Latest San Francisco Bay Stories

2007-05-19 08:39:17

Marine scientists trying to lure two injured whales out of a river prepared Friday for Plan B: Herding the animals by boat while banging pipes underwater

2007-05-18 07:25:00

Scientists were working on a plan to help two injured humpback whales return to the Pacific Ocean after a failed attempt to lure them out of a shipping channel using recorded underwater sounds.

2007-04-30 06:00:25

OAKLAND, California - San Francisco Bay area residents faced nightmarish commutes Monday after one of the region's most traveled sections of freeway melted and collapsed following a fiery crash.

2006-11-28 15:00:00

Tourists flock to Fisherman's Wharf for the seafood and the stunning views of San Francisco Bay, but for many visitors, the real stars are the dozens of playful, whiskered sea lions that lounge by the water's edge, gulping down fish.

2006-08-23 07:10:00

Father Mark Wiesner has grown accustomed to wishing parishioners bon voyage as they flee the San Francisco area's high housing costs for California's Central Valley, where developers are increasingly transforming farms and ranches into a new suburbia.

2006-05-04 15:40:01

By Adam Tanner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Every few weeks, someone climbs over the railing of San Francisco's famed Golden Gate Bridge and jumps to their death at one of the highest-profile suicide sites in the world.

2006-04-18 08:14:02

By Leonard Anderson and Jim Christie SAN FRANCISC

2006-04-17 17:46:09

By Leonard Anderson and Jim Christie SAN FRANCISC

2006-03-10 18:38:56

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Local officials approved a study on Friday on possible alterations of the San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge to stem jumping from America's most popular site for suicides.

2005-12-13 03:10:15

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The 1990s technology boom in the San Francisco Bay area lifted earnings of high-wage workers by 20 percent while low-wage workers' earnings remained flat, widening the income gap between wealthy and poor in the region, according to a report released on Tuesday.

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