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Great White Sharks In Water Force Swimmer To Abort Golden Gate Bridge To Farallon Islands Attempt

A Bay Area man had to stop his quest to be the first to swim from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Farallon Islands due to Great White sharks in the water.

19 hours ago

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High Bacteria Levels Prompts Warning For Swimmers At Monterey Area Beach

Swimmers are being warned to stay out of the water at Monterey Municipal Beach after tests found high levels of bacteria, county health officials said Tuesday.

07/14/2015

An image of possible oil balls washed up on Manhattan Beach in Southern California.  (Source: CBS Los Angeles)

Popular SoCal Beach Closed Over Reports Of Oil Globs

A popular area of Manhattan Beach has been cordoned off Wednesday following a report that oil globs were washing ashore.

05/27/2015

Daisy the Dog swam to shore after the boat she was in sank during a storm on December 11, 2014. (CBS)

Dog Swims 1.5 Miles During Storm To Reunite With Owner After Home On Water Sinks Near Sausalito

A Sausalito man whose home on the water sank during last week’s brutal storm was reunited with his dog that somehow survived the sinking, and swam to shore.

12/16/2014

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Former Olympian Wins Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon For Record 6th Time

Former Olympian Andy Potts won the 27.5-mile Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon Sunday for a record sixth time as more than 2,000 people swam from Alcatraz Island, rode bikes and ran through San Francisco, a spokeswoman said.

06/01/2014

Lake Berryessa

Concord Man Found Dead After Plunge Into Lake Berryessa

A Concord man apparently drowned Sunday after he jumped from a rock into the water at Lake Berryessa.

05/19/2014

Marathon swimmer Jamie Patrick will attempt to break a record by swimming from Milwaukee to Chicago. (Credit: Brian Patterson)

Lafayette Man Plans Record-Breaking Swim Attempt From Milwaukee To Chicago

A Lafayette man plans to attempt a record-breaking swim from Milwaukee to Chicago.

05/01/2014

Craig Lenning and Jon Rauh pose for a photo after the swim. (Jon Rauh)

Athlete Swims From Farallon Islands To Muir Beach; Only 3rd Ever To Complete Trek

Muir Beach resident Jon Rauh probably thought he’d seen some impressive feats after returning from the San Francisco Giants home opening win over Arizona, but he says he soon became one of a handful of spectators to one of the rarest accomplishments in Bay Area athletics, one some say hasn’t been done since 1967.

04/09/2014

Golden Gate Bridge

Relay Swim From Farallones – Golden Gate Bridge Called Off

A group of Bay Area athletes who attempted to swim the roughly 30 miles from the Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge for charity Thursday were forced to call it quits with only eight miles left to go.

CBS San Francisco–04/15/2011

Golden Gate Bridge

Group Swimming From Farallon Islands To Golden Gate Bridge

A group of Bay Area swimmers is attempting a difficult feat Thursday: swimming roughly 30 miles in frigid, shark-infested waters with no wetsuits – and all in the name of charity.

CBS San Francisco–04/14/2011

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