Study: Surfers' Germs May Hold Key To Human, Oceanic HealthA California biochemist is surfing the world for microbes, and making waves in both the surfer and scientific community. His research into how the germs and bacteria found on surfers may hold an important key to human health, as well as the health of our oceans.
Santa Cruz Surfer Makes Board Using 10,000 Cigarette Butts A Santa Cruz surfer has won a recycled surfboard contest with an entry covered with 10,000 cigarette butts.
Surfers Ignore Warnings After Santa Cruz Shark AttackWhile a warning was still urging people to stay out of the water in Santa Cruz after a shark attack earlier this week, many surfers were out trying to catch waves Thursday.
Female Big Wave Surfers Fight For Equity At Titans Of MavericksFemale surfers insist that Titan of Mavericks organizers allow women to compete for the same cash reward as male surfers.
13 Great White Sharks Seen In Water Off Huntington BeachMore than a dozen young great white sharks were spotted in waters off Sunset Beach in Huntington Beach.
Planners Seek Public Comment On Plan To Restore SF Ocean BeachProject planners are seeking public comment on a plan to abate erosion and close the Great Highway at Ocean Beach south of Sloat Blvd. in San Francisco.
Surfers, Beachgoers Celebrate Reopening Of Martin’s Beach Near Half Moon BayThis comes a day after a ruling that venture capitalist Vinod Khosla can’t close off access to the beach near Half Moon Bay.
Coast Guard Rescuing Kiteboarders, Windsurfers In Distress Off San Francisco's Crissy FieldA U.S. Coast Guard crew from San Francisco helped bring 25 kiteboarders and windsurfers in distress in the waters off of Crissy Field to safety Sunday evening.
Large Swells, ‘Sneaker Waves’ Reported Off Northern California CoastThe National Weather Service posted a high-surf advisory for Northern California between Monterey and the Sonoma Coast because of large swells and so-called "sneaker waves."
Santa Cruz Surfers Warned After Shark Attack On SealPark rangers were warning surfers to stay out of the water after a great white shark leaped out of the water and attacked an elephant seal off a Santa Cruz area beach.
Mavericks Big Wave Contest Window Opens; No Free ViewingThe three-month window for the Mavericks big wave surfing contest is open until March 31.
Mavericks Surf Competition Loses Sponsor; Future In DoubtBarracuda Networks has pulled out, reportedly amid tension with members of the Half Moon Bay Surf Group over how to produce the event.