Sewage Spill Forces Closure Of Popular Monterey County BeachesSeveral popular Monterey County beaches were closed Sunday after as much as 4.9 million gallons of sewage spilled into Monterey Bay from a wastewater treatment plant before it was stopped.
Helicopter Crew Warns Paddle-Boarders About Nearby SharksA sheriff's helicopter crew warned a group of paddle-boarders to get out of the ocean after spotting more than a dozen great white sharks along the Southern California coast.
Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Smoking On California State Beaches, ParksMarin County Assemblymember Marc Levine wants to ban smoking on all California state beaches and state parks.
Idina Menzel Covers 'Wing Beneath My Wings' For 'Beaches' TrailerThe classic 1988 film "Beaches" is getting an update...
Storm Front Kicking Up Hazardous Surf An approaching storm front triggered growing swells along the Northern California coast Thursday forcing the Coast Guard to issue a warning to beachgoers and boaters.
Well-Meaning Beachgoers Warned Not To Touch Or Pick Up Seal PupsMarine mammal advocates up and down the West Coast are urging people not to touch or pick up pups that come up on beaches and shorelines to rest.
Strong Rip Current Risk Prompts Bay Area Beach WarningAs the weather heats up this week and people bring their kids and pets to Bay Area beaches, the National Weather Service is warning of a heightened risk of strong rip currents.
Bright Red 'Tuna Crabs' Invading Beaches Of SoCalCrabs that normally live off the Baja Peninsula are washing up on beaches in Southern California.
Park Fee Proposal For Sonoma County Beaches Moves To Coastal CommissionA battle is coming to a head between beach goers and Sonoma County over proposed new fees the county wants to charge people to park at four beaches.
Warm El Niño Waters Leave Over 1,000 Sick, Starving Sea Lion Pups StrandedCalifornia's sea lions are in trouble. More than 1,000 sick and starving pups have washed up on beaches so far this year.
New Push To Develop Contaminated Properties Along Bay Area ShorelinesThe Bay Area is home to some prime real estate along miles of shoreline, and there is a new push to develop land despite potential environmental problems due to contamination.
Macy's Looks To Avoid More Fireworks Trash On San Francisco BeachesMacy’s officials said they are working to make changes ahead of Friday night’s fireworks show after a previous show on Saturday led to complaints about debris washing up on the beach at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park.
Monterey Beach Goers Urged To Stay Out Of The Ocean Over BacteriaAn advisory warning residents to stay out of the water at Monterey Municipal Beach has been expanded to all county beaches for at least the next three days, Monterey County health officials announced Thursday.
Strong Rip Currents Possible At Bay Area Beaches This WeekendThe National Weather Service on Friday warned that Bay Area beaches could see strong rip currents this weekend, making the waters riskier than usual for swimmers.
Around 30 People Rescued From Rough Surf In Santa Cruz Over Warm Holiday WeekendAbout 30 people had to be rescued from the surf on beaches in Santa Cruz between Saturday and Sunday as warm temperatures drew big crowds to the water this weekend.