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July 2018 Freshwater

Algae bloom at "Warning" level at San Luis Reservoir. US News and World Report, July 20

County health officials issue warnings about harmful algal blooms in Richmod Park, Clearlake Oaks. Lake County News, July 19

Don't go into Discovery Bay's toxic waters, officials warn. East Bay Times, July 19

CA Department of Water Resources issues warning of dangerous algae in Pyramid Lake. The Signal, July 14

July 2018 Marine

Toxic algae level reaches record high. Kern Valley Sun, July 3

June 2018 Marine

Health officials lift warning on certain shellfish from Ventura County. KEYT3, June 4

May 2018 Marine

Marine Biotoxin Report May 2018

Holy cow, the waves are glowing! NPR, May 9

Quarantine of recrationally harvested shellfish expanded to clams, scallops, oysters. VC Star, May 5

April 2018 Marine

Marine Biotoxin Report April 2018

March 2018 Marine

Marine Biotoxin Report March 2018

Opening of commercial rock crab fishery extended to Sonoma/Mendocino County line. Lake County News, March 30

One person hospitalized with shellfish poisoning from Marin beach. SFGate, March 14

Four kinds of algal toxins found in San Francisco Bay shellfish. Science Daily, March 12

Paralyzing nerve toxin found in recreationally caught shellfish, most dangerous levels in 20 years. SFGate, March 8

CDPH warns consumers not to eat sport-harvested bivalve shellfish from Marin County. CDPH, March 2

February 2018 Marine

Marine Biotoxin Report February 2018

CDPH warns consumers not to eat sport-harvested bivalve shellfish from Monterey County. CDPH, February 1

January 2018 Marine

Marine Biotoxin Report January 2018

Health advisories for lobster lifted. KSBY.com, January 26

December 2017 Marine

Marine Biotoxin Report December 2017

Dungeness crab health advisory lifted in Humboldt County. Times Standard, December 22

November 2017 Marine

Marine Biotoxin Report November 2017

Oregon adds new ban on crabbing, over neurotoxin fears. The Oregonian, November 15

Health alert issued for North Coast crab. KRCR News, November 6

October 2017 Marine

Marine Biotoxin Report October 2017

California closes lobster fishery due to domoic acid. Seafood Source, October 27

Scientists converge to share research on harmful algae. University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, October 25

September 2017 Marine

Marine Biotoxin Report September 2017

CDPH lifts warnings about certain shellfish from Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. CDPH, September 18

September 2017 Freshwater

Klamath River blooms in toxic algae. JPR, September 27

August 2017 Marine

Sea lions wash ashore in California amid return of toxic blooms. San Francisco Chronicle, August 9

August 2017 Freshwater

Marine Biotoxin Report August 2017

NEWS RELEASE: Water boards remind the public to be aware of Harmful Algal Blooms. Mojave Desert News, August 31

July 2017 Freshwater

Sonoma County issues toxic algae warning for Russian River beaches. The Press Democrat, July 26

Blue-green algae bloom (Isabella Lake, Kern County). Kern Valley Sun, July 19

Toxic algae bloom prompts warning at Pyramid Lake. NBC 4, July 7

Toxic alge kills 2 dogs after swim in Napa County pond. San Francisco Chronicle, July 1

June 2017 Marine

Rescue group sees huge increase in sick sea lions during month of July. KSBY6, July 21

June 2017 Marine

Marine Biotoxin Report June 2017

LA County shellfish toxic, health officials warn. Redondo Beach Patch, June 7

What caused the most toxic algal bloom ever observed in Monterey Bay? Phys.org, June 5

May 2017 Marine

Marine Biotoxin Report May 2017

State monitors domoic acid on the coast. Half Moon Bay Review, May 23

Pacific Marine Mammal Center still treating poinsoned sea lions. Daily Pilot, May 17

State extends rock crab fishery closure in Northern California. NBC Bay Area, May 17

Relief bill seeks $140 million aid for California crab and salmon fishery disasters. The Press Democrat, May 6

April 2017 Marine

Marine Biotoxin Report April 2017

Algae Bloom of Doom. VC Reporter, April 26

Tangled whales and stranded sea lions off California prompt legislation to help fund marine-life rescue groups. Orange County Register, April 24

High loon mortality event from domoic acid. edhat, April 22

Sea lions in California are dying from a toxic algae that ravages their brain. The Huffington Post, April 21

Domoic acid affecting sea lions and other marine animals in LA county. The Beach Reporter, April 19

More California sea lions are dying because of poisonous algae blooms. LA Times, April 19

Eight sea lions die from algae-produced toxin, Marine Mammal Center says. LA Times, April 13

Pregnant sea lions rescued in California appear to have been poisoned. CDA News, April 12

Rescued California sea lions showed signs of poisoning. US News and World Report, April 11

April 2017 Freshwater

No "silver bullet" for toxic algal blooms in El Dorado park, officials say. Long Beach Press-Telegram, April 30

Harmful bacteria found at El Dorado Park East; dogs, kids should stay out of water. Press-Telegram, April 26