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Shark Attack Shuts 3 Southern California Beaches

Three California beaches along coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base have been closed because of a shark attack.

10/03/2014

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Despite Southern California Great White Shark Attack Caught On Tape, Shark Attacks Are Diminishing

Recent shark sightings in Southern California, one the ended in an attack on Saturday, is enough of a reason to want to stay dry on shore this summer. But data shows shark attacks are down.

07/07/2014

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Shark Attack Victim Recounts His Bloody Encounter With A Great White Off SoCal Beach

A man who was attacked by a great white shark off a Southern California beach is describing how quickly a routine swim turned into a bloody nightmare.

07/06/2014

A Great White Shark swims in Shark Alley near Dyer Island on July 8, 2010 in Gansbaai, South Africa. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Stinson Beach Reopens After Great White Shark Sighting

Stinson Beach reopened to swimmers, surfers and boogie boarders on Sunday after a five-day closure prompted by a great white shark sighting.

08/26/2013

A Great White Shark swims in Shark Alley near Dyer Island on July 8, 2010 in Gansbaai, South Africa. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Great White Shark Off Stinson Beach Prompts Swimming, Surfing Ban

The Chief of the Stinson Beach Fire Department has confirmed to KCBS that a great white shark was spotted off the beach Monday afternoon, prompting a ban on swimming and surfing for at least the next several days.

08/20/2013

A shark spotted Wednesday on the San Francisco Bay (Peter Tompkins/CBS)

Tug Boat Crew Gets Video Of Shark In San Francisco Bay

The crew of a tug boat said they were at the Hyde Street Pier fueling up when they spotted the shark. They were not able to determine if it was a Great White or a Mako.

08/07/2013

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Bogus Shark Warning Signs Posted In Santa Cruz County

Several shark warning signs found posted in the Pleasure Point area of Santa Cruz were fake, state parks officials said Thursday. The bogus signs warned people of two shark sightings and one shark attack recently.

06/06/2013

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Great White Sharks Nearing Endangered Species Protection

The most feared predator in the ocean received new protections Wednesday when a California commission decided the great white shark should be studied as a potential endangered species.

02/07/2013

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Surfer Expected To Survive Shark Attack Off Humboldt Coast

A man who was bitten by a shark off of the Humboldt Coast Tuesday will likely survive the encounter despite foot-long gashes to his ribs and torso, according to the Eureka Times-Standard.

10/30/2012

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Feds Considering Endangered Label For Great White Sharks

Federal fisheries regulators will consider whether to list West Coast great white sharks as an endangered species, a designation that could spur more research into the mysterious sea creatures.

09/28/2012

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