A woman who set out on Monterey Bay to chase the sunset Tuesday ended up clinging to her inflatable raft for 15 hours overnight, stranded in the frigid waters.
More than 3,000 volunteers in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties collected a total of 17,147 pounds of debris from the Monterey Bay shoreline Saturday during the 29th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day.
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A pod of 80,000 pound humpback whales got up close and personal with a group of kayakers on Monterey Bay last week.
After spending 16 years in congress, along with stints as director of the Office of Management and Budget, White House Chief of Staff, CIA Director, and – most recently – Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta says it has been “a hell of a ride, as they say, for the son of Italian immigrants.”
New data show a slight increase in the number of threatened California sea otters swimming in coastal waters, a comeback made more difficult because of a recent uptick in shark attacks.
A 14-foot great white shark has been spotted off the coast of Aptos, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.
Boaters in Monterey Bay are advised to look out for large numbers of blue whales making their way through the area to feed in the Bay’s nutrient-rich waters.
Blue whales, the world’s largest animal, are being seen in droves off the Northern California coast.
A new visitor center showcasing Monterey Bay is getting closer to opening its doors in Santa Cruz. The facility, now under construction, is almost two decades in the making.