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: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

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. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

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. 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...