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In this handout photo provided by SeaWorld San Diego, mom and baby killer whale swim together at SeaWorld San Diego's Shamu Stadium February 14, 2013 in San Diego. (Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld San Diego via Getty Images)

California Bill To End Killer Whale Shows At SeaWorld Put On Hold

A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out keeping them in captivity has been put on hold, meaning it’s dead for the year.

04/08/2014

Video of humpback whales surfacing near a group of divers. (Shawn Stamback/CBS)

Central Coast Divers Narrowly Miss Being Swallowed By Whales

In the video, taken from the dive boat, you can see a large school of sardines in water surrounding the men. The whales where hundreds of yards away when the divers entered the water, but then the fish around them started to squirm.

07/23/2013

California gray whale

KCBS Cover Story: Unparalleled Access To California Gray Whales

Thrill seekers who marvel up close at whales during Northern California whale watching season are finding out simple watching pales in comparison to what you can witness 1,000 miles south of the Bay Area.

03/12/2013

Yacht Struck By Whale

Sacramento Man Rescued From Whale-Struck Yacht Heads Home

A northern California man who was rescued from his sinking sailboat off the coast of Mexico spent Father’s Day on a freighter bound for Panama.

06/17/2012

The fluke of a gray whale emerges from the water. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Entangled Whale In Bodega Bay Rescued

Researchers and volunteers Monday rescued a gray whale that was entangled in a crab pot line in Bodega Bay.

05/15/2012

Crews attempt to rescue a whale off the Orange County coast on April 17, 2012. The same whale was spotted off the Monterey County coast on April 24, 2012. (CBS)

Elusive Tangled Whale Freed Of Fishnets Off Sonoma Coast

A gray whale that had been tangled in a fishing net for more than three weeks as it swam up the California coast was finally disentangled Thursday by a fishing boat crew out of Bodega Bay.

05/04/2012

Crews attempt to rescue a whale off the Orange County coast on April 17, 2012. The same whale was spotted off the Monterey County coast on April 24, 2012. (CBS)

Experts Search Monterey Coast To Save Whale Entangled In Fishing Nets

A specially trained team of disentanglement experts searched the waters off the Monterey County coast Thursday for a gray whale spotted earlier in the week caught up on fishing nets.

04/26/2012

Crews attempt to rescue a whale off the Orange County coast on April 17, 2012. The same whale was spotted off the Monterey County coast on April 24, 2012. (CBS)

Lost Whale Spotted Off Monterey Coast, Rescuers Seek Opportunity

A whale that went missing during rescue attempts last week to free it from a large fishing line has been spotted off the coast of Monterey County.

04/24/2012

Chopper 5 spots a gray whale in San Francisco Bay on March 7, 2012. (CBS)

Boaters Urged To Stay Clear Of Whale & Calf In San Francisco Bay

A gray whale mother and calf were spotted in San Francisco Bay again Thursday morning, and officials from the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary were warning boaters to give them a wide berth.

03/08/2012

A Minke whale - file photo (Greg Wood/Getty Images)

Dead Minke Whale Washes Ashore In Point Reyes

High tides are preventing scientists from reaching a dead whale that washed up in a remote part of the Point Reyes National Seashore earlier this week.

12/30/2011

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