Coast Guard foils drug smuggling attempt

SAN DIEGO – Approximately a ton of marijuana was seized by the U.S. Coast Guard in international waters off the coast of Mexico after a patrol aircraft and cutter disrupted an apparent smuggling operation, Oct. 15, 2010. Early Friday morning a Coast Guard C-130 patrol aircraft from Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, Calif., sighted a suspicious vessel, about 40 miles from San Diego. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescue 9

SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard received a call for help from a vessel with nine people on board that was taking on water about 30 miles south of Point Loma, Calif., Saturday evening.

Coast Guard to search through night for missing man near Catalina Island

CATALINA ISLAND, Calif. – The Coast Guard will continue the search through the night for a 45-year-old male that has gone missing near Catalina Island, Sunday, at approximately 10:45 a.m.

Coast Guard searches for male near Catalina Island

CATALINA ISLAND, Calif. – The Coast Guard is searching for a male in his thirties near Catalina Island, Sunday, who went missing at approximately 10:45 a.m.