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Lizz Westman

Hiker Stranded In Sierra Nevada Survived By Eating Bugs, Treating His Broken Leg

A hiker who was stranded for six days in California’s Sierra Nevada with a badly broken leg says survival mode kicked in when he treated his own injury and sought sustenance by eating crickets and moths, and drinking melting ice.

07/16/2014

'Charm' the Chihuahua rescued from a freeway median in Contra Costa County is reunited with her family. (Source: Contra Costa County Animal Services)

Chihuahua Found On I-680 Median Reunited With Family In Martinez

A Chihuahua found wandering on the middle of a busy Bay Area freeway has been reunited with her family after being rescued by a CHP officer.

05/15/2014

Sea Lions (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Record Number Of Sick, Stranded Seals And Sea Lions Found Along Northern California Coast

A marine mammal rescue group said Monday it’s seeing a record number of stranded sea lions and seals along the Northern and central California coast — some of whom appear to have been sickened by toxins and others weaned by their mothers earlier than usual.

05/05/2014

The Palace Hotel

SF Hotels Offering Discounts To Stranded Passengers

The San Francisco Travel Association, which is the official tourism marketing organization for the City and County of San Francisco, announced deals with five hotels to offer discounted rates.

07/08/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train operator waits for passengers to enter the train at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Disabled BART Train Strands Strands 10 Passengers, Delays Commute

A disabled Bay Area Rapid Transit train was delaying service into and out of San Francisco Friday morning and has stranded 10 people onboard, agency officials said.

12/28/2012

Marine Mammal Center volunteers feed an elephant seal pup (CBS)

Sharp Rise In Starving California Seal Pups Reported

The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito is reporting a higher-than-usual number of emaciated elephant seal pups.

04/17/2012

Klamath River whale

Gray Whale Stranded In NorCal River Dies

A 45-foot gray whale that’s been stranded in Northern California’s Klamath River for more than a month has died after beaching on a sandbar.

CBS San Francisco–08/16/2011

Passengers wait in line at the United Airlines ticket counter at San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

United Airlines Reroutes 100s Of SFO Travelers After Computer Glitch

United Airlines was working Saturday to rebook hundreds of passengers whose flights were cancelled Friday due to a downed computer system, an airport duty manager said.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/18/2011

Coast Guard Rescue

Helicopter Rescue Forces Closure Of Hwy. 1 In San Mateo County

Traffic was being controlled through one open lane on state Highway 1 in San Mateo County following a helicopter rescue.

CBS San Francisco–02/05/2011

CHP Helicopter

Russian River Hiker Rescued By Helicopter

A stranded hiker was hoisted to safety from the shores of the Russian River near Cloverdale by helicopter Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

01/04/2011

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