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.
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.
A 25-year-old California surfer who survived a shark attack said he punched the shark in the head until it finally released him.
A man who was bitten by a shark off of the Humboldt Coast Tuesday will likely survive the encounter despite foot-long gashes to his ribs and torso, according to the Eureka Times-Standard.
A man was killed Tuesday during an apparent shark attack off the coast near Vandenberg Air Force Base, sheriff’s deputies said.
A professional surfer competing in a contest at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach left the water in the middle of a heat after saying he saw a large shark.
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.
The U.S. Coast Guard has launched a rescue craft off the coast of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach Friday evening after someone on the beach reported that they lost sight of a surfer.
The surfer that rescued a Windsor High School student who jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge Thursday morning said the teen began swimming away after the death-defying fall.
A Southern California surfer who nearly drowned in heavy surf off of Half Moon Bay on Saturday has regained consciousness and was upgraded to stable condition, hospital officials said Tuesday.