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Great White Sharks In Water Force Swimmer To Abort Golden Gate Bridge To Farallon Islands Attempt

A Bay Area man had to stop his quest to be the first to swim from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Farallon Islands due to Great White sharks in the water.

07/29/2015

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California Shark Attack Rates Down 90 Percent Since 1950s, Stanford Research Says

New research finds swimmers and surfers today are about 90 percent less likely to be attacked by sharks off California than they were in the 1950s — even though there are hundreds of thousands more people in the water.

07/09/2015

Giancarlo Thomae spotted several great white sharks around his kayak near Santa Cruz. (Courtesy: Giancarlo Thomae)

Several Great White Sharks Surround Kayaker Near Santa Cruz

Several great white sharks surrounded a marine biologist sitting in a kayak off the coast of Santa Cruz, and he has the photos to prove it.

07/01/2015

Images of an estimated 15 great white sharks were captured near Aptos on June 25th. (Photo: Giancarlo Thomae Photography)

Gaggle Of Great White Shark Pups Staying Put In Aptos; Beachgoers Unfazed (VIDEO)

Over a dozen great white sharks continue lurking near the shoreline at a Santa Cruz County beach.

07/01/2015

Great White Shark (Getty Images)

15 Great White Sharks Spotted Near Santa Cruz; Lifeguard Competition Cancelled

A competition for junior lifeguards had to be called off after more than a dozen great white sharks near the cement ship in the Aptos area south of Santa Cruz.

06/26/2015

Signs have been posted about the shark sightings at a popular Southern California surf spot, but the beach remains open. (CBS)

New Drone Spots Sharks Lurking In Waters Near Popular SoCal Surfing Spot

When lifeguards at a popular Orange County surfing spot decided to use a high-tech drone to keep swimmers safe from shark attacks, they got a chilling eyeful.

06/17/2015

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Woman Killed In Maui Shark Attack From Bay Area

Margaret Cruse from Marin was killed in an attack while snorkeling off the coast of Maui on Wednesday.

05/02/2015

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Shark Attack Claims Life Of 65-Year-Old Woman Off Maui Shore

A shark killed a 65-year-old woman in an attack off the shore of Maui on Wednesday, officials said.

04/29/2015

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High-Tech Device Keeps Sharks Away From Surfers, Divers, Swimmers

Shark Shield creates a 3-D electronic field or protection around the swimmer. Sharks stay 15-20 feet away.

04/04/2015

A Great White Shark swims in Shark Alley near Dyer Island on July 8, 2010 in Gansbaai, South Africa. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Floating Robot Tech Lets You Track Great White Sharks Swimming Along California Coast In Real Time

For the first time ever, online and in real time, scientists as well as the public can detect and track the locations of white sharks along California’s central coast.

01/29/2015

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