Sand

Andres Amador's beach art (Andres Amador)

SF Artist Gaining Fame For Inspiring, Temporary Beach Designs

His geometry-inspired abstract art is often the size of a football field. It takes him about two hours to lay out and complete a single design, then he flies a drone above to get a better view of what the finished product looks like before high tide comes and washes away his vision.

08/15/2014

Adam Jay Pye was killed when a sand tunnel he was digging collapsed on him in Half Moon Bay. (Source: Facebook)

Man Dies After Tunnel In Sand Collapses On Half Moon Bay Beach

A man died on a Half Moon Bay beach after a tunnel he was digging collapsed, burying him under four feet of sand Monday night.

07/22/2014

Great Highway Erosion

San Francisco Great Highway Reopens After Drifting Sand Forces Closure

San Francisco’s Great Highway reopened Monday afternoon after being shut down for about three hours because of excess sand in the roadway, a spokeswoman for the city’s Department of Public Works said.

01/14/2013

A ship passes by the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sand Spill On Bay Bridge Slows Traffic Out Of San Francisco

A sand spill on the lower deck of the Bay Bridge has slowed eastbound traffic coming out of San Francisco Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

07/11/2012

(Photo credit by clipart.com)

San Francisco Bay Area’s Top Beaches

The Eye on the Bay gang gathered around a fake beach bonfire to debate the best beaches in the Bay Area! We picked from lost of different beach-related categories and of course, it’s all very subjective. […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/01/2011

Sand Collapse Victim Ryan Buchanan, Sunset State Beach, Santa Cruz Co.

East Bay Teen Injured In Sand Collapse Now In Vegetative State

Doctors believe that Ryan Buchanan, a 17-year-old Orinda boy who was injured in June when a sand tunnel he was digging collapsed on him, is in a perpetual vegetative state, according to his father.

CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011

Sand Collapse Victim Ryan Buchanan, Sunset State Beach, Santa Cruz Co.

East Bay Teen Remains In Critical Condition From Sand Collapse

An Orinda teenager injured in a sand collapse Saturday at a state beach in Santa Cruz County remains in critical condition at a San Jose hospital.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

Sand Collapse Victim Ryan Buchanan, Sunset State Beach, Santa Cruz Co.

Vigils Held For Orinda Teen Critically Hurt In Beach Sand Tunnel Collapse

More than 150 people have come to two prayer sessions for an Orinda teenager who was injured at a beach in Santa Cruz County on Saturday when a tunnel he was in digging in the sand collapsed on him.

CBS San Francisco–06/28/2011

The 133-year-old King Philip clipper ship at Ocean Beach is only visible when the tide is low. (KCBS)

Low Tides Reveal SF Ocean Beach Shipwreck

Visitors who flocked to San Francisco’s Ocean Beach because of Thursday’s warmer temperatures were also treated to a glimpse of history as an old shipwreck once again became visible from the shoreline.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/31/2011

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