Dog rescued from Cliffside; Big Sur Fire
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — As the weekend winds down, we’ve rounded up all the stories you may have missed on Saturday and Sunday to prepare you for Monday.
Before we dive into the Golden State’s best stories, NorCal residents should know that a particularly lucky pup named “Duke” was rescued by San Francisco firefighters after he tumbled off a cliff in Fort Funston. You can read about Duke’s rescue here.
Residents should also be aware that the first major wildfire of the year has broken out in the Big Sur area, forcing poorly located residents to flee their homes. Learn more here.
Additionally, NorCal swimmers were expected to remain vigilant through Monday along the coast as an incoming swell was expected to bring “sneaker waves” and dangerous rip currents to the Bay Area. Learn more about this warning here.
Here are some additional stories you may have missed over the weekend.
Schwarzenegger involved in car collision in California, 1 hospitalized
Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was reportedly driving when he was involved in a four-vehicle accident in California.
Big Sur Wildfire Forces Evacuations, Main Highway Flaps
Big Sur evacuees shared dramatic images of flames raging behind the iconic Bixby Bridge on social media.
COVID infection more protective than vaccines amid North America’s delta surge
STUDY: Those who were previously infected and vaccinated had even more protection against delta, according to a new report.
Silverado Trail closed in Napa
The Silverado Trail is closed between Yountville Cross Road and Oak Knoll Avenue in Napa due to downed power lines, officials said.
SF protesters, counter-protesters at anti-abortion rally on Saturday
Activists on both sides of the abortion debate demonstrated during the 18th annual West Coast Walk for Life in downtown San Francisco on Saturday.
SF Speakout scheduled for Sunday to urge Castro theaters to stay open
A coalition of moviegoers plan to meet at the historic Castro Theater to urge the owner to keep offering movies.
30 guns seized, four arrested in San Mateo gun smuggling ring
Investigators seized multiple firearms, thousands of cartridges, a silencer attachment and more.
Man arrested on suspicion of attack on Livermore joggers
Livermore Police have arrested a man charged with sexual assault in connection with several attacks on women jogging.
Suspects walk through sliding doors in Pacifica burglaries
Pacifica police reported three residential burglaries Thursday night in which suspects entered through rear sliding glass doors.
Restoration of SR 9 begins Monday in Santa Cruz County
A roadway construction project begins Monday in Santa Cruz County to extend the Sidehill Viaduct.
High waves and dangerous currents are expected to persist in the Bay Area
Beachgoers have been urged to heed a warning of sneaker waves and rip currents until Monday as a new swell rolls in.
Dog rescued from San Francisco cliff
A mixed-breed dog named ‘Duke’ was rescued by firefighters after falling off a cliff near Fort Funston.
This article originally appeared on the San Francisco Patch