San Francisco Bay

A Dunlin, a very small shorebird, is washed of a mystery contaminant at the San Francisco Bay Center. (Cheryl Reynolds/International Bird Rescue)

Death Toll From Mystery Goo Reaches 200 Birds; Substance Still Unknown

An unidentified sticky substance found on seabirds in the East Bay and Peninsula since Friday has killed about 200 birds, while more than 250 others are receiving care, California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials said Wednesday.

01/21/2015

Flooding

Rising ‘King Tides’ Prompt High Tide Warning For Boaters, Residents On And Around SF Bay

The United States Coast Guard is asking residents and boaters to be careful on and around San Francisco Bay through mid-week as high tides may cause flooding and affect property.

01/20/2015

Working with a 'dummy' victim during a mock rescue.

Brave Members Of Alameda Dive Team Search For Victims In The Darkest Depths Of The San Francisco Bay

ALAMEDA (KPIX 5) — We hear tales about heroic rescues every day, but when it comes to saving people underwater, that is quite a different story. KPIX 5 met a team of volunteer divers and […]

11/21/2014

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

Body Found In San Francisco Bay Near Golden Gate Bridge

A body was found in San Francisco Bay near the Golden Gate Bridge Tuesday morning.

11/11/2014

World's Largest LED Light Sculpture Lights Up The Bay Bridge

‘Bay Lights’ Organization Needs To Raise $4M To Keep Art Project Illuminated Over San Francisco Bay

The organization that created a nightly light show illuminating the Bay Bridge said Thursday it needs to raise $4 million by the end of the year to make the public art project permanent.

10/23/2014

Hunters Point Shipyard in San Francisco. (US Navy)

Body Found In San Francisco Bay Near Hunter’s Point

A body was found Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco Bay near the border of San Francisco and San Mateo counties, officials said.

09/17/2014

Golden Gate Bridge (Credit, Meghan Ross)

Marin Firefighters Rescue Kite Surfer Under The Golden Gate Bridge

Southern Marin firefighters returning from a training exercise rescued a kite surfer under the Golden Gate Bridge on Sunday.

09/09/2014

A Coast Guard vessel. (CBS)

Coast Guard, SFPD Marine Unit Respond To Disabled Boat Near Angel Island

The U.S. Coast Guard and a San Francisco Police Department marine unit are responding Thursday afternoon to a disabled vessel near Angel Island.

08/07/2014

Sources told KPIX 5 that that Google is building a floating marketing center for Google Glass off Treasure Island. (CBS)

Google Sells East Coast Barge For Scrap, Fate Of California Barge Not Yet Known

Google Inc. has confirmed to the Associated Press that they no longer own the East Coast version of the Google Barge, a structure that was built in a shroud of secrecy at the same time as one constructed off of Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay.

08/01/2014

A blue whale breaches the surface. (NOAA)

Blue Whale Study Shows Endangered Creatures Spending Time In Busy California Coast Shipping Channels

A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels like the cargo ships going in and out of San Francisco Bay.

07/27/2014

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