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Minimal Impact On Wildlife From Bay Bridge Implosion Initial analysis of the implosion of the largest pier of the old Bay Bridge eastern span shows that there was minimal impact to wildlife and water quality, Caltrans officials said Tuesday.
Man-Made Levee Breach At Sears Point Creates New Tidal Marsh In Sonoma CountyA man-made breach in the Sears Point levee in southern Sonoma County Sunday allowed high-tide salt water from San Pablo Bay to begin filling a 1,000-acre tidal marsh basin.
Kid Awesomely Narrates Video Of Shark Devouring Sea Lion Near Alcatraz In San Francisco BayA boy named Keaton awesomely narrates as a shark chows down on a marine animal in the waters off Alcatraz in San Francisco Bay in a video posted to YouTube.
Final Permits Awarded For Old Bay Bridge Section ImplosionCaltrans has secured the final of several permits necessary to demolish the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge using nearly 400 small explosives, a Bay Bridge spokeswoman said Thursday.
SF Bay Microplastic Pollution Surpasses Great Lakes, Chesapeake BayAlarmingly high levels of pollution from tiny pieces of plastic are contaminating the San Francisco Bay, according to a new study.
No Sign Of Blue Whale Tangled In Fishing Line Off SoCal CoastThere is no sign of a blue whale that was entangled in fishing line off the Southern California coast.
Best Places For Bird Watching Near Bay AreaA look at five of the best birdwatching hotspots in the San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area's Only Private Island, Once $22 Million, Can Now Be Yours For $5 MillionA private island in the San Francisco Bay has had its priced slashed and is now for sale for $5 million.
Surge In Bay Swimmers Credited To Above Average Water TempsThere has been a surge in swimmers taking to San Francisco Bay, thanks to warmer water in the Pacific Ocean.
Dead Whale Found Lodged In Alameda DockA dead whale became lodged in a dock in Alameda Wednesday morning, but it was unclear how the whale died.
San Francisco Bay Ferry Officials Vote To Expand Service Through OctoberSan Francisco Bay Ferry officials voted Monday to expand service through October in response to high ridership and complaints from commuters about overcrowding.
The Slow-Moving Disaster: Rising San Francisco Bay LevelsIt's a multi-billion dollar problem, it's sure to happen, it'll affect almost everyone in the Bay Area, and nobody is in charge of planning for it.
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