Coast Guard

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Body Of Third Missing Marin County Fisherman Found Wednesday

A Sonoma County sheriff’s helicopter crew on Wednesday found the body of one of the two men who remained missing after a fishing boat overturned on the rocks near Tomales Point in Marin County last week.

04/23/2015

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Large Swells With Sneaker Waves Prompt Warning For Bay Area Beaches

Anyone planning a trip to the beach or going into Bay Area waters later this week should be cautious of a large swell expected along the coast, according to the U.S. Coast Guard and National Weather Service.

04/16/2015

Antioch Bridge

Search Called Off For Motorcyclist Who May Have Fallen Into Water After Antioch Bridge Crash

The search for a motorcyclist who fell off the Antioch Bridge following a collision Sunday evening has been called off, authorities said.

04/12/2015

Light Plane

Coast Guard Calls Off Search For Mystery Plane That Crashed In San Pablo Bay

The search was launched after a Contra Costa County teacher reported her students had seen a plane spiraling out of control into the water.

03/05/2015

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

Whale Sighting In San Francisco Bay Prompts Coast Guard Warning To Ferry Operators

The U.S. Coast Guard warned ferry operators in San Francisco Bay and other boaters Monday to be on the lookout for a whale that was spotted in the bay.

02/23/2015

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hawksbill patrols San Francisco Bay. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Coast Guard Rescues 6 From Sinking Outrigger Canoe Near SF Crissy Field

A U.S. Coast Guard crew rescued six people in the waters off of San Francisco’s Crissy Field late Sunday morning.

02/22/2015

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

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

Two Gray Whales Spotted Inside San Francisco Bay Likely Mom, Calf

The Coast Guard is urging boaters near Angel Island and the Golden Gate Bridge to be especially careful.

02/14/2015

Frame from a Coast Guard video shows a helicopter crew member rescueing a passenger from a sinking sailboat off the Monterey coast. (Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Helicopter Crews Rescue 5 People From Sinking Sailboat 120 Miles Off Monterey

Five people on a sinking sailboat off more than 100 miles from the Monterey coast were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew.

02/02/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: A view of downtown San Francsisco and the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Broken Beacon Leaves Bay Bridge Vulnerable In Dense Fog

One of the Bay Bridge’s three radar beacons — which alerts sailors to the midpoint between bridge towers — has not been working properly since December 17.

01/31/2015

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