San Francisco Bay

A crew cleans oil from the beach at Refugio State Beach on May 20, 2015 north of Goleta, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Santa Barbara Oil Spill Crews Using Lessons Learned From Massive Bay Spill

As the cleanup of a massive oil spill near Santa Barbara continues, crews are making use of some lessons learned after a big spill in San Francisco Bay several years ago.

05/21/2015

The fluke of a gray whale is seen at Laguna San Ignacio, Baja California, Mexico. (CBS)

Whales Seen Spouting In San Francisco Bay Near Crissy Field

People strolling on San Francisco’s waterfront Wednesday report a rare treat, the site of two whales entering the Golden Gate.

05/13/2015

CHP officers block an intersection in Menlo Park after an officer involved shooting following a chase. (CBS)

Shots Fired At Officers In Menlo Park After Home Invasion, Chase Across San Francisco Bay Ends Up Near Facebook Headquarters

What started as a home invasion robbery in Fremont ended on the other side of the Bay in Menlo Park Wednesday with shots fired at officers, and two suspects in custody, and another on the loose.

04/29/2015

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Refineries To Ship Even Dirtier Tar Sands Oil Into Bay Area; Fracked Crude By Rail Gets Too Pricey

It’s an unexpected consequence of the drop in oil prices. Trains carrying explosive fracked crude oil from North Dakota are no longer rolling through our neighborhoods. Crude by rail has become too expensive.

04/27/2015

A gray whale's flukes. (OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images)

Expected Influx Of Whales Prompts Warning For Bay Area Boaters To Keep Their Distance

Boaters have been asked to keep their distance away from an influx of whales expected to migrate through Bay Area waters for the next few months, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials.

04/15/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 25: Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill races against Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker during the final race of the America's Cup Finals on September 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Team USA capped an improbable comeback today, coming from 8-1 down early in the series to Team New Zealand to win eight consecutive races for the Cup.(photo courtesy of C.Flanigan/imageSPACE)

Marshals Seize America’s Cup Boat From Oracle Team USA Over Lien Filed By Sailor

Federal marshals seized America’s Cup champion Oracle Team USA’s prototype boat in San Francisco on Monday, before it could be shipped out of the country, in response to a lien filed by a fired sailor.

03/10/2015

The boat involved in a rescue near Angel Island. (CBS)

Good Samaritan Rescues 6 from Burning Yacht In San Francisco Bay Near Angel Island

A good Samaritan helped rescue at least six people from a yacht that caught on fire in San Francisco Bay Sunday afternoon, a fire official said.

03/09/2015

A gray whale's flukes. (OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images)

Whale Sighting In San Francisco Bay Prompts Coast Guard Warning To Ferry Operators

The U.S. Coast Guard warned ferry operators in San Francisco Bay and other boaters Monday to be on the lookout for a whale that was spotted in the bay.

02/23/2015

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hawksbill patrols San Francisco Bay. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Coast Guard Rescues 6 From Sinking Outrigger Canoe Near SF Crissy Field

A U.S. Coast Guard crew rescued six people in the waters off of San Francisco’s Crissy Field late Sunday morning.

02/22/2015

A stuck van sits on a patch of land in the San Francisco Bay waiting for the tide to recede. (CBS)

Stuck! Van Gets Caught By The Tide In The SF Bay

A van full of passengers was stuck in the SF bay after the tide caught them by surprise.

02/16/2015

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