North Bay Rescue Crews on Alert Following Weekend High Surf AdvisoryRecent high-surf-related fatalities are prompting Sonoma County rescue authorities to issue an emphatic appeal to the public to exercise caution when venturing near the coast this weekend.
'King Tides' To Bring Potential Flooding To California Coastal AreasForecasters advised of potential minor coastal flooding Monday morning along low-lying areas of the California coast due to astronomical high tides.
Bay Area Crab Fishermen Face Latest Challenge With Delay Of Season's StartCrab fishermen in the Bay Area who have already had to endure a mid-May closure of crab fisheries and a drop in restaurant demand due to COVID this year are facing yet another challenge with a delay to the start of the crabbing season.
Commercial Dungeness Crab Season Off California Coast Delayed To Protect Whales, Sea TurtlesCalifornia wildlife regulators on Wednesday postponed the start of the commercial Dungeness crab season to protect whales and sea turtles from becoming entangled in fishing gear.
Marine Mammal Center Biologists Concerned Over Spate Of Bay Area Animal EntanglementsLocal marine biology experts expressed concern this week over a spate of life-threatening marine mammal entanglements in ocean garbage and fishing gear along the California coast.
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.
Large Number Of Great White Sharks Off California Coast Visible From AirThe California coast is currently teeming with great white sharks, particularly in the Monterey Bay.
Fast-Flowing Russian River Left Huge Piles Of Debris On California CoastThe floodwaters that crested in Russian River towns like El Nido, Guerneville, and Monte Rio have also altered the Sonoma County coastline.
Sausalito Forum Focuses On Preserving California Marine SanctuariesScientists and Bay Area lawmakers on Wednesday took part in a public forum in Sausalito to discuss the importance of marine sanctuaries.
Shark Attacks On The Rise Along The California CoastShark attacks are on the rise along the California coast, according to beach officials in Southern California.
Geologists Get 3-D Pictures Of Beach Erosion On California CoastNew 3-D images reveal just how bad erosion is along the Northern California coast.
‘Googly-Eyed’ Squid Found Off California CoastA research vessel plying the deep waters off the California coast last week discovered an unusual “googly-eyed” cephalopod.
Gray Whales Migrating North Along California CoastThrough the end of April, gray whales and their calves will be traveling north along the Central and Northern California coasts.
'Citizen Scientists' Use Drones To Map Impact Of El Niño On California CoastIn California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face.
'Whale Spotting' App Seeks To Reduce Ship Strikes Off California CoastMarine scientists looking for new ways to reduce the number of whales struck and killed off California's coast by massive commercial ships have turned to a familiar tool: mobile devices.