The SPCA of Monterey County rescued 14 dogs, four puppies and two cats on Wednesday from a Pacific Grove home where they were locked into three small, filthy rooms in an apparent case of animal hoarding.
Three commercial fishermen were rescued on Monday morning when their 34-foot vessel struck a rock and started sinking near Salt Point on the Sonoma Coast.
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.