Monterey

California sea otter, Monterey Bay, California

Salmon season opens; fishermen warned about otters

MOSS LANDING, Calif. (AP) — As the recreational salmon fishing season opens Saturday, marine conservationists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium are warning boaters to look out for California sea otters when they head out to […]

04/05/2014

In this Dec. 16, 2013 photo, a fire burns the hillside in the Big Sur, Calif., region. (AP Photo/The Californian, Travis Geske)

Weather to help crews battling Big Sur blaze

  BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters were expected to get some help Wednesday from the weather as they battle an unusual late fall wildfire that has destroyed more than a dozen homes and forced […]

12/18/2013

US Coast Guard seal

Report of boat sinking off Calif. possible hoax

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — The Pacific Ocean either swallowed an adventurous couple and two young children aboard a sailboat off the Monterey coast, or someone played a cruel hoax that wasted Coast Guard resources and tugged at the hearts of coastal residents.

02/26/2013

Surge in Calif. oak deaths worries scientists

(AP) – From giant Sequoias in the east to wind-swept Monterey cypresses in the west California is defined by its trees, so a surge this year in oak deaths is cause for consternation across the […]

10/10/2012

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