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Norovirus Outbreaks Reported At Dozens Of Contra Costa Schools

In the last two months, nearly 30 schools in Contra Costa County have seen outbreaks of the stomach virus this winter.

02/24/2012

The Carnival Splendor

Strict New California Coast Sewage Rules Enacted For Cruise Ships

The Environmental Protection Agency Thursday signed a rule that bans cruise ships and other large vessels from dumping sewage within three miles of California’s coastline. Federal officials estimate this will cut down on 90 percent of the sewage that could previously be discharged legally.

02/10/2012

A backhoe begins digging at the site of the new cruise ship terminal construction at Pier 27 in San Francisco, January 31, 2012. (CBS)

Ground Broken On New SF Cruise Terminal Named For Late Union Leader

San Francisco’s newest cruise ship terminal has been named after a former president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.

02/01/2012