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  • Whale Struck By Speedboat in San Diego

    Whale Struck By Speedboat in San Diego
    SAN DIEGO (KTLA) -- A woman and her 79-year-old father are recovering from minor injuries after their speedboat reportedly slammed into a whale in San Diego Bay. It happened Monday about a quarter mile off of Shelter Island. Patti Picchietti was on...
  • Taking the Kids -- to the land of the Arctic polar bear

    Taking the Kids -- to the land of the Arctic polar bear
    It's 5:30 a.m. and we're awake, outside and shivering, wearing more layers of clothes than we would on a New England ski trip, though we're on a cruise in July. But no one's complaining aboard the Lindblad Expeditions National Geographic Explorer --...
  • New 'whale tail' license plate makes a big splash

    Laguna Beach graphic artist Bill Atkins and Contra Costa County landscape painter Elizabeth Robinette Tyndall were feted Tuesday as the California Coastal Commission officially announced its new "whale tail" license plate. Atkins is the second Laguna...
  • Natural Perspectives: Severe weather affects more than you know

    While we luxuriate here in Southern California under bright and balmy skies, Alaska is on course for its snowiest winter ever. Vic and I expect Alaska to be snowy in the winter, but the amount of snow that they're getting up there is truly mind-boggling....
  • SeaWorld fights for future of killer-whale shows

    SeaWorld fights for future of killer-whale shows
    Nineteen months after an animal trainer was killed by one of its killer whales, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment heads to court next week to fight for the future of its iconic Shamu shows. SeaWorld is challenging the results of a federal investigation...
  • Kayaker has Close Encounter with Blue Whale off SoCal Coast

    Kayaker has Close Encounter with Blue Whale off SoCal Coast
    A kayaker has posted video of a very close encounter with a blue whale off the coast of Redondo Beach. The video, posted on YouTube, shows the blue whale surfacing incredibly close to the kayaker. The whale was also feeding right next to the kayak. The...
  • Exploring South America's southern tip by ship

    Exploring South America's southern tip by ship
    With the wind in our favor, the sudden whiff of fish and a rumble of cavernous snorts announced that the quarry was within range. A few steps later, the mound of mottled boulders at the high tide line rolled and heaved, and a half-dozen dozen giant...
  • 'Eye-to-Eye' Blue Whale Encounter Caught on Tape

    'Eye-to-Eye' Blue Whale Encounter Caught on Tape
    DANA POINT, Calif. (KTLA) -- A group of whale watchers are still reeling with excitement after an up-close-and-personal experience with a blue whale off Dana Point. The encounter was captured on video during a whale watching trip Friday afternoon with...
  • VIDEO: Surfer Has Close Encounter with Humpback Whales

    VIDEO: Surfer Has Close Encounter with Humpback Whales
    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KTLA) -- One surfer got a little too close for comfort to some huge humpback whales off the coast of Santa Cruz, and a camera was rolling while it happened. In the video posted to YouTube, two humpback whales surface with mouths...
  • 15 ways to see the world on water

    15 ways to see the world on water
    Three quarters of the world's surface is water, but nearly all of our vacations are based on land. It stands to reason that we must be missing out. Luckily there are some fantastic ways to see the wet face of the planet. 1. Explore the pristine coves of...
  • Whales win, walruses lose in warmer Arctic

    Whales win, walruses lose in warmer Arctic
    The Arctic zone has moved into a warmer, greener "new normal" phase, which means less habitat for polar bears and more access for development, an international scientific team reported on Thursday. Arctic air temperatures were higher - about 2.5 degrees...