EBRPD Approves Breuner Marsh Public Access & Restoration Plan

  Friends of the Bay Trail in Richmond,   Referring to the attached Contra Costa Times article, East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) Board of Directors voted on July 3 to certify the Final EIR and approve the plan to close a 1.5-mile gap in the San Francisco Bay Trail while restoring tidal and seasonal […]

San Francisco Bay Joint Venture Newsletter: July 2012

Take a look at the new San Francisco Joint Venture Newsletter below.             San Francisco Bay Joint Venture          UPDATE   July 9 2012 header photo by Karen Taylor                                         […]

Lafayette Today: BPC

Find out why BPC was mentioned in the July issue of “Lafayette Today“!

Press Conference with Jerry Brown and Ray LaHood

BPC is currently at a press conference with California State Governor Jerry Brown and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. See pictures below.                 Above: Jerry Brown                 Above: Ray LaHood

Eelgrass Mitigation Policy: Public Commets

Thank you for all of those who helped out with BPC’s public comments on the California Eelgrass Mitigation Policy Draft! Continue reading to view the letter.     July 7, 2012   National Marine Fisheries Service 777 Sonoma Avenue, Suite 325 Santa Rosa, CA 95409 Attn: California Eelgrass Mitigation Policy Comments.   To whom it […]


PORT OF OAKLAND AWARDED $3.5+ MILLION IN 12TH ROUND OF SEAPORT SECURITY GRANTS Port receives 100% of requested funds; Project costs – 75% Federal, 25% Port Oakland, CA – July 6, 2012 – The Port of Oakland will receive $3,543,750 in Federal Port Security Grant funding to implement three new projects.  The Fiscal Year 2012 […]

Thank You From Port of Oakland

Good afternoon,   On behalf of the President of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners, Pamela Calloway, and the Port’s Executive Director, Omar Benjamin, I want to thank you for your support of the efforts to modernize the transform the former Oakland Army Base (OAB) into a thriving trade and logistics center which delivers jobs […]

Wells Fargo Weekly Update: July 7th

Read up about the state of our economy and some investment tips! Weekly Economic Financial Commentary

Abandoned Vessels Meeting 8 August at 1000 at the Port of Oakland

Good Afternoon, The next Abandoned Vessels Work Group meeting will be held: Wednesday, 8 August, 2012 at 10:00 AM Port of Oakland 530 Water Street Exhibit Room, Street Level, Separate Entrance Oakland, Ca Proposed Agenda items: *    Cal Recycle request for funding from Cusco Busan settlement for abandoned vessels removal. *    Oakland Estuary- […]

Legislature Votes to Move Water Bond to 2014

The Senate and Assembly approved legislation yesterday afternoon that would move the $11.14 billion water bond to the November 2014 ballot. AB 1422 by Assembly Member Henry Perea (D-Fresno) cleared both houses on bipartisan, two-thirds votes on the floor. The bill, which would move the bond measure from this November’s ballot to the 2014 ballot without […]