Coast Guard rescues 6 near the Golden Gate Bridge after outrigger canoe capsizes

Coast Guard rescues 6 near the Golden Gate Bridge after outrigger canoe capsizes
SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard crews rescued six mariners after their outrigger canoe capsized in San Francisco Bay, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders were notified at 7:18 p.m. by a good Samaritan aboard a sailboat that came across a capsized outrigger canoe with six mariners in the water near the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Coast Guard Station Golden Gate’s...

A night like any other

A night like any other
The night of July 30, 2013, was a night like any in the San Francisco Bay Area – foggy, with a high probability of low cloud ceilings. Those who know the area are well aware of the micro-climates and chilly fog layers that can overtake the Bay in a matter of minutes. Images of the city skyline and the twin stantions of the Golden Gate Bridge peering out through snow-like clouds are a common sight. Coast...

Coast Guard, Tiburon Fire Department rescue 2 near Golden Gate Bridge

Coast Guard, Tiburon Fire Department rescue 2 near Golden Gate Bridge
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard and the Tiburon Fire Department retrieved two swimmers today from under the Golden Gate Bridge. Coast Guard Station Golden Gate received a call at approximately 5 p.m. about two distressed swimmers in the water near the north tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Tiburon Fire Department located and took the swimmers to Station Golden Gate to be assessed by medical personnel. googletag.cmd.push(function()...