A racing yacht named after one of the world’s fastest cars has sailed into San Francisco Bay in what organizers say is the fastest passage of a single-hulled sailing vessel from New York to San Francisco.
A Bay Area man accused of kidnapping his two children and taking them on a stolen yacht for three days has postponed entering a plea for the second time.
A man accused of kidnapping his two children from their South San Francisco home and taking them on a stolen yacht for three days said Tuesday that he knew he had “gone crazy” but never endangered them.
Christopher Maffei is accused of forcibly taking his 3-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son from their grandmother while the children’s mother was in court seeking a restraining order against him.
A Northern California man arrested after allegedly abducting his two children and trying to evade authorities by stealing a sailboat and sailing along the Northern California coast was being held on $200,000 bail.
The Coast Guard said it has recovered two children believed to be abducted by their father from South San Francisco.
A yacht allegedly stolen by a man who had kidnapped his two children from South San Francisco earlier this week was spotted Friday morning in the waters off of Pillar Point Harbor, a police spokesman said.
South San Francisco police are searching for a man suspected of fleeing with his two kidnapped children aboard a stolen yacht, according to police.
The America’s Cup racing village opened Tuesday at San Francisco’s Marina Green, where race organizers introduced the sailors who will participate in preliminary races this week for the international regatta.
El Dorado County Environmental Health Manager Barbara Houghton said Tuesday the 86-foot Sierra Rose is sealed, but inspectors will monitor efforts to pull it out of the Tahoe Keys Marina, just in case.