A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 struck near New Zealand on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.
Long-term weather forecasters seem more doubtful about a wet, El Niño winter bringing drought relief to California.
It’s no bathtub, but Northern California’s warm water is attracting visitors from as far as Ecuador and Alaska.
A shark attack on an outrigger sent a Santa Barbara woman into the water Sunday.
The San Francisco Fire Department Sunday safely rescued two men trapped by high tides beneath the Cliff House restaurant at the northern end of Ocean Beach, fire officials said.
The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Bertholf is returning from the deployment in the Eastern Pacific Ocean after seizing more than $183 million worth of illegal narcotics.
Eight defendants have pleaded not guilty to transporting more than 5,000 pounds of marijuana from Mexico to San Mateo County by boat, prosecutors said Tuesday.
An sea lion rescued last week when Sausalito’s Marine Mammal Center found it entangled in plastic netting, was released back into the ocean in Santa Cruz Tuesday.
The beaches in Pacifica were glimmering blue after thousands of jellyfish-like creatures washed up on shore earlier last week.
A better report on the health of the oceans announces there is not a massive amount of plastic floating on the ocean, contrary to public perception for the last few decades. It may have been eaten by fish, decomposed, or never existed.