Farallon Islands

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Great White Sharks In Water Force Swimmer To Abort Golden Gate Bridge To Farallon Islands Attempt

A Bay Area man had to stop his quest to be the first to swim from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Farallon Islands due to Great White sharks in the water.

07/29/2015

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Marin County Man Swimming Historic Route From SF To Farallon Islands

A Marin County man is close to becoming the first to swim solo from San Francisco to the Farallon Islands.

07/29/2015

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Dozens Of Whales Frolicking Off Coast Prompts Warning For NorCal Boaters

Officials documented 115 humpback, blue and fin whales during a one-hour survey last weekend near the Farallon Islands.

07/11/2015

Aerial view of ex-USS Independence at anchor in San Francisco Bay, California, January 1951.  (credit: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park)

Sunken Radioactive WWII Ship Rediscovered In Ocean Near Farallon Islands

Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk off the Northern California coast decades ago.

04/17/2015

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Warmer Ocean Temperatures Luring Dolphins, Rare Turtle To Northern California Coastline

It’s no bathtub, but Northern California’s warm water is attracting visitors from as far as Ecuador and Alaska.

11/03/2014

Craig Lenning and Jon Rauh pose for a photo after the swim. (Jon Rauh)

Athlete Swims From Farallon Islands To Muir Beach; Only 3rd Ever To Complete Trek

Muir Beach resident Jon Rauh probably thought he’d seen some impressive feats after returning from the San Francisco Giants home opening win over Arizona, but he says he soon became one of a handful of spectators to one of the rarest accomplishments in Bay Area athletics, one some say hasn’t been done since 1967.

04/09/2014

Eye on The Bay: Farallon Islands

Feds Hold Public Meeting In SF On Farallon Islands Mice Eradication Plan

Federal wildlife officials are holding a public meeting in San Francisco Thursday on a proposal to use a rodenticide to eliminate invasive mice from the Farallon Islands.

08/29/2013

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Coast Guard Responds To Charter Boat In Distress Near Farallon Islands

The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a fishing boat with two dozen people aboard that was reportedly taking on water near the Farallon Islands Sunday afternoon.

06/30/2013

Eye on The Bay: Farallon Islands

Eye On The Bay: Farallon Islands Part Two

“Eye on the Bay” journeys 26 miles west of San Francisco, gaining rare access to one of the most mysterious island formations in the world

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/14/2012

Eye on The Bay: Farallon Islands

Eye On The Bay: Farallon Islands Part One

“Eye on the Bay” journeys 26 miles west of San Francisco, gaining rare access to one of the most mysterious island formations in the world.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/13/2012

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