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Raging Waters water park in Sacramento. (CBS)

20 Hospitalized From Chlorine Leak At Sacramento Water Park

Twenty people, including nine children, were taken to Sacramento-area hospitals Monday after a high concentration of chlorine was released into the wave pool at Raging Waters.

CBS San Francisco–08/15/2011

A father and daughter were rescued from this pool Wednesday night. (CBS)

Good Samaritans Rescue San Jose Father, Child From Pool

A San Jose man is being hailed as a hero after jumping into a San Jose pool and saving a father and his young daughter from drowning on Wednesday night

KPIX 5–07/28/2011

The East Oakland Sports Center in William Patterson Park has fitness, aquatic and dance centers, tennis courts, a baseball field and a toddler area. (CBS)

New Sports Complex Opens In East Oakland

Oakland residents will be able to swim, work out and dance at a new sports facility that opened in East Oakland on Thursday.

KPIX 5–06/30/2011

Shark closure sign at Stinson Beach. (KCBS)

Stinson Beach To Reopen After Shark Sighting Closure

The popular Marin County beach was partially closed after an 8- to 10-foot great white shark was sighted around 2 p.m. Sunday.

CBS San Francisco–06/24/2011

Shark closure sign at Stinson Beach. (KCBS)

Swimming Limited After Stinson Beach Shark Sighting

A U.S. Coast Guard crew has reported spotting a Great White Shark just a few hundred yards off the coast of Stinson Beach in Marin County.

CBS San Francisco–06/20/2011

Michael Phelps competes in the men's 200 meter backstroke final during day 3 of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix at George F. Haines International Swim Center on June 18, 2011 in Santa Clara.

Phelps Wins 200-Meter Backstroke At Santa Clara

Michael Phelps has found a new event to dominate, easily winning the 200-meter backstroke Saturday night at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix after rival Ryan Lochte was a healthy scratch.

CBS San Francisco–06/18/2011

Michael Phelps competes in the men's 100 meter butterfly final during day 2 of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix at George F. Haines International Swim Center on June 17, 2011 in Santa Clara. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Phelps Wins 100 Fly, Loses 100 Free At Santa Clara

Michael Phelps continued his inconsistent year Friday night, easily winning the 100-meter butterfly but finishing second in the 100 freestyle at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix.

CBS San Francisco–06/17/2011

mom and kids in swimming pool

Dublin Swimmers Aim To Set World Record, Spread Safety Message

Swimmers in Dublin joined thousands around the country and around the globe Tuesday to try and break the record for the world’s largest swimming lesson, with the real message being about pool safety.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/15/2011

Golden Gate Bridge

Relay Swim From Farallones – Golden Gate Bridge Called Off

A group of Bay Area athletes who attempted to swim the roughly 30 miles from the Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge for charity Thursday were forced to call it quits with only eight miles left to go.

CBS San Francisco–04/15/2011

Golden Gate Bridge

Group Swimming From Farallon Islands To Golden Gate Bridge

A group of Bay Area swimmers is attempting a difficult feat Thursday: swimming roughly 30 miles in frigid, shark-infested waters with no wetsuits – and all in the name of charity.

CBS San Francisco–04/14/2011

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