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A man is wheeled to an ambulance after being pulled out of the surf at San Francisco Ocean Beach, September 24, 2014. (CBS)

Father, Son Die After Being Pulled From Water At SF Ocean Beach

A father and his adult son died after being pulled from the water at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on Wednesday.

09/26/2014

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Swimming Pool Permits Plunge In Bay Area Cities Amid Drought Crisis

Pools have been losing their appeal in parts of the Bay Area as the worst drought in decades continue to shape residents’ relationship with water.

09/23/2014

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Man Missing After Swimming Across Drakes Estero In Marin County

Authorities resumed the search this morning for a swimmer who disappeared while crossing the mouth of Drakes Estero in the Point Reyes National Seashore on Monday afternoon.

09/02/2014

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

Entrance to Asilomar State Beach in Monterey County. (Ekabhishek/Flickr/Creative Commons)

Officials Warn Swimmers Of High Bacteria Levels At Monterey County Beach

Monterey County health officials have issued an advisory warning people to avoid swimming at a state beach in Pacific Grove because of high levels of bacteria found there.

07/30/2014

An algae bloom has closed Temescal Lake to swimming. (CBS)

Algae Bloom And E. Coli Close Popular East Bay Lakes To Swimmers And Their Dogs

With the unusually warm July temperatures (by Bay Area standards) two popular East Bay swimming spots have shut down due to health concerns caused by rare toxic algae blooms.

07/25/2014

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9-Year-Old Girl Drowns In Menlo Park Swimming Pool

A 9-year-old girl who accidentally drowned in a swimming pool Tuesday in Menlo Park has been identified as Lahee Hong, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office.

07/16/2014

Lake Berryessa

San Rafael Man Drowns At Lake Berryessa

A San Rafael man drowned at Lake Berryessa on Tuesday afternoon, a Napa County sheriff’s captain said Wednesday.

07/02/2014

A Stockton man becomes sick with a life-threatening bacterial infection after swimming at Woodward Reservoir in Stanislaus County.

Stockton Man Hospitalized For Bacterial Infection After Swimming At Stanislaus County Reservoir

A Stockton man claims he got severely sick and lost nearly 30 pounds in one week after swimming at the Woodward Reservoir in Stanislaus County.

06/17/2014

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

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