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Two teens were rescued from the cliffs near San Francisco's Ocean Beach Sunday. (CBS)

2 Teens Trapped By High-Tide Rescued From Cliffs North Of Ocean Beach In San Francisco

The San Francisco Fire Department Sunday safely rescued two men trapped by high tides beneath the Cliff House restaurant at the northern end of Ocean Beach, fire officials said.

08/31/2014

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Aspen in the San Francisco Bay (U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Crew Returns To Alameda After 140-Day Drug Enforcement Mission In Latin America

The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Bertholf is returning from the deployment in the Eastern Pacific Ocean after seizing more than $183 million worth of illegal narcotics.

08/11/2014

Marijuana, pot

8 Plead Not Guilty To Bringing $23M Worth Of Pot From Mexico To San Mateo By Boat

Eight defendants have pleaded not guilty to transporting more than 5,000 pounds of marijuana from Mexico to San Mateo County by boat, prosecutors said Tuesday.

08/05/2014

An injured sea lion, rescued by Sausalito's Marine Mammal Center, is released back into the wild in Santa Cruz. July 29, 2014 (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

Sea Lion Released In Santa Cruz After Being Rescued By Marine Mammal Center

An sea lion rescued last week when Sausalito’s Marine Mammal Center found it entangled in plastic netting, was released back into the ocean in Santa Cruz Tuesday.

07/29/2014

Thousands of jellyfish-like creatures washed up on beaches in Pacifica. (CBS)

Thousands Of Jellyfish-Like Creatures Wash Up On Pacifica Beaches

The beaches in Pacifica were glimmering blue after thousands of jellyfish-like creatures washed up on shore earlier last week.

07/28/2014

A Pacific Ocean Wave

Plastic Debris In Ocean May Not Be As Widespread As Environmentalists Thought

A better report on the health of the oceans announces there is not a massive amount of plastic floating on the ocean, contrary to public perception for the last few decades. It may have been eaten by fish, decomposed, or never existed.

07/01/2014

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San Anselmo Couple Set Out To Row From California To Hawaii

A San Anselmo couple set out on the open ocean Wednesday in an attempt to row from California all the way to Hawaii.

06/18/2014

Coho Salmon

President Obama Enacts Ocean Preserve, Marking Win For Environmentalists

Vowing to protect fragile marine life, President Barack Obama acted Tuesday to create the world’s largest ocean preserve by expanding a national monument his predecessor established in waters thousands of miles from the American mainland.

06/17/2014

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Boat Drifts Ashore After Collision With Whale Off Pescadero Coast

A collision between a whale and a boat off Pescadero on Saturday damaged the craft’s engine causing it to drift ashore and allowing the five passengers to escape, sheriff’s officials said.

05/26/2014

Baby fur seals

Point Reyes National Seashore Areas To Be Closed For Seal Pupping Season

Annual closures of areas of the Point Reyes National Seashore will be in effect to keep beachgoers from interacting with seal pups during pupping season.

02/27/2014

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