'Citizen Scientists' Use Drones To Map Impact Of El Niño On California CoastIn California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face.
'Whale Spotting' App Seeks To Reduce Ship Strikes Off California CoastMarine scientists looking for new ways to reduce the number of whales struck and killed off California's coast by massive commercial ships have turned to a familiar tool: mobile devices.
Hurricane Gil Develops Off Of California CoastForecasters said Hurricane Gil, upgraded from a tropical storm, has now developed in the Pacific Ocean, far off of California.
Coast Guard: Report Of Missing Boaters A Possible HoaxThe U.S. Coast Guard has called off its search for a man, woman and two children who reportedly abandoned ship off the coast of Monterey County on Sunday afternoon and said the report may have been a hoax.
11 Arrested, 3,000 Pounds Of Marijuana Seized From Smuggler Boat Off California CoastEleven people aboard a marijuana-laden panga smuggler boat have been arrested on a remote Santa Barbara County beach.
Powerful Swells Expected To Hit California Coast This WeekThose heading to the beach over the Labor Day weekend may want to take some extra precautions, as heavy swells are expected to hit the California Coast.
Crescent City Harbor Shows Signs Of Life Following TsunamiLocal and state disaster officials planned to meet this week to review the cleanup that has taken place thus far, and consider whether enough money has been set aside to complete the job.
California Sea Otter Deaths On The RiseThe agency reported about 304 carcasses found last year in California, up from 232 dead otters in 2009.
Closed Section Of Great Highway ReopensA portion of San Francisco's Great Highway reopened to traffic Friday since erosion during 2009 winter storms prompted its closure.
Decline in CA Sea Otter Population