Coast Guard vessel hit with laser, endangering boatcrew

Coast Guard vessel hit with laser, endangering boatcrew
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard is warning the public that pointing handheld lasers at Coast Guard vessels and aircrews is dangerous and illegal. At 8:59 p.m., Thursday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach operations center, received a report from the 45-foot motor lifeboat crew at Coast Guard Station Channel Islands that four of the members were struck twice with a laser while...

Coast Guard ends search for man near Ventura Harbor entrance

Coast Guard ends search for man near Ventura Harbor entrance
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard has ended the search for a missing boater near Ventura Harbor Entrance. At about 8:30 p.m., Friday, two individuals fell in the water after their 15-foot Boston Whaler recreational vessel capsized near the entrance to Ventura Harbor. One man successfully swam ashore, but a 65-year-old man was reported to still be missing. Shortly after receiving notification at Coast...

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Point Arguello

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Point Arguello
LOS ANGELES — At 3:25 p.m., Sunday, the Coast Guard ended the search for a missing boater near Point Arguello after locating the man deceased 50 yards from the Vandenberg boat ramp. At about 8 p.m., Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach operations center, received a report of three people in the water after their 14-foot aluminum boat capsized 100 yards south east of...

Coast Guard searching for missing person in the water near Point Arguello

Coast Guard searching for missing person in the water near Point Arguello
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Point Arguello. At about 8 p.m., Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach operations center, received a report of three people in the water after their 14-foot aluminum boat capsized 100 yards south east of Point Arguello. Two men successfully swam ashore, and a 50-year-old man is reported to still...

Coast Guard medevacs 19-year-old male from vessel near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard medevacs 19-year-old male from vessel near Santa Cruz Island
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 19-year-old man from a 65-foot sport-fishing vessel approximately one mile north of Santa Cruz Island, Saturday. At 13:48 p.m., Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach command center received a report that a male boater aboard the sport-fishing vessel, Amigo, slipped, fell and had a three inch gash in his head. The boater...

Coast Guard medevacs 84-year-old male from cruise ship near Santa Barbara

Coast Guard medevacs 84-year-old male from cruise ship near Santa Barbara
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 84-year-old man from a 951-foot cruise ship approximately 27 miles west of Santa Barbara, Saturday. At 12 p.m., Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach command center received a report that a passenger aboard the cruise ship, Grand Princess, was experiencing symptoms of an arterial aneurysm in his left leg and was in...

Coast Guard provides medical assistance to 48-year-old male near Morro Bay

Coast Guard provides medical assistance to 48-year-old male near Morro Bay
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard provided medical assistance to a 48-year-old man aboard a 50-foot passenger vessel approximately 25 miles north of Morro Bay,Sunday. At 12:21 p.m., Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach command center received a report from the passenger vessel Endeavor, that a passenger aboard was experiencing symptoms of chest pains. The passenger was reported...

Coast Guard responds to entangled dolphin near Channel Islands

Coast Guard responds to entangled dolphin near Channel Islands
Coast Guard crews successfully disentangle a dolphin from fishing gear. LOS ANGELES—The Coast Guard responded to an entangled dolphin Monday afternoon approximately 3 miles west of Channel Islands. At 12:37 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach command center received a report from a Good Samaritan that a dolphin was seen entangled in fishing gear near Channel Islands. A...

Coast Guard medevacs 46-year-old male from container ship near Santa Rosa Island

Coast Guard medevacs 46-year-old male from container ship near Santa Rosa Island
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 46-year-old man from a 738-foot container ship approximately 6 miles south of Santa Rosa Island, Sunday. At 10:01 a.m., Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach command center received a report from the crew of the container ship Isla Bella that a crewmember aboard received severe burns from his knees down to his feet,...