Coast Guard responds to report of vessel collision near Santa Barbara

Coast Guard responds to report of vessel collision near Santa Barbara
  SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Coast Guard crews respond to report of a vessel collision near Santa Barbara around 6 a.m., Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received notification of the two vessels; the Golden Eagle and the Natural Mystic, colliding approximately 6 miles off the coast of Santa Barbara. Coast Guard watchstanders immediately launched a 45-foot rescue...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Anacapa Island

Coast Guard medevacs man near Anacapa Island
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard medevaced an individual experiencing symptom of shock after previously falling overboard from a passenger vessel, 6 miles off Anacapa Island, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles- Long Beach watch standers received a call from the passenger vessel stating that an individual had been recovered from the water after falling overboard and was subsequently showing symptoms...

Coast Guard ends search after sheriffs locate missing kayaker near Santa Claus Beach

Coast Guard ends search after sheriffs locate missing kayaker near Santa Claus Beach
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., prepares to lower a rescue basket onto the deck of Canadian Coast Guard Ship Cape Naden, a 47-foot motor lifeboat from Sidney, British Columbia, during a training exercise in Moresby Passage, Aug. 7, 2014. The aircrew lowered and retrieved a rescue swimmer and rescue basket to allow the boat crew to practice...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Santa Claus Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Santa Claus Beach
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing kayaker near Santa Claus Beach. At 8:30 p.m., Monday, watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles Operations Center in Long Beach received a report from LeeAnne Wood that her husband Phillip Wood, 55, had not returned from a kayak trip. Wood left from Santa Claus Beach in his blue single-man kayak at approximately 4 p.m., and was scheduled...

Coast Guard Rescues Missing Kayaker 10 Miles Offshore

Coast Guard Rescues Missing Kayaker 10 Miles Offshore
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard rescued an overdue kayaker from the water approximately 10 miles off the coast of Gaviota State Beach, Calif., early Saturday morning at about 3:30 a.m. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watch standers received an initial report of an overdue kayaker around 9 p.m., Friday evening, when the kayaker failed to return after departing from Gaviota State Beach...

Coast Guard responds to grounded fishing vessel

Coast Guard responds to grounded fishing vessel
LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Coast Guard worked with local agencies and commercial response companies to remove a grounded fishing boat from Ormand Beach, Ventura County, Calif., March 15, 2014. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a distress call from the captain of the fishing boat Kim Thanh reporting that his vessel had run aground late Thursday night. Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station...

Kayaker saved after joint rescue effort near Santa Barbara

Kayaker saved after joint rescue effort near Santa Barbara
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The Coast Guard and the Santa Barbara Harbor Patrol worked together to rescue a man who was attempting to kayak from Santa Cruz Island to Santa Barbara, Thursday night. The kayaker used his cell phone to call the Santa Barbara Harbor Patrol for help, stating that he was disoriented and could see four nearby oil platforms. The harbor patrol relayed the call for help to the...

Coast Guard units and California agencies respond to oil on Ventura beach

A member from Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Santa Barbara, Calif., takes a sample of oil that was spilled onto Faria Beach in Ventura, Calif. U.S. Coast Guard photographSAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard received a report of a discharge of oil from Vintage Petroleum onto Faria Beach, just north of Ventura, Calif. The spill occurred from an oil gathering line and is now secured. The...

Coast Guard Medevacs Unconscious Diver

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old male diver after he began slipping in and out of consciousness near Anacapa Island, Calif., early Saturday afternoon.