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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

Rear view of a young woman carrying a surfboard on the beach, Hawaii, USA

Ewww…. Surfer Butts The Focus Of Scientific Research Into Ocean Bacteria

Call 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.

06/11/2015

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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)

Surfer Survives Attack By Great White Shark At Central California Beach

Authorities say a surfer at a Central California beach survived an attack by a juvenile great white shark.

12/28/2014

The Cliff House Restaurant perched above Ocean Beach. (Cliff House)

Surfer Rescued By Coast Guard Crews Beneath Cliff House Restaurant In San Francisco

U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued a surfer in distress Tuesday afternoon beneath the Cliff House restaurant just north of Ocean Beach in San Francisco.

12/02/2014

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Man Rescued From Seal Rocks Off San Francisco’s Ocean Beach In 3rd Rescue Of The Day

A 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.

09/24/2014

A man is wheeled to an ambulance after being pulled out of the surf at San Francisco Ocean Beach, September 24, 2014. (CBS)

Massive Waves, Riptides Pull Two Men Out To Sea Off San Francisco, Team Of Firefighters Perform Daring Surf Rescue

San Francisco firefighters are working to rescue at least one surfer at Ocean Beach Wednesday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

09/24/2014

17-year-old surfer Tony Barbero speaks with a reporter following his rescue of two people from the waters off Ocean Beach, April 9, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Teenage Surfer Hailed As Hero For Saving 2 People At Ocean Beach

As 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.

04/10/2014

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Boogie Boarder Dies From Injuries Off Santa Cruz

A boogie boarder who died after being pulled from the ocean in Santa Cruz on Friday has been identified as James Zenk of Mountain View.

01/26/2014

A shark left bite marks on Jay Scrivner's surfboard during an attack near Humboldt Bay on October 6, 2013. (CBS)

Surfer Survives Shark Attack Near Humboldt Bay

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.

10/07/2013

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