Jay Scrivner was waiting for waves off the Northern California coast near his hometown of Eureka on Sunday morning after surfing for about two hours when a great white he estimated at about 8-to-9 feet long bit his thigh and board.
The Chief of the Stinson Beach Fire Department has confirmed to KCBS that a great white shark was spotted off the beach Monday afternoon, prompting a ban on swimming and surfing for at least the next several days.
The crew of a tug boat said they were at the Hyde Street Pier fueling up when they spotted the shark. They were not able to determine if it was a Great White or a Mako.
A new state law banning the possession or sale of shark fins took effect Monday although local Chinese neighborhood groups continued to fight the legislation in federal court and are holding a noon rally in Oakland’s Chinatown.
A great white shark attacked a kayaker fishing with his father-in-law off Pacifica State Beach near Linda Mar Tuesday afternoon.
A Milpitas man accused of selling young nurse sharks over the Internet faces charges in South Florida.
A 25-year-old California surfer who survived a shark attack said he punched the shark in the head until it finally released him.
Federal fisheries regulators will consider whether to list West Coast great white sharks as an endangered species, a designation that could spur more research into the mysterious sea creatures.
A 14-foot great white shark has been spotted off the coast of Aptos, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.
A 16-year-old girl from Livermore on vacation in Maui was bitten by a shark, according to fire officials.