Northern California shark attack victim expected to recover

A swimmer who was attacked by a shark Wednesday about one mile west of the Monterey Bay Aquarium says he was bitten so badly he was concerned he might bleed to death, and owes his life to good Samaritans who rushed to his rescue.

Colorado Fire near Big Sur now 70% contained

A 700-acre fire that has been burning near Big Sur in Monterey County for nearly a week is now 70 percent contained, according to a spokesperson for Cal Fire Thursday evening. 

Containment of wildfire burning in Big Sur at 60%

Containment of the Colorado Fire burning in Big Sur edged up to 60 percent on Wednesday evening and fire officials said Thursday's weather conditions are expected to be favorable for fighting the blaze.