Coast Guard crew rescues 2 from Bodega Bay cliffside

Coast Guard crew rescues 2 from Bodega Bay cliffside
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescues two men from the side of a cliff in Bodega Bay, California, Sept. 25, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two men who were stranded on the side of a cliff near Bodega Bay Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received notification from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 3 aboard disabled sailboat

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 3 aboard disabled sailboat
The Coast Guard Cutter Tern’s crew is shown towing the Sirus, a 33-foot sailboat, that was found with damage to the sails, engine and steering with three people aboard approximately 75 miles southwest of Gualala Point, California, September 4, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and several good Samaritans rescued 3 people aboard a disabled sailboat that was...

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter in Lake Tahoe
The 48-foot pleasure craft, Cirque, in Lake Tahoe, California Sunday, September, 6, 2020 after a Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe 29-foot Response Boat-small crew terminated its voyage for multiple safety violations.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of an illegal charter vessel operating near Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard holds multiple change-of-command ceremonies

Coast Guard holds multiple change-of-command ceremonies
Lt.j.g. Kiana Kekoa relieved Lt. Nolan Salyer as the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Tern in a change-of-command ceremony held at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, July 27, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Pantelis Vasilarakis) SAN FRANCISCO — Several Coast Guard Sector San Francisco units held change-of-command ceremonies this summer, welcoming new commanding officers and officers...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man from burning vessel on Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man from burning vessel on Lake Tahoe
The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a 43 year-old-man who’s vessel caught fire on Lake Tahoe. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class TJ Mines) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a 43 year-old-man whose vessel caught fire on Lake Tahoe, Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received notification from Coast Guard Station Lake...

Coast Guard uses new program to advance high-performer in San Francisco

Coast Guard uses new program to advance high-performer in San Francisco
Coast Guard Rear Adm. Peter W. Gautier, 11th Coast Guard District commander, meritoriously advanced Petty Officer 2nd Class Kimberly Zsuffa, at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, July 17, 2020.  (U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Giles) SAN FRANCISCO — The 11th Coast Guard District commander meritoriously advanced his first enlisted member Friday from Coast Guard Sector San...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 near Treasure Island

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 near Treasure Island
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard, partner agencies, and a Good Samaritan rescued three people after their boat capsized near Treasure Island, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a distress call from a good Samaritan on their vessel Sun Dance after they came across...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct law enforcement exercise in San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct law enforcement exercise in San Francisco Bay
Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45 foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct an interagency maritime active-threat exercise in conjunction with Water Emergency Transportation Agency (WETA), Thursday. The exercise is scheduled to involve Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel along with participants from the Neptune Coalition, a partnership...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sinking sailboat near Richmond

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sinking sailboat near Richmond
A Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew rescued two people from their 16-foot sailboat after it began taking on water near Richmond, Calif., June 6, 2020. The crew transported the individuals in good health to the Richmond Marina and the owner was able to receive assistance to remove his vessel from the water. (U. S. Coast Guard photo) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard...