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Swimmer Missy Franklin at the world swimming championships in Barcelona, Spain. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cal’s Missy Franklin Loses For 1st Time At Swim Worlds

Incoming Cal freshman Missy Franklin lost for the first time at the world swimming championships on Friday, finishing fourth in the 100-meter freestyle.

08/02/2013

Swimmer Missy Franklin at the world swimming championships in Barcelona, Spain. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cal’s Franklin Picks Up 4th Gold At Swim Worlds

Missy Franklin, the 18-year-old incoming Cal freshman, won her fourth gold medal of the world swimming championships with a strong anchor leg for the United States in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay Thursday.

08/02/2013

Swimmer Missy Franklin at the world swimming championships in Barcelona, Spain. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cal’s Franklin Makes It 3 For 3 At Swimming Worlds

Missy Franklin gave up her bid for eight gold medals — and it sure paid off. The incoming Cal freshman is now 3 for 3 at the world swimming championships.

07/31/2013

Swimmer Missy Franklin at the world swimming championships in Barcelona, Spain. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cal’s Franklin Helps U.S. Win Gold At World Swimming Championships

Missy Franklin got off to a thrilling start in her own quest to win eight gold medals at the world swimming championships with a gold in the women’s 400-meter freestyle relay.

07/29/2013

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Great Summer Workouts To Get You Out Of The Gym And Into The Sunshine

Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.

06/17/2013

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The Peninsula’s Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day

Lying on a blanket and improving your tan isn’t the only activity available at the beach, so choose your beach according to the day. Here are a handful of options near the Peninsula from which to choose.

CBS San Francisco–06/08/2013

Ryan Lochte swims in the breaststroke portion of the 200m IM finals during Day Four of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Olympic Gold Medalist Lochte In Top Form At Santa Clara Swim Meet

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte is getting back up to speed in the pool. Lochte won the 200-meter individual medley in 1 minute, 58.07 seconds Sunday on the final day of the Santa Clara Grand Prix.

06/03/2013

Connor Jaeger competes in the men's 800 freestyle race at the George F. Haines International Swim Center on May 30, 2013 in Santa Clara.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jaeger Wins 800 Freestyle At Santa Clara’s Arena Grand Prix

U.S. Olympian Connor Jaeger won the 800-meter freestyle Thursday in the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara.

05/31/2013

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Best Swim Classes In San Francisco

San Francisco has a number of great pools and aquatic centers that offer lessons for everyone in the family. Here are five area swim centers that offer a range of classes.

04/26/2013

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Man Tries To Escape Speeding Ticket By Jumping Into Ocean In Monterey County

A man police say was speeding is in deeper trouble after they say he led California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase in Monterey County where he ended up at a beach, ran across sand dunes and tried to escape by swimming away in the ocean.

04/10/2013

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