The U.S. Coast Guard rescued an exhausted swimmer in the waters near Albany on Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters rescued a pet pig from a burning home in Richmond on Monday night, a Richmond fire battalion chief said. The one-alarm fire was reported around 9:30 p.m. in the 800 block of South 46th Street, Battalion Chief Merlin Turner said.
The Coast Guard said two men and young boy are OK after they spent a cold night at sea on a disabled small boat.
A woman had to be extricated from an elevator at a Belmont senior living facility after it failed Tuesday afternoon, sending the woman into a brief free-fall, police said.
A trapped, unconscious San Francisco driver was rescued from a burning car in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Monday morning.
A Hercules woman was airlifted to a hospital after firefighters rescued her from a blaze in her home early Saturday morning, a fire dispatcher said.
A father and his two children have been rescued after their boat capsized in San Francisco Bay.
A cat may have saved its owner’s life Wednesday by waking her up to alert her that the house was on fire, a San Jose fire captain said.
A pregnant cow that got stuck in a well in Castro Valley Thursday morning has been rescued, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman said.
A hiker who was stranded in the Santa Cruz Mountains for six days has said she went in and out of consciousness and tried to conserve her energy as she waited to be rescued.