Coast Guard rescues 2 men from Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from Santa Cruz Island
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two men from Santa Cruz Island Saturday. Coast Guard 11th District command center personnel notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach...

Coast Guard medevacs Navy crewmember near Santa Barbara

Coast Guard medevacs Navy crewmember near Santa Barbara
USS Momsen (DDG 92) file photo by US Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jay C. Pugh SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced an injured Navy destroyer crewmember near Santa Barbara, Sunday night. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); At approximately 5:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach personnel...

Coast Guard medically transports two people from Catalina Island

Coast Guard medically transports two people from Catalina Island
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Point Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew embarks an 84-year-old man during a medevac on Catalina Island, California, March 13, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew conducted two separate medical transports from Catalina Island Tuesday. At approximately 1:40 p.m., Catalina Island Medical Center...

Coast Guard medevacs 24-year-old man near Catalina Islands

Coast Guard medevacs 24-year-old man near Catalina Islands
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced an injured 24-year-old man Saturday night. At approximately 4:20 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach was notified of a 24-year-old who sustained a wrist injury on Catalina Island. After consulting with the duty flight surgeon,...

Local first responders locate body of missing 30-year-old man near Santa Monica Pier

Local first responders locate body of missing 30-year-old man near Santa Monica Pier
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Los Angeles County Lifeguards found the body of a man Saturday, who was reported missing near Santa Monica Pier Friday night. At approximately 9:45 a.m., Los Angeles County Lifeguards and Santa Monica Harbor Patrol dive teams found the unresponsive man’s body under the Santa...

Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old woman near Anacapa Island

Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old woman near Anacapa 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 53-year-old woman from a diving vessel near the southern side of Anacapa Island Sunday. At approximately 1:00 p.m., the dive vessel’s crew notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center watchstanders of a diver experiencing chest...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people and a cat near Point Piedras Blancas

Coast Guard rescues 3 people and a cat near Point Piedras Blancas
Coast Guard Station Morro Bay Motor Lifeboat crews arrive on scene to assist a sailing vessel taking on water in the vicinity of Point Piedras Blancas, California, Feb. 12, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Jay Nilles) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued three people and their cat from a vessel taking on water approximately six nautical miles west...

Coast Guard seeks public’s help to identify false-distress caller in Los Angeles and Orange County

Coast Guard seeks public's help to identify false-distress caller in Los Angeles and Orange County
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help Thursday in finding a person who has made eight suspected false distress calls to the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center since January 3. The male caller communicates “Mayday” repeatedly through VHF-FM radio transmissions. “Coast Guard operations are inherently dangerous and our servicemembers face risks...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Huntington Beach Pier

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Huntington Beach Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing swimmer in the vicinity of the Huntington Beach Pier. The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched for approximately 11 hours covering nearly 137 square nautical miles. The missing swimmer was identified as Jessy Cook. She is described as an 18-year old female, 5′ 11″, 147...