John King’s In-Depth Article, “Rising reality”, on Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay

Rising reality By John King May 2016 Fifty years ago, Bay Area residents rallied around the call to save San Francisco Bay. Public action on an unprecedented scale reversed development tides that for more than a century had covered shallow waters with land for industrial parks and housing tracts, roadways and garbage dumps. Now the […]

Transportation News for May 27, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: High-speed rail takes hit as cap-and-trade cash falls short Mercury News: Roadshow: Best way to get to San Francisco cruise ship terminal Mercury News: Sunnyvale will add bike lanes to a stretch of Maude Avenue Sacramento Bee: California carbon emission auction proceeds fall short

Transportation News for May 26, 2016

Mercury News: Google funds resurfacing of bay trail connecting Sunnyvale and Mountain View San Francisco Examiner: Nine Muni stops on Van Ness Avenue to be eliminated for upcoming Bus Rapid Transit construction Palo Alto Online: High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

June 8, 2016 Board Meeting Agenda for the San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board

This is a message from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region (2). The agenda for the June 8, 2016 Board Meeting is now available here:

CRI Bay Area Climate News for May 2016

BAY AREA CLIMATE NEWS May 2016 The Big Picture Bay Area Adaptation Calendar Japanese Monks Recorded the Climate for 700 Years! Fabulous National Geographic story, about a new study in Nature Scientific Reports on monks near a mountain lake in central Japan who have kept a detailed record continuously since 1443 of lake freezing and […]

Transportation News for May 25, 2016

    Santa Rosa Press Demorat: Santa Rosa unveils plan to revamp city’s bus routes Fairfield Daily Republic: Transportation, housing remain state budget issues Napa Valley Register: Spiffy new VINE buses are turning heads Washington Post: Clinton to make new pledge to push infrastructure bill in first 100 days Berkeleyside: Plans for Berkeley’s Adeline Corridor begin to take shape

Whitehouse Signs National Estuary Program Reauthorization

Following up on Caitlin Sweeney’s (Director of San Francisco Estuary Partnership) Report item on the reauthorization of the National Estuary Program, the Partnership is pleased to announce that the President signed the bill for reauthorization. Here is a link to the Whitehouse statement:

Free Climate Readiness Institute LEAP Webinar

CRI June Webinar — LEAP! CRI invites you to our FREE 1-hour June Webinar, showcasing Nate Kaufman’s Live Edge Adaptation Project — LEAP — a new and innovative vision for the SF Bay shoreline and coastal areas worldwide. For more, see Nate’s LEAP framework below. The webinar — 20 minutes of presentation with 40 minutes of Q&A and […]

BCDC Commission Meeting on June 2, 2016 Cancelled

BCDC: CANCELLATION of Commission Meeting on June 2, 2016 BCDC posted on its website ( the commission meeting notice. You may also find information about BCDC Commission meetings at any time at If you have questions or concerns about BCDC activities, please call BCDC’s office at (415) 352-3600 or e-mail at

Transportation News for May 24, 2016

Marin Independent Journal: Marin Transit getting word out about major bus service changes