Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of sunken boat near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of sunken boat near Santa Cruz Island
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard suspended their search for survivors aboard the dive vessel Conception Tuesday following a search that began Monday. In total, Coast Guard assets searched for 23 hours covering approximately 160 square miles. The Coast Guard utilized the following assets throughout the search: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard responding to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island, 33 people missing

Coast Guard responding to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island, 33 people missing
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif – Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a vessel fire near Santa Cruz Island Monday. At approximately 3:15 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders overheard a mayday call via channel 16 of an engulfed 75-foot commercial diving vessel with 38 people aboard. Crews from the Coast Guard, Santa Barbara Fire Department,...

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, 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...

Coast Guard deploys more California crews in support of Hurricane Harvey response

Coast Guard deploys more California crews in support of Hurricane Harvey response
A member of the Coast Guard’s Pacific Strike Team prepares to load an all-terrain vehicle into a C-27 Spartan aircraft at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento in Sacramento, Calif., Aug. 28, 2017.  ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard deployed additional California-based personnel and equipment in support of Hurricane Harvey relief operations Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento flight crew...

Coast Guard, LA County agencies rescue 7 after vessel capsizes near Catalina

Coast Guard, LA County agencies rescue 7 after vessel capsizes near Catalina
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, and Los Angeles County Lifeguards rescued seven people near Catalina Island after their vessel overturned Saturday. At 9:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach operations center received a report from the good Samaritan vessel Pacific Quest, reporting that a 15-foot skiff with seven people aboard...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Santa Barbara

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Santa Barbara
LOS ANGELES — At 7:45 a.m., the Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing boater near Santa Barbara. The Coast Guard launched several assets to assist with the search of a missing boater after his vessel was reported to have sank Friday, February 26, 2016. Assets included Coast Guard Cutters Blacksfin and Aspen, a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles...

Coast Guard searching for individual reported overboard from sunken vessel near Santa Barbara

Coast Guard searching for individual reported overboard from sunken vessel near Santa Barbara
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard is searching for one individual after a vessel reportedly sank approximately 17 miles South of Santa Barbara Harbor. Coast Guard watchstanders received an emergency distress signal from the commercial fishing vessel, MISS JACINDA, at 4 p.m, Friday. Coast Guard watchstanders immediately launched an MH-65D Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles,...

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Point Arguello

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Point Arguello
LOS ANGELES — At 3:25 p.m., Sunday, the Coast Guard ended the search for a missing boater near Point Arguello after locating the man deceased 50 yards from the Vandenberg boat ramp. At about 8 p.m., Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach operations center, received a report of three people in the water after their 14-foot aluminum boat capsized 100 yards south east of...