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 >>
Tourists stayed alive by bobbing on vests for more than 16 hours Mexican rescuers have officially expanded their search for seven American tourists -- most of whom are Bay Area residents -- after their fishing boat capsized over the holiday weekend, killing one. While it's been more than two days ... More >>
An duck soaked with oil by the 2007 Cosco Busan spillWhat happens when two incensed fisherman and a seafood company owner walk into a lawyer's office? The answer is no joke, but the intuitive -- a lawsuit. Crab fisherman Mark Russo, herring fisherman Ron Alioti, and seafood company owner Russell ... More >>
Phil Bronstein, former executive vice president and editor of the Chronicle, now editor at large and newspaper doomsayer, was on The Colbert Report last night. Nothing particularly revelatory was said, which was not a surprise as the quick interviews that take place on the show are not so much an op ... More >>
The Western Pacific gray whale, once thought extinct, clings to life in a remote Siberian sea. Biologists fear their research is serving as cover for massive oil drilling that could wipe out this lost tribe once and for all.