One doesn’t have to travel too far out to sea these days to see a pod of humpback whales splashing about in front of you. This spectacle is becoming the new norm, right off the Monterey County coastline.
Ocean water temperatures in the San Francisco Bay Area are above their historical summertime average, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.
Volunteers removed more than one and a half tons of garbage from around Monterey Bay Saturday.
First it was starving baby sea lions wandering ashore and now pelicans are turning up in some unusual places looking for food.
An orphaned sea otter pup is beginning to thrive at the rehabilitation facility it was taken to after being rescued from a Peninsula beach.
A stand-up paddle board instructor captured a breath-taking encounter with humpback whales in the Monterey Bay last week.
Most of the squid caught in California usually travels about 12,000 miles before it hits your plate. Now, there is a movement to cut down on the distance.
Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished.
Unusually warm ocean temperatures off California’s Central Coast have surfers peeling off their wetsuits. While surfers enjoy it, the conditions could hurt those who make their living from fishing.
Boaters on Monterey Bay are being warned to keep their distance from humpback whales and other marine wildlife feeding on shore, according to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.