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High surf conditions worry SoCal lifeguards after storm

December 13, 2014 at 8:38 pm
Surf is way up along Southern California beaches in the wake of the storm. Lifeguards have some serious warnings for those deciding to venture into the ocean. More



LA rain: 2nd powerful storm could bring huge waves, mudslides to Southern California

December 10, 2014 at 9:43 pm
Forecasters say a powerful storm bearing down on Central and Southern California will lash the region with rain, pounding surf and gusty winds. The National Weather Service says the storm will roll in Thursday evening and spread south through Friday, bringing an inch or two of rain in most areas but greater amounts in the ... More

High surf: 2-story-high waves to pound Southern California coast

December 10, 2014 at 12:26 pm
Southern California beachgoers are being warned to stay out of the water this week when a massive winter storm brings rain, wind and waves as high as 25 feet to the coastline. More

Storm runoff: Stay out of the ocean, health officials warn

December 4, 2014 at 10:57 pm
Public health officials in Los Angeles and Orange counties are asking surfers and swimmers to stay out of the ocean because of the bacteria, debris and trash that washed into the water from this week’s storms. More

Sharks spotted at Hermosa Beach over the weekend

November 9, 2014 at 6:34 pm
An LAPD helicopter spotted three Great White sharks on Saturday, and an ABC7 viewer spotted another shark Friday morning near the pier. More

Distance swimmer Steve Robles survived a shark encounter, but it left a mark

November 5, 2014 at 11:13 pm
Slip into the sea with Steve Robles, the swimmer with the Freddy Krueger scars along his right side where a great white ripped into him off the Manhattan Beach Pier almost four months ago. Slip into the sea and start to wonder what lurks below. More

Health Officials Say Stay Away From Ocean Near Storm Drains

November 2, 2014 at 11:29 am
With the first rain of the autumn flushing crud into storm drains, health officials have warned against touching water near storm runoff that flows into the ocean. Bacteria and bad chemicals can be washed into the ocean from such drains and creeks, according to the Department of Public Health. No beaches have been closed, and ... More

Tropical Storm Simon sending big waves to California beaches

October 6, 2014 at 9:14 am
Tropical Storm Simon off Baja Mexico is creating high surf along local beaches, prompting warnings of strong rip currents and possible coastal flooding. More