Coast Guard responds to report of downed aircraft on Catalina Island

Coast Guard responds to report of downed aircraft on Catalina Island
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews responded to a report of a downed aircraft on Catalina Island Tuesday morning. At approximately 9:00 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center received a report of an overdue Bell Robinson helicopter with one person aboard...

Coast Guard suspends search for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier

Coast Guard suspends search for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier
USCG file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard has suspended search efforts  for a teenage girl who reportedly fell off the pier in Pismo Beach Thursday evening. At approximately 7:14 a.m., search-and-rescue efforts were suspended after searching 19 square nautical miles. The girl was reported to be wearing a pink or purple colored shirt and white pants. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier
Coast Guard Station Morro Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a teenage girl who reportedly fell off the pier in Pismo Beach, Thursday evening. The girl was reported to be wearing a pink or purple colored shirt and white pants. Cal Fire personnel notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near LA coast

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near LA coast
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 an 83-year-old man from a fishing vessel 70 nautical miles off the coast of Los Angeles Saturday. At approximately 9:00 a.m., the captain of a chartered fishing vessel requested assistance from the Coast Guard for an 83-year-old man aboard the vessel who...

Coast Guard responds to unmanned adrift dingy near Point Vincente

Coast Guard responds to unmanned adrift dingy near Point Vincente
Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard searched for the owner of an unmanned adrift dinghy found approximately four nautical miles west of Point Vincente, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Point Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducted searches in the area that the unmanned dingy was found. Crews aboard a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard medevacs 2, good Samaritan rescues 13, search for 3 continues

Coast Guard medevacs 2, good Samaritan rescues 13, search for 3 continues
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transfers two patients to emergency medical services personnel at Coast Guard Sector San Diego Oct. 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued 15 people and continue to search for three more after a fishing vessel caught fire 28 miles south of Point Loma Saturday night. The crew of the 42-foot fishing vessel...

Coast Guard responds to vessel stuck on rocks near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard responds to vessel stuck on rocks near Santa Cruz Island
Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard, California National Parks Service and a good Samaritan responded to a vessel that drifted into the rocks with three people aboard off of Santa Cruz Island, Sunday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders received a may-day distress at approximately 2:00...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Anacapa Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Anacapa Island
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Point Mugu rescue swimmer helps a man get aboard a 45-foot response boat medium near Anacapa Island, California, June 22, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class John Rogers) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued three people Friday who were treading water for nearly 90 minutes after their vessel capsized near Anacapa...

Coast Guard searching for 2 fishermen near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard searching for 2 fishermen near Santa Cruz 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 is searching for two overdue fishermen near Santa Cruz Island Wednesday. Missing is Kevin Thompson, 47, from Ventura and Andy Pilmer, 47, from Ventura. At approximately 2 p.m., a girlfriend of one of the fishermen reported the men missing to watchstanders at Coast...