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Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

2 Women Swept Out To Sea At Bonny Doon Beach Near Santa Cruz

Authorities say two women died and two men had to be rescued after a wave swept them into the water at a Santa Cruz-area beach.

07/01/2013

The Coast Guard monitors a sailboat which ran aground in shallow water near Pacifica State Beach, March 4, 2013. (CBS)

2 Sausalito Yacht Theft Suspects Freed, 3rd To Be Charged

Two of three people arrested on suspicion of stealing a yacht from Sausalito were set to be released from jail just days after the vessel ran aground in Pacifica.

03/06/2013

A man who was on a stolen sailboat that ran aground off Linda Mar Beach is taken away by Pacifica Police. (CBS)

Stolen Sailboat Runs Aground In Pacifica Surf; 3 Arrested

The U.S. Coast Guard was monitoring a stolen 82-foot sailboat that ran aground in the surf in Pacifica Monday morning, an agency spokeswoman said.

03/04/2013

A Coast Guard crew on the San Francisco Bay. (CBS)

Woman Swept Out To Sea Drowns Near Shelter Cove

The Coast Guard said a woman was swept out to sea by a large wave and drowned while walking with a friend and her dog on a Northern California beach.

01/28/2013

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Stranded Surfer Rescued From Rock Near Cliff House In SF

A surfer who was stranded on a rock near the Cliff House restaurant Monday afternoon has been rescued, a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher said.

01/21/2013

A car drives across a flooded road near Healdsburg. (George Rose/Getty Images)

NorCal Storms Heavy Rain, High Surf, Sierra Snow Just Ahead Of Christmas

Heavy rain, pounding waves and plenty of snow in the mountains are all in the forecast as Northern Californians brace for a weekend of wintry weather.

12/22/2012

A pedestrian holds an umbrella as he waits to cross the street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Storms Bring Significant Rain, Wind To Bay Area Ahead Of Christmas

Rain has closed roads and prompted urban flood warnings Friday, and CBS 5’s Chief Meteorologist Paul Deanno said it’s only the beginning.

12/21/2012

PACIFICA, CA - FEBRUARY 08: A wave breaks on the Pacifica Pier (credit: Erik Simonson)

High Surf Advisory For Bay Area Beaches

A high surf advisory will go into effect Saturday evening and continue throughout the weekend along the Bay Area coast, according to the National Weather Service.

03/31/2012

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About the Bay: Dark Side Of Santa Cruz Surfing Scene Exposed

Amid growing anticipation of the Mavericks Surf Contest, the case of a former Maverick’s champion is among those shining a spotlight on an unhealthy element of the local surfing scene: methamphetamine abuse.

03/05/2012

Surfers ride wave during Mavericks Surf Competition, Half Moon Bay. (AP)

Mavericks Big Wave Contest Window Opens; No Free Viewing

The three-month window for the Mavericks big wave surfing contest is open until March 31.

01/02/2012

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