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Elderly Woman Rescued From Burning Home By Livermore Police Officer

A Livermore police office rescued an elderly woman from a burning house Tuesday night, police said Wednesday.

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Dog Rescued From Burning Pacifica Home

Firefighters rescued a dog from a burning home in Pacifica Tuesday afternoon, North County fire officials said.


McNear Beach in San Rafael (Marin County Parks)

Park Employee Saves Drowning Man In Bay Near San Rafael

A Marin County Parks employee helped save an East Bay man from drowning at McNears Beach Park on Wednesday evening, a San Rafael fire captain said.


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South SF Officer Helped Save 2-Month-Old’s Life On Christmas

A South San Francisco police officer helped save a 2-month-old infant who had stopped breathing on Christmas morning, a lieutenant said Thursday.


Scene near 3rd and McKinnon in San Francisco's Bayview District where police officers rescued an abandoned newborn baby.  (CBS)

Police Officers Save Life Of Newborn Found Outside San Francisco Shelter

A newborn baby in need of medical assistance in San Francisco’s Bayview district is expected to survive after being rushed to a local hospital by police early Wednesday morning.


A Bobcat kitten named Chips was rescued from a wildfire in the Lake Tahoe area.  Photo Courtesy of U.S. Forest Service.

Bobcat Kitten Saved From Tahoe Area Wildfire

A bobcat kitten apparently abandoned during the chaos of a California wildfire has been rescued by firefighters and taken to a shelter for treatment of burns.



Paramedics Rescue Sleeping Teen From Burning San Jose Building

Paramedics broke into a burning house in San Jose to rescue a sleeping 17-year-old girl Friday morning, a fire department spokesman said.


The oak tree nicknamed 'Granny' that residents of the North Fair Oaks area of unincorporated Menlo Park are trying to save. (Mary Ann Mullen)

Pipeline Crews To Save Historic San Mateo County Oak

A centuries-old oak tree in San Mateo County in the path of a $4.6 billion water system upgrade will be preserved thanks to an agreement reached between neighbors, the county and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.


9-year-old Ishaan Singh rescued a 3-year-old girl and her grandfather from a swimming pool in San Jose. (KCBS)

San Jose Boy Honored For Heroism In Pool Rescue

Awaiting Ishaan Singh at San Jose’s Fire Station 14 was Fire Chief William McDonald with a plaque honoring him for his efforts in saving the lives of a friend’s little sister and her grandfather.

KPIX 5–08/03/2011

9-year-old Ishaan Singh rescued a 3-year-old girl and her grandfather from a swimming pool in San Jose. (KCBS)

Boy Emerges As Hero In San Jose Pool Rescue

A 9-year-old boy who helped save the lives of a 3-year-old girl and her grandfather after finding them floating face down in a San Jose pool on Monday is the city’s latest hero.

KPIX 5–08/02/2011