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Million-Dollar Vistas Amidst Shattered Glass: The Exquisite, Embattled Albany Bulb

Anneli Rufus | Posted 07.02.2014 | San Francisco
Anneli Rufus

Who wouldn't want to see such views first thing every morning? Who wouldn't want a scenic beach right in the backyard of a cost-free, flower-fringed dwelling a full mile from urban clamor, crowds and crime?

Pilot Missing After 2 Small Planes Collide Over San Francisco Bay

AP | Posted 06.27.2014 | San Francisco

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Two small planes heading home from a show collided over the northern part of San Francisco Bay on Sunday, leading searchers ...

LOOK: This Photo Of San Francisco Is Absolutely Breathtaking

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Whether it’s magic hour on the waterfront or light show time on the Bay Bridge, it’s hard to deny that San Francisco is one of our most photog...

Water Clarity Improvements Yield Dangerous Unexpected Side-Effect

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

More than a century after regulations put a stop to California Gold Rush practices clouding the San Francisco Bay waters with silt, tidal movements ha...

Google Barge Details Revealed, Might Not Fly With Authorities

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Turns out “interactive space where people can learn about new technology” might just be Google jargon for retail store on a boat -- and that may n...

Eyes Wide Shut-down

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

The government shutdown perversely prevents people from fulfilling their roles as citizens. It voids the heroic commitment of regular people who devote thousands upon thousands of hours each year to helping safeguard our natural capital.

Man Uses 'Water Bike' To Commute Across San Francisco Bay & Hudson River

Posted 10.06.2013 | Green

It's not an accident that most major metropolises are situated on or near bodies of water. Cities like New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles all boa...

New Documentary Reveals How The Bay Bridge Stole The Spotlight

Posted 03.27.2013 | Arts

Earlier this month, artist Leo Villareal gave San Francisco's other bridge a chance to shine. Villareal illuminated the sweeping lines of the Oakla...

PHOTOS: Forgotten San Francisco

Posted 02.25.2013 | Travel

There's more to the city than the Golden Gate Bridge.

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...

RESCUED: Man Pulled From Bay After 49ers Game

The Contra Costa Times/The Huffington Post | Rick Hurd | Posted 04.06.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A 19-year-old man who wound up in the frigid waters of San Francisco Bay is expected to recover after emergency crews rescued him ear...

'A Wetland Of Importance'

AP | Posted 04.03.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) -- The San Francisco Bay estuary has been added to a list of protected wetlands under a 1971 international treaty among 163...

GROSS: The Bay's Five Most Polluted Spots Revealed

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.13.2012 | San Francisco

Once a year, Save the Bay, the largest regional organization working to protect our water, releases its list of the dirtiest, most polluted spots in t...

Climate Change Innovation on the Half Shell

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
The Nature Conservancy in California

What one thing can we do to protect our shores from climate-change driven erosion, clean our water, provide habitat for diverse organisms and eventually enjoy a delicious appetizer?

Loved Twice (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 09.24.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

When Hurricane Katrina hit the gulf coast and devastated the area, Lisa Klein decided she wanted to do something to help. Then, an idea hit her.

America's Cup - Why We're Still Worried

Mark Welther | Posted 05.05.2012 | San Francisco
Mark Welther

The reasons that we're worried by the America's Cup have to do with those residents of the Bay Area who don't have the wherewithal to negotiate development deals or even lobby City Hall. Yes, I'm talking about wildlife.

Aaron Sankin

PHOTOS: Marin's Best-Kept Secret Reopens

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.04.2012 | San Francisco

For millions of Bay Area school children, visits to the Bay Model were as an indelible a part of growing up as trips to Marine World or spending a blu...

Robin Wilkey

SHOCK: Study Reveals Unbelievable Pollution Levels In Bay

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.17.2012 | San Francisco

It looks like we aren't so green here in the Bay Area after all. The San Jose Mercury News reported on a recent study by the Bay Area Stormwater M...

PHOTOS: Unbelievable Views, Alleged Buried Treasure And Your Own Island For $9 Million

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.27.2012 | San Francisco

From time to time, San Francisco offers up some unique real estate. Take the Alamo Square historic mansion complete with gaming parlor, for instance. ...

America's Cup Pollution Levels Raise Environmentalists' Ire

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.25.2012 | San Francisco

New estimates of the number of boats expected to hit the water when the America's Cup takes over the San Francisco Bay during the next two years have ...

Low-rent Liveaboard Life in High-Rent San Francisco Bay

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 12.27.2011 | San Francisco
Kirsten Dirksen

Fiver Brown's a musician, but according to his bio he's also worked as a pirate, rodeo clown and sushi photographer. He's the kind of guy who can't really afford to buy a home in Sausalito. So he bought a boat.

Teachers Protest Rupert Murdoch At School Summit

AP | By TERENCE CHEA | Posted 12.14.2011 | Education

SAN FRANCISCO -- Teachers in the San Francisco Bay area picketed Thursday outside an education conference that features News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch ...

Canoer Missing In SF Bay Found Dead

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.19.2011 | San Francisco

UPDATE: Coast Guard officers have recovered what they believe to be the body of Michael Butler, the canoer who went missing in the San Francisco Bay W...

Search Continues For Canoer Missing In San Francisco Bay

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.18.2011 | San Francisco

The US Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing on Wednesday afternoon when his canoe capsized in the bay near Treasure Island, SFGate repo...

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 ...