Best Outdoor Swimming Spots In The Bay AreaSwimming outside is one of the most idyllic ways to enjoy a summer afternoon. Here are five top Bay Area lake, river and beach outdoor swimming spots.
Oakland's Lake Temescal Closed For Swimming Due To Toxic AlgaeLake Temescal in Oakland has been closed for swimming until further notice because of an outbreak of toxic algae in the water.
Best Water Slides In The East BayThe East Bay is the place to be over the summer to enjoy a water slide...
Guide To The 'Escape From Alcatraz Triathalon'Its grueling course begins with a 1.5-mile swim from a boat off of Alcatraz, transitions to an 18-mile bike ride and concludes with an 8-mile run that includes a 400-step Equinox sand ladder. Join in on rubbing it in the faces of those would-be escapees, or just watch from the sidelines — this year's race may be the best ever...
Burlingame Man Dies While Trying To Save Children From Electrified Pool In Palm SpringsA Bay Area man died trying to save his children from a Southern California pool after it became electrified.
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.