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2009-08-31 14:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- When westbound motorists cross the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge after the upcoming Labor Day weekend closure, some longtime fixtures in the toll plaza area will be conspicuous by their absence.

2009-08-29 14:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Festivities were held today to mark the official opening of a new pedestrian/bicycle path on the George Miller, Jr. Memorial Bridge leading from Benicia to Martinez.

2009-08-13 16:06:00

Fleet Mgt. Ltd. Agrees to Pay $10 Million for Pollution and Obstruction Crimes WASHINGTON, Aug.

2009-08-05 09:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting its new nonprofit status, Aquarium of the Bay today announced that it will begin offering volunteer positions to Bay Area residents.

2009-07-29 15:09:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission's newly released Transportation 2035 Plan for the San Francisco Bay Area: Change in Motion, is now available for viewing online, along with other companion technical reports, at www.mtc.ca.gov/planning/2035_plan. The Plan is a 25-year vision for a regional transportation system that bolsters our economy, safeguards our environment, and ensures equitable transportation access for all Bay Area residents -- while...

2009-07-29 09:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquarium of the Bay today unveiled an interactive exhibit focusing on marshes and mudflats of the San Francisco Bay.

2009-07-17 16:43:00

Pilot Sentenced to Serve 10 Months in Federal PrisonWASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Joseph Cota, the pilot who caused the Cosco Busan, a 900-foot long container ship, to collide with the San Francisco Bay Bridge and discharge approximately 53,000 gallons of oil into San Francisco Bay, was today sentenced to serve 10 months in federal prison by U.S.

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2009-06-17 12:15:00

When a swarm of hundreds of small to moderate earthquakes erupted beneath California's Salton Sea in March, sending spasms rumbling across the desert floor, it set off more than just seismometers.

2009-06-11 13:29:00

The Bay Institute's Acquisition Transforms Financially Successful Aquarium of the Bay Into a Nonprofit Center for Science, Education and Conservation for San Francisco Bay SAN FRANCISCO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Institute today announced the successful culmination of its four-year effort to acquire Aquarium of the Bay, the first step towards transforming the financially successful Aquarium into a self-supporting, nonprofit center for education, science and conservation of the San...


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.