San Francisco Bay

A catamaran boat outfitted with a 40 foot tall rigid WingSail has been sailing Bay Area ferry routes to test the novel idea of using wind assistance to help propel ferry vessels of the future - reducing fuel use and air pollution.

Prototype Wind-Powered Ferry Technology Could Lead To Greener SF Bay Transportation

A prototype wind-powered ferry boat being developed on the San Francisco Bay could eventually lead to bay transportation that uses less fuel and produces fewer greenhouse gases.

05/01/2014

Crews search for wreckage of a small plane in San Pablo Bay, April 28, 2014. (CBS)

Divers Find Fuselage Of Plane That Crashed Into San Francisco Bay After Midair Collision

Diving crews with the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office have located the fuselage of a plane that crashed into San Francisco Bay over the weekend after a midair collision.

04/29/2014

Coast Guard boats search for a missing pilot after two planes collided over San Pablo Bay Sunday. (CBS)

Underwater Camera To Be Used To Find More Wreckage After Mid-Air Collision Over San Francisco Bay

Investigators plan to use an underwater camera as they search for wreckage from the midair collision of two small planes that sent one crashing into San Francisco Bay.

04/29/2014

Search boats on San Pablo Bay following a private plane crash Sunday. (CBS)

Crews Find Wreckage Of Cessna Plane That Crashed In San Pablo Bay

A missing plane that went down in San Pablo Bay Sunday afternoon has been located by the Contra Costa County sheriff’s Infrastructure Protection Team, sheriff’s officials said Monday.

04/28/2014

Search boats on San Pablo Bay following a private plane crash Sunday. (CBS)

NTSB Investigator: Planes Were Involved In Passing Maneuver During Collision Over SF Bay

An NTSB investigator says the two planes that collided over San Francisco Bay on Sunday, causing one of them to crash into the water, were involved in a passing maneuver.

04/28/2014

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Army Breaches Levee To Flood Military Land, Returning It To San Francisco Bay

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday will intentionally breach a levee to flood 648 acres of military land from Hamilton Army Airfield with water from the San Fr

04/25/2014

The SS City of Chester pictured before the wreck. (San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park )

Remains Of Deadly 1888 SF Bay Shipwreck Located Near Golden Gate Bridge

Federal ocean scientists have found the wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, a disaster that killed 16 people.

04/23/2014

One person was killed in a sailing accident off the Peninsula Wednesday night. (CBS)

Sailor Killed In Redwood City Boating Accident Identified

One person was killed and one injured Wednesday evening when a sailboat taking part in a race near Redwood City collided with a channel marker buoy, a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman said.

04/16/2014

San Francisco Ferry Building (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Injured Man Rescued From San Francisco Bay Near Ferry Building

San Francisco fire crews pulled an unconscious and injured man from San Francisco Bay near the Ferry Building Thursday.

03/20/2014

Alcatraz Island (Photo credit by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Alcatraz Closed Due To High Winds, Choppy Waters

High winds and choppy Bay waters have prompted a rare closure of Alcatraz Island to visitors Wednesday, a National Park Service spokeswoman said.

03/12/2014

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