A teen boy faces the loss of his hand after he found a round mortar shell used in fireworks displays on a beach and lit it in a backyard Saturday, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.
Some San Rafael residents are suffering through a stinky summer.
A woman who allegedly lied to emergency officials about her husband and child being trapped in a car she had driven into a lagoon could face charges, San Mateo police said.
A baby swan hatched at San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts lagoon has been killed by a predator, a swan caretaker said.
It’s been a bad week for the swans that make their home in a lagoon at San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts. Officials at the San Francisco landmark say the youngest member of a swan family disappeared Thursday evening.
Firefighters are requesting boaters to stay away from the San Mateo Marina Lagoon while crews clean up a diesel fuel spill Saturday afternoon.