Coast Guard to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week
SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard personnel and assets are scheduled to participate in and conduct maritime safety and security operations for the San Francisco Fleet Week, which is scheduled to kick off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival of military vessels to the Port of San Francisco. Fleet Week includes a variety of ship tours and static displays from several branches of the...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman near Land’s End

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman near Land's End
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard ended its search for a 24-year-old woman Saturday morning. At 8:36 a.m. a Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco helicopter crew discovered a body matching the description of the missing woman. A Coast Guard Station Golden Gate boat crew recovered the body and...

Coast Guard encourages safe boating practices during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard encourages safe boating practices during San Francisco Fleet Week
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard reminds boaters in the Bay Area to be safe while out on the water during San Francisco Fleet Week events. Fleet Week recognizes and honors military members and tends to be a busy weekend for boaters. Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 60s while water temperatures are expected to in the low 60s. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard to conduct active shooter drill at Yerba Buena Island

Coast Guard to conduct active shooter drill at Yerba Buena Island
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct an active shooter drill Wednesday utilizing blanks at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco at Yerba Buena Island. Shots heard from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. from Sector San Francisco will be from the exercise. The purpose of the drill is to provide realistic training for all members of Sector San Francisco to ensure they are able to safely and effectively...

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 6 people after boat capsizes near Davenport

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 6 people after boat capsizes near Davenport
A Coast Guard Station Santa Cruz 29-foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew approaches six individuals on their capsizing vessel near Davenport, Calif., Sept. 1, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard and Santa Cruz Harbor Master rescued six people from the water Sunday after their boat capsized near Davenport. At 11:13 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders...

Coast Guard investigates and fines six illegal charter boats in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard investigates and fines six illegal charter boats in Lake Tahoe
A Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe boat crew and El Dorado Sherriff’s board a pleasure craft to ensure passenger and crew safety in Lake Tahoe, Calif., August 21, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Anna Frank) SAN FRANCISCO – Coast Guard Sector San Francisco investigators conducted an operation with local law enforcement throughout the course of a week to terminate unlicensed and illegal charter...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Indian Slough near Discovery Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Indian Slough near Discovery Bay
USCG file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing man Monday in Indian Slough near Discovery Bay, after a man was reported missing Sunday morning. The Coast Guard crews searched approximately 487 square nautical miles over the course of 27 hours. Missing is Efferin Cruz, a man in his mid 30’s, approximately 5’6″ and 185 pounds. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard searching for missing person in Indian Slough near Discovery Bay

Coast Guard searching for missing person in Indian Slough near Discovery Bay
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man in Indian Slough Near Discovery Bay, Sunday. At approximately 4:15 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received a report of a person in the water in Indian Slough near Discovery Bay. Missing is Efferin Cruz, a man in his mid 30’s, approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed plane in Half Moon Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed plane in Half Moon Bay
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two people Tuesday evening after a plane went down approximately nine miles south of Pillar Point Harbor. It was reported that two BE-36 planes were flying together when one went down in the water in Half Moon Bay. The second plane contacted air traffic...