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PACIFICA, CA - FEBRUARY 08: A wave breaks on the Pacifica Pier (credit: Erik Simonson)

Drowned Man In Pacifica Identified

Authorities identified the man who drowned while surfing with his son off a Pacifica beach on Monday was a 60-year-old resident of that city.

11/06/2014

Sea otter pup 681. (Bay City News Service)

Orphaned Baby Otter Found Stranded On Peninsula Beach Getting Round-The-Clock Care At Chicago Aquarium

An orphaned baby otter found stranded at a San Mateo County beach in September is now living at a Chicago aquarium where it is receiving round-the-clock care and learning how to be an otter, aquarium officials said.

11/05/2014

PACIFICA, CA - FEBRUARY 08: A wave breaks on the Pacifica Pier (credit: Erik Simonson)

60-Year Old Man Surfing With His Son Drowns At Linda Mar Beach In Pacifica

A 60-year-old man drowned at Linda Mar Beach in Pacifica while surfing with his son on Monday, a police captain said.

11/04/2014

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Planners Seek Public Comment On Plan To Restore SF Ocean Beach

Project planners are seeking public comment on a plan to abate erosion and close the Great Highway at Ocean Beach south of Sloat Blvd. in San Francisco.

10/05/2014

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Shark Attack Shuts 3 Southern California Beaches

Three California beaches along coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base have been closed because of a shark attack.

10/03/2014

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Firefighters Respond To Cliff Rescue Near San Francisco’s Fort Funston

Firefighters responded to a cliff rescue near Fort Funston in San Francisco Sunday night, a fire dispatcher said.

09/21/2014

Surfers prepare to go into the water at Ocean Beach on June 21, 2011 in San Francisco, California. On the first day of summer, the San Francisco Bay Area is experience its first heat wave of the season with temperatures in the 70's at the coast and up to 100 degrees in the inland areas. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New App Allows San Francisco Beachgoers To Check Water Quality

Next time you go to the beach, bacteria is a danger that could make you sick. San Francisco officials have released an app promising an early warning.

09/15/2014

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Family Trapped On Rocks By High-Tide Rescued In Half Moon Bay

A family of three was rescued after they were stuck on rocks by high tide in Half Moon Bay Saturday evening, a Cal Fire official said.

09/07/2014

A lifeguard had to be rescued from the surf off Ocean Beach Monday. (CBS)

Swimmer Rescued By Fire Crews Near Cliff House; 2nd Rescue In 2 Days

San Francisco fire crews helped rescue a swimmer reported in distress near the Cliff House restaurant Monday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

09/01/2014

Two teens were rescued from the cliffs near San Francisco's Ocean Beach Sunday. (CBS)

2 Teens Trapped By High-Tide Rescued From Cliffs North Of Ocean Beach In San Francisco

The San Francisco Fire Department Sunday safely rescued two men trapped by high tides beneath the Cliff House restaurant at the northern end of Ocean Beach, fire officials said.

08/31/2014

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