Shark attack

Big surf pounds the pier at Manhattan Beach, Calif., on March 2, 2014, in the aftermath of a powerful Pacific storm. (AP Photo/John Antczak)

‘Keep Hookers off the Pier!’ banner to fly over Southland beaches today

MANHATTAN BEACH (CNS) – An animal-rights group campaigning for a ban on fishing from piers will send a banner flying over Southland beaches today with the message “Keep Hookers Off the Pier! Ban Fishing.” The […]


A man and child view a display of a great white shark on the Manhattan Beach Pier Sunday, July 6, 2014, one day after a swimmer was bitten by a great white shark off the Southern California beach city. (AP Photo/John Antczak)

Airplane banners fly to protest fishing from piers

MANHATTAN BEACH (CNS) – An animal-rights group will send a banner flying over Southland beaches tomorrow with the message “Keep Hookers Off the Pier! Ban Fishing,” as it continues its campaign to have fishing prohibited […]


Two men carry a swimmer, second from right, after he was bitten by a great white shark, as lifeguards close in at left in the ocean off Manhattan Beach, Saturday, July 5, 2014. (AP Photo/, Laura Joyce)

Manhattan Beach shark bite victim feared for his life

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Steven Robles was an hour into his regular weekend swim off some of Southern California’s most popular beaches when he came face-to-face with a great white shark. The 7-foot-long juvenile […]


Shark attack

Swimmers ordered out of water following shark attack in Manhattan Beach

MANHATTAN BEACH (CNS) – A 7-foot-long shark was hooked by a fisherwoman and was fighting for its life when it took a bite on a distance swimmer in the waters off the Manhattan Beach Pier […]


Calif. surfer bitten by shark punched its head

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) – A 25-year-old California surfer who survived a shark attack says he punched the shark in the head until it finally released him. Scott Stephens spoke about his ordeal at a news […]


Surfer bitten by shark in latest attack off Calif.

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) – Hospital officials were expected to release more information Wednesday after a 25-year-old surfer was apparently bitten by a shark off the coast of Eureka, the latest in a string of shark […]


Central beaches reopen after fatal shark attack

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) – Three Central California beaches that were closed following a deadly shark attack on a surfer have reopened. Vandenberg Air Force Base spokesman Michael Peterson says the 72-hour closure […]


Calif. surfer killed in shark attack off air base

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) – A shark attack at an Air Force base beach killed an experienced 39-year-old surfer, following months of frequent shark sightings along the central California coast. Francisco Javier Solorio […]


New sea otter count shows slow population growth

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) – New data show a slight increase in the number of threatened California sea otters swimming in coastal waters, a comeback made more difficult because of a recent uptick in shark attacks. […]



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