Coast Guard rescues 3 people and a cat near Point Piedras Blancas

Coast Guard rescues 3 people and a cat near Point Piedras Blancas
Coast Guard Station Morro Bay Motor Lifeboat crews arrive on scene to assist a sailing vessel taking on water in the vicinity of Point Piedras Blancas, California, Feb. 12, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Jay Nilles) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued three people and their cat from a vessel taking on water approximately six nautical miles west...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Huntington Beach Pier

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Huntington Beach Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing swimmer in the vicinity of the Huntington Beach Pier. The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched for approximately 11 hours covering nearly 137 square nautical miles. The missing swimmer was identified as Jessy Cook. She is described as an 18-year old female, 5′ 11″, 147...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Huntington Beach Pier

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Huntington Beach Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard, Huntington Beach Police, Huntington Beach Lifeguards and Orange County Sheriffs are searching for a missing swimmer in the water near the Huntington Beach Pier that began Tuesday night. The missing swimmer was identified as Jessy Cook. She is described as an 18-year old female, 5′ 11″, 147 lbs, brown hair and wearing...

Coast Guard helicopter crews rescue mudslide victims in Santa Barbara

Coast Guard helicopter crews rescue mudslide victims in Santa Barbara
A crew member looks down on homes and streets of a neighborhood affected by the Santa Barbara County mudslides Jan. 9, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued and medevaced several mudslide victims in Santa Barbara County area, Tuesday. Two MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco manned Coast Guard  Forward Operating Base Point...

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 Cutter Alert returns after 73-day counter-smuggling patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns after 73-day counter-smuggling patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Alert file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Cutter Alert returned to its homeport of Astoria Monday after a 73-day, counter-smuggling deployment in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The Alert completed a 13,740-mile patrol as a part of the U.S.’s joint military and law enforcement counter-drug task force which acts to stop the flow of illicit drugs into the U.S. The crew patrolled...

Coast Guard medevacs 64-year-old man from Naval Facility on San Nicolas Island

Coast Guard medevacs 64-year-old man from Naval Facility on San Nicolas 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 medevaced a 64-year-old man from the naval facility on San Nicolas Island, Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 2:00p.m., San Nicolas Island Naval Facility personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders reporting a 64-year-old contractor...

Coast Guard searching for missing person in water near Cayucos

Coast Guard searching for missing person in water near Cayucos
A 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard Station Morro Bay SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man north of Morro Bay in the vicinity of Cayucos Sunday. Missing is Rene Monterrosa, a 67-year-old man reportedly wearing blue jeans and a blue jacket. At approximately 1:18 p.m., an acquaintance of Monterrosa notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Huntington Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Huntington Beach
USCG MH-65 File Photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing swimmer in Huntington Beach Saturday. The Coast Guard searched throughout the night into Saturday morning utilizing the 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard Station Los Angeles, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Forward Operating Base Mugu and the Coast Guard Cutter Haddock. The Coast Guard...