Scientists Seeing More Whales Than Ever Before In Bay Area WatersA group of scientists returned Sunday from their 13th annual research trip in the Farallones Marine Sanctuary, where they say they saw more whales than ever before.
Braving Shark-Infested Waters, Woman Attempts Swim From Farallon Islands To Golden Gate BridgeA San Francisco swimmer is trying to do something no woman has ever done before, braving shark-infested waters to swim from the Farallon Islands to San Francisco.
Marin County Man Swimming Historic Route From SF To Farallon IslandsA Marin County man is close to becoming the first to swim solo from San Francisco to the Farallon Islands.
Offshore Drilling Being Permanently Banned Along New Stretch Of Northern California CoastIn a dramatic move by the White House, offshore oil drilling is being permanently banned along a new stretch of the Northern California coast.
Farallones, Cordell Bank Marine Sanctuaries To Double In SizeTwo national marine sanctuaries off the Bay Area coast soon will more than double in size, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Researchers Explore 'Graveyard Of Ships' In Treacherous Waters Near San FranciscoFederal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush.
Athlete Swims From Farallon Islands To Muir Beach; Only 3rd Ever To Complete TrekMuir 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.
Feds Hold Public Meeting In SF On Farallon Islands Mice Eradication PlanFederal 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.
Coast Guard Responds To Charter Boat In Distress Near Farallon IslandsThe 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.
Blue Whales, Humpbacks Begin Feedings Season Near Farallon Islands Boaters are being warned that humpback and blue whales are starting to appear in the waters outside San Francisco and have been sighted in the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary.
U.S. Sailing To Investigate Farallones Yacht AccidentThe Coast Guard is asking sailing’s national governing body to investigate last month’s fatal yacht racing accident off the San Francisco coast.
SF Giants Host Memorial For Former Bat Girl Killed In Yacht RaceFriends and family of one of the sailors lost in the capsizing of the sailboat Low Speed Chase are gathering for a memorial service hosted by the San Francisco Giants on Monday.