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Lake Merritt

Historic Change For Oakland

The Contra Costa Times | Matthew Artz | Posted 04.25.2013 | San Francisco

OAKLAND -- The multimillion-dollar push to restore Lake Merritt and reconnect it to the bay is already paying major dividends for wildlife and soon wi...

Student Finds Sunken Treasure While Helping Clean Lake

Posted 03.31.2012 | Good News

Sixth-grade students at St. Paul's Episcopal School in Oakland, Calif. weren't looking to be thanked when they volunteered to pick up garbage around a...

Which Neighborhoods Are Most Dangerous For Bikers?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.02.2012 | San Francisco

Biking in the Bay Area has a number of inherent hazards—potholes, irritable motorists, spandex bodysuits, etc. However, as any avid rider will tell ...

Saving The Bay (It's The Ecology, Stupid!)

George Heymont | Posted 06.11.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

When I first saw Stanley Kramer's 1959 movie, On The Beach, I was living on the East Coast and had no idea what San Francisco looked like. However, a ...