Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Ocean Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Ocean Beach
47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday for a 19-year-old man who went missing off Ocean Beach Tuesday evening. The Coast Guard suspended its search after searching for approximately 13 1/2 hours while covering approximately 180 miles. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the missing man,” said Capt. Tony Ceraolo,...

Coast Guard rescues man, dog after search near Benicia, CA

Coast Guard rescues man, dog after search near Benicia, CA
USCG File PhotoSAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued a man and his dog Tuesday evening after the man’s kayak capsized near Benicia. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a 911 relay call around 5:44 p.m., reporting an overturned kayak near the Benicia-Martinez Bridge. The command center issued an urgent marine information broadcast and a 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat...

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from capsized boat near Menlo Park

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from capsized boat near Menlo Park
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three people from the water near Menlo Park after their 12-foot boat capsized Saturday evening. A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin aircrew launched to assist after Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a 911-relay call around 6:20 p.m., from a kayaker who reportedly saw three people clinging to the...

Coast Guard, Alameda Fire Department assist 16 rowers aground in Alameda

Coast Guard, Alameda Fire Department assist 16 rowers aground in Alameda
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard rescue swimmer and an Alameda Fire Department rescue boat crew assisted 16 rowers Saturday afternoon after their boat took on water and ran aground approximately 50 yards north of Coast Guard Island in Alameda. An Alameda Fire Department rescue boat crew notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 11:30 a.m. that they noticed a large...

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Mare Island Strait Ferry Building

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Mare Island Strait Ferry Building
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people in the water near Mare Island Strait Ferry Building Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report at approximately 7 p.m. of three people, two adults and a six-year-old child, in the water after their jet ski overturned. Coast Guard Station Vallejo launched a rescue boatcrew. After arriving on scene, the rescue...

Coast Guard assists 2 divers in distress near Monterey

Coast Guard assists 2 divers in distress near Monterey
Coast Guard Station Monterey 47-foot motor lifeboat file photo. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard boat crew assisted two divers in distress near Lovers Point in Monterey Bay, Friday, after they drifted approximately one-half mile from their boat. The crew of the passenger vessel Blackfin notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco...

Coast Guard assists possible heart attack victim near San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard assists possible heart attack victim near San Francisco Bay
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Golden Gate and emergency medical services personnel from Southern Marine Fire Protection District assist a woman experiencing symptoms of a heart attack at the Station Golden Gate dock in Sausalito, Calif., June 7, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Whitlow. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and Southern Marin Fire...

Coast Guard rescues 3rd kite surfer this month

Coast Guard rescues 3rd kite surfer this month
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a downed kite surfer near Santa Cruz Monday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report from a friend of a distressed kite surfer with broken equipment stranded near a rocky shore at approximately 4 p.m. Sector San Francisco watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast to local mariners and dispatched...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina

Coast Guard rescues 2 kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina
Coast Guard Cutter Pike file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report at approximately 7:45 p.m., that two kite surfers were expected to return to Oyster Point Marina at 5:30 p.m., but never returned. One individual, the student, was kite surfing while the...