El Niño: California Beach Erosion In 2015/16 Highest Ever RecordedEl Niño didn't deliver pounding rain, but it gave California's coastline a powerful beating during the winter of 2015/16. The much anticipated rainfall was lower than anticipated, but beach erosion was the highest in more than 145 years, according a study released Tuesday by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Big Waves Expected To Hit Northern California Coastal AreasForecasters say waves as high as 20 feet are expected to crash onto many Northern California coastal areas on Wednesday.
Car Found On Beach In Jenner After Possibly Crashing From Cliff AboveA car fell from Highway 1 off a cliff in Sonoma County to land on the beach below, but firefighters have not yet located any victims of the crash.
Biologists Find Fractures In Skull Of Blue Whale That Washed Ashore In Daly CityA dozen scientists conducting a necropsy Thursday on a blue whale carcass that washed ashore Wednesday on the San Mateo County coast found multiple skull fractures indicative of blunt force trauma.
Coast Guard Issues Water Safety Warning After Labor Day Weekend RescuesAcross the Bay Area, as more people flock to the water for Labor Day, Coast Guard officials are reminding folks about water safety.
5 End Of Summer Trips To TakeMake some summertime memories before the school year begins. Here are a few last-minute trip ideas for the whole family.
35 Stung By Stingrays On Southern California BeachPeople wading in the Pacific Ocean encountered the rays throughout the day Thursday in Coronado.
Keepers Of Gated Santa Cruz County Beach Ordered To Open To PublicPrivates Beach near Capitola is a popular surf spot, but a locked gate has barred the public from accessing it.
Strong Rip Current Risk Prompts Bay Area Beach WarningAs the weather heats up this week and people bring their kids and pets to Bay Area beaches, the National Weather Service is warning of a heightened risk of strong rip currents.
Three Local Beaches Among State's Most PollutedThree Northern California beaches have been ranked among the most polluted in the state with a Santa Clara beach topping the list, an environmental group reported Thursday.
Swimmer Rescued From San Francisco's China BeachFire crews successfully rescued a swimmer in distress at a San Francisco beach Monday afternoon.
Santa Barbara Coast Oil Spill Leads To Criminal ChargesPlains All American Pipeline says a California grand jury has indicted the company and one of its employees in connection with a pipeline break that spilled more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil along the Santa Barbara County coast and into the ocean.