San Francisco Bay

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

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

Two Gray Whales Spotted Inside San Francisco Bay Likely Mom, Calf

The Coast Guard is urging boaters near Angel Island and the Golden Gate Bridge to be especially careful.

02/14/2015

Google Spherical Trekker Technology

Google Self-Driving Robot Boat Maps SF Shoreline, Extends Street View To Waterways

It’s like Street View for the shoreline. Google is taking its interactive 360-degree mapping technology onto the waters of San Francisco Bay.

02/12/2015

Birds that had been covered in a mysterious goo are released back to the wild in Sausalito on January 28, 2015. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

24 Gooey Birds Released In Sausalito, Substance Still Remains A Mystery

Officials have still not figured out exactly what the mystery goo is or where it may have come from.

01/28/2015

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

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