| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio joined President Barack Obama Tuesday in a pledge to protect the ocean.
The Washington Post reports DiCaprio plans to spend $7 million over the next two years on marine conservation, while Obama vowed to use his executive...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:28 AM
The Sports Xchange
By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange
Course Source: Lincoln Park, Wawona
IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Lincoln Park Golf Course in San Francisco
THE LAYOUT: Not only is this a classic course, where golf was first played in 1902, and a scenic...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:12 PM
A new census study shows there are more than 2,400 white sharks off California and suggests that existing protective measures should be maintained because they are increasing the size and health of the population.
The study by a 10-member team led by...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Just in time for summer, Surf City beachgoers and vacationers will find a new resort restaurant in town, Watertable, which has opened at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa.
Watertable, featuring contemporary American food, replaces the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:53 PM
A nuclear disaster, evil scientists and a malevolent monster with psychedelic eyeballs that wreaks havoc on a bucolic town. It isn't "Godzilla." It's "Jellyfish Eyes," the latest creation from artist Takashi Murakami, Japan's industrious answer to Andy...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A charge for electricity that millions of Americans didn't even know they pay will suddenly disappear Friday, after the Energy Department this week quietly notified utilities across the country that it was suspending its fees for a future nuclear waste...
| May 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Worldview Entertainment will finance and produce Joshua Zeman's lonely whale documentary "52" with Adrian Grenier on board to produce.
Producers are Lucy Cooper at Alldayeveryda, Grenier at his Reckless Prods. and Zeman of Gigantic Pictures. Worldview'...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:18 PM
When whales are spotted making their annual migration off San Diego, they are a visual wonder. Tourists and others pay to go on whale-watching ventures.
But when a whale dies and washes ashore, it can be a problem.
Take the dead, 50-foot fin whale...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:17 AM
For someone approaching 60 years old, Joey Carroll is quite at home with the word "bro." And as a bronzed and lean Carroll led me through a Wednesday morning surf lesson on the waves off Waikiki, the word was welcome encouragement for a first-timer....
| May 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
There’s at least one upside to the drought: Record-low rainfall has resulted in cleaner water up and down the California coast, a new report says.
Ninety-five percent of California beaches earned A or B grades for water quality during the summer...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 5:36 PM
This harbor community is bracing for water rationing this summer and even more severe restrictions this fall in the face of continuing drought, dwindling groundwater and a rising demand from tourists who are flocking here in numbers not seen since 2000....