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Surfer catches a wave at Ocean Beach, San Francisco (AP)

Powerful Swells Expected To Hit California Coast This Week

Those heading to the beach over the Labor Day weekend may want to take some extra precautions, as heavy swells are expected to hit the California Coast.


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Santa Cruz Harbor Partially Reopens For Business

Part of the Santa Cruz Harbor reopened on Sunday, only to have Mother Nature halt boat traffic for the day.

KPIX 5–03/20/2011

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Santa Cruz Tsunami Leaves “Live-Aboards” In Need Of Shelter

Many people are without homes after their boats were either destroyed or swept away in Santa Cruz.


Scow Schooner Alma

1880s-Era Schooners Unearthed At Dig Near Candlestick Park

Utility crews digging out an area near San Francisco’s Candlestick Park have unearthed two 1880s-era schooners that had once been used to ferry goods throughout the Bay Area, long before bridges and highways existed here.

CBS San Francisco–02/11/2011

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Two Rescued After Boats Catch Fire Near Bethel Island

Five boats were damaged by an early morning fire that reportedly spread from a single boat moored outside of Oakley near Bethel Island, East Contra Costa Fire Chief Hugh Henderson said.

CBS San Francisco–12/03/2010