Search and Rescue
Two men who went on a night swim to Alcatraz Island prompted a three-hour search and rescue effort in the Bay on Thursday, a U.S. Coast Guard official said.
California is sending six specially trained urban search-and-rescue workers to Oklahoma to assist recovery efforts after Monday’s tornado.
An urban search-and-rescue team based in Menlo Park is ready to respond to Moore, Okla., where crews continue to search for survivors of a deadly tornado that struck on Monday.
The CHP says they sent one of their planes to search after getting a report that three hikers had become lost while hiking on Mt. Umunhum.
A man was rescued from raging waters at a regional park near Livermore on Sunday night after his pickup truck drifted into the middle of a creek.
Rescuers have resumed the search for a man who jumped into Corte Madera creek after being pulled over on suspicion of driving drunk early Monday morning.
Two men were rescued by helicopter Friday afternoon when their boat ran onto rocks after the engine failed near the Point Bonita lighthouse in Marin County.
Many of the first responders to Monday’s deadly earthquake in New Zealand were actually trained in the Bay Area.
Authorities are looking for a snowboarder who went missing at a Lake Tahoe ski resort. Shawnte Willis, of Tahoma, was last seen on the backside of Alpine Meadows Ski Resort at 1:30 Tuesday afternoon.