California Highway Patrol and U.S. Coast Guard crews teamed up to rescue three people from the waters of Suisun Bay after their catamaran capsized Saturday evening.
The 36-year-old deceased sailor, identified as Olympic gold medalist Andrew “Bart” Simpson of the United Kingdom, was “well-known and regarded as an expert racer,” said San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White.
Emergency crews rescued a person from the water near the Hyde Street Pier in San Francisco Monday morning, according to fire officials.
A tugboat struck and sank a sailboat Saturday just outside the Golden Gate Bridge, throwing two people into the chilly water, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Three San Francisco Giants fans were rescued by the Coast Guard on San Francisco Bay overnight, after their boat ran out of gas, and drifted into marshland near the Oakland Estuary.
A Sonoma Coast State Beach lifeguard prevented three people from drowning at Wright’s Beach on the Sonoma County coast Monday morning, a sheriff’s sergeant said.
A father and son whose dinghy overturned in the waters near Hunters Point were pulled from the San Francisco Bay Wednesday afternoon, but one did not survive the incident.
A woman who allegedly lied to emergency officials about her husband and child being trapped in a car she had driven into a lagoon could face charges, San Mateo police said.
An internal memo appears to contradict claims by Alameda fire officials in the wake of a man’s suicide in San Francisco Bay while firefighters and police watched from the shore.