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Personal Watercraft

A man rides on a jet ski at St Kilda Beach on January 12, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. Melbourne recorded its equal hottest night ever last night with temperatures hovering above 34 degrees celsius for most of the night, equalling the previous hottest night in February 1902. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Man Killed In Jet Ski Crash Near Bethel Island

A man riding a Jet Ski was killed in a collision on the water near Bethel Island on Sunday afternoon, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said.

08/12/2013

An outboard motor (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Stolen Bethel Island Boats Targeted For Expensive Outboard Motors

A string of boat thefts near Bethel Island over the past month has prompted the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office to increase patrols in the area.

11/02/2012

Tyson Dagley, Kristen Fonseca

Vacaville Teen’s Family Sues Over Hawaii Jet Ski Death

The family of a 16-year-old Vacaville girl killed in a Hawaii watercraft crash is suing an Australian tourist charged with negligent homicide.

08/14/2012

Jet ski

Homicide Charge In Honolulu Jet Ski Crash That Killed Vacaville Teen

A 20-year-old Australian man has been charged with negligent homicide in the Hawaii personal watercraft crash that killed a Vacaville teen.

08/10/2012

Jet ski

Vacaville Teenager Killed In Honolulu Jet Ski Accident

A Vacaville girl died Monday after a jet ski accident in Honolulu.

08/07/2012

jet ski

San Mateo May Lift Jet Ski Ban At Mavericks

San Mateo County officials may be close to doing away with a controversial ban on jet skis at the Mavericks surfing spot.

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