By KEVIN HESSEL
and DEIRDRE McCROHAN
Blue & Gold Fleet's new late-evening ferries are now making runs between Tiburon and San Francisco's Pier 41.
In a deal announced late Aug. 19, Blue & Gold was to begin offering new trips on Aug. 22, after The Ark's press deadline, in an effort to bring more San Francisco residents and tourists from the city to downtown Tiburon.
ACV Argo Tiburon LLC, which owns the Tiburon Main Street buildings that house Guaymas, Servino Ristorante and Luna Blu, is also the owner of the Tiburon ferry landing. The real-estate investment firm reportedly demanded the later runs from Blue & Gold as a condition of renewing its dock lease, which it needed to lock down ahead of turning over commuter service to the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District.
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