Coast Guard

Muir Beach

Passenger Fined $5K By Coast Guard For Jumping Off Boat Near Muir Beach

The Coast Guard issued a $5,000 fine to a passenger who jumped from the fishing vessel Bass Tub into the waters off Muir Beach in Marin County last Monday.

06/30/2015

Wreckage of a Coast Guard helicopter following a crash landing at San Francisco International Airport, June 29, 2015. (CBS)

Coast Guard Helicopter Crash Lands At San Francisco International Airport

A Coast Guard helicopter that was conducting hovering training near the San Francisco International Airport crash landed Monday, but no one was reported injured.

06/29/2015

San Pablo Bay Mare Island Strait (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Naked Woman Swimming In Mare Island Strait Apprehended

Vallejo police officers and Solano County sheriff’s deputies apprehended a naked woman swimming in the Mare Island Strait Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

06/24/2015

Leaking Vessel

Coast Guard Contains Spill From Sunken Boat Leaking Diesel Fuel Into Oyster Cove In South City

The United States Coast Guard is trying to locate and notify the owner of a boat found submerged and leaking diesel fuel in a South San Francisco marina early Saturday morning.

06/20/2015

Wear Your Life Jacket To Work Day Is Friday, May 15th (Photo: ReadySetWearIt.com)

Why Is My Boss Wearing A Life Jacket To Work?

On the exhaustive list of national “days” like “Talk Like A Pirate Day,” or “Wear Plaid Day,” it may not be as well known, but now that you’ve read this article, you won’t be surprised to see co-workers on Friday, May 15th celebrating “Wear Your Life Jacket To Work Day.”

05/13/2015

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

(Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

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

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