Monterey Bay

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    On The Line: David Paul Fuñe of Splashes, Part Two

    Athlete, handyman, air traffic controller. Our subject of the week has no shortage of skills, but family man is his preferred job. He shares memories about both his parents, plus gives advice about where not to fight in today's installment. Read our interview with David Paul Fune of Splashes, Part ... More >>

  • News

    June 21, 2012

    OC Fishermen Are Out to Sea

    Thanks to overregulation in the name of conservation, these hard-working men face extinction

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Tiger Woods "is Feeling Explosive"

    ​Monterey Bay-area cocktail waitresses, adult actresses and assorted skanks, consider this your warning:Cypress-born Tiger Woods says, "My body is feeling explosive." If you ever needed a golf towel . . .

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    [VIDEO of Sea Lion Lunch:] Gray Whales Provide Killer Poses for Dana Point Excursions

    ​UPDATE, JAN. 4, 4:54 P.M.: Earlier this afternoon we shared Dana Wharf Sportsfishing video of a gray whale family frolicking in waters off the Orange Coast (see original post after the jump).But now for something completely different: video of whales killing a sea lion in front of a catamaran sai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    They Call Him Flipper, Killer ... Or, a Dolphin Gang Attack with a Porpoise

    ​One of the street gangs in West Side Story was the Sharks, but those dancing fancy boys are pussies compared to the real-life Dolphins.Seemingly random acts of violence by bottlenose dolphins on porpoises have been reported in the Pacific Ocean off California. And recent marine mammal research co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    [UPDATED: Recovered, Back in OC] San Clemente Surfer In Critical Condition After Hold-Down While Surfing Maverick's

    Wikipedia CommonsAn example of the power of Mavericks.​UPDATE, JAN. 27, 2:40 P.M.: Jacob Trette is walking and talking the way he was before the frightening multiple-wave hold-down at Maverick's, a big-wave surf break near San Francisco.He was released from Stanford Medical Center yesterday, accor ... More >>

  • Features

    September 20, 2007

    On the Range

    Ridin’, ropin’, rasslin’ & other games of skill & contests of  strength, blazing trails, seeing sights &, of course, Anteaters

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2007

    More Dead Birds

    Earlier this year, an impressive number of birds died near the mouth of the Santa Ana River. The cause of the deaths was never discovered. Today, the San Francisco Chronicle reports that seabirds all along the West Coast have been dying in exceptionally large numbers. This is the third year that s ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    OnStar Trek

    Where in the hell would you go today if you could afford to go there?

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    OnStar Trek

    Where would you go today if you could afford to go there?

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Apologize for This

    Mission founder Junipero Serra brought death and destruction to Californias natives. Now hes one step away from sainthood