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Endangered sea turtle spotted in Santa Monica Bay

August 21, 2014 at 7:39 am
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Whether a sign of El Niño or climate change, rare sighting is due to warmer waters. I have the good fortune of being friendly with Maddalena Bearzi, a local marine biologist who has been studying marine life here in the Santa Monica Bay for nearly 20 years. Last week, Bearzi and her team were conducting ... More
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Manhattan Beach Shark Attack Victim Returns To Ocean To Conquer His Fears

August 19, 2014 at 6:05 am
"I’m a little nervous," Steven Robles said, "I’ll be honest. I am!" More

Millions of Jellyfish Invade LA Beaches

August 18, 2014 at 10:10 am
Millions of glassy purple, jellyfish-like sea creatures that look like sailboats have been washing ashore from Oregon to California. Santa Monica Pier Aquarium tweeted the photo above and noted that the invasion has been working its way down the coast and has arrived in LA. The jellies don’t sting, but the Aquarium advises not to ... More

Hermosa Beach paddle-out held for legendary skateboarder Jay Adams

August 18, 2014 at 7:58 am
Friends and fans of Jay Adams gathered at Hermosa Beach Sunday to remember the legendary surfer turned skateboarder. More

‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ larger than researchers anticipated

August 16, 2014 at 1:20 pm
A six-week expedition to check out floating trash in the Pacific Ocean returns to Southern California with some disturbing results. More

Ban On Pier Fishing, In Place Since Shark Attack, Lifted By Manhattan Beach City Council

August 12, 2014 at 11:05 pm
The Manhattan Beach City Council Tuesday voted to lift a ban on pier fishing after a meeting Tuesday night to discuss what could have become a permanent ban on fishing from the city’s pier. More

Lightning Storms Expected To Roll In Again On Sunday

August 2, 2014 at 4:45 pm
As unusual as the deadly lightning storm that struck Los Angeles last week was, it seems like we’re in for a second round tomorrow. More

Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possible

July 30, 2014 at 6:45 pm
Tough new statewide regulations restricting outdoor water use took effect Tuesday, the same day millions of gallons of water gushed from a ruptured water main near the UCLA campus. More