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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

Coast Guard Rescue

Coast Guard Ends Search For Man Missing From Half Moon Bay Beach

The search for a 22-year-old man who disappeared from a Half Moon Bay beach on Sunday afternoon has been called off, a U.S. Coast Guard officer said Monday morning.

03/25/2013

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

Exhausted Swimmer Rescued From Bay Near Albany

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued an exhausted swimmer in the waters near Albany on Thursday afternoon.

03/22/2013

The Coast Guard monitors a sailboat which ran aground in shallow water near Pacifica State Beach, March 4, 2013. (CBS)

2 Sausalito Yacht Theft Suspects Freed, 3rd To Be Charged

Two of three people arrested on suspicion of stealing a yacht from Sausalito were set to be released from jail just days after the vessel ran aground in Pacifica.

03/06/2013

A man who was on a stolen sailboat that ran aground off Linda Mar Beach is taken away by Pacifica Police. (CBS)

Stolen Sailboat Runs Aground In Pacifica Surf; 3 Arrested

The U.S. Coast Guard was monitoring a stolen 82-foot sailboat that ran aground in the surf in Pacifica Monday morning, an agency spokeswoman said.

03/04/2013

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

Coast Guard: Report Of Missing Boaters A Possible Hoax

The U.S. Coast Guard has called off its search for a man, woman and two children who reportedly abandoned ship off the coast of Monterey County on Sunday afternoon and said the report may have been a hoax.

02/26/2013

A Coast Guard vessel. (CBS)

Boating Family Feared Missing Off Monterey Coast After Abandoning Ship

Crews planned to search by sea and air through the night Monday as they ramped up efforts to find a husband, wife and two young children who sent a series of distress calls saying their sailboat was sinking far off the Central California coast.

02/25/2013

Boating Accident

1 Dead After Golden Gate Ferry Collides With Motorboat

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.

02/18/2013

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