As a Silicon Valley billionaire faces questions over blocking access to a San Mateo County beach, whales were spotted close to shore on Tuesday.
Bay Area boaters are being urged by a federal wildlife agency to watch out for and steer clear of gray whales, which are now beginning their annual migration past the Golden Gate to feeding grounds in the Arctic.
Researchers and volunteers Monday rescued a gray whale that was entangled in a crab pot line in Bodega Bay.
A gray whale that had been tangled in a fishing net for more than three weeks as it swam up the California coast was finally disentangled Thursday by a fishing boat crew out of Bodega Bay.
A specially trained team of disentanglement experts searched the waters off the Monterey County coast Thursday for a gray whale spotted earlier in the week caught up on fishing nets.
The whale, reported Sunday, is one of several to be spotted this month, including a mother and calf pair that swam into the Bay last week.
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The U.S. Coast Guard advised boaters to steer clear of Alcatraz Island Friday after one of the gray whales visiting San Francisco Bay was spotted southeast of the historic prison. […]
A gray whale mother and calf were spotted in San Francisco Bay again Thursday morning, and officials from the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary were warning boaters to give them a wide berth.
A 45-foot gray whale that’s been stranded in Northern California’s Klamath River for more than a month has died after beaching on a sandbar.
The sighting of a gray whale off the coast of Israel has scientists concerned about what it could mean for climate change.