Beaches

People walk along Ocean Beach on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)

An ocean of emotion

Reflections on daily life along the Great Highway

 

Concord native Alysha Umphress is making her first evening-length local appearance since she’s been busy in musicals in  New York and on tour. (Courtesy photo)

Alysha Umphress: From Bay Area to Broadway and back

“Cabaret star” is a new kind of homecoming for Bay Area native…

 

Forecasters say large swells to hit California coast

The end of the week is expected to bring a large swell…

 

Waves churned by a winter storm break underneath the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in San Francisco Bay. El Nino storms lined up in the Pacific, promising to drench parts of the West for more than two weeks and increasing fears of mudslides and flash floods in regions stripped bare by wildfires. At least two more storms are expected to follow bringing as much as 3 inches of rain. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Warning of waves exceeding 20 feet tall issued for SF beachgoers

Heavy rain will continue through Sunday night, with warnings issued for minor…

Waves churned by a winter storm break underneath the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in San Francisco Bay. El Nino storms lined up in the Pacific, promising to drench parts of the West for more than two weeks and increasing fears of mudslides and flash floods in regions stripped bare by wildfires. At least two more storms are expected to follow bringing as much as 3 inches of rain. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
AP Photo/Nick UtA crew cleans up a beach after balls of tar washed ashore in Manhattan Beach

Oil globs close Los Angeles-area beaches to swimming

Popular beaches along nearly 7 miles of Los Angeles-area coastline were off-limits…

AP Photo/Nick UtA crew cleans up a beach after balls of tar washed ashore in Manhattan Beach
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June 7: Secret beaches and other San Francisco activities

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Dangerous conditions at Bay Area beaches

Federal agencies continue to warn coastal residents and visitors that conditions at…