3 rescued after boat sinks near La Jolla

3 rescued after boat sinks near La Jolla
Coast Guard Cutter Petrel file photo SAN DIEGO – Three boaters were rescued after their vessel sank off the coast of La Jolla, California, Saturday. At approximately 8 a.m., Saturday, the crew of a 32-foot recreational vessel contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center via radio and reported that their vessel was taking on water approximately 40 miles...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Mission Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Mission Beach
USCG File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for a 17-year-old male who went missing while swimming in the waters off Mission Beach Sunday evening. The Coast Guard began searching Sunday after watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center were notified that the San Diego Life Guards were searching for a missing swimmer. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Mission Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Mission Beach
USCG File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard continues to search for a missing 17-year-old male Monday morning after he went missing in the waters off Mission Beach, in San Diego, Sunday evening. At approximately 7:30 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center were notified that the San Diego Life Guards were searching for a missing swimmer, after...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman in La Jolla

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman in La Jolla
A capsized 25-foot boat rests on the rocks at Windansea Beach, in La Jolla, San Diego on November 10, 2016.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard has suspended its active search, pending further developments, at 5:24 p.m., Thursday, for a missing fisherman off the coast of La Jolla, California. Multiple rescue crews searched more than 204 square...

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen from Coronado Islands

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen from Coronado Islands
SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen from the Coronado Islands, in Mexico, Monday, after their vessel capsized. At approximately 9:30 p.m. Monday, watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center received a call from a woman reporting that her brother and two friends were stranded on the Coronado Islands after their fishing boat capsized. A Sector...

Coast Guard assists disentanglement of humpback whale

Coast Guard assists disentanglement of humpback whale
Sea World Rescue attempts to disentangle a humpback whale caught in a lobster trap off the San Diego coast Oct. 25, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) SAN DIEGO – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Petrel assisted with the successful disentanglement of a humpback whale Sunday off the coast of San Diego. At 9:30 a.m., Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Sunset Cliffs

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Sunset Cliffs
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard and local responders are continuing their search for a swimmer who was reported missing Sunday afternoon near Sunset Cliffs. At 11:40 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego were notified by San Diego Lifeguards that they were searching for 23 year-old Brian Wilson, who was reported missing around 5:20 p.m., after being separated from his friend. The Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters off San Diego coast

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters off San Diego coast
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard rescued four adults and a 15-year-old boy after their 30-foot boat started taking on water approximately 17 miles west of Point Loma, Saturday. Mariners aboard the vessel PMS Escape II called the Coast Guard on channel 16, the international distress frequency, using a handheld radio at 5:58 p.m., to report their pleasure boat had lost propulsion, was taking on water,...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 pangas, 12,000 pounds of marijuana

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Coast Guard crews intercepted two panga boats and an estimated 12,000 pounds of marijuana approximately 180 miles southwest of San Diego, Tuesday night. Four suspects were taken into custody and brought to San Diego for prosecution. A panga boat loaded with an estimated 12,000 pounds of marijuana aboard floats approximately 180 miles southwest of San Diego after being seized by...