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The Kaufman family, rescued at sea during around-the-world sailing voyage.

Moffett Field Para-Rescuers Who Saved Sick Toddler From Parent’s Boat An Elite Group

The men who saved a sick toddler from her parent’s boat off the coast of Mexico are often compared to superman, ninjas, and even called real-life X-men.

04/09/2014

A Coast Guard vessel. (CBS)

3 Commercial Fishermen Rescued From Sinking Boat Off Sonoma Coast

Three commercial fishermen were rescued on Monday morning when their 34-foot vessel struck a rock and started sinking near Salt Point on the Sonoma Coast.

03/25/2014

Firefighters rescued two people from this car hanging off a cliff on the Southern San Mateo County coast. (Bay City News)

Firefighters Rescue 2 From Car Hanging Off San Mateo Coast Cliff

Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to rescue two people trapped in a car hanging over a coastal cliff in southern San Mateo County on Saturday night, a Cal Fire captain said.

02/11/2014

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Seasonal Swell Prompts Coastline Warning For Bay Area Beaches

Anyone planning to take a walk on the beach on Christmas should keep an eye on the surf, as a seasonal swell is forecast to hit Bay Area coastlines over the next couple of days.

12/25/2013

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2 Abalone Divers Die In Separate Incidents Off Sonoma Coast

Officials say two abalone divers died over the weekend in separate incidents at popular diving locations along the northern Sonoma Coast.

11/25/2013

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Abalone Diver Presumed Dead After Disappearing Off Sonoma County Coast

Authorities say an abalone diver who disappeared off the coast of Sonoma County is presumed dead.

10/23/2013

Man with boy take cover as a wave crashes over the seawall near the Pacifica Municipal Pier.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sneaker Waves, Strong Surf Warnings For Bay Area Coast

Forecasters were warning beachgoers along the Northern California coast to be careful of sneaker waves, large surf and strong currents.

10/21/2013

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3 Abalone Divers Killed In Separate Incidents Off Northern California Coast

Authorities say three abalone divers died in separate incidents over the weekend in Northern California, where powerful rip currents were reported.

04/29/2013

Aerial view of the Tom Lantos Tunnels. (CBS)

Devil’s Slide Bypass Tunnel Opens To Traffic

Traffic was flowing smoothly through California’s newest tunnel system at Devil’s Slide in San Mateo County Tuesday, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

03/26/2013

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Man Swept Out To Sea From Point Reyes Seashore Identified As Richmond Resident

The Sonoma County coroner’s office has identified a man who was swept out to sea from a beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore on New Year’s Day as 59-year-old Charles Francis Quaid, of Richmond.

01/02/2013

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