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(credit: Hillary Swanson)

VIDEO: 2 Men Rescue Teen From Treacherous Surf Off Rancho Palos Verdes

Two men are being called heroes after rescuing a teenager from treacherous surf off the Palos Verdes coast over the weekend.

07/07/2014

A great white spotted off Manhattan Beach Saturday. (credit: Simon Swart)

Manhattan Beach Man Gets Dramatic Video Of Baby Great White Sharks

The sharks are not looking for human prey. But pray tell, why so many?

06/21/2014

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SoCal Lifeguards On Alert After Violent, ‘Out Of Control’ Waves Strike Coast

Wind-whipped, turbulent waves represented conditions all along the south-facing stretches of Zuma and Surfrider beaches, according to lifeguards.

03/01/2014

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Gray Whales Display Mating Behavior In Rare Sighting Near Dana Point

Whale watchers Sunday saw a rare display of affection and mating behavior between two gray whales two miles off the coast of Dana Point.

CBS Los Angeles–01/27/2014

Is that a dolphin or  shark? Either way, June Emerson was photobombed! (credit: June Emerson/UGC)

Shark Or Dolphin: Marine Experts Debate Animal Captured In Manhattan Beach Photo

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.

12/30/2013

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Unique Pancake Creations In Los Angeles

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.

CBS Los Angeles–09/18/2013

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Parking Machines Get Green Light At OC Beaches

A coastal regulator Friday approved a plan to install parking machines and hike holiday parking fees at several popular Orange County beaches.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2013

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Bill Aims To Reduce Plastic Pollution Along Calif. Coast By 95 Percent

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.

CBS Los Angeles–05/24/2013

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Trace Levels Of Radiation Found In Seaweed Along Southern Calif. Coast

Marine life along the California coast may have trace amounts of radiation resulting from last year’s nuclear disaster in Japan.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/09/2012

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Professor: Budget Cuts To Tsunami Warning System May ‘Endanger The Country’

A geophysics professor is warning of a potentially dire impact from proposed cuts to warning systems off the California coast.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/28/2012

The fishing boat "Erik" has been in service off the Gulf of California for over 22 years. (CBS)

Baja Governor Extends Search For US Fishing Boat Passengers

The governor is citing improved sea conditions as cause to extend the search that has lasted four days.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/08/2011

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Engineers: California Tsunami Risk Rises With Sea Levels

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.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/21/2011

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Man Swept Out To Sea While Taking Photos Of Tsunami Waves

Officials say chances of survival are slim for a man who was taking pictures of the incoming tsunami waves off the California coastline.

03/11/2011

(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

High Surf Expected Along Southern California Coast

Heavy surf is expected along the Southern California coast Thursday, as the next wave in a series of storms heads toward the region.

02/17/2011

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More Shark-Bitten Otters Showing Up On Calif. Coast

A record number of shark-bitten sea otters were found last month along the state’s Central Coast, possibly because cooler ocean temperatures that create ideal conditions for sharks, according to the California Department of Fish and Game.

09/16/2010

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