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Monterey Bay

Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf and Boardwalk (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

New Monterey Bay Visitor Center Promises Closer Look At Sea Life

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.

01/17/2012

Fishermen and tourists saw four orcas coming up for some air near Monterey Harbor on on June 15, 2011. (CBS)

Whales Spotted Near Shore Along Monterey Bay

A group of killer whales made an up close and personal appearance to boaters in Monterey Bay this week.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/18/2011

Scuba Death

2 High School Students Die In Monterey Diving Accident

Two 17-year-old high school students from Carson City, Nev. died Saturday while scuba diving in Monterey Bay.

CBS San Francisco–04/10/2011

A harbor seal pup. (NOAA)

Public Warned To Stay Away From Seal Pups

Beachgoers are being advised not to interact with seal pups since contact could cause harm to the animal.

CBS San Francisco–02/28/2011

The African Penguin (Spheniscus demersus), also known as the Black-footed Penguin.

Monterey Bay Penguin Chick To Be Raised Behind-The-Scenes

A 3-week-old penguin chick at Monterey Bay Aquarium was temporarily moved off exhibit Saturday and will be raised behind the scenes, officials reported.

CBS San Francisco–01/30/2011

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