Coast Guard

A Coast Guard rescue boat off the Marin County coast on December 16, 2014. (CBS)

Coast Guard Takes Advantage Of Stormy Bay Area Weather To Train For Rescues

Just off the Marin County shore, the U.S. Coast Guard is training in some of the largest swells of the year.

12/16/2014

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

German Man Tried Stowing Away Aboard Cargo Ship In Oakland

A German national has been charged in federal court with sneaking onto a container ship at the Port of Oakland in the hopes of catching a ride to South Korea to be with his pregnant wife.

12/10/2014

The Cliff House Restaurant perched above Ocean Beach. (Cliff House)

Surfer Rescued By Coast Guard Crews Beneath Cliff House Restaurant In San Francisco

U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued a surfer in distress Tuesday afternoon beneath the Cliff House restaurant just north of Ocean Beach in San Francisco.

12/02/2014

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Coast Guard Responds To Report Of Possible Body In Water Near Pacifica Beach

Emergency personnel are continuing to search for a person who was last seen face down in the water near a Pacifica beach Sunday, according to the Coast Guard.

11/23/2014

Sea Lion Rescued

Abandoned Sea Lion Pup Recovering At Marine Mammal Center After Coast Guard Rescue

A baby sea lion is making a recovery in the Bay Area thanks to an unusual Coast Guard rescue.

11/21/2014

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter is stuck at Bodega Head after Monday's rescue. (CBS)

Coast Guard Helicopter Used In Boy’s Bodega Bay Rescue Now Stuck

The Coast Guard helicopter that helped rescue Sebastion Johnson, the 4-year-old boy who tumbled more than 200 feet down a cliff at Bodega Head, was itself stuck after the incident.

11/12/2014

Blue and Gold ferry fleet (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Peralta Ferry Strikes Piling At Pier 41 In San Francisco, Injuring 10

The United States Coast Guard is looking into what caused a ferry to crash into a piling at Pier 41 in San Francisco Sunday.

10/13/2014

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

Fisherman Drowns, Swept To Sea By Big Wave At Rodeo Beach; Another Rescued

One man drowned and another man was rescued after waves swept them into the ocean in the Marin Headlands Sunday afternoon.

10/12/2014

San Francisco Fleet Week

SF Fleet Week: How To Tour The Massive Navy Ships

The Parade of Navy Ships made its way under the Golden Gate Bridge for a special event Friday morning.

10/10/2014

San Francisco Fleet Week 2011

SF’s Fleet Week Gears Up For Big Weekend With Parade Of Ships Friday

On Friday at 11 a.m., the Parade of Ships will start making its way from the Golden Gate Bridge to various piers along the Embarcadero.

10/10/2014

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