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Artistic Oyster Beds May Improve Water Purity

Oyster Reef Model by Daniel McCormick

Environmental artist Daniel McCormick does not subscribe to the art-for-art’s-sake credo.

Bay Area Bike Share System To Expand

SFMTA announced that Bay Area Bike Share expansion will take place in early 2014 with 15 new bike stations and 150 new bikes coming to San Francisco as part of a regional expansion to reach 1,000 bikes and 100 stations in San Francisco, Redwood City, Palo Alto, Mountain View and San Jose.

IDEO Reinvents the Classic Bike Seat

In the cycling world, there’s nothing more classic than a Brooks saddle.

Scenes of the City: Demolition of the Bay Bridge Begins

Contractors began the six-week process of dismantling the upper deck of the old Bay Bridge two-mile eastern span. 

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

For the third consecutive year, it appears highly unlikely that the Pac-12 will be represented in the BCS National Championship Game.

After Thursday night, not a single you-know-what was given about that fact in Palo Alto.

The Ultimate Sunday Hike: The Back Door into Muir Woods

Back Door to Muir Woods

Muir Woods National Monument in Marin County is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Bay Area.

Scenes of the City: Views From the Top of Sutro Tower

We visited the top of one of San Francisco's most iconic structures, Sutro Tower.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Rumors of a prolific Warriors team were not greatly exaggerated.

Scenes of the City: Creepy Alcatraz

Earlier this week, we explored the lush gardens of Alcatraz, but in the spirit of all things spooky and haunted, we took another trip to The Rock to capture its eerie side.

Hot 20: The Speed Demon

HOT. The word carries so many meanings: passionate, sizzling, trendy, intense, and yes, sexy. But for us, it signals our favorite month. Meet the 20 movers and shakers that have us fired up this year.

She wore a tiara on the medal podium, started a sassy line of underwear, and likes to summer in Maui—not the best place for a downhill racer to train—but this year, Olympic alpine skier Julia Mancuso is getting down to business.

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