San Francisco Bay

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Necropsy for whale found in Oakland estuary rescheduled

A necropsy planned for a dead whale that washed up near the…

 

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Pier 39 celebrates 27 years of sea lions

Another year has gone by for the sea lions at Pier 39,…

 

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Dead whale washes up near Oakland waterfront Saturday

A dead whale that washed up near the Oakland waterfront on Saturday…

 

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Necropsy on dead whale found in SF Bay will not be open to public

A dead female whale spotted floating belly-up in the San Francisco Bay…

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Climate change negatively affecting San Francisco Bay’s oyster population

A new report released by UC Davis’ Bodega Marine Laboratory and the San…

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The Dumbarton Bridge. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Fuel spills into SF Bay after crash on Dumbarton Bridge

Fuel apparently spilled into the San Francisco Bay after a crash between…

The Dumbarton Bridge. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
San Francisco Bay. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF Bay mussels contain toxin that can cause liver damage, study shows

San Francisco Bay mussels contain high levels of a toxin that can…

San Francisco Bay. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Bystanders credited with saving life of child after boat capsized in Bay

Bystanders who gave a 4-year-old child CPR after the boat he was…

SF voters support measure to restore Bay Area wetlands

A nine-county measure to restore wetlands throughout the Bay Area has passed…

Two victims rescued from SF waters in separate incidents

Firefighters rescued two people from the waters around San Francisco in separate…

San Francisco Bay. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Woman fined $5K for jumping from tour boat into SF Bay

A woman will have to pay a $5,000 fine after jumping from…

San Francisco Bay. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
The Tiburon Salmon Institute operates pens to raise the fish before releasing them into the wild. COURTESY TIBURON SALMON INSTITUTE

Tiburon Salmon Institute told to vacate SFSU site by Sept. 2016

A Marin County salmon institute has been told it must vacate the…

The Tiburon Salmon Institute operates pens to raise the fish before releasing them into the wild. COURTESY TIBURON SALMON INSTITUTE
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Appeal to stop ‘excessive’ sand mining in SF Bay scheduled for next week

An environmental group will present arguments in an appeals court next week…

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The Tiburon Salmon Institute is in danger of losing their location where the organization has operated since 1973. Brooke Halsey, executive director of the Tiburon Salmon Institute, moves a swim ladder across the deck of a Salmon pen that at one time was floating in the bay and filled with Salmon. (S.F. Examiner/Mike Koozmin)

Longtime salmon institute told to leave SFSU property in Marin

Advocates of a 42-year-old Marin County salmon institute are hoping an online…

The Tiburon Salmon Institute is in danger of losing their location where the organization has operated since 1973. Brooke Halsey, executive director of the Tiburon Salmon Institute, moves a swim ladder across the deck of a Salmon pen that at one time was floating in the bay and filled with Salmon. (S.F. Examiner/Mike Koozmin)
Paul Sakuma/AP PhotoSan Francisco Bay Conservation and Development recently granted approval for Hanson Marine Operations

Sand mining extension sparks concerns among Coastside cities

Sand mining operations in San Francisco Bay will be allowed to continue…

Paul Sakuma/AP PhotoSan Francisco Bay Conservation and Development recently granted approval for Hanson Marine Operations

Coast Guard rescues boaters from waters off Crissy Field

A U.S. Coast Guard crew rescued six people from the waters off…

Two gray whales spotted in SF Bay

Two gray whales were spotted in San Francisco Bay Saturday afternoon, U.S.…

Occupants of 2nd boat caught in SF Bay king tide rescued

The U.S. Coast Guard reportedly rescued two boaters who became stuck in…

MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOShipbuilding and heavy industry were the dominant uses for Pier 70 over several decades

Pier 70 ready to write new chapter, but not before environmental cleanup of historic land

The nearly 70-acre portion of San Francisco’s waterfront known as Pier 70…

MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOShipbuilding and heavy industry were the dominant uses for Pier 70 over several decades
Dungeness crab fishermen are poised to receive a financial boost via a Port plan that's set to be approved Tuesday.(Eric Risberg/2013 AP file photo)

Dungeness crab fishermen clawing toward big season

Hundreds of Dungeness crab commercial fishermen got cracking on harvesting the season's…

Dungeness crab fishermen are poised to receive a financial boost via a Port plan that's set to be approved Tuesday.(Eric Risberg/2013 AP file photo)