Message In A Bottle Helps Save Family Stranded In Big SurDetails have emerged about an incredible rescue at Big Sur over the summer which involved a stranded family who was saved thanks to a message in a water bottle.
'It's a Miracle'; Hawk Rescued From Half Moon Bay Apartment After Slamming Through WindowA red-railed hawk smashed through a second floor window of a Half Moon Bay apartment comnplex, triggering a rescue effort by firefighters, sheriff's deputies and animal care professionals.
San Jose Police: Man Talks Down Suspect Who Climbed Crane Near City HallOne man was arrested and another is being credited with talking him down from a crane in downtown San Jose early Monday morning, according to police.
Woman, Child, Dog Rescued From Cliff At San Francisco's Fort FunstonSan Francisco firefighters rescued a woman and an 8-year-old child at Fort Funston and are still working to rescue a dog from a cliff on Friday afternoon, according to the San Francsico Fire Department.
Child Rescued From Lexington Reservoir After Falling Off Rope SwingFire crews rescued a child who got hurt falling off a rope swing into Lexington Reservoir shortly before noon Tuesday, according to officials with the Santa Clara County Fire Department.
Teen Praised For Helping Save Women From Burning Antioch HomeA teenage girl and other neighbors are being praised for their quick thinking action after an east Contra Costa County home went up in flames.
San Jose Officers Use Taser to Rescue Man From Burning VanSan Jose police officers say they were acting on their natural instincts and training when they dragged a man who was suffering from mental illness from his burning van.
Two Stuck Window Washers Rescued From Platform At Millennium Tower ComplexFire crews in San Francisco were called Wednesday afternoon to rescue two window washers who were stuck ten stories up at Millennium Tower, according to authorities. 
Man Hospitalized After Rescuers Pull Him From Water At SF’s Ocean BeachA man was hospitalized in critical condition late Saturday afternoon after he was rescued from the water at Ocean Beach, in San Francisco.
Army Staff Sergeants Who Helped Tanforan Mall Shooting Victims Hailed As HeroesIn the panicked moments following Tuesday's shootout inside a San Bruno mall that seriously injured two teens, a pair of Army staff sergeants used their military training to bring calm to a bloody and chaotic scene.
Coast Guard Rescues Teen Sailors From Sinking Sailboat In Tomales BayThe U.S. Coast Guard rescued two teens whose boat was in danger of sinking in Tomales Bay Tuesday evening.
San Jose Teen Rescued After Falling Into River In Tuolumne CountyA teenage girl from San Jose was rescued after she slipped and fell into a fast moving river in Tuolumne County over the weekend.
Oakland Fire Crews Rescue Goat That Fell Into 40-Foot Drain PipeA goat was rescued Saturday night from a 40-foot-deep drainage pipe on the eastern edge of Oakland.
Woman Survives After Car Plunges 450 Feet Off Napa County CliffA woman is recovering after the car she was in plunged 450 feet off a cliff in Napa County Tuesday morning.
CHP Officer Rescues Elderly Driver Having Seizure As Car Was MovingA California Highway Patrol officer rescued a Colorado woman from her moving car after she apparently suffered a seizure Thursday afternoon.