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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

Vigil Held For Transgender Woman Killed In East Hollywood

October 4, 2014 at 11:27 pm
Less than 48 hours after a transgender woman fatally shot, members of an East Hollywood community gathered for a vigil. More

Copacabana Brazilian BBQ Grilling Up in Hermosa Beach

September 26, 2014 at 2:41 pm

Storms tear up seafloor, causing riptides, huge spike in rescues

September 17, 2014 at 5:51 pm
A summer of Pacific storms and hurricanes has significantly changed the seafloor along California’s coast, fueling stronger riptides and triggering more rescues by lifeguards, officials said Wednesday. More

Southland Lifeguards On High Alert As Many Flock To The Beach To Beat The Heat

September 17, 2014 at 12:41 pm
Dangerous rip currents were a concern for officials Wednesday as many people were flocking to the beach to avoid the record heat. More