San Francisco Bay

Emeryville Marina
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Holly Quan
May 22, 2020 - 10:24 am
Beaches and popular parks are expected to be busier this holiday weekend as the weather heats up. But with gyms and public pools closed, some are reconsidering what they once considered daunting: swimming in the bay.
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Captain John Marfia with his salmon catch in Half Moon Bay
Capt. John Marfia
Tim Ryan
May 06, 2020 - 8:39 am
Wild local salmon is back in fish markets, and with restaurants closed it could be a banner year for consumers.
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Santos the seal pup released back to sea after rescue from Redwood City parking garage
Bill Hunnewell © The Marine Mammal Center
Holly Quan
December 17, 2019 - 4:55 pm
It’s back to the ocean for a lost seal pup that was found in a parking garage last month.
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Pacific Ocean Plastics Pollution
Keith Menconi
October 04, 2019 - 2:03 pm
Each year, 7 trillion pieces of microplastic flow from Bay Area cities into creeks and storm drains and then out into the San Francisco Bay itself.
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A video shared by San Francisco Whale Tours shows a sailboat that nearly struck a humpback whale in the San Francisco Bay.
San Francisco Whale Tours
Carrie Hodousek
September 10, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Naturalists are warning boaters to be more aware of their surroundings after a sailboat nearly collided with a humpback whale in the San Francisco Bay this weekend.
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A stretch of the Bay Area coastline in San Leandro, California, on August 30th, 2019. -- Photo by Matt Bigler with KCBS Radio
All News KCBS Radio
August 30, 2019 - 3:31 pm
San Leandro’s shoreline near Hayward is more marsh than beach these days, leading officials to consider restoring the area to its former state. However, decades ago, a sandy waterfront stretched at least 23 miles along this portion of the Bay Area’s coastline — unlike the five-to-six miles that...
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Humpback Whale Swims In Alameda Lagoon
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Tim Ryan
June 11, 2019 - 11:15 am
A humpback whale known as "Allie" has been spotted hanging out in a small lagoon near the Alameda shoreline for several weeks.
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Teams from six countries are competing in a race on high-speed catamarans in the San Francisco Bay in May 2019.
Bob Butler/KCBS Radio
Bob Butler
May 01, 2019 - 5:08 pm
A new league dedicated to high-speed sailing in cutting-edge catamarans will be in action in the San Francisco Bay this weekend.
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Two gray whales were recently stranded in the San Francisco Bay, according to the Marine Mammal Center.
Marine Mammal Center
Melissa Culross
March 15, 2019 - 8:07 pm
An unusually high number of gray whales have recently been observed in the San Francisco Bay, but two of the marine mammals died last week.
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Megan Goldsby
January 17, 2019 - 4:50 pm
It’s not exactly a flying car, but hovercraft could zip across San Francisco Bay, bringing ferry service to cities with shallow waterfronts that have always been off limits to boats. While the idea of a craft hovering over the water may sound futuristic, the technology has been in use for years.
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