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A gray whale's flukes. (OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images)

Expected Influx Of Whales Prompts Warning For Bay Area Boaters To Keep Their Distance

Boaters have been asked to keep their distance away from an influx of whales expected to migrate through Bay Area waters for the next few months, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials.

04/15/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 25: Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill races against Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker during the final race of the America's Cup Finals on September 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Team USA capped an improbable comeback today, coming from 8-1 down early in the series to Team New Zealand to win eight consecutive races for the Cup.(photo courtesy of C.Flanigan/imageSPACE)

Marshals Seize America’s Cup Boat From Oracle Team USA Over Lien Filed By Sailor

Federal marshals seized America’s Cup champion Oracle Team USA’s prototype boat in San Francisco on Monday, before it could be shipped out of the country, in response to a lien filed by a fired sailor.

03/10/2015

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Woman Left Holding Bill After AAA Driver Involved In Crash While Using Personal Vehicle To Tow Boat

If you vehicle is totaled while in AAA’s care, the auto club may not take responsibility.

03/10/2015

(CBS SF)

‘Boat Bandit’ Arrested In String Of Boat Paraphernalia Thefts

For weeks, motors and other boat paraphernalia have vanished from Outboard Motor Shop in Oakland.

03/05/2015

Google DNA Doodle (Google)

16 Bizarre, Surprising, Or Creepy Google Projects From Bloodstream Robots, Military Dogs, Lunar Bases, And Even Deodorant

From lightbulbs to your bloodstream, genomes to Terminator-type robots, Google is involved in every aspect of your life–and even in extending life–and possibly preserving your digital self forever.

02/27/2015

Port of Oakland

Ship Berthed At Port Of Oakland Catches Fire

Oakland fire crews said a two-alarm fire aboard a ship berthed at the Port of Oakland is under control Sunday evening, according to the department’s official Twitter account.

02/15/2015

(CBS SF)

Firefighters Dealing With Spike In Mud Rescues On Bay

Rescue teams on the peninsula are dealing with a spike in the number of people getting stuck on the Bay.

02/11/2015

lake tahoe

Lake Tahoe’s Tiniest Creatures Disappearing At Alarming Rate

Researchers at Lake Tahoe are trying to figure out why some of the tiniest creatures and plants at the bottom of the alpine lake appear to be disappearing at an alarming rate.

01/19/2015

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Lake Tahoe Cruise Boat Runs Aground Minutes Into New Year, Stranding Hundreds In Freezing Temperatures

A paddle-wheel cruise boat ran aground on the California side of Lake Tahoe only minutes into the new year, stranding hundreds of revelers for about two hours in sub-freezing temperatures, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

01/02/2015

Water Rescue in Sonoma County

Jet Ski, Rubber Boat Used To Rescue Occupants Stuck In Flooded Car In Sonoma County

Rescue crews used a jet ski and a rubber boat to rescue four occupants of a vehicle that became stranded in floodwater in west Sonoma County Friday morning.

12/19/2014

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