Great White Shark Spotted Off Coast Of Santa CruzA lifeguard spotted a shark about 250 yards off Cowell Beach in Santa Cruz on Saturday.
Three Local Beaches Among State's Most PollutedThree Northern California beaches have been ranked among the most polluted in the state with a Santa Clara beach topping the list, an environmental group reported Thursday.
Unsafe Levels Of E.Coli At Cowell Beach In Santa CruzCounty health officials are warning people not to go in the water at Cowell Beach due to unsafe levels of E. coli bacteria.
Northern California Beaches Dominate List Of State's DirtiestLast week we learned that Santa Cruz’s Cowell Beach ranked as the dirtiest sand strip in the state, according to Heal the Bay’s annual survey of conditions. However, a closer look at the data shows far more Northern California spots on their “Beach Bummer” list than SoCal locations for the first time in recent years. The designation means that researchers recorded the lowest water quality during the year at those locations.
Santa Cruz's Cowell Beach Ranks Top On 'Beach Bummer' Most Polluted ListA stretch of beach near the wharf in Santa Cruz has the dubious distinction of having the worst water quality on the West Coast, according to a new report.
Bay Area Beaches Get Clean Report Cards For 2012Bacteria levels at beaches all over the Bay Area have improved dramatically since last year, so beach goers can enjoy the shore without worry this summer, environmentalists said Thursday.