Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard assisted seven boaters after their vessel began taking on water west of La Jolla, Friday. At 10:25 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders were contacted by the operator...

Coast Guard seizes 1,446 lbs of marijuana west of Oceanside

Coast Guard seizes 1,446 lbs of marijuana west of Oceanside
Coast Guard Cutter Active file photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard interdicted two suspected smugglers and seized 1,446 pounds of marijuana west of Oceanside, Sunday. A Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operation aircraft located a recreational vessel at approximately 12:25 a.m., and vectored in the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC-618) and a Coast Guard Sector San Diego...

Coast Guard Cutter Edisto decommissioned after 30 years of service

Coast Guard Cutter Edisto decommissioned after 30 years of service
The Coast Guard Cutter Edisto sits moored at Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, April 13, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard Cutter Edisto (WPB 1313) was decommissioned Friday after more than 30 years of service during a ceremony at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego. The Edisto is one of the Coast Guard’s 38 remaining 110-foot Island...

Coast Guard Pacific Southwest recognizes enlisted persons of the year

Coast Guard Pacific Southwest recognizes enlisted persons of the year
Rear Adm. Todd Sokalzuk (left), Coast Guard 11th District commander, and Master Chief Petty Officer Ryan Fahlenkamp (right), Coast Guard 11th District command master chief, congratulate Petty Officer 2nd Class David Holland (center), a maritime enforcement specialist assigned to Coast Guard Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team in San Diego, after Holland was named the enlisted person of the year at...

Coast Guard suspends active search for person in the water near Crystal Pier

Coast Guard suspends active search for person in the water near Crystal Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Haddock File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard suspended its active search, pending further developments for a 27-year-old man that fell in the water from Crystal Pier, in Pacific Beach, San Diego, Sunday. Rescue crews searched more than 204 square miles with no sign of the missing man. At approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday, San Diego Lifeguards contacted watchstanders at the Coast...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Crystal Pier

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Crystal Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Haddock File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard is searching for a 27-year-old man that fell in the water from Crystal Pier, in Pacific Beach, San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday, San Diego Lifeguards contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center reporting they were searching for a missing male that fell in the...

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...

San Diego Coast Guard crew conducts multiple rescues during mudslide response in Santa Barbara County

San Diego Coast Guard crew conducts multiple rescues during mudslide response 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 (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard conducted multiple rescues during a mudslide response in Santa Barbara County, Tuesday. At approximately 9 a.m., Tuesday, a Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched to assist Santa...

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...