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The dismantling of the old canitlever portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge continued.

Caltrans Seeking Permits To Demolish Bay Bridge Pier With Explosives, Despite Possible Marine Life Danger

Caltrans is seeking permits to demolish the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge with explosives, a procedure that could be dangerous to native marine mammals, but Caltrans officials say it would have the least impact on bay wildlife.

08/18/2015

National Parks Service lifeguards load a dead dolphin onto their truck. (Joey DeRuy)

Scientists Try To Determine What Killed 3 Sea Mammals Washed Ashore On SF’s Ocean Beach

Marine scientists are trying to figure out why several marine mammals washed ashore Ocean Beach in San Francisco on Monday.

07/07/2015

The Marine Mammal Center confirms the rescue of a California sea lion pup this morning in the Marina neighborhood of San Francisco. (Marine Mammal Center)

Sea Lion Pup Waddling Around San Francisco’s Marina District Safely Captured

A sea lion had a short stint waddling around San Francisco’s Marina neighborhood Thursday morning.

04/30/2015

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Lost Sea Lion Pup Waddles Into Backseat Of Patrol Car Near Fort Bragg

Sheriff’s deputies rescued an unusually friendly sea lion pup found waddling along a dark Mendocino highway.

04/22/2015

A sea lion pup. (NOAA)

Seal Or Sea Lion Pup Stolen From Southern California Beach

Los Angeles police say four people snatched either a seal or sea lion pup from a beach near the city’s international airport early Sunday.

04/19/2015

A young sea lion recovers at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur on April 9, 2013 in San Pedro, California. (JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Hungry Sea Lion Attacks SoCal Fisherman Posing With Fish, Drags Him Into Water

A typical fishing photo-op turned into a terrifying attack, when a hungry sea lion leaped up and bit a fisherman posing with his catch, and then dragged him to the bottom of the bay.

04/06/2015

A sea lion pup. (NOAA)

NOAA Says Warmer Pacific Could Be Behind Starving Sea Lion Pups, Warns Of Less Productive Ocean

Starving sea lion pups and seabirds up and down the West Coast this year may be part of a large-scale shift of the Pacific Ocean to warmer and less productive conditions, according to a new federal fisheries report.

03/17/2015

A sea lion pup. (NOAA)

Number Of Stranded Sea Lion Pups On California Beaches Spiking To New High

Federal scientists say the number of sea lion pups stranded on California beaches is spiking and is now higher than the total for all of 2013, the last time large numbers of pups starved.

03/16/2015

"Percevero," the sea lion pup was rescued by a pair of Good Samaritans and a National Park Ranger (Photo Credit: Matt Wallat)

‘Percervero’ The Sea Lion Pup Rescued Near Lake Merced In San Francisco

Crews from the Marine Mammal Center rescued a wayward sea lion pup Wednesday morning in San Francisco’s Lake Merced area.

02/11/2015

Sick sea lions at the Marine Mammal Center. (CBS)

Sick Sea Lion Pups Inundating Bay Area’s Marine Mammal Center

The Marine Mammal Center is seeing so many sick and malnourished sea lions that they are quickly running out of space to treat them.

02/04/2015

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