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Sacramento Delta

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Stolen Bethel Island Boats Targeted For Expensive Outboard Motors

A string of boat thefts near Bethel Island over the past month has prompted the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office to increase patrols in the area.

11/02/2012

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Take A Food Tour Of The Sacramento Delta

Fill up a single tank of gas and head on a food tour of the Sacramento Delta. Some of the more eclectic food stops we explore include the famed peanut butter and steak sandwiches in Locke, and a taxidermy rib joint in Rio Vista. Yum?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/16/2012

Natural Gas Well

Closer Look: Focus On Natural Gas Recalls Delta Town’s Heyday

With a renewed emphasis on natural gas as a cleaner-burning alternative fuel, Rio Vista — at the center of one of the state’s biggest gas fields — should benefit but there are signs that the gas wells are slowly giving out.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/23/2011

Coast Guard Rescue

Coast Guard Suspends Delta Search For Missing Fisherman

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search on Sunday for a man who apparently fell overboard while fishing alone in Big Break near Oakley Friday afternoon.

CBS San Francisco–01/23/2011

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Man Rescued After Days Stranded On Suisun Bay Island

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man Monday morning who had been stranded on an island near the mouth of the San Joaquin and Sacramento river deltas for five days, the Coast Guard said.

11/23/2010

Stranded Jet Skiers Rescued In Sacramento Delta

Two jet skiers were rescued from Frank’s Tract in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta early Monday morning, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

CBS San Francisco–09/27/2010

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