Central California surfer Elinor Dempsey, 54, was out surfing near San Luis Obispo when she was hit by what she thought was a dolphin. Dempsey was unhurt physically, although that red mal looks like it's gonna probably gonna go better on rights from now on.

(Video by Laura Dickinson, The Tribune)

Meanwhile, down the west coast in La Jolla, San Diego, a hammerhead shark put the frighteners up a couple kayakers, kinda.