Coast Guard locates sailing vessel in distress with dog aboard near Santa Barbara

Coast Guard locates sailing vessel in distress with dog aboard near Santa Barbara
A boatcrrew from Coast Guard Station Channel Islands safely towed the vessel to Santa Barbara Harbor, with the assistance of the Santa Barbara Harbor Patrol, where the operator and dog were reported to be in good condition. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Station Channel Islands. LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard located and assisted a sailing vessel in distress near Santa Barbara Friday. At about...

Coast Guard releases two rehabilitated elephant seal pups

Coast Guard releases two rehabilitated elephant seal pups
U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. LOS ANGELES —Coast Guard members from Station Channel Islands Harbor assisted members of the California Wildlife Commission to release two rehabilitated elephant seal pups back into the wild near Santa Cruz Island on July 12, 2016. The elephant seal pups were being treated at the California Wildlife Center’s rehabilitation site...

Coast Guard and Ventura County Fire rescue two near Anacapa Island

Coast Guard and Ventura County Fire rescue two near Anacapa Island
Members of Coast Guard Station Channel Islands together with members of Ventura County Fire Department, Air Squad 9 safely hoist a diver from the 85-foot commercial dive vessel, Spectre, after they were reported unresponsive after coming up from a dive. U.S. Coast Guard photo. LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard together with members of Ventura County Air Squad 9 rescued two divers off the west side of...

11th Annual Channel Islands Harbor Safe Boating Expo kicks off National Safe Boating Week

11th Annual Channel Islands Harbor Safe Boating Expo kicks off National Safe Boating Week
OXNARD, Calif., — The 11th Annual Channel Islands Harbor Safe Boating Expo was held Saturday, May 14th at Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor. The event kicked off National Safe Boating Week which began May 21, 2016. More than 900 spectators watched as rescue a Ventura County Air Rescue helicopter crew, a Coast Guard Station Channel Islands 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew, a...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Channel Islands Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs man near Channel Islands Harbor
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a man near Channel Islands Harbor Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles received a report at 8:10 a.m., from the operator aboard the 60-foot sport fisher vessel, Pacific Eagle, of a 47-year-old male suffering from dehydration and other health issues. A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat — Medium boatcrew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard vessel hit with laser, endangering boatcrew

Coast Guard vessel hit with laser, endangering boatcrew
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard is warning the public that pointing handheld lasers at Coast Guard vessels and aircrews is dangerous and illegal. At 8:59 p.m., Thursday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach operations center, received a report from the 45-foot motor lifeboat crew at Coast Guard Station Channel Islands that four of the members were struck twice with a laser while...

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 report of vessel collision near Santa Barbara

Coast Guard responds to report of vessel collision near Santa Barbara
  SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Coast Guard crews respond to report of a vessel collision near Santa Barbara around 6 a.m., Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received notification of the two vessels; the Golden Eagle and the Natural Mystic, colliding approximately 6 miles off the coast of Santa Barbara. Coast Guard watchstanders immediately launched a 45-foot rescue...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Anacapa Island

Coast Guard medevacs man near Anacapa Island
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard medevaced an individual experiencing symptom of shock after previously falling overboard from a passenger vessel, 6 miles off Anacapa Island, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles- Long Beach watch standers received a call from the passenger vessel stating that an individual had been recovered from the water after falling overboard and was subsequently showing symptoms...