Coast Guard, locals rescue mudslide victims in Santa Barbara County

Coast Guard, locals rescue mudslide victims in Santa Barbara County
Homes and streets of a neighborhood affected by the Santa Barbara County mudslides in Santa Barbara, California are shown, Jan. 9, 2018, from the perspective of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew involved in rescuing injured and stranded victims.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued and medevaced several mudslide victims in Santa Barbara County area, Monday...

Coast Guard deploys more California crews in support of Hurricane Harvey response

Coast Guard deploys more California crews in support of Hurricane Harvey response
A member of the Coast Guard’s Pacific Strike Team prepares to load an all-terrain vehicle into a C-27 Spartan aircraft at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento in Sacramento, Calif., Aug. 28, 2017.  ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard deployed additional California-based personnel and equipment in support of Hurricane Harvey relief operations Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento flight crew...

Coast Guard, LA County agencies rescue 7 after vessel capsizes near Catalina

Coast Guard, LA County agencies rescue 7 after vessel capsizes near Catalina
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, and Los Angeles County Lifeguards rescued seven people near Catalina Island after their vessel overturned Saturday. At 9:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach operations center received a report from the good Samaritan vessel Pacific Quest, reporting that a 15-foot skiff with seven people aboard...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Santa Barbara

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Santa Barbara
LOS ANGELES — At 7:45 a.m., the Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing boater near Santa Barbara. The Coast Guard launched several assets to assist with the search of a missing boater after his vessel was reported to have sank Friday, February 26, 2016. Assets included Coast Guard Cutters Blacksfin and Aspen, a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles...

Coast Guard searching for individual reported overboard from sunken vessel near Santa Barbara

Coast Guard searching for individual reported overboard from sunken vessel near Santa Barbara
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard is searching for one individual after a vessel reportedly sank approximately 17 miles South of Santa Barbara Harbor. Coast Guard watchstanders received an emergency distress signal from the commercial fishing vessel, MISS JACINDA, at 4 p.m, Friday. Coast Guard watchstanders immediately launched an MH-65D Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles,...

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Point Arguello

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Point Arguello
LOS ANGELES — At 3:25 p.m., Sunday, the Coast Guard ended the search for a missing boater near Point Arguello after locating the man deceased 50 yards from the Vandenberg boat ramp. At about 8 p.m., Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach operations center, received a report of three people in the water after their 14-foot aluminum boat capsized 100 yards south east of...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Dana Point Harbor

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Dana Point Harbor
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing boater near Dana Point Wednesday at 8:11 p.m. Coast Guard watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach Operations Center in Long Beach received a call from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department at 10:59 a.m., Tuesday, reporting that an 18-foot Boston Whaler was actively spinning in circles two miles west of Dana...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dana Point

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dana Point
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Dana Point, Calif. Coast Guard watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach Operations Center in Long Beach received a call from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department at 10:59 a.m., reporting that an 18-foot Boston Whaler was actively spinning in circles two miles west of Dana Point. The Coast Guard immediately...

Coast Guard celebrates 75th anniversary of San Diego base

Coast Guard celebrates 75th anniversary of San Diego base
SAN DIEGO – U.S. Coast Guard members celebrated the 75th year of operating the base located on North Harbor Drive in 2012. Now known as Coast Guard Sector San Diego, the original facility was commissioned as an air station in April 1937. At the time it was the only Coast Guard air station in California and its primary mission was seeking out drug smugglers on the maritime border. Much of the preparation...