Coast Guard urges mariners to avoid Lake Tahoe waters until wildfires subside

Coast Guard urges mariners to avoid Lake Tahoe waters until wildfires subside
25-foot Response Boat-Small from Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Pamela J. Manns. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is urging mariners to avoid all recreational activities on the waters of Lake Tahoe until the wildfires have subsided. The availability of Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe boat crews and other emergency first responders on the water may be significantly...

Coast Guard terminates 8 illegal charter voyages in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard terminates 8 illegal charter voyages in Lake Tahoe
A U.S. Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe boat crew member prepares for a boarding on Lake Tahoe, California, Aug. 7, 2021. The Coast Guard stopped eight illegal charter boats operating on Lake Tahoe during a surge operation in early August. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/released) SAN FRANCISCO —The Coast Guard stopped eight illegal charter boats operating on Lake Tahoe during a surge operation in...

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, 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 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...