Wave Height a Bigger Worry for the West Coast than Sea Level Rise

January 26, 2010

A new study by Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries is calling attention to the fact that the biggest waves hitting the Pacific Northwest are now significantly larger than they were only a few decades ago. The increase is most dramatic in the far north and, so far anyway, barely detectable in Central California. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wind, Rain & Waves

January 20, 2010

As the first storm approached the coast last Sunday, the “Nanny State” tried to close the beach. The public was not impressed. Read the rest of this entry »


Fifth Carmel River Lagoon “Emergency” Since October

January 12, 2010

The surf is up again in Carmel Read the rest of this entry »


Chanterelles & Cider

January 4, 2010

What better way to welcome the new year than to pick some chanterelles (Cantharellus californicus) … Read the rest of this entry »