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Monthly Column: October 1, 2010
As Halloween draws closer and our thoughts turn to costumes and candy, this festive fall holiday also inspires us to dust the cobwebs off our spookiest stories. Being a water-oriented organization – and writing for a commuter-ferry audience – it was hard to resist a topic centered around...
E News: September 22, 2010
Volunteer with Baykeeper for Coastal Cleanup Day This Saturday! TransBay Relay Benefit Swim A Big Success for the Bay Volunteers Needed for Outreach to East Bay Stores Drink Wine for Clean Water at Wine & Spirits Top 100 – Wedday, Oct 13 Save the Date for the Bay for the Gulf Fundraiser...
BK In The News: September 16, 2010
There were new health concerns raised in the San Bruno fire zone as officials expressed concerns about the toxic health risk posed by the burned cars, homes and other items in the area.
Monthly Column: September 1, 2010
The San Francisco Bay is remarkably complex. As we take in the scenery along the Bay Trail, ride the ferry to work, and even when we wade into the water for a swim, it’s hard to comprehend the numerous processes at work to sustain the Bay ecosystem. The Bay’s biological communities depend on...
BK In The News: August 26, 2010
Crews labored Thursday to repair a pipeline that ruptured the previous day, spewing thousands of gallons of raw sewage into half a dozen Redwood City homes and a nearby lagoon. 
E News: August 25, 2010
Swimmers Traverse the Golden Gate for San Francisco Baykeeper Oil Spill Disaster in the Gulf Continues, Despite Sealed Well Join Baykeeper's Bike Rally for Healthy Oceans – Thurs, Sept 9 Bring Your Own Bag & Support Baykeeper at Whole Foods Franklin Volunteer with Baykeeper for Coastal...
BK In The News: August 15, 2010
Leaders of San Francisco Bay's fishing fleet say they're both perplexed and frustrated with state and federal oil spill authorities.
BK In The News: August 11, 2010
On August 3, 2010, five Dolphin Club members swam the inaugural Golden Gate Medley Swim (GGMS) to raise $10,000 for San Francisco Baykeeper, the nonprofit pollution watchdog for San Francisco Bay.
BK In The News: August 2, 2010
Starting next July, sewer rates for residents within the Richmond Municipal Sewer District will go up 5 percent annually until July 2014.  In 2006, Baykeeper filed a lawsuit stating that the city of Richmond had been spilling hundreds of thousands of gallons of raw sewage into the bay every...
BK In The News: August 2, 2010
When Vic Pizarro heard that a group of his fellow Dolphin Club swimmers had a plan to swim four laps each across the Golden Gate as a fundraiser for the organization that protects the health of San Francisco Bay, he knew he wanted to join the cause.