Beaches

A beach-accessible wheelchair available at some Bay Area beaches. (Source: California Coastal Commission)

Beach-Capable Wheelchairs Available At Bay Area Beaches

If you need a wheelchair, the California Coastal Commission doesn’t want it to keep you from enjoying California’s amazing beaches, and they have the equipment to make it happen.

03/23/2015

Sick sea lions at the Marine Mammal Center. (CBS)

Sick Sea Lion Pups Inundating Bay Area’s Marine Mammal Center

The Marine Mammal Center is seeing so many sick and malnourished sea lions that they are quickly running out of space to treat them.

02/04/2015

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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

Surfers prepare to go into the water at Ocean Beach. (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

Thousands of jellyfish-like creatures washed up on beaches in Pacifica. (CBS)

Thousands Of Jellyfish-Like Creatures Wash Up On Pacifica Beaches

The beaches in Pacifica were glimmering blue after thousands of jellyfish-like creatures washed up on shore earlier last week.

07/28/2014

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Best All-Inclusive Tropical Family Vacations

All-inclusive vacations offer families a chance to experience a tropical vacation without having to worry about paying for all of the extra costs associated with traditional vacations.

06/25/2014

“Into the Jaws of Death — U.S. Troops wading through water and Nazi gunfire” A landing craft from the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Samuel Chase disembarks troops of Company E, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division (the Big Red One) wading onto the Fox Green section of Omaha Beach, Normandy, France on the morning of June 6, 1944.

D-Day 70th Anniversary: The Beginning Of The End Of WWII

Friday marks the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy, known as D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history.

06/05/2014

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Northern California Beaches Dominate List Of State’s Dirtiest

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.

05/29/2014

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Your Guide To The Bay Area’s Best Beaches

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to over 30 stunning beaches, both right on the Pacific Ocean, as well as inland. Explore dozens of beautiful Bay Area beaches, from great views to awesome hikes, and even to the perfect road trip pit stop.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2014

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High Surf Advisory Issued For Bay Area Beaches

Mariners, surfers and beachgoers in the Bay Area were advised by the U.S. Coast Guard to use caution as high surf is expected to pass through Northern California Sunday.

04/20/2014

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