West Coast

A fishing boat makes its way through the harbor near pier 45  in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

West Coast Sardine Fishing Season Called Off In Effort To Stave Off Industry Collapse

Fisheries managers have decided to call off the West Coast sardine fishing season that starts in July because of rapidly dwindling numbers, hoping to save an iconic industry from the kind of collapse that hit in the 1940s and lasted 50 years.

04/13/2015

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Ocean Oxygen ‘Dead Zones’ Causing Drop In Fish Numbers, Diversity Off West Coast

Concerned that low-oxygen dead zones in the Pacific off the West Coast are getting more common as the climate changes, scientists are looking at how commercially valuable fish are reacting.

03/16/2015

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100 Years Since San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exhibition Of 1915

It’s been 100 years since San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915. The showcase of the city’s recovery from the 1906 earthquake included the technology of the times.

02/20/2015

Stacked containers at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

‘Final Contract Offer’ Made In West Coast Port Disruptions; Labor Secretary Tries To Broker Settlement

Contract talks continue between labor union and employers as cargo remains stuck at West Coast ports and a federal mediator has intervened to broker a settlement to get cargo moving freely.

02/18/2015

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

President Obama Deploys Labor Secretary To Intervene In West Coast Port Dispute

The nation’s top labor official was scheduled to arrive in the Bay Area Monday to sit down with both sides of the contentious west coast port dispute sometime tomorrow.

02/16/2015

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Port Of Oakland Slowdown Continues Due To Labor Dispute; 29 West Coast Seaports Affected

The Port of Oakland, along with 28 other West Coast seaports, will be mostly closed four of the next five days because of an ongoing labor dispute.

02/11/2015

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Bay Area Travelers Heading East Should Expect Delays

Travelers should check in with their airline before heading to the airport.

11/26/2014

US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California, on July 22, 2014.  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Draws Criticism For Continuing West Coast Fundraising Tour Amid International Crises

President Barack Obama continues his week long West Coast fundraising trip with two events in the Bay Area, but some political pundits say he should be more focused on pressing international issues.

07/23/2014

A propogation map shows the likely path of a tsunami from the June 23, 2014 Alaska earthquake. (NOAA)

West Coast Tsunami Threat Being Assessed After 8.0 Alaska Earthquake

The threat of a tsunami in California and the west coast was still being assessed Monday afternoon following an 8.0 earthquake off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, according to officials.

06/23/2014

Drawing of the Presidio Officers' Club exterior courtesy Presidio.gov

Restoration Of Presidio’s Oldest Building Includes Event Centers, ‘Destination’ Restaurant

Restoration is underway at the oldest building in San Francisco’s historic Presidio. The major transformation at the Presidio Officers’ Club includes plans to turn it into a cultural and events center for the masses.

05/21/2014

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