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Entrance to Asilomar State Beach in Monterey County. (Ekabhishek/Flickr/Creative Commons)

Officials Warn Swimmers Of High Bacteria Levels At Monterey County Beach

Monterey County health officials have issued an advisory warning people to avoid swimming at a state beach in Pacific Grove because of high levels of bacteria found there.

07/30/2014

An algae bloom has closed Temescal Lake to swimming. (CBS)

Algae Bloom And E. Coli Close Popular East Bay Lakes To Swimmers And Their Dogs

With the unusually warm July temperatures (by Bay Area standards) two popular East Bay swimming spots have shut down due to health concerns caused by rare toxic algae blooms.

07/25/2014

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9-Year-Old Girl Drowns In Menlo Park Swimming Pool

A 9-year-old girl who accidentally drowned in a swimming pool Tuesday in Menlo Park has been identified as Lahee Hong, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office.

07/16/2014

Lake Berryessa

San Rafael Man Drowns At Lake Berryessa

A San Rafael man drowned at Lake Berryessa on Tuesday afternoon, a Napa County sheriff’s captain said Wednesday.

07/02/2014

A Stockton man becomes sick with a life-threatening bacterial infection after swimming at Woodward Reservoir in Stanislaus County.

Stockton Man Hospitalized For Bacterial Infection After Swimming At Stanislaus County Reservoir

A Stockton man claims he got severely sick and lost nearly 30 pounds in one week after swimming at the Woodward Reservoir in Stanislaus County.

06/17/2014

Marathon swimmer Jamie Patrick will attempt to break a record by swimming from Milwaukee to Chicago. (Credit: Brian Patterson)

Lafayette Man Plans Record-Breaking Swim Attempt From Milwaukee To Chicago

A Lafayette man plans to attempt a record-breaking swim from Milwaukee to Chicago.

05/01/2014

Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Cal’s Missy Franklin Wins 1st NCAA Title, Shatters 200 Freestyle Record

Olympian Missy Franklin set a record in winning her first NCAA title for California on Friday and Georgia stretched its lead in the team standings on the second day of the NCAA women’s swimming and diving championships.

03/21/2014

Parisian Morning Jog (credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

Swimmer Missy Franklin at the world swimming championships in Barcelona, Spain. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cal’s Franklin Earns 5 Golden Goggle Nominations

Olympic and world champion Missy Franklin is among the leading nominees for USA Swimming’s Golden Goggle awards. Franklin, a freshman at Cal, is up for five awards, including Female Athlete of the Year.

10/02/2013

Sunset

5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.

08/30/2013

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