Marin County and Ross Valley firefighters and a Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office helicopter crew rescued a hiker who fell down a steep slope at Alpine Lake in Marin County on Sunday afternoon, a sheriff’s deputy said Monday.
A Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office’s helicopter crew rescued a 56-year-old woman with an ankle injury at Annadel State Park in Santa Rosa on Sunday afternoon.
A 53-year-old mountain biker was rescued by helicopter Sunday afternoon after he fell down a cliff at China Camp State Park in Marin County.
A Palo Alto man’s Easter climb in Yosemite ended with him being rescued from a sheer cliff by a CHP helicopter Sunday.
A helicopter crash like the one that killed two people in Seattle Tuesday morning is unlikely to happen in San Francisco, because helicopters are not allowed to land in the city outside of an emergency.
The Seattle Fire Department says the two people killed when a KOMO-TV news helicopter crashed Tuesday morning outside its station near the Space Needle were inside the chopper.
The dog’s owner called 911 at about 1:45 p.m. to report that her dog, a black Labrador retriever, had fallen over a cliff in the Portuguese Beach area.
A Central California man convicted of pointing a high-powered laser at a police helicopter was sentenced Monday to spend 14 years in federal prison, a term prosecutors believe to be among the region’s longest for such a crime.
A helicopter may be seen flying at low-level altitudes over parts of San Francisco, Pacifica and Oakland this week, but authorities said the public shouldn’t be alarmed.
While awaiting a rescue helicopter, they ended up saving one of the paramedics who was there to save them.