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Giancarlo Thomae spotted several great white sharks around his kayak near Santa Cruz. (Courtesy: Giancarlo Thomae)

Several Great White Sharks Surround Kayaker Near Santa Cruz

Several great white sharks surrounded a marine biologist sitting in a kayak off the coast of Santa Cruz, and he has the photos to prove it.

6 hours ago

Images of an estimated 15 great white sharks were captured near Aptos on June 25th. (Photo: Giancarlo Thomae Photography)

Gaggle Of Great White Shark Pups Staying Put In Aptos; Beachgoers Unfazed (VIDEO)

Over a dozen great white sharks continue lurking near the shoreline at a Santa Cruz County beach.

16 hours ago

Great White Shark (Getty Images)

15 Great White Sharks Spotted Near Santa Cruz; Lifeguard Competition Cancelled

A competition for junior lifeguards had to be called off after more than a dozen great white sharks near the cement ship in the Aptos area south of Santa Cruz.

06/26/2015

Santa Cruz Cowell Beach Most Polluted

3 Of California’s Dirtiest Beaches Right Here In The Bay Area

Despite cleaner beaches statewide due to a lack of storm runoff caused by the drought, a beach report card released Wednesday says that three of California’s most bacteria-laden beaches are located here in the Bay Area.

06/17/2015

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Return Of The Blob! Big Purple Sea Slugs Wash Ashore In East Bay

Big purple sea slugs are washing up on East Bay beaches this summer to the wonder and curiosity of beach combers and naturalists.

06/12/2015

Science Experiment

3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This Summer

The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.

06/11/2015

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Piece Of SpaceX Rocket Washes Ashore In Bahamas; Musk Thanks Man Who Tweeted Picture Of Find

A piece of what appears to be a SpaceX rocket washed ashore in the Bahamas, and a Elon Musk thanked the man who shared pictures of the find on Twitter.

06/02/2015

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Top 5 Nearby Honeymoon Getaways

The San Francisco Bay Area has it all for the newlywed couple on their honeymoon: outdoor adventures, city nightlife, rustic surroundings, beaches. A hotel in the heart of San Francisco, beaches just north of the Golden Gate, the Napa Valley wine country, or a waterfront view in Monterey; the choices are endless.

05/30/2015

A surfer ignores the warning to stay out of the water at Manhattan Beach, California on May 28, 2015 as much of coastline south of Los Angeles was closed amid continuing cleanup efforts to remove an unidentified tar-like substance which began washing ashore the day before, barely a week after a huge oil spill further up the California coast. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Oily Goo Cleanup Could Allow Southern California Beaches To Reopen Soon

A 7-mile stretch of Southern California coastline that was closed to swimmers and surfers after globs of oily goo washed ashore could reopen Friday after a two-day cleanup effort.

05/29/2015

An image of possible oil balls washed up on Manhattan Beach in Southern California.  (Source: CBS Los Angeles)

Popular SoCal Beach Closed Over Reports Of Oil Globs

A popular area of Manhattan Beach has been cordoned off Wednesday following a report that oil globs were washing ashore.

05/27/2015

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