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Farallon Islands

  • News

    August 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Coachella Cruise: Let's Imagine What Other Music Festivals' Cruises Could Be Like

    Our sea legs are still a little shaky from the news earlier this week that Coachella, the annual bare midriff convention of Indio, Calif., is going on a cruise. But then we thought the Bruise Cruise was totally weird. And actually, a cruise boat where Pulp plays and you get to go wine-tasting with J ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 20, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Body Washed Up at Bodega Bay Might Be Sailor From Farallon Islands Accident

    Authorities say they might have recovered the body of one of the sailors who went missing after a boating accident near the Farallon Islands earlier this month.Tourists spotted the body at the base of the cliff at Bodega Head Tuesday evening, but helicopters couldn't see anything "due to the darkne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Man Shot in the Head Last Night in Oceanview Neighborhood

    A 48-year-old man is in critical condition this morning after he was reportedly shot in the head last night in the city's Oceanview neighborhood. According to Sgt. Michael Andrayachak, police were called to the intersection of Plymouth and Farallones streets at about 8:45 p.m. on reports of a shooti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Coast Guard Ends Search for Missing Sailors at Farallon Islands

    After 24 hours of scouring the waters, the Coast Guard announced last night that it was suspending its search for the four sailors who went missing in a boating accident over the weekend, and would not resume the search today. Authorities explained to the press their reason for ending the search, sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Go for a Swim, No More Great White Shark Sightings at Stinson Beach

    There's nothing to worry about ​Just in time for the weekend, park officials have lifted the ban on deep-water swimming at Stinson Beach after a great white shark was spotted on Sunday. Alex Picavet, spokeswoman with the National Park Service told reporters that they are set to impose any more res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Great White Shark Spotted at Stinson Beach

    Snack attack ​There isn't a cloud in the sky; the temperature is picture-perfect, and tomorrow is summer solstice. We cannot think of any good reason not to skip out on work and hit the beach. Yet we woke up this morning to the dreadful news that nobody will be allowed to swim at Stinson Beach thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Brick & Mortar Music Hall start food service, Ti Couz announces closing date

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Tablehopper reports that Brick & Mortar Music Hall, (1710 Mission at Duboce) which opened in the former Coda space in late March, is starting to focus on food. Part-owner Michael O'Connor will hire one of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Freed Willy: A Musical Tribute to the Ocean Beach Whale

    ​It's been a rough summer for whales in the Bay Area. A humpback died near the Farallon Islands in July, a cargo ship killed a minke whale near the Port of Oakland last week, and yesterday a dead 35-footer washed up on Ocean Beach between Kirkham and Lawton. Leviathan, we hardly knew ye! Let's o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Dead Whale Washes Up on Ocean Beach (PICS)

    Stoke ReportPoor surfing -- and a dead whale​Continuing a rough spell for our Cetacean brethren, a large dead whale was today spotted on Ocean Beach. The whale -- which at least appears to have been dead for some time -- washed up between Kirkham and Lawton. This is the third dead whale spotted in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Examiner Travel Tips Advice: Free Trips to New York State Fair!

    When at the New York State Fair, be sure to check out the meat goats! ​It's hard to characterize the San Francisco Examiner. You get an impressive breadth of coverage of local events by very hard-working reporters, lunatic fringe national coverage and editorials, and, well, this.But we weren't sur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Was Dead Whale in Bay Struck by Boat?

    Annie Schmidt/PRBO Conservation ScienceMaybe this was a boating accident...​A young humpback whale sighted off the Farallones Sunday may have been struck by a boat and left to die, scientists fear. The 25-foot whale was spotted by biologist Jaime Jahncke, a researcher at PRBO. Scientists afloat fo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Expert Teaches You How to Get Eaten by a Great White Shark

    El Monstruo de Cojimar was captured off the coast of Cuba in 1945 and purportedly clocked in at 21 feet.​Dr. John McCosker, the Senior Scientist and Chair of the Department of Aquatic Biology at the California Academy of Science, presented a talk called "Sharks: Why We Love, Fear, and Need Them" a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2010
  • News

    October 7, 2009

    Too Cute to Shoot?

    The adoring public may have a problem with what San Francisco has in store for its troublesome invaders, the sea lions.

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Just What You Always Wanted: A Webcam Capturing the Nonstop Action at -- the Farallones?

    Jim HerdWebcam, ahoy!Longtime listeners to San Francisco Giants broadcasts will be familiar with KNBR radio's ubiquitous catchphrase touting its broadcasting might: "From the Farallones to the Rockies..." Many a fan has probably stopped to wonder who, exactly, is catching those ballgames out on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007
  • News

    July 4, 2007

    Mother Nature or Nurture?

    The question of whether to begin saving creatures and habitats from climate change

  • News

    June 27, 2007

    Grave Injustice

    Late SF rapper Madd Maxx's debut CD is out--and so is his killer

  • News

    October 11, 2006

    Last Voyage of the Relentless

    Friends and family of a well-known fishing captain are convinced he and his deckhand were victims of a maritime hit-and-run near the Golden Gate

  • Summer Guide

    June 28, 2006

    A Different Tack

    A nautical novice learns sailing's not just for the high society

  • Summer Guide

    June 29, 2005

    Urban Surfer, Urban One

    Damn good surfing, 20 minutes from home. Or less.

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 11, 2005
  • Best of San Francisco

    May 11, 2005
  • News

    December 15, 2004

    Fishing on the Dock of the Bay

    Too many fishermen are still unaware of the dangers of consuming San Francisco Bay seafood

  • News

    August 13, 2003

    A River Doesn't Run Through It

    In the heart of the urban jungle, and angler's oasis

  • News

    February 20, 2002

    Eye on the Prize

    SF Weekly writer Lisa Davis wins a Polk Award for exposing the history of nuclear waste at Hunters Point Shipyard

  • News

    September 19, 2001

    Too Close for Comfort

    The weird coincidences between last week's terrorist attacks and David Hagberg's novels have been keeping the author up at night

  • News

    May 23, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    The Fallout From "Fallout";Where There's Smoke ...;Charity Case

  • News

    May 23, 2001

    Pointed Queries

    Three California members of Congress are demanding information from the Navy about radioactive materials at Hunters Point Shipyard

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Fallout

    Newly released documents indicate the Navy dumped far more nuclear waste than it's ever acknowledged in a major commercial fishery just 30 miles west of San Francisco. Why won't the government even study the Farallon Islands Nuclear Waste Site?

  • News

    May 2, 2001

    Fallout

    How nuclear researchers handled -- and grossly mishandled -- the Cold War's most dangerous radioactive substances at a top-secret lab inside the Hunters Point Shipyard. The same shipyard the city wants to remake as San Francisco's newest neighborhood.

  • News

    January 12, 2000

    Night Crawler

    To the Farallones

  • News

    June 10, 1998

    36,000 Feet Under the Sea

    The strange quest of San Anselmo's Graham Hawkes, who will dive a two-man submarine to the deepest point in the ocean. If someone gives him $7 million.

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