A woman who set out on Monterey Bay to chase the sunset Tuesday ended up clinging to her inflatable raft for 15 hours overnight, stranded in the frigid waters.
San Francisco firefighters were called to China Beach on Thursday to rescue three teenagers who fell over a cliff along the shore.
A woman who fell along a rocky bluff below the Cliff House restaurant in San Francisco had to be rescued by firefighters using climbing gear Wednesday morning.
Firefighters rescued a dog from a burning home in Pacifica Tuesday afternoon, North County fire officials said.
Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to rescue two people trapped in a car hanging over a coastal cliff in southern San Mateo County on Saturday night, a Cal Fire captain said.
A man fleeing from police jumped into a Palo Alto creek on Tuesday but nearly drowned and was rescued by a pursuing officer, police said Friday.
Quick-acting firefighters in San Rafael were able to rescue a male from a burning apartment Wednesday evening, a fire chief said.
An errant hang glider pilot who became trapped in a 50-foot tree Tuesday was rescued when a California Highway Patrol officer was lowered from a helicopter and brought the pilot down unhurt, authorities said.
A 24-year-old kayaker suffering from dehydration was rescued from Tomales Bay in Marin County on Monday morning, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
A man was arrested on suspicion of arson after being rescued by firefighters from the balcony of a burning apartment building in Alameda Wednesday morning, according to a fire chief.