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Alcatraz Island (Photo credit by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Blind Swimmers Complete Trek From Alcatraz To Aquatic Park In SF Bay

Max Ashton had one goal before heading off to college: swim from Alcatraz Island to Aquatic Park in San Francisco.


This 18 August 2005 file photo shows an aerial view of Alcatraz Island, in San Francisco Bay of California. Once a sinister home to notorious mobsters and murderers, Alcatraz is in line for an environmental makeover that could see the imposing former prison island become a tree-hugger's paradise. The US Parks Service is studying plans to make Alcatraz self-sufficient in an attempt to lessen the impact on the environment and provide an example to the rest of the US. By 2014, authorities expect to have installed a waste reprocessing plant as well as a de-salination plant to provide drinking water. AFP PHOTO/Helene Labriet-Gross/FILES (Photo credit should read HELENE LABRIET-GROSS/AFP/Getty Images)

Pair On Night Swim To Alcatraz Prompts Coast Guard Search

Two men who went on a night swim to Alcatraz Island prompted a three-hour search and rescue effort in the Bay on Thursday, a U.S. Coast Guard official said.


Officers recover the body of a person found in the water near the Hyde Street Pier. (CBS)

Body Found In Water Near SF’s Hyde Street Pier

A body was recovered from the water at the end of the Hyde Street Pier in San Francisco Mondaymorning, a police spokesman said.


A car crashed into Aquatic Park in Berkeley after a police chase through the Bay Area. (CBS)

Car Ends Up In Water After Police Chase From SF To Berkeley; Driver Arrested

Police arrested a San Francisco man Tuesday night following a high-speed chase across the Bay Bridge which began when he allegedly slammed his car into a South of Market gas station and ended when he drove his car into water at Berkeley Aquatic Park.


Alcatraz Island (Photo credit by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Swimmers Brave Cold 1.5-Mile Swim From Alcatraz To Aquatic Park

About 26 well-trained swimmers braved the cool waters of San Francisco Bay Saturday morning for a wintertime swim from Alcatraz Island to Aquatic Park.


Diesel Spill Being Cleaned Up Near San Francisco’s Aquatic Park

Crews were cleaning up about two gallons of diesel fuel that was spilled by a fishing vessel near San Francisco’s Pier 45 Wednesday morning, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman said.


Aquatic Park shooting, San Francisco, Van Ness Ave.

Man Wounded In San Francisco Aquatic Park Shooting

A shooting near San Francisco’s Aquatic Park on Monday night sent a man to the hospital, a Golden Gate National Recreation Area spokeswoman said Tuesday.


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Car Found Submerged In Water At Berkeley Aquatic Park

The Berkeley Fire Department was fishing a vehicle out of the water at Aquatic Park Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher said.

CBS San Francisco–06/07/2011

5 Best San Francisco Outdoor Spots for a Dramatic Kiss

These five romantic spots should make your first lip-lock a memorable kiss, even if the relationship doesn’t end up lasting forever.

CBS San Francisco–05/11/2011

A worker sifts through sand looking for balls of oil on the beach at Aquatic Park after the Cosco Busan oil spill in November, 2007. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oil Sheen Vanishes At San Francisco’s Aquatic Park

The U.S. Coast Guard responded Tuesday to a report of an oil slick at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park.

CBS San Francisco–04/19/2011