Swimmers Urged To Avoid Russian River After Dog Dies From Toxic AlgaeSonoma County public health officials are asking people to stay out of the Russian River this Labor Day weekend after a dog death was tied to a toxic blue-green algae bloom in the area.
Autistic Teen Drowns In Oakland's Lake TemescalAuthorities say a 19-year-old autistic man from Concord drowned in a recreational lake after falling into the water.
Surge In Bay Swimmers Credited To Above Average Water TempsThere has been a surge in swimmers taking to San Francisco Bay, thanks to warmer water in the Pacific Ocean.
Man Grabs Young Girls At UC Berkeley Pool Before Swimming AwayAn 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.
Drought May Be Responsible For Rise In Sacramento, American River DeathsMore people are drowning in two of Sacramento's rivers, and the drought may be partially responsible.
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.
She Made It! First Woman Swims From Farallon Islands To The Golden Gate BridgeKim 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.
San Francisco Swimmer Tries To Become First Woman To Swim From Farallon Islands To Golden Gate BridgeA 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.
Braving Shark-Infested Waters, Woman Attempts Swim From Farallon Islands To Golden Gate BridgeA 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.
Marin County Man Swimming Historic Route From SF To Farallon IslandsA Marin County man is close to becoming the first to swim solo from San Francisco to the Farallon Islands.
Swim Program Combines Fun With Support For Special Needs KidsIt 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.
High Bacteria Levels Prompts Warning For Swimmers At Monterey Area BeachSwimmers 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.