North Bay Rescue Crews on Alert Following Weekend High Surf AdvisoryRecent high-surf-related fatalities are prompting Sonoma County rescue authorities to issue an emphatic appeal to the public to exercise caution when venturing near the coast this weekend.
Disappointing Catch Marks Start of Long-Delayed Commercial Dungeness Crab SeasonThe commercial Dungeness crab season has been open for two days but, so far, the catch isn’t quite what Bay Area fishermen had hoped for.
No Crab For Christmas! Battle Over Wholesale Price Delays Commercial Crab SeasonThe commercial crab season officially opened on Wednesday, but there will be no Dungeness crab for Christmas. In Bodega Bay not a single boat has left the harbor.
VIDEO: CHP Helicopter Plucks Man Off Cliff In Sonoma CountyA man clinging to the face of a cliff in Sonoma County was rescued Monday afternoon by fire crews and a California Highway Patrol helicopter.
Bay Area Crab Fishermen Face Latest Challenge With Delay Of Season's StartCrab fishermen in the Bay Area who have already had to endure a mid-May closure of crab fisheries and a drop in restaurant demand due to COVID this year are facing yet another challenge with a delay to the start of the crabbing season.
Salmon Not Biting But Fishing Is Good As Sonoma Co. Reopens Boat Launch Under COVID-19 RulesWestside Regional Park's boat launch in Bodega Bay reopened Friday after the popular recreation activity had been on hold due to COVID-19 stay at home orders. That was good news for salmon fishermen.
Whales In Prime Crabbing Area Could Delay California's Commercial Crab SeasonCalifornia's commercial crab season may be delayed until December due to a large number of whales that could be entangled in the prime crabbing area of Bodega Bay.
3 Rescued, 1 Missing After Boat Capsizes Off North Coast Near Bodega BayThe U.S. Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday from a fishing boat that capsized about 30 miles northwest of Bodega Bay but the search for a fourth man has been suspended.
Kelp Forest Decimated By Climate Change, Sea UrchinsDespite the unrivaled beauty of the California coast line, UC Davis scientists say that just below the surface, the famous Kelp Forest is in serious trouble due to warmer ocean temperatures.
Body Cam Video Shows YouTube Worker's Alleged LSD-Fueled Rampage In Bodega BayNew body cam video shows the night when a YouTube software engineer allegedly went on a drug-fueled rampage in Bodega Bay.
San Francisco Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Alleged LSD-Induced RampageA 32-year-old San Francisco man has been charged with attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and other counts for an alleged LSD-fueled rampage July 4th weekend in Bodega Bay.
Name of Sonoma Co. Deputy Who Shot Drug-Tripping Assault Suspect ReleasedThe Sonoma County Sheriff's Office on Saturday released the name of the deputy that shot an assault suspect who was allegedly tripping on LSD in Bodega Bay on the July 4 holiday.
Sheriff: Man Tripping On LSD In Violent Rampage Shot By Bodega Bay DeputyA 32-year-old San Francisco man, vacationing with friends along Bodega Bay, allegedly had taken four doses of LSD before he went on a violent rampage that ended with a deputy-involved shooting, the Sonoma County Sheriff's Department said on Friday.
Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputy Shoots Assault Suspect in Bodega BayA Sonoma County deputy shot a suspect in multiple assaults including ones on peace officers Thursday night in Bodega Bay, sheriff's officials said.
VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Man Separated From Kayak In Bodega BayU.S. Coast Guard crews rescued a man who became separated from his kayak off the windy Bodega Bay coast Sunday afternoon.The man was checking his crab pots near the Bodega Bay jetty when winds blew the kayak further off shore around 1 p.m., according to the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office.