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Sea Otter

Boat Owner Reportedly Shoots Female Sea Otter In Moss Landing

Federal authorities are investigating a report that a Northern California boat owner shot a female sea otter.

12/14/2014

(CBS)

Giant Kelp Forests Making Comeback After 2-Million Urchins Removed From SoCal Coast

An environmental group says decimated giant kelp forests in Southern California are returning to health after volunteers removed nearly 2 million urchins that devour the sea plants.

11/20/2014

(CBS)

Magnitude 6.7 Earthquake Strikes Off New Zealand Coast

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 struck near New Zealand on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

11/16/2014

Daly CIty Coast

1 Dies In Daly City Cliff Fall; 2 Others Seriously Hurt

One person died and two others were seriously injured after falling from a cliff in Daly City early Saturday morning.

08/30/2014

Video from the Coast Guard shows a helicopter rescue off the Monterey County Coast. (Source: Coast Guard)

Injured Boater Rescued By Coast Guard Helicopter Crew Off Monterey County Coast

New video shows a helicopter rescue off the Monterey County Coast.

06/04/2014

Modoc and Siskiyou Counties in far Northern California are looking to secede and create their own state called Jefferson. (CBS)

Secession Measure In Far Northern California Met With Limited Interest By Voters

Voters in two far Northern California counties are showing only tepid interest in advisory measures that call for creating a 51st state named Jefferson.

06/03/2014

(CBS)

Abalone Deaths Along Sonoma County Coastline Blamed On Microscopic Sea Creature

The death of tens of thousands of abalone along the Bay Area’s coastline is being blamed on a microscopic sea creature.

05/11/2014

The Kaufman family, rescued at sea during around-the-world sailing voyage.

Moffett Field Para-Rescuers Who Saved Sick Toddler From Parent’s Boat An Elite Group

The men who saved a sick toddler from her parent’s boat off the coast of Mexico are often compared to superman, ninjas, and even called real-life X-men.

04/09/2014

A Coast Guard vessel. (CBS)

3 Commercial Fishermen Rescued From Sinking Boat Off Sonoma Coast

Three commercial fishermen were rescued on Monday morning when their 34-foot vessel struck a rock and started sinking near Salt Point on the Sonoma Coast.

03/25/2014

Firefighters rescued two people from this car hanging off a cliff on the Southern San Mateo County coast. (Bay City News)

Firefighters Rescue 2 From Car Hanging Off San Mateo Coast Cliff

Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to rescue two people trapped in a car hanging over a coastal cliff in southern San Mateo County on Saturday night, a Cal Fire captain said.

02/11/2014

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