Pacifica

A dead gray whale on a beach in Half Moon Bay. (CBS)

6th Dead Whale Washes Onto Bay Area Shores In 5-Week Period

A dead gray whale that washed onto the shore in Half Moon Bay was spotted Tuesday. It was the sixth dead whale to wash onto Northern California beaches in the last five weeks.

05/19/2015

Scientists from the Marine Mammal Center and the Academy of Sciences will perform a necropsy on a sperm whale that washed ashore a Pacifica beach on April 14 2015. (Edgar Teran)

2 Whales That Turned Up Dead On Pacifica Beaches To Be Buried

Two whales that turned up dead on a Pacifica beach in recent weeks will be buried there at the request of the city, according to police.

05/18/2015

A dead whale washes ashore on Pacifica beach, May 5, 2015. (CBS)

Dead Humpback Whale That Washed Ashore On A Pacifica Beach Likely Struck By Ship

The humpback was discovered on Pacifica’s Sharp Park Beach on Monday evening.

05/06/2015

A dead whale washes ashore on Pacifica beach, May 5, 2015. (CBS)

Fifth Dead Whale In 3 Weeks Washes Ashore NorCal Beach

A whale carcass was found on a beach in Pacifica Tueday morning, making it the fifth dead whale to wash ashore a Northern California beach in three weeks.

05/05/2015

Budweiser. (CBS)

Adults Hosting Underage Drinking Parties In Daly City Now Face Major Fines As Deterrent

Daly City joins Pacifica as the second city in San Mateo County to enact a social host ordinance. The new law allows police to cite adults for hosting parties with underage drinking.

04/28/2015

A dead whale on a Pacifica beach was vandalized with graffiti, and some of the blubber was set on fire. (CBS)

Dead Whale Spray Painted With Graffiti, Blubber Set On Fire On Pacifica Beach

Graffiti bearing the name of a Bay Area motorcycle gang was found on a dead whale rotting on a Pacifica beach Monday.

04/21/2015

Scientists from the Marine Mammal Center and the Academy of Sciences will perform a necropsy on a sperm whale that washed ashore a Pacifica beach on April 14 2015. (Edgar Teran)

Dead 50-Foot Endangered Sperm Whale Washes Ashore At Pacifica Beach

Biologists headed to the San Mateo County coast Wednesday morning to try and determine what killed an endangered sperm whale.

04/15/2015

That looks like a fight about to happen.
HALF MOON BAY, CA - JANUARY 24:  Danilo Couto (L) and Peter Mel share a wave during the second heat of round one of Mavericks Invitational on January 24, 2014 in Half Moon Bay, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mavericks Window To Close Next Tuesday; Surf Competition Unlikely This Year

The three-month window for the world-renowned Mavericks big-wave surf contest closes next Tuesday and organizers are saying, due to Mother Nature— it’s highly unlikely the event will happen this year.

03/24/2015

Highway 1 at Devil's Slide as seen from Montara State Beach. (CBS)

Fire Crews Rappel Down Pacifica Cliff In Dark To Rescue Stranded Hiker

Fire crews repelled roughly 200 feet down a Pacifica cliff in the dark to rescue a stranded hiker Saturday evening.

02/08/2015

Invoice from Scholastic School Supply. Authorities say the company was fake and accuse Robert Armstrong of operating a scam that defrauded thousands of schools. (CBS)

Bay Area Schools Receive Bogus Bills For Books In Alleged Nationwide Scam

Bay Area schools have been put on notice about a potential scam that could cost them. Investigators believe the man behind the scheme allegedly defrauded thousands of schools across the country in a fake billing scam.

02/06/2015

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