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A dog is rescued from a cliff near Fort Funston. (CBS)

Woman, Dog Recued From Cliff Near Fort Funston

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.

01/30/2013

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Boaters Warned Of Hazardous Conditions At Mavericks Surf Event

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.

01/18/2013

The Overseas Reymar anchored in San Francisco Bay after scraping a bumper around one of the Bay Bridge towers. (MTC)

Oil Tanker That Struck Bridge To Leave SF Bay

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.

01/11/2013

The Overseas Reymar in San Francisco Bay after brushing up against a Bay Bridge tower bumper. (CBS)

Pilot Who Struck Bay Bridge Had 3 Prior Accidents

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.

01/08/2013

Coast Guard Rescue

Man Swept To Sea Off Point Reyes Seashore Found Dead

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.

01/01/2013

Authorities said a man and a child fishing near the Golden Gate Bridge drowned after they were swept into the water on December 28, 2012. A third fisherman survived. (CBS)

Coroner IDs Father And Son Swept By Wave Into San Francisco Bay

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.

12/29/2012

Authorities said a man and a child fishing near the Golden Gate Bridge drowned after they were swept into the water on December 28, 2012. A third fisherman survived. (CBS)

2 Dead After Being Swept By Wave Into San Francisco Bay

A man and boy fishing near the Golden Gate Bridge died on Friday after being swept into the ocean by large waves, authorities said.

12/28/2012

Howard Kuljian (right), his wife Mary Scott (left), and their son Gregory Kuljian (second from left), were swept out to sea while trying to get their dog off the Humboldt County coast on November 24, 2012. (Family Photo)

North Coast Community Mourns Family Swept Out To Sea

News of Saturday’s tragedy shocked many in the small college town of Arcata on the Northern California coast, about 280 miles north of San Francisco.

11/26/2012

A Coast Guard crew on the San Francisco Bay. (CBS)

NorCal Couple, Son Swept To Sea Trying To Save Dog

A couple is dead and their 16-year-old son missing after being swept into the sea in Northern California while trying to save their dog. The dog survived.

11/25/2012

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Coast Guard Rescues Surfer Stranded On Rocks At Ocean Beach

A surfer stranded on the rocks at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach was rescued and brought to shore Saturday morning.

11/17/2012

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