Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water near Seal Beach

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water near Seal Beach
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard and Orange County Sheriff’s Department crews responded to a vessel taking on water near Seal Beach, Saturday evening. At approximately 10 p.m., an employee on an oil platform contacted Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders about an 18-foot...

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 Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach holds change of command

Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach holds change of command
Coast Guard Captain Monica L. Rochester, commander, Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach, salutes to Captain Charlene L. Downey, upon receiving coommand of Sector LA-LB during the Change of Command ceremony, June 22, 2018, San Pedro, California.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Capt. Monica L. Rochester assumed command of Coast Guard Sector...

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...

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailboat near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailboat 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. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 32-year-old man from a sailboat south of Santa Cruz Island Thursday evening. At approximately 6:55 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders overheard a conversation via VHF channel 16 about an injured 32-year-old man...

Coast Guard crews locate two men after receiving distress DSC/PLB alerts

Coast Guard crews locate two men after receiving distress DSC/PLB alerts
Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter and boat crew located and rescued two men in the vicinity of Anacapa Island, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders received a recorded distress digital selective calling alert (DSC) and an alert from a personal locator beacon (PLB) from...

Coast Guard suspends seach for missing man near Newport Beach

Coast Guard suspends seach for missing man near Newport Beach
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif.— The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing 48-year-old man in the vicinity of Newport Beach pending the development of new information. The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched for approximately 19 hours covering nearly 186 square nautical miles. The missing person was identified as Nicolas Busick. He is described...

Coast Guard searching for missing 48-year-old man near Newport Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing 48-year-old man near Newport Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and local first responders are searching for a missing man in the water near Newport Beach. The missing person is described as a 48-year old man, approximately  6 feet, 220 lbs., with brown eyes, brown hair, and was reportedly wearing a dark t-shirt and grey shorts. His 17-foot Boston Whaler was found washed ashore near...