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ON OUR COVER May 2017

Blue Collar Green Water and the Port of San Francisco are presenting the experience of San Francisco Bay through a display of exquisite photography taken by Blue & Gold Fleet's blue-collar workers. More...

Ports Welcome Cargo Carriers and Warriors 1-May-2017

A Port of Oakland executive is eager for changes in the way container shipping lines operate. Maritime Director John Driscoll stated in an interview late last month that newly formed ocean carrier alliances will benefit his port. More...

SS Jeremiah O'Brien Needs Your Help 1-May-2017

Riding the ferry into San Francisco, as you look along the waterfront just west of Pier 39, you'll see the SS Jeremiah O'Brien berthed at Pier 45. More...

Lawrence Groth 1-May-2017

For about five months, Lawrence Groth has been part of Golden Gate Ferry as one of its vessel masters-otherwise known as captains. More...

Stopping Industrial Pollution in the Bay 1-May-2017

Twenty-one Bay Area industrial facilities used to contaminate San Francisco Bay every time it rained. More...

Construction Begins on Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier 1-May-2017

Politicians, community advocates and transportation agencies participated in a ceremony last month to commemorate the beginning of construction of the suicide deterrent system on the Golden Gate Bridge. More...

ONCE AROUND THE BAY 1-May-2017

The other day I was driving north on the I-880 flyover that connects Oakland and Berkeley. As I reached its highest point-just before it curves back to the north and begins its descent to ground level-I had a wonderful view of San Francisco Bay. More...

Blue Collar Green Water Exhibit Showcases Life on the Working Waterfront 1-May-2017

Blue Collar Green Water and the Port of San Francisco will present the experience of San Francisco Bay through a display of photography taken by Blue & Gold Fleet's blue-collar workers. More...

Tall Ship Matthew Turner Launches From Sausalito 1-May-2017

Matthew Turner-a historic, sustainable wooden brigantine schooner designed to provide experiential education for students-is the first tall ship built and launched in the San Francisco Bay Area in nearly 100 years. More...

What Does the Future Hold for Clipper? 1-May-2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Bay Area transit agencies are asking for the public's help as they make plans for improvements to Clipper, the transit fare-payment system for the San Francisco Bay Area. More...

"We Dig Those Threads" 1-May-2017

Far out fashion is only part of the The Summer of Love Experience, currently on exhibit at the de Young Museum. More...

Port of Oakland HQ Receives Energy Star Certification 1-May-2017

The Port of Oakland's headquarters has received Energy Star certification for the 11th year in a row. More...

Around the Bay in May 1-May-2017

The 18th annual How Weird Street Faire will take place on Sunday, May 7 from noon to 8 p.m. in downtown San Francisco. More...

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