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  • Oil dispersants must be checked before use in waters, ruling says

    Oil dispersants must be checked before use in waters, ruling says
    Environmentalists won a big victory for marine animals this week, with a court ruling that requires the government to determine whether dispersants used to to break up oil spills are harmful to endangered species before the chemicals are used in federal...
  • 6 people rescued after canoe capsizes off Marina del Rey

    6 people rescued after canoe capsizes off Marina del Rey
    Six people were rescued off Marina del Rey Tuesday evening after their outrigger canoe capsized in rough seas. All were treated and later released after they were pulled from the water about 7:45 p.m., according to authorities. The vessel overturned...
  • Body of missing surfer had wounds consistent with shark attack

    Body of missing surfer had wounds consistent with shark attack
    The body of a 42-year-old man who had been surfing off Pacific Beach washed close to shore and was recovered Thursday morning, San Diego lifeguards said. The body had wounds consistent with a shark attack, said Lifeguard Lt. John Everhart. The medical...
  • America's Cup sailor killed, boat capsizes during training

    America's Cup sailor killed, boat capsizes during training
    A member of the Swedish team competing in the America's Cup died Thursday afternoon after a catamaran capsized during a training exercise on the San Francisco Bay. The U.S. Coast Guard received a report of a capsized vessel on the northwest side of...
  • America's Cup: Sailor killed in capsized boat an Olympic medalist

    America's Cup: Sailor killed in capsized boat an Olympic medalist
    A Swedish racing team identified a British Olympic gold medalist as the sailor killed when a catamaran capsized during training for the America's Cup on Thursday on the San Francisco Bay. Artemis Racing confirmed that Andrew "Bart" Simpson was trapped...
  • Suresh Krause, chief warrant officer, dies in helicopter crash

    Suresh Krause, chief warrant officer, dies in helicopter crash
    Suresh Krause laid out his career path for his uncle on Christmas day last year: He planned to spend about 20 years in the U.S. Army, eventually moving up in rank and becoming a flight instructor. Then he'd change careers, but with the same purpose in...
  • Yacht with father accused of abducting kids seen off Half Moon Bay

     
    A yacht carrying a father who authorities allege abducted his two children in South San Francisco has been spotted off the coast of Half Moon Bay, officials said....
  • HMS Bounty: Woman killed in tall ship's sinking loved the sea

     
    She was bright, vivacious and in love with with her ship, the HMS Bounty. Claudene Christian, the former USC song girl who died at sea Monday when the tall ship on which she was sailing sank off the North Carolina......
  • 3 held in smuggling after beaching boat on Palos Verdes Peninsula

     
    Three suspects were arrested Tuesday evening on suspicion of trying to smuggle contraband after they beached their boat along the Palos Verdes Peninsula....
  • Men held after panga boat is found in San Luis Obispo County

     
    Two men were being held in connection with a panga boat San Luis Obispo sheriff's deputies discovered along the Central California coast early Tuesday....
  • Two men charged in killing of U.S. Coast Guard officer

     
    U.S. Coast Guardsman Terrell Horne III died after he was knocked off his boat by suspected Mexican drug smugglers, boat captain Jose Mejia-Leyva and Manuel Beltran-Higuera, then struck by a propeller, according to federal prosecutors....