March 11, 2014 at 11:30 pm
Hermosa Beach celebrates all things Irish at the 20 Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 15.Did you know that approximately fifteen percent of American citizens proudly trace their ancestry to the Emerald Isle?
March 4, 2014 at 6:57 pm
A surfer at Pismo Beach.; Credit: Bill Gracey/Flickr Creative Commons Los Angeles County health officials are warning beachgoers to be wary of water near storm drains, creeks and rivers. The Department of Public Health said in a statement that though the storm has come and gone, an advisory is in effect until Wednesday because the recent rainfall ...
March 2, 2014 at 9:39 am
Wind-whipped, turbulent waves represented conditions all along the south-facing stretches of Southern California beaches, according to lifeguards.
February 26, 2014 at 11:59 pm
Radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster may reach the U.S. West Coast within weeks, according to a report released Monday. But researchers said the low radiation levels would likely cause no environmental or human harm. The new findings were presented in Hawaii by Ken Buesseler, a chemical oceanographer at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, during ...
February 3, 2014 at 9:55 pm
Recent rains are washing bacteria and other pollutants into storm drains which run to the ocean.
January 1, 2014 at 10:44 am
Ecologists sought the public’s help Wednesday as big waves and extremely high tides were set to hit Southern California beaches.
December 30, 2013 at 9:10 am
Heads up, high tides in California are about to get much higher than usual. Starting around December 30th and lasting until roughly January 2nd, the ocean will experience a twice yearly phenomenon known as the "king tides." This occurs when the sun and moon sync up in a way that creates maximum pull on the Earth’s waters. Usually ...