Coast Guard rescues kayakers stranded on Anacapa Island

Coast Guard rescues kayakers stranded on Anacapa Island
The Coast Guard rescued two women who were stranded on Anacapa Island, Aug. 11. 2020. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued two women who were stranded on Anacapa Island, Tuesday. At approximately 3:00 p.m., 911 dispatchers relayed a call from the kayakers, who were stranded on a rocky outcropping, to Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off San Nicolas Island

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off San Nicolas 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 from a fishing vessel approximately eight miles off San Nicolas Island, Saturday. At approximately 3:13 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders received a report of a man having convulsions aboard the fishing vessel Ginger,...

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 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...

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: (4) Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco’s...

Coast Guard, local agencies continue response to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard, local agencies continue response to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard and partner agencies continue their response to a vessel fire that led to the diving vessel Conception sinking near Santa Cruz Island Monday morning. A family assistance number has been established at (833) 688-5551 or (800) 400-1572. A 3,000-foot temporary flight restriction has been established around the Conception. Thirty-nine people were reported aboard the...

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 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. Cal Fire personnel notified Coast...