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Mount Shasta

San Carlos Man Dies After Mount Shasta Fall Despite Desperate Attempts By Rescuers To Save Him

Rescuers tried to save a Bay Area man by using a camelback for a tracheotomy after he fell on Mount Shasta, but the man eventually died.

06/16/2015

SFMOMA (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Construction Worker In Critical Condition After Scaffolding Collapses At SF MOMA

A construction worker is in critical condition after an accident at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art where scaffolding collapsed, causing him to fall down an elevator shaft.

05/29/2015

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors falls over Trevor Ariza #1 of the Houston Rockets on his way to an injury in the second quarter during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center on May 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Stephen Curry Put Back In To Game 4 Too Soon After Nasty Spill In Houston?

Was Warriors Guard Stephen Curry back on the court too soon after his nasty fall during game four of the Western Conference Finals? A Bay Area doctor says no.

05/26/2015

A window washer falls 11 stories onto a moving car in downtown San Francisco on November 21, 2014. (CBS)

Cal/OSHA Faults Employer In Window Washer’s Fall In Downtown San Francisco

It was on November 21, 2014 when Pedro Perez lost his balance and fell from the building, landing on a moving car.

05/20/2015

A child is loaded onto an ambulance outside the Antioch Water Park, June 18, 2015. (CBS)

9-Year-Old Boy Injured After Falling Through Skylight At Novato School

A 9-year-old boy was hospitalized after he fell through a plastic skylight onto the cement floor below at a Novato elementary school Sunday morning, according to a police sergeant.

03/22/2015

Pebble Beach

Caddy Breaks Arm After Falling Down Cliff At Pebble Beach Tournament

A caddy suffered a broken arm after falling down a cliff at Pebble Beach during Sunday’s Pro-Am tournament.

02/15/2015

A falling tree brought down Muni power lines along a busy street in San Francisco. (CBS)

Falling Tree Takes Down Muni Lines, Blocks Traffic Along San Francisco Street

A tree fell on a sidewalk, taking down Muni power lines and blocking lanes of traffic on a major thoroughfare in San Francisco Sunday.

02/15/2015

Photographs of Zimbabwe's President Mugabe falling after stepping from a podium. posted to Twitter. (CBS)

Memes Flood Facebook, Twitter After Zimbabwean President Orders Images Of Him Falling Removed

The President of Zimbabwe ordered the internet to remove images of him as he stumbled down the steps from a podium at an airport Thursday, and the internet responded with a flurry of memes.

02/05/2015

A child is loaded onto an ambulance outside the Antioch Water Park, June 18, 2015. (CBS)

Woman Rescued After Falling From Cliff Near Legion Of Honor In San Francisco

Fire crews rescued a woman who fell off a cliff near the Legion of Honor in San Francisco Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

01/18/2015

Sebastian Johnson, a four-year-old boy rescued from a fall off of a cliff at Bodega Bay with two of the firefighters who rescued him, Lou Stoerzinger (left) and right Marco Barros (right). (Photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Boy Who Fell From Cliff At Bodega Bay Reunites With Rescuers

The four-year-old boy who fell off a 230-foot cliff at Bodega Bay while walking with his family in early November continues to recover, but had a heartwarming reunion with his rescuers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland.

01/14/2015

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