The creator of Laguna Beach's Waterman's Wall wants to make amends to the art world, but can he outrun his past?
A call from a contractor on an oil platform off Huntington Beach led a rescue team from the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach to free a sea lion entangled in fishing line.Video of Saturday's rescue by Orange County's only licensed marine mammal facility follows on the next page.
Two marine mammals whose plights led to much nail biting by human mammals on shore have apparently returned to the open sea, hopefully unscathed.The bottlenose dolphin that had been swimming in circles in shallow water within the Bolsa Chica wetlands is believed to have left some time this weekend. ... More >>
UPDATE, APRIL 24, 3:09 P.M.: The good news about the 40-foot gray whale who'd been entangled in a fishing net off Laguna Beach and San Onofre last week is it's headed in the right direction.The nonprofit Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach reports that the whale was spotted today off Gorda ... More >>
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Dozens of sick and starving sea lion pups are washing up on Southern California shores. Many have not survived. Meanwhile, researchers have cast a wider net for causes of adult sea lion cancer deaths.