Small Magnitude 2.6 Quake Strikes Near Monterey Bay A preliminary 2.6 magnitude earthquake struck Sunday evening near Monterey Bay and Salinas, officials with the U.S. Geological Survey said.
World Heritage Site Status Sought For Slice Of Central Coast OceanYosemite and the north coast redwoods already are recognized as UNESCO World Heritage sites, and now marine scientists want a slice of the pacific ocean to share that global prestige.
Consumers Warned To Avoid Eating Rock Crab From Half Moon Bay Due To Dangerous ToxinRock crabs caught in Half Moon Bay showed domoic acid levels in the internal organs of more than 10 times the level that requires the action to be taken.
Red Crabs Pile Up On Monterey Bay BeachesBy the thousands, red crabs are piling up on the shore at Del Monte Beach – the victims of the El Nino warmed waters.
Entangled Humpback Whale Freed In Monterey BayA fisherman spotted a whale entangled in Monterey Bay and followed the animal until rescuers arrived, helping to save its life.
Video: Hunting Killer Whales Putting On Show In Monterey BayPods of Orca killer whales have been putting on a show as they troll the waters of Monterey Bay, hunting for baby gray whales to prey upon.
Oil From Sunken Cargo Ship Threatening Wildlife In Monterey BayOil covering at least nine birds that have been rescued in the Monterey Bay area since late last year has been traced to a leaking cargo ship that sunk off the California coast more than 60 years ago.
High Surf Advisory Issued For Coast Through Saturday MorningThe National Weather Service is issuing a high surf advisory Thursday for coastal parts of the Bay Area.
Possible Pufferfish Found On Monterey Bay Beach Linked To El NiñoTwo pufferfish may have been spotted on a Monterey Bay beach, far north of their usual range of habitat, according to the Santa Cruz-based conservation group Save Our Shores.
Ocean Changes Lead To Stellar Whale Watching On Monterey BayChanges in the ocean are making for some incredible sights closer to shore than ever before. Whale watching in the Monterey Bay recently has been nothing short of epic.
Kayaking Man Almost Crushed By Whale Recounts Near-Death ExperienceA man kayaking in Monterey Bay who was nearly crushed to death by a breaching whale relives the terrifying incident.
Warmer Water Leads To More Whales Spotted Along Monterey BayOne 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.