Santa Cruz Surfing Icon Jack O'Neill Who Pioneered Wetsuit DiesO'Neill's died of natural causes Friday at his Santa Cruz home, his family said in a statement. He was 94.
Legendary Surfer Jailed In Santa Cruz Homicide CaseThe man arrested for murder over the weekend, Kevin Reed, is also known as the first to conquer aerials in the surfing world back in the 1970s.
City Surf Project Teaches Urban Kids To Ride The WavesMany Californians take a day at the beach for granted. But others have never seen the ocean. This week's Jefferson Award winners are working to make sure that city kids do experience the waves, while at the same time, learn some very valuable lessons.
Massive Waves, Strong Winds Expected At Mavericks This WeekendSurf will be up, way up, at Mavericks this Saturday. But big wind and big waves don't mix well, so the famed surf contest is not expected to be held.
Big Waves Expected To Hit Northern California Coastal AreasForecasters say waves as high as 20 feet are expected to crash onto many Northern California coastal areas on Wednesday.
Female Surfers Will Compete At Mavericks For First TimeThe first time in its history, the famed Titans of Mavericks surf competition will have a heat featuring the best female big wave surfers in the world, organizers said Friday.
Great White Shark Caught On Video Near Ocean Beach SurfersA video of what is believed to be a great white shark leaping out of the water at Ocean Beach just beyond a line of surfers was making the rounds Thursday.
Ocean Beach Drowning Renews Debate Over Need For LifeguardsSan Francisco’s Ocean Beach is one of the most treacherous stretches along the California coast.
Lucky Pacifica Surfers Have Close Encounter With Humpback WhalesA group of surfers had a once in a lifetime experience that was captured on video last weekend when they encountered whales feeding off the coast of Pacifica.
Aerial Video Captures Sharks Swimming Near Surfers In Santa CruzA Santa Cruz-based charter aviation company posted video shot Monday that showed a number of sharks in the water off at beaches in Santa Cruz and Capitola, including a shark in the area of a couple of surfers.
Rotting Whale Carcass At Popular SoCal Surf Spot Leaves Officials Scratching HeadsThe massive carcass of a whale was rotting Tuesday at a popular California surfing spot while authorities were deciding whether to tow it out to sea or cut it into pieces and load them on trucks.
Hawaii's Eddie Called Off; Mavericks Still A GoDisappointed surfers packed up their boards and were headed to Northern California Tuesday after The Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau competition was cancelled because of a lack of big waves.