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California Beaches

Are SoCal Beaches Running Out Of Sand?

AP | Posted 10.27.2013 | Los Angeles

PORT HUENEME, Calif. -- PORT HUENEME, Calif. (AP) — For one California beach city, every grain of sand counts. Port Hueneme, home to a naval base a...

How Do We Save The Oceans? With Our Kids.

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 10.24.2013 | Green

When actress Tanna Frederick first moved to California, the ocean was the kind of locale that brought back memories of her native Iowa. Like a hike in...

Why California Dogs Are The Luckiest

AP | SUE MANNING | Posted 05.21.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- When Craig Haverstick approaches the beach with his dog in tow, Stanley instinctively knows he's in for a treat. His ears perk up and h...

Bad News For Beachgoers

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 07.18.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Sunbathers flocking to Southern California beaches are used to feeding the meter or paying a parking attendant. Not so along the less d...

Our Favorite Surf Beaches

Black Tomato | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

Mastering the waves is an artform that transcends culture and country: Surfers unite across the world in a sort of common underwater love.

PHOTOS: 9 Places To Spot California Sea Lions And Seals

2010-12-10-overhead_Trazzler.jpg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

By Megan Cytron With a population of 238,000, there are enough California sea lions to populate a slippery city the size of Scottsdale, Arizona. Cali...

Ocean Water Testing At California Beaches Drops To New Low

KTLA | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (KTLA)-- Health testing at California beaches has dropped to its lowest level since ocean monitoring became mandatory more than a decade a...

PHOTOS: The 10 Most Polluted Beaches In California

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) released their twentieth annual U.S. beaches report card today. Their round up of 2009 beach closings and...

Which Beaches Made Heal The Bay's Most Polluted List?

Posted 11.01.2011 | Los Angeles

Via LA Times, eco-watchdog Heal the Bay has come out with their 2009-2010 20th Annual Beach Report Card. The publication provides a thorough evaluati...

Sea Lions Pups Washing Up On California Beaches By The Dozen

Treehugger | Jaymi Heimbuch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Marine mammal experts report that dozens of sick and hungry sea lion pups have washed up on California shores this winter, many not making it even wit...