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Audrey Dilling

An unusual scene has been playing out at Ocean Beach over the past few weeks.

Daily news roundup for Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Mar 1, 2016
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Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

San Francisco deputies to face charges over alleged inmate fights // SF Chronicle

“Two San Francisco sheriff’s deputies and one former deputy who were accused of forcing city jail inmates to fight each other for entertainment will be charged criminally, The Chronicle has learned.

Audrey Dilling



When I pull up to the building at 310 Esplanade Avenue in Pacifica, all of the doors to the 20 apartments have yellow signs on them that say, “RESTRICTED USE.” Most of the residents are already out; they’re only allowed inside to grab their final loads. And that’s exactly what Jeff Bowman is doing. He’s packing his last boxes into a pickup truck parked out front.

MTC's Vital Signs

  On the December 7the edition of Your Call, we kick-off our week-long climate coverage by discussing sea level rise in the Bay Area. 

Bill McLaughlin / Surfrider Foundation

The only thing more powerful than human will is Mother Nature. At San Francisco’s Ocean Beach, the two forces have done battle for years over wave erosion, but only the city has something to lose. With the safety of its wastewater treatment plant at stake on the one hand and a lawsuit on the other, San Francisco’s planners are attempting to find a solution that will placate Mother Nature and avoid the most expensive fix: retreat.