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Man with boy take cover as a wave crashes over the seawall near the Pacifica Municipal Pier.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sneaker Waves, Strong Surf Warnings For Bay Area Coast

Forecasters were warning beachgoers along the Northern California coast to be careful of sneaker waves, large surf and strong currents.

10/21/2013

A fin whale found Monday on Stinson Beach. (CBS)

Huge Whale Dies After Washing Ashore On Stinson Beach

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.

08/19/2013

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

2 Women Swept Out To Sea At Bonny Doon Beach Near Santa Cruz

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.

07/01/2013

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Woman’s Body Found On Beach In Emeryville

A woman’s body was found on an Emeryville beach this morning, police said.

03/28/2013

The Coast Guard monitors a sailboat which ran aground in shallow water near Pacifica State Beach, March 4, 2013. (CBS)

2 Sausalito Yacht Theft Suspects Freed, 3rd To Be Charged

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.

03/06/2013

A man who was on a stolen sailboat that ran aground off Linda Mar Beach is taken away by Pacifica Police. (CBS)

Stolen Sailboat Runs Aground In Pacifica Surf; 3 Arrested

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.

03/04/2013

Joseph McHenry (CBS)

Foot Found On Pacifica Beach Belongs To Missing Rock Climber

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.

10/04/2012

Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (CBS)

Volunteers Head To Bay Area Beaches, Shorelines For Annual Cleanup

California Coastal Cleanup Day is expected to draw thousands of volunteers to Bay Area beaches, shorelines, and inland waterways Saturday morning.

09/14/2012

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Coroner Identifies Body Found Floating Off Point Reyes

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.

07/09/2012

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Top Places Where Dogs Can Swim In The East Bay

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.

06/01/2012

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