Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Great Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Great Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach
An illustration of the safety zone enforced by the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach Captain of the Port for the Huntington Beach air show.  U.S. Coast Guard illustration. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — For the safety of the air show spectators, a temporary safety zone is planned off the coast of Huntington Beach Friday through Sunday. The safety zone will be enforced Friday through Sunday from 10...

Coast Guard awards Silver Lifesaving Medal in San Pedro

Coast Guard awards Silver Lifesaving Medal in San Pedro
Coast Guard Capt. Monica Rochester, Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach commander, poses with award recipients, Oct. 3, 2019 on Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard recognized members of the maritime community at Base Los Angeles-Long Beach Thursday. Capt. Monica Rochester, the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard urges caution during spiny lobster season

Coast Guard urges caution during spiny lobster season
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is urging all divers and mariners to exercise caution and utilize safe diving practices in advance of the California spiny lobster season in the greater Los Angeles area. On Sunday, the spiny lobster season begins leading to an increase of diving activity in Southern California waters. All mariners should remain vigilant when navigating areas where a dive flag...

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, Unified Command conclude salvage efforts for Conception dive boat

Coast Guard, Unified Command conclude salvage efforts for Conception dive boat
Capt. Monica Rochester, the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach commander, oversees the salvage operations for the Conception dive boat off the coast of Santa Cruz Island, California, Sep. 12, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Salvage operations for the Conception dive boat off the coast of Santa Cruz Island have been completed Thursday. Recovery efforts began at...

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 scheduled to establish safety and security zones for LA Fleet Week

Coast Guard scheduled to establish safety and security zones for LA Fleet Week
An illustration of the security zone established for Los Angeles Fleet Week. 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 Tuesday, and end September 3, to provide for the safety and security of Fleet Week participants and spectators. The Captain of the Port is enforcing a temporary...

Coast Guard searching for owner of overturned kayak

Coast Guard searching for owner of overturned kayak
Coast Guard Station Morro Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing person in the water near Cambria, California. Good Samaritans reported an overturned 12-foot kayak approximately 100 yards offshore near Leffingwell Landing to Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders at approximately 4 p.m. Tuesday. Watchstanders...