Bay area commercial fishers say they are facing unprecedented financial hardships this year after dealing with a range of restrictions on several of their key catches.
A leopard shark was spotted in Lake Merritt Monday evening, a viewer-submitted photo shows.
Richmond Mayor Tom Butt announced the city is looking for new innkeepers to manage the East Brother Lighthouse located in the San Francisco Bay.
A fisherman got video of a great white shark swimming in the waters of the San Francisco bay.
The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito said it has been treating and releasing dozens of sea lions that had been affected by an outbreak of domoic acid poisoning.
A congressman and senator from Maine want to withhold federal money from the Monterey Bay Aquarium because the aquarium has recommended that people avoid buying lobster from their state. The aquarium runs "Seafood Watch," a conservation group that advises people on which fish to buy, or avoid, based on sustainability.
A humpback whale washed ashore at Half Moon Bay over the weekend. Scientists said it was probably killed after being struck by a ship.
A Bay Area-based nonprofit just completed a 45-day voyage to clean up plastic pollution in the ocean. The founder said the mission is to protect marine and human life.
The city of Richmond is trying to bury a decomposing whale today, which is literally causing quite a stink.
A man said he saw a dead whale Friday morning off Brooks Island in Richmond – an unusual sight to see while out on a regular morning walk.
A DFL state senate candidate who went into labor the morning of the party's convention Saturday had to pause her speech as she went into a contraction but ultimately pushed through to finish it. The moment, filmed by people in the crowd, has inspired some observers who see it as an example of the strength women need to overcome the unique challenges they face in their careers, but many also saw it as another example of the unfairness of system and society that does not accommodate them.
The event is scheduled for Nov. 19. Naomi Biden, 28, is a lawyer, and her fiance, Peter Neal, 24, is in law school.
Two humpback whales were tangled in fishing gear off central California in recent days and state wildlife officials are recommending commercial Dungeness crab fishing be suspended to reduce the risk of more entanglements as the whales migrate north.
A study found the best and the worst places to retire for the year 2021 based on affordability, activities, quality of life and health care.
Endangered killer whales received new habitat protections from the U.S. government Friday. The whales have in recent years been at their lowest numbers since the 1970s.
Crews have hauled away the rotting carcass of a dead fin whale that washed ashore and prompted the closure of Bolsa Chica State Beach over the weekend.
The angler fish usually lives 3,000 feet under the ocean, and it's rare for humans to see one fully intact. But this deep sea fish with teeth "like pointed shards of glass" recently washed ashore at a California state park.
Three more dead whales have been spotted in the San Francisco Bay in recent days, bringing the total to eight this year, experts said Friday.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says this makes the whale in Oakland the 10th whale in the last six weeks to show up dead; five of which were found in the Bay, the other five along the California Coast.
California will truck millions of young salmon raised at fish hatcheries in the state's Central Valley to the Pacific Ocean because the waterways the fish use to travel downstream are historically low and warm due to increasing drought.