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Tom Stienstra Outdoor Report Links

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CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/15/2014

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Deepening Drought Takes Toll On Boating As Lake Tahoe Level Drops To Natural Rim

Lake Tahoe’s water level stood at 6,224 feet above sea level as of Tuesday, just above its natural rim of 6,223 feet.

07/27/2014

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The World’s 7 Coolest Floating Hotels

From retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world’s coolest.

03/19/2014

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Hit The Water! Try Whitewater Rafting Near North Bay

San Francisco Bay Area residents are fortunate to have a dazzling array of top-tier outdoor recreational activities at their doorstep.

CBS San Francisco–07/20/2013

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SF Officials Warned Of Dangerous Conditions Ahead Of Deadly Rafting Trip

KCBS has learned that San Francisco water officials warned river-rafting guides about potentially dangerous river flows on Tuesday, the same day a Sausalito woman died on a trip on the Tuolumne River.

08/01/2012

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Monterey Man Rescued From Ledge Above Arroyo Seco River

A Monterey County man was rescued Sunday night after an inner-tubing mishap left him stuck on a ledge above the Arroyo Seco River near Greenfield, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office.

06/25/2012

Two teens were reported missing after a rafting trip down Walnut Creek during Saturday's storm. (CBS)

Safety Campaign Launched Following Recent Drowning Of Walnut Creek Teens

The channels can have a deceptive appearance, because they can be filled with as little as 2 ft. of water.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/01/2011

The Miller family of Walnut Creek found their home was burglarized on February 24, 2011 after they attended a memorial for their son Matthew, who died in a rafting accident. (CBS)

$5,000 Reward In Burglary Of Grieving Walnut Creek Family

Police have been searching for suspects in the Thursday burglary of a home belonging to a Walnut Creek family that was attending their teenage son’s funeral.

CBS San Francisco–02/25/2011

The Miller family of Walnut Creek found their home was burglarized on February 24, 2011 after they attended a memorial for their son Matthew, who died in a rafting accident. (CBS)

Family Of Drowned Walnut Creek Teen Burglarized During Memorial

A Walnut Creek family was burglarized Thursday during a burial service for their teenage son who died in a rafting accident.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/24/2011

Two teens were reported missing after a rafting trip down Walnut Creek during Saturday's storm. (CBS)

Mourners Remember Walnut Creek Teens Who Drowned

A crowd of mourners gathered to honor two Las Lomas High School students who drowned Saturday while attempting to navigate a raft in storm-swollen waters.

CBS San Francisco–02/24/2011

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