A 14-year-old is feared lost after a surfer's dramatic rescue plucked a father and young boy from the surf.
When the government shutdown kicked sand at their contest, the kids of San Francisco simply came back with a bigger sandcastle.
All Bay, All Day
Gallery Sandcastles 2013.
The Da Vinci Devils from Chinese Immersion School took home gold on Ocean Beach Saturday.
Join SFBay on Ocean Beach Saturday, November 9 for the 30th annual edition of Leap's sandcastle contest.
The political gamesmanship of the government shutdown has claimed another casualty.
A lone human foot was discovered Sunday washed up on Ocean Beach inside a Puma sneaker, size 11-1/2.
Dubbed "Sutro Sam," San Francisco's first river otter in decades has splashed into a new children's e-book.
The sun might be out and the beaches might be beckoning, but be forewarned: The waves are no joke.
Park rangers are splashing water on the San Francisco 'tradition' of burning your Christmas tree at Ocean Beach.
When David Cruz reached out with pictures of frolicking cetaceans, we couldn't help but notice: These guys are having fun.
SFBay presents time-lapse and 360-degree panoramic images of this weekend's sandcastle contest on Ocean Beach.
Everybody was a winner at Leap's 29th Annual Sandcastle Contest at Ocean Beach — literally,
A cold, foggy morning gave way to perfect sandcastle weather for kids and adults.
SFBay reporters and photographers covered Leap's 29th annual Sandcastle Contest on Ocean Beach all day Saturday.
The sandcastles built this Saturday on Ocean Beach will wash away with the tides. The lessons learned will last a lifetime.
Firefighters were on the scene Monday morning to rescue a bodysurfer near Seal Rock at the north end of Ocean Beach.
Catching a break at Ocean Beach isn't always easy. Especially when other species get into the mix.
Ocean Beach's churning, chaotic waves nearly claimed two kids and two adults Wednesday evening.
Epic amounts of sand are being relocated along Ocean Beach to an erosion site south of Sloat Boulevard.
There are plenty of things you might expect to see washed up on Ocean Beach. A century-old tombstone isn't one of them.
BART has laid out some big hopeful plans for the future, including a possible line out Geary Blvd. to Ocean Beach.
UPDATE: Jim Denevan tells SFBay he expects to be sand painting at Ocean Beach on Saturday.
Authorities don’t know why a woman drove her Lexus down a stairwell, onto Ocean Beach, and into the waves early Friday morning.
Every January, Ocean Beach hosts down-low, post-holiday bonfire. This year, it left behind a beach covered in debris.