Pacific Ocean

Emergency personnel respond to a surf rescue at Ocean Beach on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (Courtesy SFFD via Twitter)

Woman who died after being pulled from waters off Ocean Beach ID’d

A woman who died after being pulled from the waters at Ocean…

 

Emergency personnel respond to a surf rescue at Ocean Beach on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (Courtesy SFFD via Twitter)

UPDATE: Woman dies after being pulled from waters off Ocean Beach

A woman who was pulled from the water at San Francisco's Ocean…

 

Shark spotted in waters off Pacifica beach

A shark sighting was reported Thursday off the coast of Pacifica, according…

 

Solar Impulse 2 lands at Moffett Field in Mountain View after crossing the Pacific Ocean on Saturday. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Solar-powered plane completes journey across Pacific Ocean

MOUNTAIN VIEW — A solar-powered airplane on a mission to fly around…

Solar Impulse 2 lands at Moffett Field in Mountain View after crossing the Pacific Ocean on Saturday. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Gray whales travel close to shore, even right outside the Golden Gate, and are susceptible to collisions with boats. (REUTERS FILE PHOTO)

Boaters asked to look out for migrating gray whales

Officials with the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary are asking boaters to…

Gray whales travel close to shore, even right outside the Golden Gate, and are susceptible to collisions with boats. (REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Record-tying El Nino’s storms hitting parched California

Forced by drought to become miserly with water, Californians were warned against…

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
A woman walks past a car propped up between structures among the debris left behind by an earthquake-triggered tsunami in the coastal town of Coquimbo, Chile, Thursday. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Chile confronts major quake with fortified buildings, alerts

COQUIMBO, Chile — Parts of this port city were a disaster zone…

A woman walks past a car propped up between structures among the debris left behind by an earthquake-triggered tsunami in the coastal town of Coquimbo, Chile, Thursday. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
People evacuate a mall in Santiago after a powerful earthquake, in Santiago, Chile, on Wednesda. (Nadia Perez/AGENCIA UNO via AP)

Strong quake shakes Chile, some tsunami flooding along coast

SANTIAGO, Chile — A powerful magnitude-8.3 earthquake hit off Chile's northern coast…

People evacuate a mall in Santiago after a powerful earthquake, in Santiago, Chile, on Wednesda. (Nadia Perez/AGENCIA UNO via AP)
Scientists and volunteers who have spent the last month gathering data on how much plastic garbage is floating in the Pacific Ocean say most of the trash is medium to large-sized pieces, as opposed to tiny ones. (The Ocean Cleanup via AP)

Boaters mapping Pacific garbage arrive in San Francisco

Scientists and volunteers who have spent the last month gathering data on…

Scientists and volunteers who have spent the last month gathering data on how much plastic garbage is floating in the Pacific Ocean say most of the trash is medium to large-sized pieces, as opposed to tiny ones. (The Ocean Cleanup via AP)