San Francisco Bay

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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Dreamstime
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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