Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Ocean Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Ocean Beach
47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday for a 19-year-old man who went missing off Ocean Beach Tuesday evening. The Coast Guard suspended its search after searching for approximately 13 1/2 hours while covering approximately 180 miles. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the missing man,” said Capt. Tony Ceraolo,...

Coast Guard rescues man, dog after search near Benicia, CA

Coast Guard rescues man, dog after search near Benicia, CA
USCG File PhotoSAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued a man and his dog Tuesday evening after the man’s kayak capsized near Benicia. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a 911 relay call around 5:44 p.m., reporting an overturned kayak near the Benicia-Martinez Bridge. The command center issued an urgent marine information broadcast and a 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat...

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from capsized boat near Menlo Park

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from capsized boat near Menlo Park
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three people from the water near Menlo Park after their 12-foot boat capsized Saturday evening. A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin aircrew launched to assist after Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a 911-relay call around 6:20 p.m., from a kayaker who reportedly saw three people clinging to the...

Coast Guard aircraft propeller damaged on runway at San Francisco International Airport

Coast Guard aircraft propeller damaged on runway at San Francisco International Airport
Coast Guard C-27 Spartan file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is investigating an incident that damaged the propeller of one of its fixed-wing aircraft at the San Francisco International Airport, Tuesday afternoon. The Sacramento-based Coast Guard C-27 Spartan aircraft was at San Francisco International Airport for a logistics flight. After taxiing...

Coast Guard assists in medical evacuation of 12-year-old girl near Ragged Point

Coast Guard assists in medical evacuation of 12-year-old girl near Ragged Point
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco helicopter lowers a rescue swimmer to ground at Ragged Point, Calif., July 10, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew assisted with the medevac of a 12-year-old girl from Ragged Point Monday. At approximately 11:30 a.m., Cal Fire notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach of a girl who reportedly...

Coast Guard, Alameda Fire Department assist 16 rowers aground in Alameda

Coast Guard, Alameda Fire Department assist 16 rowers aground in Alameda
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard rescue swimmer and an Alameda Fire Department rescue boat crew assisted 16 rowers Saturday afternoon after their boat took on water and ran aground approximately 50 yards north of Coast Guard Island in Alameda. An Alameda Fire Department rescue boat crew notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 11:30 a.m. that they noticed a large...

Coast Guard rescues 3rd kite surfer this month

Coast Guard rescues 3rd kite surfer this month
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a downed kite surfer near Santa Cruz Monday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report from a friend of a distressed kite surfer with broken equipment stranded near a rocky shore at approximately 4 p.m. Sector San Francisco watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast to local mariners and dispatched...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina

Coast Guard rescues 2 kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina
Coast Guard Cutter Pike file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report at approximately 7:45 p.m., that two kite surfers were expected to return to Oyster Point Marina at 5:30 p.m., but never returned. One individual, the student, was kite surfing while the...

Coast Guard aides in search for paddle boarder

Coast Guard aides in search for paddle boarder
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard personnel assisted in an overnight search Saturday until a Mission City Patrol Boat crew located a 60-year-old paddle boarder Sunday morning, who was reported missing near San Rafael Creek. The search for Jane Butler began after her son notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 11:00 p.m., reporting his mom left to paddleboard and usually...