Boats

Chopper 5 spots a gray whale in San Francisco Bay on March 7, 2012. (CBS)

Boaters Urged To Stay Clear Of Whale & Calf In San Francisco Bay

A gray whale mother and calf were spotted in San Francisco Bay again Thursday morning, and officials from the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary were warning boaters to give them a wide berth.

03/08/2012

Martinez Marina

Martinez Marina Gets Funding For Dredging

The Martinez Marina is filled with mud and silt during low tide. Now the city has come up with a million dollars to help solve the problem.

02/04/2012

Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry

Heavier Passengers Weigh Down Bay Area Ferries, Tour Boats

The Coast Guard has been boarding ferries, tour boats and other vessels around the Bay Area to make sure they’re in compliance with new federal capacity restrictions which are based on the country’s increasingly heavier population.

01/04/2012

A freshly cooked Dungeness Crab is seen on a crab pot on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Crab Fisherman Say First Day Catch Is Down

The crab season has finally arrived, but local fishermen say the initial catch is down from last year’s record-setting harvest.

11/30/2011

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/30/2011

(Photo: AP Images)

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 | CBS San Francisco–03/20/2011

(Photo: AP Images)

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/13/2011

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

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