San Francisco Chronicle – Peace on the waterfront

Peace on the waterfront Union, ports agree to extend contract amid global turmoil THOMAS LEE Leah Millis / The Chronicle Longshoremen work at the Port of Oakland, a major shipping center where they are covered by a contract extension. Leah Millis / The Chronicle A worker drives a forklift around shipping containers at the Port […]

Bay Area Monitor – Why Nutrient Pollution May Become a Threat to San Francisco Bay Health

Why Nutrient Pollution May Become a Threat to San Francisco Bay Health Sediment-laden water has helped the Bay escape the worst effects of nutrient pollution so far, but that’s changing and it could hasten the growth of algae dangerous to the ecosystem and humans. Robin Meadows, Aug. 16, 2017 Changes in the amount of sediment coming […]

Chevron – Richmond Today Community Newsletter August 2017

equip richmond – a new kind of initiative eQuip Richmond is an economic revitalization initiative to support employment and training programs for adults, build opportunitites for small businesses, help at-risk youth and provide data-driven support services to improve the quality of life in Richmond and North Richmond.   learn more › equip richmond – by the […]

EBMUD Job Opportunities for the Week of August 21, 2017

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Transportation News for August 21, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Bay Bridge’s old foundations to be imploded  San Francisco Chronicle: $3 toll hike plan has Bay Area politicos dueling for dollars  San Francisco Chronicle: Gas from an app? First, torch that fire code  Mercury News: Roadshow: Longer 237 metering lights start working Tuesday  Mercury News: Roadshow: Berryessa residents sound off about traffic lights, permit parking  Mercury News: Palo […]

Energy News for August 21, 2017

Reuters: Total boosts North Sea business with $7.5 billion Maersk Oil deal The New York Times: Rescuers Seek 10 Missing Sailors After U.S. Navy Ship and Tanker Collide The Wall Street Journal: As U.S. Exports Gas to Europe, Russia Digs In The Associated Press: U.S. oil rig count decreases by 3 this week to 946 Bloomberg: Sempra Is the Mystery […]

California Water News for August 21, 2017

Sacramento Bee: Sacramento County sues to block Delta tunnels – and it’s not alone The Mercury News: Oroville Dam: New video shows crews rebuilding wrecked spillway Chico Enterprise Record: Oroville Dam: Relicensing saga holds up habitat restoration Peak Prosperity: Bungled repairs and new concerns at the tallest US dam Ventura County Star: Crews continue race to rebuild Oroville Dam spillway […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for August 18, 2017

    FORWARD  SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE       SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION           INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE       Your Money’s Worth    By Chris Philips, Managing Editor     In 1994, the US Coast Guard stopped training its cadets in Morse code and changed the name […]

Port of Redwood City – 50 More Days to PortFest

  50 More Days to PortFest  Saturday, Oct. 7 Save the Date   Plan Your PortFest Day Activities  Schedule subject to change and updates. Stay current at 9:00 a.m. Sequoia High School Band on Bandstand from 9:00 to 9:45 am 10:00 a.m. Welcome Ceremony at Bandstand 10:00 to 10:30 am Sea Scout Color Guard at Bandstand […]

San Francisco Museum and Historical Society: Kevin Starr: The Humanity of a Beneficent Scholar

PROGRAM: Kevin Starr: The Humanity of a Beneficent Scholar September 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm |Free Come to a special event to honor the memory Kevin Starr. The program is co-presented by the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, the University of San Francisco, and the Mechanics Institute.  The program will feature speakers who worked […]