Beaches

Macy's Looks To Avoid More Fireworks Trash On San Francisco BeachesMacy’s officials said they are working to make changes ahead of Friday night’s fireworks show after a previous show on Saturday led to complaints about debris washing up on the beach at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park.
Monterey Beach Goers Urged To Stay Out Of The Ocean Over BacteriaAn advisory warning residents to stay out of the water at Monterey Municipal Beach has been expanded to all county beaches for at least the next three days, Monterey County health officials announced Thursday.
Strong Rip Currents Possible At Bay Area Beaches This WeekendThe National Weather Service on Friday warned that Bay Area beaches could see strong rip currents this weekend, making the waters riskier than usual for swimmers.
Around 30 People Rescued From Rough Surf In Santa Cruz Over Warm Holiday WeekendAbout 30 people had to be rescued from the surf on beaches in Santa Cruz between Saturday and Sunday as warm temperatures drew big crowds to the water this weekend.
Coast Guard Warns Of Rip Currents At Bay Area BeachesThe U.S. Coast Guard is asking beachgoers in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas to be cautious in and near the ocean Sunday, Coast Guard officials said.
5 Best Beaches In North CarolinaThere are many quaint beach towns located throughout North Carolina; however, only a few stand out and are definite must-see destinations for those looking to enjoy an Oceanside vacation.
California Beaches, Parks Turning Off Showers, Foot-Faucets To Save Water During DroughtCalifornia state beaches and parks are turning off the taps starting Wednesday.
High Bacteria Levels Prompts Warning For Swimmers At Monterey Area BeachSwimmers are being warned to stay out of the water at Monterey Municipal Beach after tests found high levels of bacteria, county health officials said Tuesday.
Drought Prompts Shutdown Of Showers At California State BeachesThe outdoor showers at beaches across drought-stricken California will be shut off to save water, so surfers and sunbathers will have to get creative this summer when it comes time to shake off the sand.
Virtual Tour Of North Bay Vineyards, Breweries, Scenic Spots Along Highway 101 On Google Street ViewYou won't need a designated driver to tour wineries and breweries along California's Route 101 anymore now that the scenic route has been added to Street Street View on Google Maps.
15 Great White Sharks Spotted Near Santa Cruz; Lifeguard Competition CancelledA 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.
3 Of California's Dirtiest Beaches Right Here In The Bay AreaDespite 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.

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