Forecasters were warning beachgoers along the Northern California coast to be careful of sneaker waves, large surf and strong currents.
A fin whale measuring roughly 50 feet died after washing ashore on the north end of Stinson Beach on Monday. There was no word yet on what caused the whale to wash ashore; a necropsy was being conducted to determine the whale’s cause of death.
Authorities say two women died and two men had to be rescued after a wave swept them into the water at a Santa Cruz-area beach.
A woman’s body was found on an Emeryville beach this morning, police said.
Two of three people arrested on suspicion of stealing a yacht from Sausalito were set to be released from jail just days after the vessel ran aground in Pacifica.
The U.S. Coast Guard was monitoring a stolen 82-foot sailboat that ran aground in the surf in Pacifica Monday morning, an agency spokeswoman said.
DNA testing has confirmed that a foot and part of a leg that washed up on a Pacifica beach in March is that of a San Bruno man who went missing around that time, San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault said Thursday.
California Coastal Cleanup Day is expected to draw thousands of volunteers to Bay Area beaches, shorelines, and inland waterways Saturday morning.
The Marin County coroner’s office has identified a man whose body was pulled from the water at a Point Reyes beach on Saturday as 72-year-old Rim K. Lee, of Rodeo.
Bay Area pet owners have off-leash hikes and routes mastered, but a swimming adventure isn’t easy to come by around here. It seems man’s best friend turns into puppy non grata when water is added to the mix. When the digits on the thermometer begin to rise, splash it up at these water magnets in the East Bay.