San Francisco Baykeeper

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

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

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Storms Cause Sewage Systems To Overflow Into Bay

The recent rains caused 900 gallons of wastwater to spill out in Sonoma County on Monday.

01/24/2012

Baker Beach

Bay Area Beaches Receive Failing Grade

The report cards are in and while most beaches in the Bay Area passed with flying colors, there are a few that need to improve in terms of water quality.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/25/2011

sewer cover, sewage, manhole

Peninsula Sanitary District Found Liable For 21 Sewage Spills

A sanitary district serving parts of San Mateo County is responsible for 21 illegal sewage spills into a number of creeks and sloughs that drain into the bay, a federal judge has found.

CBS San Francisco–05/24/2011