The Coast Guard said a woman was swept out to sea by a large wave and drowned while walking with a friend and her dog on a Northern California beach.
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.
A man was found dead early Wednesday morning after drowning in a water-filled rock quarry behind the Rockridge Shopping Center in Oakland Tuesday night, according to an Oakland fire battalion chief.
Divers Monday afternoon recovered the body of a San Francisco man who drowned in Lake Berryessa in Napa County on Sunday afternoon, a sheriff’s captain said.
A body was found in the Russian River near the unincorporated community of Forestville on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
A Bay Area family is mourning the deaths of two cousins who drowned when their boat capsized in the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta west of Stockton.
An internal memo appears to contradict claims by Alameda fire officials in the wake of a man’s suicide in San Francisco Bay while firefighters and police watched from the shore.
Alameda officials said Tuesday they’ll change the island city’s water rescue policy after an apparently suicidal man died in 54-degree water.
Emergency responders were unable to rescue a 53-year-old man who lost consciouness in San Francisco Bay off the Alameda shore Monday in what police are calling an apparent suicide.
An Auburn woman drowned Friday morning at Portuguese Beach north of Bodega Bay on the Sonoma Coast when she went into the surf after her dog, State Parks Public Safety Superintendent Jenny Donovan said.