Shark Attack

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Community Corner: Stinson Beach Shark Victim Turns Shark Advocate

A local teenage surfer was attacked by a shark at Stinson Beach back in 1998 and now he not only shares his story but has also dedicated his life to advocating for sharks and ocean conservation.

08/11/2012

Gashes and teeth marks on kayak that was the target of a shark attack in Pleasure Point off the coast of Santa Cruz.

Shark Attacks Kayaker In Waters Off Santa Cruz

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is warning people to watch out for sharks in the vicinity of Pleasure Point in Santa Cruz after a shark attacked a kayaker in that area earlier Saturday.

07/07/2012

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Shark Bites Livermore Teenager On Hawaii Vacation

A 16-year-old girl from Livermore on vacation in Maui was bitten by a shark, according to fire officials.

06/26/2012

A Great White Shark (Anna Zieminski/AFP/Getty Images)

Kayaker Survives Great White Shark Attack Off Central Coast

A kayaker says he was attacked by a 14-foot-long great white shark as he and his friends fished off the coast of Central California and that he escaped any injuries.

05/15/2012

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Santa Cruz Surfers Warned After Shark Attack On Seal

Park rangers were warning surfers to stay out of the water after a great white shark leaped out of the water and attacked an elephant seal off a Santa Cruz area beach.

03/15/2012

A Great White Shark (Anna Zieminski/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Alarmed By Growing Number of Shark Attacks on Sea Otters

Sharks may simply be mistaking the sea otters for their typical sea lion and elephant seal prey.

02/17/2012

This photo shows 27-year-old Eric Tarantino's surfboard after he was attacked by a shark near Marina State Beach in Monterey.

Surfer Bitten By Shark Leaves San Jose Hospital

A surfer who was bitten in the neck and arm by a shark off a Monterey County beach Saturday could leave Regional Medical Center in San Jose just days after his brush with death.

10/31/2011

This photo shows 27-year-old Eric Tarantino's surfboard after he was attacked by a shark near Marina State Beach in Monterey.

Shark Attack Victim Recovering; ‘Sharktober’ Attack Shouldn’t Surprise

While a Monterey man continues to nurse serious injuries from an apparent shark attack on Saturday, at least one shark expert said it should come as no surprise.

10/30/2011

great white shark

California Among Top States For Shark Attacks

Of the four attacks in California last year, the most notable was the October attack by a great white shark off the central California coast that killed a body-surfer.

CBS San Francisco–02/08/2011

Shark Bite

Shark That Killed UCSB Student May Have Been Great White

The huge shark that attacked and killed a body-surfer off the central California coast may have been a great white, a spokesman for the local sheriff’s office said.

CBS San Francisco–10/23/2010

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