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.
Authorities have recovered the body of a Santa Rosa man who disappeared after he fell overboard from his sailboat earlier this month.
Police pulled an unconscious man from the water near Pier 41 in San Francisco Sunday afternoon, and the man was later pronounced dead, a police spokesman said.