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2010-03-30 07:43:00

NOVATO, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- One year after President Obama signed landmark legislation to implement the restoration of the dewatered San Joaquin River, releases from Friant Dam have now reconnected the river - where significant stretches are dry in most years - to San Francisco Bay.

2010-02-23 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A public workshop will be held Thursday, February 25 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Joseph P.

2010-02-19 15:19:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fleet Management Ltd. was ordered to pay $10 million today for its role in causing the Cosco Busan oil discharge and a subsequent cover-up after the ship struck the San Francisco Bay Bridge in November 2007, the Justice Department announced.

2010-02-17 19:28:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A public workshop will be held Thursday, February 25 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Joseph P.

2009-12-10 15:39:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The four traffic lanes at the far right-hand side of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge toll plaza will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, until 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, to accommodate the installation of new tolling equipment.

2009-11-16 14:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) has added a fourth public hearing to receive public testimony on options for a proposed toll increase on the seven state-owned Bay Area toll bridges. The newly scheduled public hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m.

2009-11-02 18:11:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will host the first of three public hearings at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the Joseph P.

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2009-10-20 08:12:07

In 2007 alone, it lost volume equivalent to draining San Francisco Bay every week.

2009-10-15 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing to 11 ft. in length, Sevengills are the largest of the five species of sharks that are commonly found in San Francisco Bay, but little is known about their lifestyle or habitat requirements.

2009-09-28 09:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating San Francisco Bay's enigmatic shark species, Aquarium of the Bay, in partnership with Sea Stewards, presents SHARKtober, a month-long event focusing on the local shark population.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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