California Coast

Shark Attack Closes Three Southern California BeachesThree beaches along coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base are closed after a 28-year-old surfer survived an attack by a shark.
UPDATE: Wal-Mart Pleads Guilty In California Hazardous Waste CaseWal-Mart Stores Inc. has pleaded guilty to charges the company dumped hazardous waste in California.
Endangered Sea Turtles Spotted Off San Francisco CoastThe endangered leatherback sea turtle has made its way to the California coast with sightings in the past few days near the San Francisco and Monterey bays, a marine biologist at a nonprofit sea turtle restoration group said.
High Surf Continues To Pound California CoastHigh surf will continue to pound California beaches into the Labor Day weekend, forecasters warned Friday, and crowds celebrating the last summer holiday were urged to watch out for dangerous rip currents.