Posts Tagged ‘california’

Surfer Switches Boards on a Huge Wave at Newport Beach (Video)

Surfer Switches Boards on a Huge Wave at Newport Beach (Video)

Jamie O’Brien pulls off an awesome surfboard switcheroo at ‘The Wedge’ in Newport Beach, California.

Close Encounter with a Humpback Whale Surprises Kayaker in Monterey Bay, California (Video)

Close Encounter with a Humpback Whale Surprises Kayaker in Monterey Bay, California (Video)

Cimeron Morrissey was watching a huge raft of sea lions while kayaking in Monterey Bay, California, when a big humpback whale swam right under her kayak and nearly took her out with his enormous tail.

Flagman Nearly Gets Killed during USAC Sprint Car Race (Video)

Flagman Nearly Gets Killed during USAC Sprint Car Race (Video)

A USAC Sprint Car goes airborne and flies into the starter stand at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, CA, nearly killing the flagman, Keith Trusso. Luckily, no one was injured. Watch the dramatic close call in the video below:

Train Hits Semi-Truck in California (Video)

Train Hits Semi-Truck in California (Video)

A Union Pacific train crashed into a stranded semi-truck near Chowchilla, California, Sunday afternoon. KFSN-TV reports that the truck driver was walking down the tracks frantically waving at the train to slow down, but the train was unable to stop in time. The trailer was demolished on impact, sending its cargo, boxes of trail mix flying. The nearly mile-long train was carrying hundreds of military vehicles, mostly Stryker armored personnel carriers, from Ft. Lewis, Washington, to Fort Irwin, California.

Cat Saves Little Boy from Dog Attack (Video)

Cat Saves Little Boy from Dog Attack (Video)

A hero cat saved a little boy from a vicious dog attack in Bakersfield, California. Roger Triantafilo‘s 4-year-old son was riding a bike in their driveway when he was attacked by the neighbor’s dog. Right away the family cat jumped to the boy’s rescue, chasing the dog away. According to reports, the boy was taken to a hospital and received 10 stitches, while the dog was picked up by animal control and will be put to sleep.

Shirtless Guy Asks KTLA Reporter On Date During Live Wildfire Report (Video)

Shirtless Guy Asks KTLA Reporter On Date During Live Wildfire Report (Video)

KTLA’s Courtney Friel was reporting about a fire near L.A., when a shirtless man took the opportunity to ask her out. Because what reporter can resist a shirtless guy with a dog, right?! Watch the crazy video below:

Broken Fire Hydrant Lifts Car off the Ground (Video)

Broken Fire Hydrant Lifts Car off the Ground (Video)

A Toyota Corolla involved in a car crash in San Diego, California, ended up on top of a fire hydrant. The water that erupted from the ground lifted the car and kept its back side in the air for hours.

HS Teachers Reading Tweets About Themselves (Video)

HS Teachers Reading Tweets About Themselves (Video)

Teachers at Los Alamitos High School in California read tweets about themselves that where supposedly posted by their students. The tweets are not as mean as the ones from Jimmy Kimmel‘s ‘Celebrities Read Mean Tweets’ series, but some of them are still funny.

Wave Crashes through Restaurant Windows in Santa Barbara (Video)

Wave Crashes through Restaurant Windows in Santa Barbara (Video)

A huge wave breaks windows at the Moby Dick restaurant in Santa Barbara, California.

Portland Snow Jogger Falls after Live TV Interview (Video)

Portland Snow Jogger Falls after Live TV Interview (Video)

A couple of California runners living in Portland gave an interview to KOIN 6 News about how great it is to run in the snow. Irony struck very soon after that…