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A porpoise was spotted in the Napa River Thursday. (CBS)

Wayward Porpoise Spotted In Napa River

A wayward porpoise was spotted cruising in the Napa River near a boat dock Thursday morning.

07/02/2015

California’s Drought Won’t Stop Multi-Billion Dollar Salmon Restoration Project On Dried-Up River

A multi-billion dollar project to bring salmon back to a dried-up section of California’s second-longest river is moving forward despite the state’s historic drought.

04/26/2015

Protesters against fracked oil trains held a demonstration outside the Kinder-Morgan rail yard in Richmond on September 4, 2014. (CBS)

Crude Oil Train Derailment In West Virginia Sends Tanker Into River, Sparks Fire

A train carrying crude oil derailed in southern West Virginia on Monday, sending at least one tanker into the Kanawha River and sparking a house fire, officials said.

02/16/2015

North Bay Flooding

Rivers To Rise Up To 32 Feet By Friday, Some Hitting Flood Stage Thursday Afternoon

At least four local rivers including the Napa, Russian, Navarro and Sacramento Rivers are forecast to peak above flood stage late Thursday or early Friday, adding up to 32 feet of water to their nearly dry banks as torrential rain reaches the watershed, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration charts.

12/10/2014

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Dead Man Found In Petaluma River

Petaluma police said a deceased man was found in the Petaluma River north of Payran Street Saturday night.

10/13/2014

Marijuana

2 Arrested Following Illegal Pot Grow Operation Bust Near Historic Santa Cruz Waterway

Two male suspects were arrested and 180 marijuana plants were removed last Tuesday from private property following the discovery of a marijuana cultivation site in a Santa Cruz county waterway.

07/22/2014

Sea lion Hoppie, rescued after swimming up the San Joaquin River south of Modesto. (Credit The Marine Mammal Center)

Sea Lion Pup Rescued, Recovering At Sausalito Marine Mammal Center

10 years after an adult sea lion was rescued in Los Banos, a sea lion pup is now being rehabilitated by the Sausalito Marine Mammal Center after being rescued from the same area.

04/15/2014

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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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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

Coast Guard

Coast Guard Rescues 3 Boaters Stuck In Petaluma River Mud

The Coast Guard rescued a three boaters when they got stuck in the mud in Petaluma River Friday afternoon.

CBS San Francisco–07/09/2011