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Squirrels, Gophers on Berkeley’s Waterfront Face Extermination

February 20, 2014 | 8:52 am

Squirrels, Gophers on Berkeley’s Waterfront Face Extermination

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City says it needs to get rid of rodents overrunning bayside park because of water-quality concerns.

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Asking the Crowd to Help Tell the Story of San Francisco Bay

April 5, 2013 | 6:00 am

Asking the Crowd to Help Tell the Story of San Francisco Bay

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Through a unique history crowdsourcing project called “Year of the Bay,” the California Historical Society is hoping the public will help uncover the story behind many historical pictures of the San Francisco Bay.

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After 60 Years, Porpoises Return to San Francisco Bay

December 5, 2011 | 11:08 am

After 60 Years, Porpoises Return to San Francisco Bay

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Harbor porpoises haven’t been seen in San Francisco Bay for more than 60 years. But now, they’re coming back through the Golden Gate in growing numbers and researchers are trying to understand why they’re returning. The best place to look for them is 220 feet above the water on the pedestrian walkway across the Golden […]

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September 15, 2011 | 9:25 am

The Trashiest Bay Spots + Coastal Clean Up Day Saturday

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The conservation group Save the Bay released its annual list of regional “trash hotspots.” Executive director David Lewis said it’s important to understand HOW the garbage winds up in our waterways…from city streets. “Most people don’t know that storm drains are not screened,” Lewis says. “That water doesn’t go to a sewage treatment plant. It […]

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