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Sea Otter

Monterey Boaters & Fisherman Warned To Look Out For Vulnerable Sea Otters

Fisherman and boaters going in and out of Monterey Bay are being warned to be on the lookout for sea otters that may be hunting at the start of salmon season.

04/07/2014

America's Cup - Final Race - C.Flanigan Photos

SF City Hall Plots Bid For Next America’s Cup, Hearings Focus On Previous Shortcomings

San Francisco supervisors and city officials held a hearing to focus on lessons learned from the America’s Cup race held last summer in order to improve their bid for the 2017 competition.

03/05/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

Crab fishermen take a break from loading crab traps onto their boat at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Crab Season Back On After Price Settlement Reached

Dozens of Bay Area crab boats are preparing to head out to sea again after a weeklong standoff over the price of fresh Dungeness crab ended Tuesday, an industry spokesman said.

12/11/2012

Dungeness Crabs sit in a bin after being offloaded from a fishing vessel. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Crab Boats Remain Idle As Price Dispute Drags On

Dungeness crab boats in the fishing ports of San Francisco, Half Moon Bay and Bodega Bay were idle for a sixth day because of a price dispute.

12/10/2012

Golden Gate Ferry

Golden Gate Ferry Workers Strike, Disrupt Service

Golden Gate Transit ferry service was halted Saturday after ferry workers went on strike but will resume Sunday in time for the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary celebrations.

05/26/2012

Chopper 5 spots a gray whale in San Francisco Bay on March 7, 2012. (CBS)

Boaters Urged To Stay Clear Of Whale & Calf In San Francisco Bay

A gray whale mother and calf were spotted in San Francisco Bay again Thursday morning, and officials from the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary were warning boaters to give them a wide berth.

03/08/2012

Martinez Marina

Martinez Marina Gets Funding For Dredging

The Martinez Marina is filled with mud and silt during low tide. Now the city has come up with a million dollars to help solve the problem.

02/04/2012

Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry

Heavier Passengers Weigh Down Bay Area Ferries, Tour Boats

The Coast Guard has been boarding ferries, tour boats and other vessels around the Bay Area to make sure they’re in compliance with new federal capacity restrictions which are based on the country’s increasingly heavier population.

01/04/2012

A freshly cooked Dungeness Crab is seen on a crab pot on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Crab Fisherman Say First Day Catch Is Down

The crab season has finally arrived, but local fishermen say the initial catch is down from last year’s record-setting harvest.

11/30/2011

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