Coast Guard holds memorial ceremony for murdered sailor near Smuggler’s Cove

Coast Guard holds memorial ceremony for murdered sailor near Smuggler's Cove
Lt. Cmdr. Jason Dipinto delivers a prayer during a memorial ceremony for Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Halibut near Smuggler’s Cove, California, Dec. 2, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Barney) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard held a wreath-laying ceremony near Smugglers Cove in memory of Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell...

Coast Guard to hold memorial ceremony Saturday for murdered shipmate

Coast Guard to hold memorial ceremony Saturday for murdered shipmate
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a wreath-laying ceremony near Smugglers Cove in memory of Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell E. Horne on the five year anniversary of his passing Saturday. A native of Mountain View, Horne attended Patterson High School in Patterson, and enlisted in the Coast Guard Feb. 2, 1999. As a boatswain’s mate, Horne served in Humboldt Bay, Charleston...

Man rescued after treading water for two hours near Huntington Harbor

Man rescued after treading water for two hours near Huntington Harbor
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Halibut  with Tony White after they rescued him seven nautical miles south of Huntington Harbor August 24, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Barney. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued a 28-year-old male approximately seven nautical miles south of Huntington Harbor Thursday who had been treading water for 2 hours. During a routine...

New commanding officer assumes command of Coast Guard Cutter Halibut in Marina del Rey

New commanding officer assumes command of Coast Guard Cutter Halibut in Marina del Rey
Capt. Charlene Downey, commander of Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach awarded Lt. Matthew Hurtt with a U.S. Coast Guard Commendation Medal for his service as the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Halibut, July 12, 2017, Marina del Rey, Calif.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd class DaVonte’ Marrow. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard Cutter Halibut received a new commanding...

Coast Guard ends search for possible missing person in the water near Rancho Palos Verdes

Coast Guard ends search for possible missing person in the water near Rancho Palos Verdes
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard ended their search for a possible person in the water near Trump National Golf Course, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., Tuesday. The search was suspended after a body matching the description of the person who was reported missing in the water was located and recovered approximately 100 yards away from the location where he was reported missing. The individual was...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing person in the water near Rancho Palos Verdes

Coast Guard searching for possible missing person in the water near Rancho Palos Verdes
USCG File Photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water off the beach of the Trump National Golf Course, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center received notification from a good samaritan a possible missing person in the water at 6:53 p.m. Monday. The individual was described to be a...

Coast Guard, NOAA, National Park Service pay tribute to historic cutter

Coast Guard, NOAA, National Park Service pay tribute to historic cutter
Revenue Cutter Service McCulloch was constructed by William Cramp and Sons Ship and Engine Building Company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Launched in 1896, it was the largest cutter built to date at a cost of over $200,000. McCulloch maintained the distinction as the largest revenue cutter, and later USCG cutter, during its 20-year career. Photo Credit: Mare Island Museum SAN FRANCISCO — A century...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Pismo Beach Pier

LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search efforts for a missing person near Pismo Beach Pier. At 4:37 p.m., Friday, watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach Command Center received a report that a man of possible medium height and build was seen struggling to swim near the pier. Search and rescue crews from San Luis Obispo County Fire Department, Port San...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing male off Pismo Beach Pier

Coast Guard searching for possible missing male off Pismo Beach Pier
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing male swimming near the Pismo Beach pier Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Los Angeles-Long Beach command center received a report of a possible missing male 100 yards south of the Pismo Beach Pier. A 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Morro Bay is currently searching the area for the man, possibly of medium...