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.
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.
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.
The crab season has finally arrived, but local fishermen say the initial catch is down from last year’s record-setting harvest.
Those heading to the beach over the Labor Day weekend may want to take some extra precautions, as heavy swells are expected to hit the California Coast.
Part of the Santa Cruz Harbor reopened on Sunday, only to have Mother Nature halt boat traffic for the day.
Many people are without homes after their boats were either destroyed or swept away in Santa Cruz.
Utility crews digging out an area near San Francisco’s Candlestick Park have unearthed two 1880s-era schooners that had once been used to ferry goods throughout the Bay Area, long before bridges and highways existed here.
Five boats were damaged by an early morning fire that reportedly spread from a single boat moored outside of Oakley near Bethel Island, East Contra Costa Fire Chief Hugh Henderson said.