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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

The pilot of a small plane was rescued after ditching his plane in the ocean, about 250 miles off the coast of Hawaii, on January 25, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard)

‘This Is Gonna Be Fun,’ Pilot Attempting To Fly From Central California To Hawaii Recounts Rescue In Ocean

A pilot who attempted to fly a small plane from the Central Valley to Hawaii recalled being rescued in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, after he was forced to ditch his plane because of low fuel last weekend.

01/30/2015

The pilot of a small plane was rescued after ditching his plane in the ocean, about 250 miles off the coast of Hawaii, on January 25, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard)

Small Plane Runs Out Of Fuel On Flight From Tracy To Hawaii, Pilot Rescued

A pilot from the Central Valley has been rescued after he ditched his small plane 250 miles off the coast of Hawaii on Sunday.

01/26/2015

Alviso Marina County Park (http://www.sccgov.org)

Emergency Responders Work To Save Distressed Boaters In Alviso Marina

Emergency personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, San Jose Fire Department and Menlo Park Fire Protection District were working to rescue two passengers on a disabled boat in the Alviso Marina in San Jose Sunday afternoon, according to a Coast Guard official.

01/18/2015

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