Rip Currents Possible Along Coast, Monterey Bay Beaches This WeekendVisitors to beaches in the San Francisco and Monterey bay areas are urged to stay back from and going into the ocean Friday afternoon until Sunday evening.
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.
Plan To Log Century-Old Redwood Trees On California Coast Prompts Lawsuit ThreatOpponents of a logging plan that includes century-old redwood trees have notified California forestry officials that they plan to sue unless the state rescinds its approval of the project.
Proposed Resort On Monterey Coast Could Threaten Endangered Species' HabitatA proposed resort on Monterey Bay, that environmentalists say will threaten endangered species' habitat, comes up for a vote.
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.
New USGS Maps Show Earthquakes, Coastal Erosion Could Be Worse Than Previously ThoughtStormy weather over the past few months has had an impact along the California coast that you can’t see from the shore, but scientists taking a close look at some new high resolution maps can, and what they’ve found is cause for concern.
Magnitude 3.5 Earthquake Hits Off NorCal CoastA magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck in far Northern California Monday morning, the USGS reported.
Environmental Group Says Government Is Ignoring Dangers Of Fracking Off California CoastThe Center For Biological Diversity is criticizing a draft environmental assessment released Monday by the U.S. government that was meant to evaluate the environmental effects of well stimulation treatments, including fracking, off the coast of California.
Missing Alameda Man's Family Asks Drone Operators To Help Search CoastThe family of a missing Alameda man, who was ordered to pay the feds over $113 million, is asking for drone operators to aid in the search.
New Push To Develop Contaminated Properties Along Bay Area ShorelinesThe Bay Area is home to some prime real estate along miles of shoreline, and there is a new push to develop land despite potential environmental problems due to contamination.
High Surf Advisory For Bay Area Coast, 15-Foot Waves PossibleThe National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory in effect for parts of the Bay Area from 7 p.m. Wednesday until 7 a.m. Friday.