Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue injured hiker in Alum Rock Park

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue injured hiker in Alum Rock Park
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart) SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard, San Jose Fire Department and California State Park crews worked together to rescue an injured hiker in Alum Rock Park near San Jose, Sunday morning. San Jose Fire Department dispatchers contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around midnight,...

Coast Guard medevacs 23-year-old woman near Santa Barbara Island

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 23-year-old woman from a diving boat in the vicinity of Santa Barbara Island, Sunday morning. The dive boat’s crew notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center watchstanders at approximately 7:30 a.m., of a diver found unconscious after surfacing from her dive. A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters in San Pablo Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters in San Pablo Bay
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters near Mare Island in San Pablo Bay, Wednesday, after their 30-foot sailboat ran aground. The boaters contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 4:30 p.m., reporting that their boat was disabled and they had run aground...

Coast Guard rescues 4 in Suisun Bay

Coast Guard rescues 4 in Suisun Bay
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a family of four near Naval Weapons Station Concord in Suisun Bay, Saturday, after the family’s 22-foot sailing vessel ran aground and began taking on water. The master of the vessel contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders via...

Coast Guard, lifeguard rescue surfer near Half Moon Bay

Coast Guard, lifeguard rescue surfer near Half Moon Bay
A Coast Guard aircrew circles above a lifeguard and a surfer in the water before hoisting the surfer onto the helicopter near Montara State Beach in Half Moon Bay, California, July 8, 2018.  (Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and an East Bay Regional Parks lifeguard rescued a surfer who was stranded on the rocks near Half Moon Bay, Sunday. A man hiking on a cliff above the rocks...

Coast Guard rescues two fishermen near Santa Cruz

Coast Guard rescues two fishermen near Santa Cruz
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen off the coast of Santa Cruz after their 27-foot fishing vessel sank, Sunday morning. A jogger contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 6:30 a.m. and reported seeing two people stranded on a rock off the...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Anacapa Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Anacapa Island
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Point Mugu rescue swimmer helps a man get aboard a 45-foot response boat medium near Anacapa Island, California, June 22, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class John Rogers) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued three people Friday who were treading water for nearly 90 minutes after their vessel capsized near Anacapa...

Coast Guard searching for 2 fishermen near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard searching for 2 fishermen near Santa Cruz Island
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is searching for two overdue fishermen near Santa Cruz Island Wednesday. Missing is Kevin Thompson, 47, from Ventura and Andy Pilmer, 47, from Ventura. At approximately 2 p.m., a girlfriend of one of the fishermen reported the men missing to watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard crews rescue six people near Channel Islands Harbor

Coast Guard crews rescue six people near Channel Islands Harbor
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew flies over a 36-foot recreational boat after hoisting three passengers from the sinking vessel near Channel Islands Harbor, California, June 10, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo released by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard helicopter and boat crews rescued six people from a sinking vessel 12 miles...