One of two people injured when a Golden Gate Ferry and a 22-foot motorboat collided in the San Francisco Bay on Saturday has died.
Crews responded about 1:40 p.m. to a call from a man who had climbed up rocks on the north end of the beach and was unable to get down, fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.
65-year-old John Cota has filed a lawsuit alleging that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Coast Guard violated his civil rights by denying his request to renew his merchant marine license.
The U.S. Coast Guard, National Park Service and East Bay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals teamed up to remind people that while dogs almost always survive being swept out to sea, their owners usually don’t.
A woman and her dog were rescued from a cliff near Fort Funston in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon, National Park Service and San Francisco fire officials said.
The U.S. Coast Guard is discouraging spectators at the Mavericks Invitational Surf Contest from viewing the big wave competition from the water due to hazardous and unpredictable surf expected near Pillar Point on Sunday.
An oil tanker that struck a Bay Bridge tower on Monday has been deemed safe to sail and is expected to leave the Bay later this morning, U.S. Coast Guard officials said Friday.
The pilot of an empty oil tanker that crashed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was involved in three previous accidents, records obtained Tuesday show.
A search in Marin County in the waters off Point Reyes National Seashore was called off after the Coast Guard recovered the body of a man who was swept out to sea while trying to rescue his dog from the swift undercurrent.
Marin County sheriff’s officials say 37-year-old Juan Escamillo-Rojas and nine-year-old Juan Carlos Escamillo-Monroy died after waves pulled them into the frigid waters.