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.
Strange noises that have been keeping Pacific Grove residents up at night may be the sound of their amphibian neighbors’ mating calls.
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.