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 seeks public’s help in locating false distress caller in Lynwood, CA

Coast Guard seeks public's help in locating false distress caller in Lynwood, CA
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help in finding a person who has made several suspected false distress alerts to the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center since late December. The caller transmits Digital Selective Calling distress alerts repeatedly through VHF-FM radio transmissions and is believed to be located in the vicinity of Lynwood. Shortly...

Coast Guard finds missing person in the water in vicinity of Long Beach

Coast Guard finds missing person in the water in vicinity of Long Beach
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 located the missing male in the water who was last seen heading towards Catalina Island aboard a jet ski Sunday night. At approximately 7:50 p.m., the Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Point Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard searching for missing person in the water in the vicinity of Long Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing person in the water in the vicinity of Long Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Hawksbill file photo by PA3 Veronica Bandrowsky SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Coast Guard crews are searching for a male in the water who was last seen heading towards Catalina Island Sunday. Missing is Jean Carlos Cheryl, 20-year-old Caucasian male wearing black and red wet suit with a red helmet. Cheryl was aboard a red and white Yamaha Jet Ski. At approximately 1:30 p.m., a friend of...

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of heavy weather conditions along California coast

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of heavy weather conditions along California coast
Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crews conduct surf training near Ocean Beach in San Francisco, Dec. 13, 2018. (Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ryan Estrada) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard encourages mariners to prepare for heavy sea conditions and high winds, which are expected to impact the California region over the next few days. The San Francisco Bay Area is expected to...

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...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard medevacs man near Santa Cruz Island
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor transported a 61-year old man that sustained severe wrist and hand injuries from a 25-foot recreation boat to Channel Islands Harbor, October 19, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo released by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 61-year-old man near...