Central Coast Surfer Escapes Encounter With Great White SharkA surfer escaped injury on Saturday after a great white shark bit her board off California's central coast.
Coast Guard Warns Of Rip Currents At Bay Area BeachesThe U.S. Coast Guard is asking beachgoers in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas to be cautious in and near the ocean Sunday, Coast Guard officials said.
New Drone Spots Sharks Lurking In Waters Near Popular SoCal Surfing SpotWhen 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.
Ewww.... Surfer Butts The Focus Of Scientific Research Into Ocean BacteriaCall it the most literal "beach bum" study ever. Occasionally in science, the topic of your research and the perfect subjects in which to study it correlate in unique ways, case in point -- surfers and antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More specifically, surfer's colons.
High-Tech Device Keeps Sharks Away From Surfers, Divers, SwimmersShark Shield creates a 3-D electronic field or protection around the swimmer. Sharks stay 15-20 feet away.
Surfer Survives Attack By Great White Shark At Central California BeachAuthorities say a surfer at a Central California beach survived an attack by a juvenile great white shark.
Surfer Rescued By Coast Guard Crews Beneath Cliff House Restaurant In San FranciscoU.S. Coast Guard crews rescued a surfer in distress Tuesday afternoon beneath the Cliff House restaurant just north of Ocean Beach in San Francisco.
Man Rescued From Seal Rocks Off San Francisco's Ocean Beach In 3rd Rescue Of The DayA 24-year-old man was rescued from Seal Rocks off of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach Wednesday night after he became stuck while surfing in the water, a U.S. Coast Guard official said.
Massive Waves, Riptides Pull Two Men Out To Sea Off San Francisco, Team Of Firefighters Perform Daring Surf RescueSan Francisco firefighters are working to rescue at least one surfer at Ocean Beach Wednesday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.
San Francisco Teenage Surfer Hailed As Hero For Saving 2 People At Ocean BeachAs crews continue to search Thursday for a 14-year-old boy who was swept out to sea at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on Wednesday afternoon, a 17-year-old surfer is being hailed as a hero for saving the boy’s father and cousin.
Boogie Boarder Dies From Injuries Off Santa CruzA boogie boarder who died after being pulled from the ocean in Santa Cruz on Friday has been identified as James Zenk of Mountain View.
Surfer Survives Shark Attack Near Humboldt BayJay 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.