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.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man from the water near the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge late Wednesday morning after he apparently fell off his boat, Coast Guard Petty Officer Laura Alcon said.