The whale migration record has been broken this year by a female western gray whale. The previous record, held by a humpback whale at 10,000 miles, was broken by 9-year-old, Vavara who traveled 14,000 miles going from Russia to Mexico and back again.
The U.S. Geological Survey says two magnitude 4.0-plus earthquakes have struck on the California-Mexico border.
Hurricane Odile hammered Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula overnight, damaging homes and tearing away the facades of luxury resorts, shattering countless car and hotel windows and leaving lobbies swamped and full of debris on Monday.
Forecasters said Tropical Storm Gil has formed in the Pacific off of California, but far from land. There are no immediate coastal warnings or watches.
The families of seven missing Bay Area fishermen are not giving up hope of finding their lost loved ones even after the latest search for their capsized boat came up empty.
The Mexican navy on Wednesday suspended its search for seven U.S. men missing since a charter fishing boat capsized and sank in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez.
The first funeral was held Wednesday for one of the Bay Area fishermen killed in the Sea of Cortez off Baja California when their boat capsized.
International rescue teams Sunday continued to search for seven people missing from a charter fishing boat that capsized a week ago in ocean waters near Baja, Mexico, a U.S. Coast Guard official said.