Bay Area during the drought carried a huge load of trash into San Francisco Bay. The trash is a visible sign of lots of additional pollution. More...

Around the Bay in February 2015 1-Feb-2015

On Saturday, February 7 from 2 to 5 p.m., Rosenblum Cellars in Jack London Square is excited to announce the release of their Chateau La Paws wines supporting no-kill shelters throughout the United States. Stop by Rosenblum Cellars and enjoy a glass of wine, small bites and photos with your furry friend. More...

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