Swimming

Man suspected of grabbing young girls at Strawberry Canyon pool at UC Berkeley. (UC Police Dept.)

Man Grabs Young Girls At UC Berkeley Pool Before Swimming Away

An adult male suspect allegedly sexually battered several female children between the age of 9 and 13 while they were swimming at the Strawberry Canyon Pool on the University of California at Berkeley campus on Thursday afternoon.

08/28/2015

FOLSOM, CA - JANUARY 28:  The Rainbow Bridge crosses the American River in the downtown Historic District as viewed on January 28, 2015 in Folsom, California. Located just east of Sacramento, this city of 78,000 people is home to Folsom Prison, Intel, and Folsom Lake State Recreational Park. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Drought May Be Responsible For Rise In Sacramento, American River Deaths

More people are drowning in two of Sacramento’s rivers, and the drought may be partially responsible.

08/27/2015

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Lifesaving Video Game Teaches You To ‘Spot The Drowning Child’

Drowning doesn’t look like drowning. That’s the message Francisco Saldaña is getting across by a series of educational videos called Spot The Drowning Child.

08/11/2015

Kim Chambers

She Made It! First Woman Swims From Farallon Islands To The Golden Gate Bridge

Kim Chambers of San Francisco completed her historic swim from the Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge just after 5 p.m., Saturday. Until now, the cold shark-infested, 30-mile swim had only been done by men.

08/08/2015

Kim Chambers

San Francisco Swimmer Tries To Become First Woman To Swim From Farallon Islands To Golden Gate Bridge

A swimmer from San Francisco was on her way Saturday to become the first woman to swim from the Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge.

08/08/2015

Swimmer Kim Chambers, who attempted a swim from the Farallon Islands to San Francisco on August 7, 2015. (CBS)

Braving Shark-Infested Waters, Woman Attempts Swim From Farallon Islands To Golden Gate Bridge

A San Francisco swimmer is trying to do something no woman has ever done before, braving shark-infested waters to swim from the Farallon Islands to San Francisco.

08/07/2015

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Marin County Man Swimming Historic Route From SF To Farallon Islands

A Marin County man is close to becoming the first to swim solo from San Francisco to the Farallon Islands.

07/29/2015

Dori Maxon swims with SNAP participants at the Berkeley YMCA. (CBS)

Swim Program Combines Fun With Support For Special Needs Kids

It started with one lesson nearly 25 years ago. Today, many special needs children are discovering the joy of playing in a swimming pool, thanks to this week’s Jefferson Award winner.

07/15/2015

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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

A porpoise was spotted in the Napa River Thursday. (CBS)

Wayward Porpoise Spotted In Napa River

A wayward porpoise was spotted cruising in the Napa River near a boat dock Thursday morning.

07/02/2015

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