Coast Guard Cutter SPAR crew invites public to open house in Juneau

Coast Guard Cutter SPAR crew invites public to open house in Juneau
JUNEAU, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter SPAR is hosting a free open house for the public Sunday, Oct. 19, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Coast Guard Pier in Juneau. The tour of the SPAR is free to the public. All children must be accompanied by an adult and no pets are allowed aboard the cutter. Coast Guard crewmembers will be available to answer questions about the cutter and their...

Coast Guard Pier in Monterey closed for repairs

MONTEREY, Calif. – The Coast Guard Pier (also known as Coast Guard Wharf) in Monterey, a popular spot to watch marine wildlife, will be closed to public access from Nov. 21, 2011 until Jan. 31, 2012, to replace the perimeter fence along the harbor side of the pier. The Pier is located between San Carlos Beach and Breakwater Cove Marina. To prevent access and as a safety precaution, the main gate...