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(CBS)

3 Recovering After I-580 Crash In Livermore

A medical helicopter transported a person who was ejected from a vehicle on Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore Sunday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/08/2015

Sonoma Coast State Beach (near Jenner) (photo: CA Dept. of Parks & Recreation)

Sheriff’s Chopper Crew Recovers Body Floating In Surf At Jenner Beach

Emergency personnel placed the body in a rescue basket and the helicopter flew the body to sheriff’s deputies waiting on state Highway 1.

02/07/2015

Frame from a Coast Guard video shows a helicopter crew member rescueing a passenger from a sinking sailboat off the Monterey coast. (Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Helicopter Crews Rescue 5 People From Sinking Sailboat 120 Miles Off Monterey

Five people on a sinking sailboat off more than 100 miles from the Monterey coast were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew.

02/02/2015

A helicopter circulates air above a Central Valley citrus orchard. (Roberta Gonzales)

Innovative Farmer Brings In Truck-Mounted Helicopter To Protect Central Valley Crops From Frost

Sure, temperatures here in the Bay Area will hit near and record warmth today and Wednesday, but until the “Cold Snap” snapped Sunday morning, I caught this interesting and intriguing sight in the Central Valley.

01/06/2015

(CBS)

1 Killed In Highway 84 Crash In Sunol That Prompted 2 Helicopters For Victims

At least one person died and two helicopters were been called to airlift people injured in a collision Sunday evening on state Highway 84 in Sunol, an unincorporated area in Alameda County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

01/04/2015

Drone footage captures the inside of the Fairmont Hotel on San Francisco's Nob Hill. (Courtesy: Beto Lopez)

Filmmaker’s Drone Captures Holiday Spirit In San Francisco’s Nob Hill Neighborhood

A San Francisco filmmaker captured the feel of the holidays in Nob Hill with the help of an aerial drone.

12/24/2014

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter is stuck at Bodega Head after Monday's rescue. (CBS)

Coast Guard Helicopter Used In Boy’s Bodega Bay Rescue Now Stuck

The Coast Guard helicopter that helped rescue Sebastion Johnson, the 4-year-old boy who tumbled more than 200 feet down a cliff at Bodega Head, was itself stuck after the incident.

11/12/2014

View from inside a rescue helicopter, lifting hikers off Half  Dome 9/7/2014 (NPS)

Harrowing Rescue On Yosemite’s Half Dome Caught On Camera

As the stubborn Meadow fire continues to smolder in Yosemite National Park, new photos showing the harrowing helicopter rescue of some 75 hikers from atop Half Dome are emerging.

09/22/2014

A Sonoma County Sheriff's Helicopter (sonomasheriff.org)

Man Rescued By Helicopter From Ravine Near Geyserville After Heat-Related Injury

Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies used a 100-foot line Saturday to rescue a man suffering from a heat-related injury in a remote ravine several miles east of Geyserville, deputies reported Sunday.

08/31/2014

A person shined a laser pointer at Chopper 5 while covering a fire in East Palo Alto on February 14, 2011. (CBS)

Man Indicted On Charge Of Shining Laser At CHP Helicopter

An 18-year-old Oakland man was due to be arraigned in federal court on Sept. 5 on a charge of shining a laser pointer at an airborne California Highway Patrol helicopter in June.

08/29/2014

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