Perhaps it’s their contradictions that makes seeking Ridgway’s rails so exciting.
The San Francisco Bay is our region's dominant geographic feature.
Thirty years after the project officially began, the idea for the San Francisco Bay Trail seems both delightfully obvious and considerably difficult. To link Bay Area communities across nine counties and 47 cities with one multiuse, 500-mile trail is an … Read more
In 1989 work began on the San Francisco Bay Trail, a planned 500-mile circumnavigation of the entire Bay, from San José to San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge to Napa and Martinez and back down the East Bay shoreline. … Read more
Last March, Richmond officials announced that they’d chosen SunCal to develop a housing and renovation project on Point Molate, a small headland just north of the Richmond Bridge. The project has vocal opponents who, among other concerns, worry over the … Read more
Surf scoters showed up in the Bay in astonishing numbers in winter 2019, pausing a three-decade decline and puzzling scientists
California wants to go carbon negative. But even policymakers tend to overlook the best way to get there.
No whale watch boat captain worth his or her salt is going to guarantee a whale sighting on any particular trip. But Captain Joe Nazar and the rest of the San Francisco Whale Tours crew on the good ship Kitty … Read more
The San Francisco Bay shark I study has been called tope, oil shark, school shark, soupfin, and vitamin shark. I think it’s pretty great.
Oakland’s tidal lagoon is glowing blue with bioluminescent dinoflagellates.
Despite how often we discuss climate change, experts are just beginning to monitor the acidification of the San Francisco Bay.