Bodega Bay

Approximately 40 orcas were seen by a Sausalito whale watching expedition in March 2009, about 19 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge, inside the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. (Farallones National Marine Sanctuary)

Offshore Drilling Being Permanently Banned Along New Stretch Of Northern California Coast

In a dramatic move by the White House, offshore oil drilling is being permanently banned along a new stretch of the Northern California coast.

06/10/2015

A dead whale on a Sonoma County beach. (Courtesy: California Parks Department)

No Way To Determine Cause Of Death For Whale That Washed Up In Sonoma County

The carcass of a 28-foot juvenile gray whale is too decomposed to determine why it became stranded Sunday on Portuguese Beach on the Sonoma Coast, the Marine Mammal Center’s head veterinarian said Tuesday morning.

05/26/2015

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

CHP Lieutenant Identified As Scuba Diver Who Died Off Sonoma County Coast

The Sonoma County coroner’s office has identified a scuba diver who died Sunday in Salt Point State Park off the Sonoma County coast as 54-year-old Jeffrey Alan Rhea of Rohnert Park, coroner’s officials said.

05/25/2015

(CBS)

Abalone Diver Dies Off Sonoma County Coast; 5th Abalone Diver To Die Since Last Month

Authorities say an abalone diver died in the water off the Sonoma County coast.

05/24/2015

Bodega Bay and Bodega Harbor. (US Army Corps of Engineers)

4th & Final Body Found From Bodega Bay Boating Party

The search is over for the final missing boater from a fatal Bodega Bay fishing trip after a Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office helicopter crew spotted the body on the Marin County shoreline.

05/13/2015

Aerial shot of the missing boat overturned in the rocks near Tomales Point in Marin County. (CBS)

Helicopter Crew Locates Boat That Went Missing Out Of Bodega Bay, 2 Dead, 2 Missing

Around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, the sheriff’s helicopter, Henry 1, was able to conduct a search of the coastline and located the missing boat, which was overturned in the rocks near Tomales Point in Marin County.

04/18/2015

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5 Classic Movies Filmed In The San Francisco Bay Area

Some of the best classic movies in cinematic history were entirely or partially filmed in the San Francisco Bay Area…

04/14/2015

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Best Places To Go Fishing In and Around The Bay Area

Interest has ramped up for fishing in the Bay Area now that the salmon season has begun.

04/11/2015

A CHP helicopter crew searches for missing kayakers at Dillion Beach in Sonoma County, March 18, 2015. (CBS)

Man Dies From Kayaking Accident At Dillon Beach, 2nd Kayaker Survives

A man who was kayaking with his friend died in an accident off the Marin County coast Wednesday afternoon.

03/18/2015

(CBS SF)

Suspect Brandishing Gun Dies In Fiery Crash Near Bodega Bay After High-Speed Chase

A suspect who was brandishing a gun at a bar in Petaluma died in a fiery crash after fleeing from sheriff’s deputies Monday evening, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

03/17/2015

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