A California Highway Patrol helicopter plucked two teenagers clinging to the side of a San Francisco Bay Area cliff in a dramatic rescue captured on video.
A man died on a Half Moon Bay beach after a tunnel he was digging collapsed, burying him under four feet of sand Monday night.
A San Mateo County Superior Court judge will decide the future of whether or not the public will be able to access privately-owned, Martins Beach.
North County Fire Authority firefighters on Tuesday night rescued a woman trapped on a cliff in Pacifica.
A teen boy faces the loss of his hand after he found a round mortar shell used in fireworks displays on a beach and lit it in a backyard Saturday, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.
A Marin County beach has earned the dubious distinction of being named the dirtiest in the Bay Area.
Supporters of an effort to reopen Martins Beach near Half Moon Bay filed briefs in a court case against the property’s billionaire owner to get him to pay fines for closing public access to the beach.
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Last week we learned that Santa Cruz’s Cowell Beach ranked as the dirtiest sand strip in the state, according to Heal the Bay’s annual survey of conditions. However, a closer look at the data shows far more Northern California spots on their “Beach Bummer” list than SoCal locations for the first time in recent years. The designation means that researchers recorded the lowest water quality during the year at those locations.
Lifeguards in Santa Cruz and Capitola rescued five beachgoers in two separate incidents Monday, according to the Santa Cruz Fire Department.