Santa Cruz Co. Limits Beach Hours To Discourage Overcrowding During COVID-19 Stay Home OrderIn an effort to prevent beach overcrowding which could spread the coronavirus, Santa Cruz County is closing its beaches between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. every day.
Coronavirus At The Beach? In The Surf? In The Breeze? It's ComplicatedIs the risk that coronavirus, carried to sea in wastewater, may be kicked up by the breaking surf to infect beachgoers worth worrying about? Probably not. As for those beachgoers, don't rely on 6 feet of separation -- keep your face covered.
Thousands Of Slimy Sea Pickles Invade Monterey BeachesA bizarre invasion is happening along the California coast as thousands of so-called ‘sea pickles’ are washing up on beaches in Monterey this week.
Newsom Gives Public Access To State's Exclusive 'Beaches Out Of Reach'A fight to open up a pristine stretch of California coastline is finally over.
Northern California Optometrist Killed In Shark Attack Off Coast Of MauiA 65-year-old Northern California man was killed in a shark attack while swimming off the coast of Maui on Saturday morning.
Dead Gray Whale Washes Ashore At Limantour BeachA dead gray whale was spotted Monday on Limantour Beach at Point Reyes National Seashore.
Marine Biologists Say Dead Whale On Pacifica Beach Didn't Seem MalnourishedMarine biologists arrived in Pacifica to conduct a necropsy on the dead whale that washed up yesterday and found that it didn't seem to be malnourished.
Quick-Thinking Girl Helps Rescue Lost Baby Elephant Seal At Pacifica BeachBeachgoers were surprised when a baby elephant seal rolled onto the shore in Pacifica Saturday afternoon. Luckily, it was quickly rescued thanks to 10-year-old Athena and her mom.
Firefighters Rescue Dog Stuck For 26 Hrs On Ft. Funston CliffsA black Chihuahua mix dog named Duck was saved Sunday afternoon from the cliffs at Fort Funston after spending 26 hours stuck above the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco firefighters said.
Dead Body Found On Pacifica BeachA deceased male body was pulled from the surf Sunday morning in the beach area below 800 Palmetto Avenue, police said.
Teen Infected By Hookworms After Being Buried In Beach SandA Tennessee teen and several other people visiting a Florida beach have been infected with hookworms.
Twitter Post About Wedding Band Found In Point Richmond Goes ViralA search is on for the owner of a vintage wedding band that was discovered on an East Bay beach.
2 Dozen Great White Sharks Spotted At Capitola BeachAbout two dozen great white sharks reportedly showed up near a beach in Santa Cruz County this weekend in the latest shark sighting in the area.
Shark Warning In Effect After Sighting At Aptos BeachAny Bay Area residents heading to Santa Cruz to beat the heat this weekend should stay on the lookout for sharks.
Report: Some Bay Area Beaches Among Most Polluted In State The Bay Area has some of the most-bacteria ridden beaches in California, according to an annual report released Thursday.