The San Francisco Bay is our region's dominant geographic feature.

Why a Mouse Matters


Salt marsh harvest mice are hard to find, and their fates offer a glimpse at our own coastal society’s future. A reporter tags along on an epic rangewide survey of salties—the Bay Area’s own endemic mouse species.

The wake of a ferry, photographed from the boat, with SF skyline in the distance

Get on a Ferry


Ferries are cheap and environmentally friendly. Here are five destinations to help you see the Bay in a new way and get some good brisk salt air.