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Only On 9: Surfer Who Encountered ‘Aggressive’ Great White Shark Speaks Out

Danny Misken has been catching waves his entire life. And he said he’s encountered sharks before. But never like this.

07/11/2015

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Waters Reopen In Huntington Beach After Aggressive Shark Encounter

The encounter prompted a two-mile stretch from Beach Boulevard to the Huntington Beach Pier and from Beach Boulevard south of Magnolia Avenue onto Huntington State Beach.

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Huntington Beach Closed To Swimmers After Surfer ‘Bumped’ By ‘Aggressive’ Shark

Authorities say swimmers were prohibited Friday from going into the water in Huntington Beach after a shark showed “aggressive behavior” toward a local surfer.

07/10/2015

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California Shark Attack Rates Plunge 90 Percent Since 1950s

In California, researchers put the odds of a swimmer getting attacked by a great white at about one in every 738 million beach visits.

07/10/2015

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Local Kids Work To Dispel Myths About Sharks Through Art

A group of middle school students are working to dispel myths about sharks through the use of art.

06/08/2015

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Caught On Camera: OC Deputies Have Close Encounter With School Of Sharks

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department released video footage Wednesday night of a close encounter with a school of sharks.

05/14/2015

At least one shark was seen swimming Wednesday in the waters off Seal Beach. (CBS)

Swimmers Warned Of Rare Shark Sightings In Orange County

Two juvenile white sharks up to six feet in length have been sighted in the waters off the coast of Seal Beach and Sunset Beach, authorities said Wednesday.

04/29/2015

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San Clemente Beach Reopens After 2 Shark Sightings

An Orange County beach has reopened following two shark sightings.

04/11/2015

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2 Shark Sightings Force Lifeguards To Close San Clemente Beach

Something lurking in the water at San Clemente Beach is giving swimmers a fright and has forced lifeguards to close the beach.

04/10/2015

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6 Shark Attacks Reported Along Pacific Coast In ’14; All In California

All six unprovoked shark attacks on humans last year along the Pacific Coast occurred in California, according to researchers.

01/26/2015

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Shark Sighting Near Manhattan Beach Pier ‘Not A Risk To The Public’

A shark sighting Thursday near the Manhattan Beach Pier posed no threat to the public, authorities said.

08/14/2014

Authorities say this photo of a reported shark swimming near the San Clemente pier was taken by fishermen who reported the incident.  (Photo courtesy: Zachary Harmon / City of San Clemente)

Beaches Reopen After Shark Sighting Near San Clemente Pier

A ten-foot-long shark sighting was reported Monday at the end of the San Clemente Municipal Pier, authorities said.

08/11/2014

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Fishermen Who Hooked Shark That Bit Swimmer Won’t Be Cited

Authorities say the 7-foot shark was thrashing to get free from the line for more than 40 minutes on Saturday before it bit a swimmer, who was treated at a hospital.

07/08/2014

Firefighter paramedics attend to a man critically wounded in a shark attack Saturday off Manhattan Beach. (credit: Eric Hartman/Manhattan Beach Patch)

Man Attacked By Great White Shark Off Manhattan Beach

The unidentified swimmer was bitten just before 9:30 a.m., authorities said.

07/05/2014

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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