The rare Pelagic red crabs, which have an anatomy similar to small lobsters and have large, black eyes, have washed up in the thousands in Orange County, creating a rather oceanic odor.
All six unprovoked shark attacks on humans last year along the Pacific Coast occurred in California, according to researchers.
Two men are being called heroes after rescuing a teenager from treacherous surf off the Palos Verdes coast over the weekend.
The sharks are not looking for human prey. But pray tell, why so many?
Wind-whipped, turbulent waves represented conditions all along the south-facing stretches of Zuma and Surfrider beaches, according to lifeguards.
Whale watchers Sunday saw a rare display of affection and mating behavior between two gray whales two miles off the coast of Dana Point.
Many southern Californians are already familiar with the photo of what appears to be a possible Great White shark swimming feet away from the photographer’s family — but a number of experts now argue that the animal may not be a shark after all.
Although there is nothing wrong with a fluffy stack of warm buttermilk pancakes, variety is the spice of life. Take a bite out of these unique pancake creations found across LA for a walk on the wild side of breakfast.
A coastal regulator Friday approved a plan to install parking machines and hike holiday parking fees at several popular Orange County beaches.
It’s a common sight on the nation’s beaches: among the sand, sea foam and gnarled kelp lay plastic bottles, bags and other garbage.
Marine life along the California coast may have trace amounts of radiation resulting from last year’s nuclear disaster in Japan.
A geophysics professor is warning of a potentially dire impact from proposed cuts to warning systems off the California coast.
The governor is citing improved sea conditions as cause to extend the search that has lasted four days.
The California Coastal Commission warns that when the ocean level rises — either through the tides or climate change — the damage from any tsunami gets significantly worse.
Officials say chances of survival are slim for a man who was taking pictures of the incoming tsunami waves off the California coastline.