San Francisco Bay

Migratory Birds (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Best Places To View Wildlife Near San Francisco

The best places to view wildlife near San Francisco are locations where you can view them in their natural habitat

07/04/2015

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

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Body Found Floating In Water Near Richmond

A body was found floating in the water near Richmond Thursday, according to East Bay Regional Park District police.

07/02/2015

A view of the water on San Francisco Bay.   (Credit, Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Sheriff’s Deputies Swim For Shore After Boat Sinks Near Bay Point

No deputies were injured when a sheriff’s office patrol boat began taking on water and sank near Bay Point on Wednesday morning, a sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday.

07/02/2015

Muir Beach

Passenger Fined $5K By Coast Guard For Jumping Off Boat Near Muir Beach

The Coast Guard issued a $5,000 fine to a passenger who jumped from the fishing vessel Bass Tub into the waters off Muir Beach in Marin County last Monday.

06/30/2015

A woman nearly crashed into San Francisco Bay after she says she ate a big lunch that put her to sleep behind the wheel. (CBS)q

Woman Nearly Drives Into San Francisco After Big Lunch Puts Her To Sleep Behind Wheel

A woman driving a BMW nearly drove her car into San Francisco Bay after eating a big lunch and falling asleep behind the wheel.

06/09/2015

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

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