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High-Tech Device Keeps Sharks Away From Surfers, Divers, Swimmers

Shark Shield creates a 3-D electronic field or protection around the swimmer. Sharks stay 15-20 feet away.

04/04/2015

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

Drowned Man In Pacifica Identified

Authorities identified the man who drowned while surfing with his son off a Pacifica beach on Monday was a 60-year-old resident of that city.

11/06/2014

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Man Rescued From Seal Rocks Off San Francisco’s Ocean Beach In 3rd Rescue Of The Day

A 24-year-old man was rescued from Seal Rocks off of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach Wednesday night after he became stuck while surfing in the water, a U.S. Coast Guard official said.

09/24/2014

A lifeguard had to be rescued from the surf off Ocean Beach Monday. (CBS)

Swimmer Rescued By Fire Crews Near Cliff House; 2nd Rescue In 2 Days

San Francisco fire crews helped rescue a swimmer reported in distress near the Cliff House restaurant Monday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

09/01/2014

Esther Williams "Ziegfeld Follies" (credit: MGM)

Esther Williams, Swimming Champion/Movie Star, Dies At 91

The swimming champion turned Hollywood actress, who starred Technicolor musicals of the 1940s and 1950s, was 91…

06/06/2013

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

Exhausted Swimmer Rescued From Bay Near Albany

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued an exhausted swimmer in the waters near Albany on Thursday afternoon.

03/22/2013