Laser Strikes On Contra Costa Sheriff’s Helicopter Result In 3 ArrestsA trio of incidents involving helicopters hit by laser pointers over the span of two months in Antioch and Pittsburg resulted in arrests each time, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office announced Monday.
Low-Flying Government Helicopter Testing For Radiation In 4 Bay Area CitiesIf you see a low-flying helicopter buzzing above the Bay Area this week, don't freak out. It's just the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration testing for radiation.
Drone Forces Emergency Transport Helicopter Pilot To Take Evasive Action In Fresno AreaPilots on board a medical emergency helicopter transporting a patient from the mountains to a hospital had to take evasive action when a drone flew right into their path near Fresno.
Helicopter Pilot Killed In Crash Near Salinas While Spraying Lettuce FieldA pilot with 41 years of experience died in a helicopter crash west of Salinas on Saturday, his sister said Monday.
Google 's Eric Schmidt Backs Uber-Style Helicopter Service For EliteGoogle Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has joined a group of executives backing an Uber-style mobile app for the luxury chopper crowd, called Blade. The startup was launched a year ago to get New Yorkers to the Hamptons in a matter of minutes.
Bodies Spotted With Wreckage Of Missing US Helicopter In NepalDevastating news for friends and family of some U.S. Marines as searchers have found the wreckage of an American helicopter in Nepal.
Abalone Season Off To Deadly Start On Bay Area CoastThe abalone diving season is off to a deadly start, with the latest death of a man trapped by rising tide along the Mendocino County coast Tuesday.
Exhausted Kayaker Rescued From Pacific Ocean By Sheriff's Helicopter Off Sea RanchThe Sonoma County sheriff’s helicopter rescued a kayaker in the ocean off of Sea Ranch who was too exhausted to paddle to shore Wednesday, a sheriff’s sergeant said.
Man Dies From Kayaking Accident At Dillon Beach, 2nd Kayaker SurvivesA man who was kayaking with his friend died in an accident off the Marin County coast Wednesday afternoon.
Helicopter Assists In Rescue Of 2 Men Who Fell Down Hill In Marin CountyFire crews and a California Highway Patrol helicopter assisted in rescuing two men who fell down a hill in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in Marin County Saturday, a fire official said.
Bird Strike Forces CALSTAR Helicopter To Land In Vacaville Parking LotA helicopter pilot was forced to make an emergency landing in a parking lot in Vacaville after a bird strike Thursday evening.
Towed Helicopter Crashes Onto Lanes Of Southern California FreewayA helicopter being towed behind a semi struck a freeway overpass and crashed into lanes, hitting at least two vehicles in Southern California.