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, partner agency rescue 5 in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 5 in Lake Tahoe
A Coast Guard boat crew and Placer County Marine 6 personnel pose with five recreational boaters after rescuing them when their vessel began taking on water near King’s Beach in Lake Tahoe, Calif., Sept. 2, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo). TAHOE CITY, Calif. — The Coast Guard and Placer County Marine unit crews rescued five boaters whose 45-foot recreational vessel was taking on water...

Coast Guard rescues two stand-up paddle boarders on Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard rescues two stand-up paddle boarders on Lake Tahoe
Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe 25-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Pamela J. Manns. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two stand-up paddle boarders who were observed struggling on Lake Tahoe, Tuesday afternoon. A good Samaritan called 911 at approximately 4 p.m., reporting two teenage boys adrift and struggling to paddle upwind near Rubicon Point on Lake Tahoe,...

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week
Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner and Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite guide their bomb-detection dogs for Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco 91105, as they conduct pier sweeps during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up safety and security patrols for this year’s...

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones
Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in San Pedro, Calif., place a yellow buoy marking the center of the San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 security zone, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival...

Coast Guard Station Chatham receives new shallow-water craft

Coast Guard Station Chatham receives new shallow-water craft
Coast Guard Station Chatham’s new 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water sits on its trailer Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Corbin Ross) BOSTON — Coast Guard Station Chatham received a 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water (SPC-SW) Tuesday to enhance their search and rescue capabilities. Station Chatham’s area of responsibility...

Coast Guard rescues three people in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard rescues three people in Lake Tahoe
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people in Lake Tahoe, at approximately 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. A distress call was received shortly after 3 p.m. reporting that the 25-foot vessel JUST ENOUGH was taking on water near the California And Nevada border of the south shore. Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe and El Dorado County Sheriffs Department responded to the scene....

Coast Guard responds to a vessel fire in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard responds to a vessel fire in Lake Tahoe
Passenger vessel Tahoe Queen SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard responded to a passenger vessel that caught fire on Lake Tahoe Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received notification from Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe that the 119-foot passenger vessel Tahoe Queen was on fire at Zephyr Cove. A Station Lake Tahoe 29-foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddle boarder in South Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddle boarder in South Lake Tahoe
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. ­­— The Coast Guard suspended the active on-water search for a possible missing paddle boarder in South Lake Tahoe, Thursday. The Coast Guard will continue to coordinate closely with local law enforcement as they work to locate and determine the identity of the missing person. At 4:24 p.m. Wednesday responders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received notification of...