The beach is the ultimate frontier between land and water. But where exactly does it start and end private and public property? And what does the legislation say about free public access?
Lolita, the main attraction of the Miami Seaquarium, died at 57. The female marine animal was the second-oldest orca in captivity after Corky at SeaWorld San Diego.
The island of Maui has been rocked by devastating wildfires that have claimed at least 101 lives and destroyed entire towns, including historic Lahaina.
A new study from UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography uses nearly a century of data to show that the average heights of winter waves along the California coast have increased as climate change has heated the planet.