Surfing

Santa Cruz Surfing Museum (photo courtesy Santa Cruz Surfing Museum)

Santa Cruz Surfing Museum Turns 25

The Santa Cruz Surfing Museum has turned 25 just a few years after nearly closing due to budget cuts.

CBS San Francisco–05/28/2011

Surfer catches a wave at Ocean Beach, San Francisco (AP)

Pro Surf Competition Coming To San Francisco’s Ocean Beach

The world’s best surfers will be hitting the waves at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach this fall, site of a pro surfing competition for the first time in over a decade.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/26/2011

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner speaks at the Commonwealth Club of California on October 18, 2010 in Palo Alto. Secretary Geithner discussed the Obama adminstration's economic priorities during an hour-long conversation with the Commonwealth Club of California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Treasury Secretary Takes Family Surfing Off Half Moon Bay

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and his son rode waves off Half Moon Bay on Wednesday, while Geithner’s daughter received surf lessons.

CBS San Francisco–04/21/2011

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

Mavericks Surf Competition Loses Sponsor; Future In Doubt

Barracuda Networks has pulled out, reportedly amid tension with members of the Half Moon Bay Surf Group over how to produce the event.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/19/2011

Coast Guard

Coast Guard Searches For Surfer Reported Missing Off Ocean Beach

The U.S. Coast Guard has launched a rescue craft off the coast of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach Friday evening after someone on the beach reported that they lost sight of a surfer.

CBS San Francisco–04/01/2011

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

Maverick’s Surf Contest Unlikely This Year

The world’s best big wave surfers will likely have to wait another year to compete in a prestigious and perilous wave-riding contest off the Northern California coast.

CBS San Francisco–02/21/2011

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

Surfer Seriously Injured At Mavericks Spot In Half Moon Bay

A surfer was seriously injured at the Mavericks surfing spot in Half Moon Bay.

CBS San Francisco–01/22/2011

Chris Bertish of South Africa, surfs a giant wave during the final heat of the Mavericks surf contest Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, in Half Moon Bay. Bertish won the tournament. (AP)

Window Opens For Surf Contest At Mavericks

Nearly two dozen elite surfers gathered in Half Moon Bay on Monday for the opening ceremonies of the annual surf contest at Maverick’s, the event’s co-founder said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–11/30/2010

Shark Bite

Shark That Killed UCSB Student May Have Been Great White

The huge shark that attacked and killed a body-surfer off the central California coast may have been a great white, a spokesman for the local sheriff’s office said.

CBS San Francisco–10/23/2010

Google TV Home Screen (Google/CNET)

Sony Unveils TVs With Google’s Web-Surfing System

Sony Corp.’s lineup of sleek televisions boasting Google Inc.’s Web-surfing system will go on sale Saturday, testing how much consumers are willing to pay to combine access to the entire Internet with their regular TV programming.

CBS San Francisco–10/12/2010

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