A dead humpback has whale washed ashore on a Monterey beach close to where a second whale was seen swimming near the shore
Five people on a sinking sailboat off more than 100 miles from the Monterey coast were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew.
Sticking out like a sore thumb, a white dolphin was spotted amongst gray dolphins gliding across the Monterey Bay on Jan. 25.
A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.4 struck near Greenfield in Monterey County on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network. Earlier reports gave it a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 before downgrading it.
One person was shot and killed in Salinas on Saturday night marking the city’s third homicide in less than a week.
Police in Salinas Saturday morning are investigating a Friday night shooting incident where a man escaped injury from multiple gunshots fired into his vehicle while he was stopped at an intersection.
Each year from mid-October to mid-February the Monarch butterfly migrate to the central and northern California coast. One of the things that make the migration special is that the butterflies return to the same locations year after year and that the general public can easily see them.
The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement officers are searching for a 23-year-old man who escaped from county jail in Salinas on Christmas Day, deputies said Sunday.
Authorities have issued a statewide Be on the Lookout report Thursday following the escape of an inmate from Monterey County Jail.
A natural coast rhythm around the winter solstice is bringing the year’s highest tides to California shores, creating a coastal flood advisory for the Bay Area through Tuesday.