Latest San Francisco Bay Stories

2008-09-26 06:00:19

By Mike Taugher Shell Oil Co. has agreed to pay more than $300,000 in fees and penalties for spilling about 420 gallons of oil into Carquinez Strait at its Martinez refinery in January 2006.

2008-09-16 21:00:16

By Chris Treadway The International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday is a chance to join volunteers at area shoreline sites as part of the largest volunteer event of its kind in the world.

2008-08-28 21:00:20

By Anonymous A smoky fire burned underbrush and eucalyptus trees on the San Francisco side of Yerba Buena Island below the Bay Bridge Thursday afternoon, creating a grayish-brown haze that settled over much of downtown and West Oakland. The blaze broke out just after 2 p.m.

2008-08-27 12:01:29

By Chris Treadway Two new benches have been added to Point Isabel Regional Shoreline, the popular dog park at the foot of Central Avenue in Richmond.

2008-08-14 00:00:24

By Samantha Young The Associated Press SACRAMENTO - Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday pressed California lawmakers to set aside ideological differences and put a water measure on the November ballot, saying upgrading the state's aging water system is an urgent priority.

2008-08-03 21:00:11

By Shaun Bishop

2008-08-01 06:00:22

By M.S. Enkoji, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 1--Recreational boaters who were set to pay as much as $1,500 in annual fees for a federal environmental permit were spared this week.

2008-08-01 00:05:00

By Matt Weiser, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 31--The state and federal owners of massive water export pumps in the Delta have asked a judge to grant them additional time to prepare a new operating plan to protect threatened fish. The state Department of Water Resources and U.S.

2008-07-23 21:00:26

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. _ Federal prosecutors charged the shipping company that employed the crew of the Cosco Busan with falsifying documents to cover up its negligence in the November spill that poured more than 50,000 gallons of heavy fuel into the Bay.

2008-07-23 15:00:50

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