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Watch Newborn Gray Whale Swim With Mother Off California Coast

DANA POINT — A baby gray whale heading south with its mother was spotted swimming alongside dolphins and sea lions off the Southern California coast. Crew members on a whale-watching boat recorded video of the pair in about 100 feet of water near Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point on Tuesday. Capt....

Gray Whale Found Dead on San Francisco Beach Was Hit by a Ship

SAUSALITO — A gray whale found dead on a San Francisco beach was hit by a ship. The 41-foot-long adult female was spotted Monday at Ocean Beach. The Marine Mammal Center says a necropsy performed Tuesday found the whale's skull and upper vertebrae had fractures consistent with a ship strike....