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.
Rotting Whale Carcass At Popular SoCal Surf Spot Leaves Officials Scratching HeadsThe massive carcass of a whale was rotting Tuesday at a popular California surfing spot while authorities were deciding whether to tow it out to sea or cut it into pieces and load them on trucks.
Surfer Separated From Board Rescued At Ocean Beach In San FranciscoRescue crews helped bring a surfer out of the water Tuesday afternoon at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach after he got separated from his surfboard.
Big Waves Expected With High Surf Advisory Issued For Bay Area CoastlineA high surf advisory is in effect for the San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay area coasts though Monday afternoon, National Weather Service officials said.
Person Reportedly Swept From Half Moon Bay Beach May Be Brisbane ManSan Mateo County sheriff’s officials are continuing a search Tuesday for a man who was last seen Monday entering the water at a Half Moon Bay beach where a missing man’s parked vehicle was found nearby.
Search Underway For Person Swept Away By Tides In Half Moon BayThe U.S. Coast Guard is continuing to search for a young male who disappeared in the waters off of Half Moon Bay Monday afternoon.
Despite Public Outcry, California's Coastal Commission Votes To Oust Chief ExecutiveThe powerful agency that manages development on California's fabled coastline has voted to oust its top executive.
New Sinkhole Opens Up Along Pacifica Beach As City Works To Repair Last OnePounding surf has helped open up another sinkhole along Pacifica's shoreline as the city was still working to repair another just blocks away.