kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Coast Guard

lifesaver, rescue, coast guard, drowning, drown

Kayaker Rescued After Falling Into Bay Near San Mateo

A kayaker was rescued Monday morning after he fell from his boat into the Bay near San Mateo, a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant commander said.

09/30/2013

A fan gets searched by security outside the stadium prior to the San Francisco Giants hosting the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2012 in San Francisco. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: 9/11’s Lasting Impact On The Bay Area

12 years after the 9/11 attacks, Phil Matier reflects on how daily life in the Bay Area is still impacted, mostly through security measures.

09/11/2013

This sailboat was involved in a three hour chase on San Francisco Bay on July 21, 2013. David John McCormick, the sailboat's captain, was arrested in the case. (CBS)

Sailor Charged For Chase On San Francisco Bay, Assaulting Officer

A sailboat skipper who was arrested by the Coast Guard outside the Golden Gate on Sunday was given an Aug. 7 date in federal court in San Francisco for arraignment on three criminal charges.

07/24/2013

This sailboat was involved in a three hour chase on San Francisco Bay on July 21, 2013. David John McCormick, the sailboat's captain, was arrested in the case. (CBS)

Coast Guard Arrests Uncooperative Boater After Chase On SF Bay

A sailboat captain was arrested after allegedly refusing a request to be boarded by law enforcement patrol Sunday evening just off of Sausalito, U.S. Coast Guard officials said.

07/22/2013

This 18 August 2005 file photo shows an aerial view of Alcatraz Island, in San Francisco Bay of California. Once a sinister home to notorious mobsters and murderers, Alcatraz is in line for an environmental makeover that could see the imposing former prison island become a tree-hugger's paradise. The US Parks Service is studying plans to make Alcatraz self-sufficient in an attempt to lessen the impact on the environment and provide an example to the rest of the US. By 2014, authorities expect to have installed a waste reprocessing plant as well as a de-salination plant to provide drinking water. AFP PHOTO/Helene Labriet-Gross/FILES (Photo credit should read HELENE LABRIET-GROSS/AFP/Getty Images)

Pair On Night Swim To Alcatraz Prompts Coast Guard Search

Two men who went on a night swim to Alcatraz Island prompted a three-hour search and rescue effort in the Bay on Thursday, a U.S. Coast Guard official said.

07/19/2013

lifesaver, rescue, coast guard, drowning, drown

6 Rescued After Fishing Boat Sinks In Pillar Point Harbor

Six adults were rescued from a sinking fishing boat in Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay Thursday morning, the San Mateo County Harbor District harbormaster said.

06/13/2013

A diver goes under at the Port of Oakland in search of a submerged vehicle. (CBS)

Delays Revealed In Rescuing Longshoreman At Port Of Oakland

Nearly a week after a longshoreman’s body was found inside his sunken pickup at the Port of Oakland, authorities reveal there were numerous delays in the efforts to rescue him.

05/23/2013

A diver goes under at the Port of Oakland in search of a submerged vehicle. (CBS)

Beloved Oakland Port Worker Killed After Truck Plunges Into Bay

A longshoreman at the Port of Oakland was killed Friday after his truck plunged into the bay, according to authorities.

05/17/2013

The Holland America Oosterdam cruise ship. (Sebastian Wessels/Wikimedia Commons)

Coast Guard Airlifts Blood For Ailing Cruise Ship Passenger Off SF Coast

The U.S. Coast Guard airdropped packaged blood for an ailing passenger aboard a cruise ship about 1,000 miles off the coast of San Francisco on Wednesday.

05/03/2013

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

Phil Matier: Bay Area Lawmaker Concerned About Coast Guard Cutting Bridge Patrols

East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell said he’s tired of the “whack-a-mole” approaching to trying to fix the budget.

05/01/2013

more

previous