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Stinson Beach Reopens to Swimmers After Shark Sighting

August 26, 2013 | 12:13 pm

Stinson Beach Reopens to Swimmers After Shark Sighting

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(Bay City News) Stinson Beach reopened to swimmers, surfers and boogie boarders on Sunday after a five-day closure prompted by a great white shark sighting. There have been no sightings since the shark was spotted last Monday afternoon, National Park Service spokeswoman Alexandra Picavet said this morning. The shark, estimated at 10 to 15 feet […]

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Stinson Beach Closed to Swimming After Great White Shark Sighting

August 20, 2013 | 9:50 am

Stinson Beach Closed to Swimming After Great White Shark Sighting

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What is going on at Stinson Beach? Last week we reported on salmon sharks that had washed up onshore at the popular Marin recreation area. Then yesterday a 42-foot juvenile fin whale died after it became stranded on the beach. And now the beach is closed to swimming at least until Saturday after a 10- […]

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45- to 50-Foot Whale Dies on Stinson Beach

August 19, 2013 | 9:36 am

45- to 50-Foot Whale Dies on Stinson Beach

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A 45- to 50-foot fin whale died after stranding on the north side of Stinson Beach early this morning. Veterinarians are assembling a necropsy team to explore the cause of death. “What they’re doing is trying to see if they can actually pull the animal out of the water higher up on the beach, so that […]

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Salmon Sharks Wash Up on Stinson Beach; Video, Photo

August 13, 2013 | 12:55 pm

Salmon Sharks Wash Up on Stinson Beach; Video, Photo

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That little beauty is a salmon shark that washed ashore at Stinson Beach in Marin on Sunday. KQED’s Sarah Baughn was visiting the beach when this turned up next to her boogie-boarding 9-year-old. A beach lifeguard estimated the length at about 2½ feet. It’s not the only salmon shark sighting. Someone posted this YouTube video […]

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