Illegal "Anchor Outs" Return

The Fruitvale Bridge serves as a backdrop for one of the two “anchor outs” that have appeared in the Oakland Estuary since local law enforcement agencies teamed up to rid the estuary of these illegal visitors. Photo by Brock de Lappe

One of the two boats has sunk near the High Street Bridge

Local, regional and state agencies conducted a multi-million-dollar effort last year to clear the Alameda/Oakland Estuary of sunken vessels that were determined to cause a navigational hazard and they chased away “anchor outs” illegally perched in the channel. 

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