The Coast Guard says a 2-mile-wide oil slick that mysteriously materialized off the Southern California coast is expected to dissipate on its own in the days ahead.
In a dramatic move by the White House, offshore oil drilling is being permanently banned along a new stretch of the Northern California coast.
The Sonoma County coroner’s office has identified a scuba diver who died Sunday in Salt Point State Park off the Sonoma County coast as 54-year-old Jeffrey Alan Rhea of Rohnert Park, coroner’s officials said.
The abalone diving season is off to a deadly start, with the latest death of a man trapped by rising tide along the Mendocino County coast Tuesday.
Los Angeles police say four people snatched either a seal or sea lion pup from a beach near the city’s international airport early Sunday.
If you need a wheelchair, the California Coastal Commission doesn’t want it to keep you from enjoying California’s amazing beaches, and they have the equipment to make it happen.
Concerned that low-oxygen dead zones in the Pacific off the West Coast are getting more common as the climate changes, scientists are looking at how commercially valuable fish are reacting.
The Marine Mammal Center is seeing so many sick and malnourished sea lions that they are quickly running out of space to treat them.
Anyone planning to take advantage of warmer temperatures this weekend with a trip to the beach should heed a high-surf advisory issued for the Bay Area coastline where large swells and rip tides are expected, the National Weather Service announced Wednesday.
If you’re hoping to see some seals on the North Bay’s seashore, a bus shuttle service starting Friday will help you do just that.