California coast

Man says great white bit his boat off California coast

SANTA CRUZ — A man says he was fishing off the Northern…

 

In this May 21, 2015, file photo, an oil-covered bird flaps its wings amid at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Company charged for oil spill that fouled California beaches

LOS ANGELES — A Texas pipeline company that spilled more than 140,000…

 

Gray whales travel close to shore, even right outside the Golden Gate, and are susceptible to collisions with boats. (REUTERS FILE PHOTO)

Boaters asked to look out for migrating gray whales

Officials with the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary are asking boaters to…

 

In this Nov. 30 photo, Capt. David Anderson of Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Watching Safari in Dana Point, shows a net a whale was found entangled in. Anderson was among the first to realize whale entanglements were a serious problem when his tours kept running into distressed whales.  (AP Photo/Christine Armario)

Whales entangled at alarming rate along California coast

LONG BEACH — An unusual warming in the Pacific Ocean may be…

In this Nov. 30 photo, Capt. David Anderson of Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Watching Safari in Dana Point, shows a net a whale was found entangled in. Anderson was among the first to realize whale entanglements were a serious problem when his tours kept running into distressed whales.  (AP Photo/Christine Armario)
Ari Burack/Special to the S.F. ExaminerShelter Cove is a hidden gem tucked away on California's Lost Coast near Eureka.

Seeking shelter on the Lost Coast

At dusk on a Thursday in early May, the streets of Shelter…

Ari Burack/Special to the S.F. ExaminerShelter Cove is a hidden gem tucked away on California's Lost Coast near Eureka.