Walnut Creek Man Dies Jumping Over Roiling Surf Along Oregon CoastA Bay Area man who attempted to jump across a wide cove of frothing water at Cape Perpetua Scenic Area Thursday is presumed dead, according to state police.
UPDATE: Feds Close Portion of Merced River Near Where Family Died MysteriouslyThe mysterious deaths of a Northern California family of hikers and their dog have led federal officials to close 28 miles along the Merced River where high levels of toxic algae were detected.
San Francisco Man Dies Hiking in Death Valley, Heatstroke SuspectedA San Francisco man died while hiking in Death Valley National Park, where temperatures can be among the hottest on Earth, authorities said Saturday.
Palo Alto Man Dies Rescuing Child in Lake PowellA 49-year-old man from Palo Alto drowned Thursday after rescuing his child who was struggling to swim in Lake Powell on the Arizona-Utah state line.
Hunters' Ammo Choices Key to California Condor ComebackIn 2019, California instituted a statewide ban on lead ammunition for hunting to help the California condor recover. But condors have spread into Utah and Arizona, states where there aren't lead-ammo bans.
Traditional Fourth of July Parade Returns to Half Moon BayThe 50th anniversary of the Half Moon Bay Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade & Festival was extra special this year because it had been canceled last year.
Body of Northern California Science Professor Found in YosemiteThe body of a longtime California State University professor was found last week in Yosemite National Park and park officials are asking anyone who may have seen him at the park to call investigators.
San Mateo County Fair Offer: Get the Shot, Get Free AdmissionHealth officials are looking for ways to convince unvaccinated people to get the shot. San Mateo County has come up with an incentive that may appeal to people from across the Bay Area -- at least those who long for summer.
Big Basin Redwoods State Park Begins Limited, Gradual ReopeningA small portion of Big Basin Redwoods State Park reopened to the public Saturday for the first time since the pandemic and the CZU wildfire.
Memorial Day Weekend: Stockton's Weber Point Fountain Set to Reopen SaturdayStockton's Weber Point fountain, a popular interactive water feature located in downtown Stockton at the Weber Point Events Center, will reopen for the 2021 season starting Saturday.
Demonstrators Call on San Francisco to Keep Great Highway Closed to CarsIts closure during the pandemic shifted traffic off San Francisco's Great Highway onto neighborhood streets. Protesters marched on Sunday to demand the city keep it that way.
Second Straight Burning Man Cancellation Divides Locals, Health OfficialsThe cancellation of Burning Man for a second year is drawing mixed reaction in northern Nevada, where businesses say they’ll miss the economic boost but health officials are glad it won’t contribute to the spread of COVID-19.
Divers Begin 6-Month Project to Rid Lake Tahoe of TrashA team of scuba divers on Friday completed the first dive of a massive, six-month effort to rid Lake Tahoe of fishing rods, tires, aluminum cans, beer bottles and other trash accumulating underwater.
Camper Dies, Wife Rescued in Death Valley National ParkAn Arizona tourist died and his wife was rescued Friday after their vehicle got two flat tires and they went missing in Death Valley National Park.
Dog Injured in Peninsula Cougar Attack Expected to RecoverA dog attacked by a mountain lion in Woodside Wednesday night is expected to make a full recovery, officials said.