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ON OUR COVER January 2017 1-Jan-2017

Carolyn Horgan took the reins as president of Blue & Gold Fleet nearly five years ago. She retired at the end of 2016 and we look back on her iconic maritime career, having risen through the ranks from answering the phones at Red & White Fleet to the top spot at Blue & Gold. More...

Sustainability and Jobs on the Waterfront 1-Jan-2017

San Francisco-based Prologis, which has recently been building new logistics warehousing at the Port of Oakland, is now planning to put up the largest waterfront industrial complex San Francisco has seen in half a decade. More...

Svendsen's Boat Works Acquired by Bay Maritime Corp. 1-Jan-2017

Svendsen's Boat Works, an Alameda-based, family-owned and operated company since 1963, has been acquired by Alameda's Bay Maritime Corp., parent company to Bay Marine Boatworks and Bay Ship & Yacht. More...

Bay Area Freeway Patrol Joins Waze Connected Citizens Program 1-Jan-2017

In December, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) entered into a data-sharing partnership between its Service Authority for Freeways (SAFE) unit and Waze, the free, real-time crowdsourced navigation app, in which MTC-SAFE's Bay Area Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) and Waze will share information with each other to provide the public with better traffic and roadway information. More...

Newly Released Bike Share Maps Detail Full System Expansion for the East Bay 1-Jan-2017

A map released in December shows the planned locations for 66 additional bike share stations in Berkeley, Oakland and Emeryville as part of an expansion of Bay Area Bike Share into the East Bay More...

King Tides Show What’s Coming With Sea Level Rise 1-Jan-2017

Cars stopping when San Francisco Bay water washes onto roads. Waves breaking on pedestrian sidewalks. Water flooding onto polluted oil refinery shorelines. More...

Endangered Art: Southern Sea Otter 1-Jan-2017

Publisher's note: "Endangered Art" is a new column that will feature the dramatic wildlife paintings of noted local artist Anke Fachmann, along with a description of the endangered creatures she has captured with her work. More...

CHANGING OF THE GUARD AT BLUE & GOLD FLEET 1-Jan-2017

When we last spoke with Carolyn Horgan, nearly five years ago, she had just taken the reins as president of Blue & Gold Fleet. More...

East Bay Clinic Address Hazards Faced by Nail Salon Workers 1-Jan-2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded a $120,000 grant to an East Bay health clinic working to address a major hazard faced by nail salon workers in the Bay Area and beyond-long-term exposure to harmful chemicals. More...

FOG and Midori 1-Jan-2017

"Whe morning fog may chill the air . . . I don't care," is just one memorable line from "I Left My Heart in San Francisco." More...

How to Go Green in 2017 1-Jan-2017

The new year is officially upon us, which means it's time to start deciding on your resolutions. One resolution we encourage everyone to try out is to be more eco-friendly in the coming year. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES 1-Jan-2017

Considering getting into the sport of sailing? Two hours on beautiful San Francisco Bay will help you to determine if you want to make sailing a bigger part of your life. More...

Ferry Service to Vallejo Increases 1-Jan-2017

Beginning January 2, San Francisco Bay Ferry will implement a new Vallejo ferry schedule that increases the number of weekday ferry departures and permanently discontinues all Route 200 bus service. More...

Tiburon Ferry to Get New Operator in 2017 1-Jan-2017

Golden Gate Transit is expected to take over operations of the commute runs of the Tiburon ferry route from Blue & Gold Fleet in 2017. More...

Around the Bay in January 2017 1-Jan-2017

After this election year, a little laughter from the Peanuts Gang is in order. More...

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