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ON OUR COVER July 2015 1-Jul-2015

African and South American tribes with river and coastal cultures have paddled while standing up in canoes and rafts for thousands of years. More...

Legendary Labor Leader LeRoy King Dies 1-Jul-2015

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives about the passing of LeRoy King, the legendary waterfront labor advocate who died recently at the age of 91. More...

Port of San Francisco to Update Waterfront Land Use Plan, Invites Public to Participate in Planning Process 1-Jul-2015

The Port of San Francisco is undertaking a robust community process to update its Waterfront Land Use Plan, which sets policies for land use improvements on port-owned property. More...

Concessions Manager Ross Clark 1-Jul-2015

For a couple years now, Bay Crossings has highlighted in this column some amazing employees of the Bay Area ferry systems whose committed service makes the Bay Area's world-class ferry service possible. More...

The Unique and Colorful History of Richmond’s Point Molate 1-Jul-2015

This month, we begin a series of articles about Richmond's Point Molate, a hidden-in-plain-view waterfront site with rich natural resources and an interesting past. More...

A Friendly Way to Remind Your Neighbors About the Drought 1-Jul-2015

While out on a run the other morning, I passed by a house with lawn sprinklers going full blast. Water was running down the driveway, down the street and into the gutter. I might have knocked on the door to chat about the severe drought crises facing California, but it looked like no one was home. More...

Celebrate Sharks 1-Jul-2015

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Shark Week is back, marking a full week to celebrate these amazing animals. More...

The Stand-Up Paddleboard Experience 1-Jul-2015

Last summer, I took Bay Crossings readers on a kayaking trip to Tomales Bay. More...

EPA Takes Important Step to Regulate Aircraft Emissions 1-Jul-2015

Mobile sources of air pollution have been on the EPA's to-regulate list since the 1970s, when a series of amendments were made to the Clean Air Act, which was originally passed in 1963. More...

A Brief History of Mare Island, Part 1 1-Jul-2015

Mare Island is a 3.5-mile long promontory-sometimes a peninsula, sometimes an island-located in the northeast corner of San Pablo Bay. More...

Summertime Swings Into Jack London Square 1-Jul-2015

Summertime is in full swing at Jack London Square, where everyone is invited to enjoy a packed month of free, outdoor fun! The July calendar is filled with an eclectic mix of activities including Pedalfest, the July 4th Festival of Family Fun, Waterfront Flicks, Dancing Under the Stars, the East Bay SPCA Pet Adopt-a-thon and more. More...

Strand and Strum Come to Exotic S.F. Venues 1-Jul-2015

The much-anticipated opening of the Strand Theater took place last month, with the West Coast debut of Caryl Churchill’s new drama Love and Information. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES July 2015 1-Jul-2015

A private yacht experience for only $45, departs 3 times a day including two drinks: Beer, Wine, Soda or Water. More...

Around the Bay in July 2015 1-Jul-2015

PIER 39 celebrates Independence Day with fun for the whole family, featuring musical entertainment and activities in the Entrance Plaza. The fun starts at noon with a performance from WJM, the world’s youngest social cause band. More...

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