Coast Guard Cutter Makes $6 Million High Seas Pot BustAfter seizing more than 3,100 pounds of cocaine in a bust earlier this month, the Coast Guard Cutter James has followed with a high seas seizure of 3,350 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of approximately $6 million from a go-fast vessel in international waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Pacifica Hosts Annual Dog Surfing ContestFor a great cause, dogs jumped on their surfboards and showed off their skills in California on Saturday.
No Niña: Pacific Returns To Normal After Strong El Niño WinterCalifornians have been bracing for a dry La Niña winter, but instead the forecast is starting to sound more like a line from Goldilocks: Not too hot, not too cold, just right.
California's Wet El Nino Forecast Is Bleak News For Thirsty Hawaiian IslandsThe strong El Nino that forecasters say could dump drenching rain on parched California is grim news for Hawaiian islands struggling to recover from a seven-year drought.
6.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Pacific-Antarctic RidgeThe U.S. Geological Survey says a strong and shallow earthquake has struck the Pacific-Antarctic ridge, but a tsunami is unlikely.
Ocean Oxygen 'Dead Zones' Causing Drop In Fish Numbers, Diversity Off West CoastConcerned that low-oxygen dead zones in the Pacific off the West Coast are getting more common as the climate changes, scientists are looking at how commercially valuable fish are reacting.
Gray Whales Showing Up On The Wrong Side Of The World May Be Due To Arctic WarmingTwo recent gray whale sightings on the other side of the world may suggest that climate change is forcing them to expand their habitat.
First Set Of Complicated Kidney Swaps Completed At California Pacific Medical Center In San FranciscoSurgeons at San Francisco's California Pacific Medical Center have completed the first three kidney transplants of a series of kidney swaps started by a woman who wanted to help save a life.
West Coast Scientists Fishing For Solutions To Bluefin Tuna OverfishingIn the San Francisco Bay Area, no matter how you slice it, we’re wild about raw fish. But we have a big problem: We love this fish so much that we’re eating it into extinction.
Here's What An Astronaut Will See While Spiraling 20,000 Mph Through The Earth's AtmosphereNASA released new video Friday capturing the intense conditions the Orion spacecraft and the astronauts it carries will endure as they return from deep space on a journey destined for Mars.
When Will The Wind Blow The Hardest During Thursday's Pacific StormThursday's powerful Pacific storm will bring powerful wind gusts throughout the day, with the strongest gusts topping 50 miles per hour.
Lightning Striking In Pacific As Thunderstorms Near Bay AreaA new band of low pressure will bring more moisture to the Bay Area overnight, and ramp up the likelihood that we’ll see thunderstorms over the next 24 hours.
Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Strikes Off New Caledonia CoastA strong earthquake has struck off New Caledonia in the southwest Pacific Ocean Monday morning.
Coast Guard Crew Returns To Alameda After 140-Day Drug Enforcement Mission In Latin America The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Bertholf is returning from the deployment in the Eastern Pacific Ocean after seizing more than $183 million worth of illegal narcotics.
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