Farallon Islands

USS Conestoga at San Diego, California, January 1921. (Courtesy Naval Historical Center)

Discovery of sunken ship off SF coast squashes 95-year-old mystery

A naval ship that went missing nearly 95 years ago after departing…

 

A pair of humpback whales lunge feeding (Courtesy Cornelia Oedekoven/NOAA)

Boaters warned to watch for whales in record numbers along SF’s coast

Biologists stationed in a Farallon Islands lighthouse were able to spot what…

 

Courtesy Robert Schwemmer/NOAAThe Echo Ranger

Strange craft at Pillar Point used to photograph underwater ship wreckage

The recent appearance of a “yellow submarine” at Pillar Point Harbor near…

 

Courtesy photoA proposal to poison the invasive mice on the Farallon Islands has led to questions about potential negative effects

Wildlife Service explains plan to eradicate invasive mice on Farallon Islands

Using poison to exterminate animals is sure to rankle some San Franciscans,…

Courtesy photoA proposal to poison the invasive mice on the Farallon Islands has led to questions about potential negative effects
S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe 38-foot yacht Low Speed Chase was airlifted from rocks off the Farallon Islands and stored at an airport in Half Moon Bay. Right: five sailors were killed last month while racing around the Farallon Islands

Bay Area yacht racing to resume a month after fatal Farallon Islands accident

After the deaths of five people in a crash near the Farallon…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe 38-foot yacht Low Speed Chase was airlifted from rocks off the Farallon Islands and stored at an airport in Half Moon Bay. Right: five sailors were killed last month while racing around the Farallon Islands

Survivor of boat wreck speaks out

A survivor from the sailboat Low Speed Chase said his terrifying experience…

AP file photoThe U.S. Coast Guard rescued two fishermen from a stranded boat near the Farallon Islands on Friday morning.

Boaters rescued near Farallon Islands by Coast Guard

Thanks to properly functioning emergency equipment aboard a boat that lost power…

AP file photoThe U.S. Coast Guard rescued two fishermen from a stranded boat near the Farallon Islands on Friday morning.