Coast Guard oversees shoreside pollution cleanup following mudslides in Santa Barbara County

Coast Guard oversees shoreside pollution cleanup following mudslides in Santa Barbara County
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Chief Warrant Officer Paul Ricketson and Petty Officer 2nd class Steve Knight, members of Marine Safety Detachment Santa Barbara, take note of the debris that has been carried down to the beach by the mudslides in Santa Barbara, California, Jan. 11, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class...

Coast Guard, partners respond to grounded fishing vessel near El Capitan State Beach

Coast Guard, partners respond to grounded fishing vessel near El Capitan State Beach
A commercial fishing vessel is grounded in the vicinity of El Capitan State Beach, Calif., Oct. 7, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard and local partner agencies are responding to a grounded commercial fishing vessel near El Capitan State Beach Saturday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); At approximately...

Coast Guard, partners remove hazardous materials from grounded fishing vessel near Estero Bluffs State Park

Coast Guard, partners remove hazardous materials from grounded fishing vessel near Estero Bluffs State Park
The commercial fishing vessel, Point Estero, rests on a group of rocks after it ran aground at Estero Bluffs State Park, Calif., July 28, 2017. Approximately 91 gallons of fuel and oil were removed along with 2.5 cubic yards of contaminated material U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies completed the removal of oil and hazardous materials from a grounded...

Fishing vessel run aground in Ventura Harbor, California

Fishing vessel run aground in Ventura Harbor, California
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard responded to a grounded vessel south of Ventura Harbor Sunday. Members of Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Santa Barbara and Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor responded to a 36-foot commercial fishing vessel at approximately 1 a.m., after it ran aground near the mouth of the Santa Clara River. MSD Santa Barbara led the response and investigation...

Coast Guard responding to inland oil spill near Ventura

Coast Guard responding to inland oil spill near Ventura
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a potential of 5,000 barrels of crude oil spilled inland near Ventura. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center received a report from the Ventura County Fire Department at 6:30 a.m., Thursday, reporting that a spill from an inland platform occurred. An estimated 210,000 gallons of crude oil was reported...

Coast Guard partners with NOAA and National Parks to protect marine sanctuary near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard partners with NOAA and National Parks to protect marine sanctuary near Santa Cruz Island
The 27-foot sailing vessel aground off Santa Cruz Island. LOS ANGELES – Members of Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Santa Barbara responded to a sailing vessel aground off Santa Cruz Island, Monday. MSD Santa Barbara members received initial notification from watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach of a 27-foot sailing vessel that ran aground off Santa Cruz Island. After receiving...

Coast Guard transports 3 people off Santa Rosa Island

Coast Guard transports 3 people off Santa Rosa Island
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard evacuated three individuals after their vessel lost power and capsized near Skunk Point on Santa Rosa Island, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received notification at 4:30 a.m., that the 50-foot commercial vessel Angels Gate ran aground. A Good Samaritan aboard the fishing vessel, Pacific Knight, arrived on scene and launched a small...

Coast Guard responds to entangled dolphin near Channel Islands

Coast Guard responds to entangled dolphin near Channel Islands
Coast Guard crews successfully disentangle a dolphin from fishing gear. LOS ANGELES—The Coast Guard responded to an entangled dolphin Monday afternoon approximately 3 miles west of Channel Islands. At 12:37 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach command center received a report from a Good Samaritan that a dolphin was seen entangled in fishing gear near Channel Islands. A...

Coast Guard responds to possible oil spill near Goleta Beach

Coast Guard responds to possible oil spill near Goleta Beach
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil sheen in the water near Goleta Beach. Coast Guard received a call from Santa Barbara County Fire Department at 10:40 a.m., Wednesday reporting that there was a large amount of sheen in the water, 1000 yards off Goleta Beach in Santa Barbara, Calif. The Coast Guard immediately launched a team from the Coast Guard Marine Safety...