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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

(CBS)

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

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Icy Conditions Near San Mateo Coast Prompts Alert For Drivers

Ice on the roadway near the coastal San Mateo County community of Pescadero prompted authorities to issue an alert to motorists Wednesday morning.

01/02/2013

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11 Arrested, 3,000 Pounds Of Marijuana Seized From Smuggler Boat Off California Coast

Eleven people aboard a marijuana-laden panga smuggler boat have been arrested on a remote Santa Barbara County beach.

12/13/2012

(Don Montgomery/CBS 5)

Window Opens For Mavericks Surf Contest In Half Moon Bay

The time window for the Mavericks big-wave surfing contest off the Northern California coast has officially opened.

11/09/2012

(Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Annual Gas Price Dip Missing California, Other Costal States

Motorists in California paid an average of $4.232 per gallon Wednesday. That’s 45 cents higher than the national average and exceeded only by Hawaii among the 50 states.

10/03/2012

Volunteers gathering trash from California's coastline. (Photo courtesy of Save the Bay)

1000s Of Bay Area Volunteers Come Out On California Coastal Cleanup Day

Thousands of Bay Area volunteers headed to local shorelines, beaches and inland waterways as part of the 28th annual California Coastal Cleanup on Saturday.

09/15/2012

PACIFICA, CA - FEBRUARY 08: A wave breaks on the Pacifica Pier (credit: Erik Simonson)

High Surf Advisory For Bay Area Beaches

A high surf advisory will go into effect Saturday evening and continue throughout the weekend along the Bay Area coast, according to the National Weather Service.

03/31/2012

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