Coast Guard medevacs shark bite victim northwest of Santa Rosa Island

Coast Guard medevacs shark bite victim northwest of Santa Rosa 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 medevaced a man after he was reportedly bitten by a shark northwest of Santa Rosa Island, Saturday. At approximately 3:15 p.m., a good Samaritan aboard the Jean Marie notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach watchstanders of a 37-year-old man who had been...

Coast Guard rescues five people from sinking fishing vessel

Coast Guard rescues five people from sinking fishing vessel
Coast Guard rescued five people from a capsizing fishing vessel approximately 14 miles southwest of the Golden Gate Bridge, December 18, 2019. The boat captain of the Mandy Jane fishing vessel issued a mayday call for assistance via VHF-FM channel 16 to Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders after his boat began taking on water with four passengers aboard. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy...

Coast Guard holds memorial service for crew of CG 1363

Coast Guard holds memorial service for crew of CG 1363
The wreckage of CG 1363, an HH-52 Seaguard helicopter that crashed during a severe storm while conducting a rescue operation Dec. 22, 1964, remains in McKinleyville, Calif., on Dec. 16, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – U.S. Coast Guardsmen paused Monday to honor and remember the crew and passengers lost in the crash of a rescue helicopter during the historic December...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for a man who was missing after Coast Guard crews rescued three people Saturday evening from a capsized commercial fishing boat approximately 30 miles northwest of Bodega Bay. The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tern, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported on...

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday evening after a commercial fishing boat capsized approximately 30 miles north of Bodega Bay, while a search continues for the last man aboard the boat. An emergency position-indicating radio beacon from the 54-foot Miss Hailee...

Coast Guard awards 2 service members with Air Medals

Coast Guard awards 2 service members with Air Medals
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco crew members stand at attention during an award ceremony at the air station, Oct. 30, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Bacon) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard awarded two Air Medals to crew members in San Francisco Wednesday for rescues completed and lives saved. A Coast Guard Air Medal was presented to Lt. Cmdr. Michael Dubinsky,...

Coast Guard rescues mariner near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard rescues mariner near Santa Cruz Island
Coast Guard rescues a mariner after their sailboat ran aground in Scorpions Cove, Santa Cruz Island, California, October 28, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued a man Monday morning after his sailboat ran aground at Scorpion Anchorage near Santa Cruz Island. The man aboard the sailboat contacted Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders via VHF...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman near Land’s End

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman near Land's End
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard ended its search for a 24-year-old woman Saturday morning. At 8:36 a.m. a Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco helicopter crew discovered a body matching the description of the missing woman. A Coast Guard Station Golden Gate boat crew recovered the body and...

Coast Guard responds to beached panga carrying bales of marijuana in Malibu

Coast Guard responds to beached panga carrying bales of marijuana in Malibu
Coast Guard Forward Operating Base Point Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a report of a beached panga boat with bales of marijuana onboard in Malibu Saturday. At approximately 6:20 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders received a report of an abandoned beached 35-foot panga vessel with 41 bales of marijuana...