Coast Guard medevacs two fishermen near Mugu Rock

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced two fishermen after they had fallen into the water near Mugu Rock, Thursday morning. Ventura County Fire Department contacted Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders at approximately 10:18 a.m., Thursday, reporting that two male fishermen had fallen into the water near Mugu Rock. Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach dispatched a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard, partner agencies remove hazardous materials from grounded vessel near Catalina Island

Coast Guard, partner agencies remove hazardous materials from grounded vessel near Catalina Island
The Coast Guard and partner agencies respond to the grounded 33-foot squid boat Cutty Shark II, after the vessel had run aground in Rippers Cove near Catalina Island, California, September, 12, 2018. Photos released by Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a 33-foot commercial fishing vessel that ran aground...

Coast Guard to establish security zones for LA Fleet Week

Coast Guard to establish security zones for LA Fleet Week
An illustration of the security zone established for the 2018 Los Angeles Fleet Week event. U.S. Coast Guard illustration. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish temporary safety and security zones in the Port of Los Angeles, which begin Wednesday and end Monday, to provide for the safety and security of Fleet Week participants and spectators. The Captain of the Port is enforcing...

Coast Guard, local partners respond to submerged vessel near Long Beach

Coast Guard, local partners respond to submerged vessel near Long Beach
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are responding to a sunken vessel in the vicinity of Long Beach. At approximately 1:40 p.m. Friday, Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders overheard a mayday call via VHF channel 16. A person aboard a 44-foot vessel transmitted the mayday call after noticing the vessel was taking on water. Long Beach and Seal Beach lifeguards...

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 responds to vessel taking on water near Seal Beach

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water near Seal Beach
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard and Orange County Sheriff’s Department crews responded to a vessel taking on water near Seal Beach, Saturday evening. At approximately 10 p.m., an employee on an oil platform contacted Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders about an 18-foot...

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 Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach holds change of command

Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach holds change of command
Coast Guard Captain Monica L. Rochester, commander, Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach, salutes to Captain Charlene L. Downey, upon receiving coommand of Sector LA-LB during the Change of Command ceremony, June 22, 2018, San Pedro, California.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Capt. Monica L. Rochester assumed command of Coast Guard Sector...

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...