San Francisco Bay

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.
Above Average Bay Water Temps To Thank For Surge In SwimmersThere 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.
Caltrans Seeking Permits To Demolish Bay Bridge Pier With Explosives, Despite Possible Marine Life DangerCaltrans is seeking permits to demolish the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge with explosives, a procedure that could be dangerous to native marine mammals, but Caltrans officials say it would have the least impact on bay wildlife.
Ferry Ridership Nearly Doubles During BART's Weekend Transbay Tube ClosureRidership on the San Francisco Bay Ferry nearly doubled on Saturday between Oakland, Alameda and San Francisco, ferry officials said.
Best Places To View Wildlife Near San FranciscoThe best places to view wildlife near San Francisco are locations where you can view them in their natural habitat