Gulf of the Farallones
Kim Chambers of San Francisco completed her historic swim from the Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge just after 5 p.m., Saturday. Until now, the cold shark-infested, 30-mile swim had only been done by men.
San Francisco Swimmer Tries To Become First Woman To Swim From Farallon Islands To Golden Gate Bridge
A swimmer from San Francisco was on her way Saturday to become the first woman to swim from the Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge.
In a dramatic move by the White House, offshore oil drilling is being permanently banned along a new stretch of the Northern California coast.
A gray whale mother and calf were spotted in San Francisco Bay again Thursday morning, and officials from the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary were warning boaters to give them a wide berth.
In an attempt to protect whales traveling in and around the Golden Gate, marine sanctuary officials are asking boaters and vessel operators to take extra care when navigating the waters off San Francisco.