A man's body was found in the water along San Francisco's Embarcadero this morning, but authorities say it is too early to tell whether the body is that of Los Angeles Dodgers fan Victor Murillo, who went missing after a baseball game last week.
However, a friend of Murillo's said his family has been told that the clothes found on the body match the items worn by their loved one when he disappeared. Read More
The Hyatt at the Embarcadero has put up a temporary 3-foot barrier around a shallow fountain where an 18-month-old boy recently fell in and later died. Meanwhile, cards of sympathy for the family are piling up at the front desk.
Several people have asked the hotel where they can donate gifts or send their regards for Olivier Matera, who died Saturday after slipping out of his family’s view in the hotel lobby for less than 10 minutes Thursday. Read More
The 18-month-old boy who was found floating in a shallow fountain at a San Francisco hotel died from his injuries on Saturday.The boy was with his twin sister, mother and nanny Wednesday afternoon when he apparently fell into the 2-feet-deep pool of water while the others were taking pictures of the intricate holiday décor blanketing the Hyatt Regency hotel near the Embarcadero. Read More
A woman who died after being swept underwater by a wave at Sharp Park Beach in Pacifica this afternoon has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner's office as 44-year-old San Carlos resident Grelia Smith.
Shortly before 1:45 p.m., Pacifica police officers and members of the North County Fire Department responded to a report of a possible drowning.
Arriving officers found Smith floating face down in the water about 35 feet from shore, Pacifica police said. Read More
A San Francisco boy trying to help a friend in distress drowned at Lake Berryessa in Napa County over the weekend, authorities said today.
The Napa County Sheriff's Department has identified the drowning victim as 14-year-old Alan Diaz.
Sheriff's Capt. Jean Donaldson said Diaz was swimming with friends at the beach at Oak Shores on the west side of the lake when a female friend started having trouble swimming. Read More