Northern California Coast Guard crews head to Haiti to assist with earthquake relief

ALAMEDA, Calif. – A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules long range search and rescue aircraft flew from Air Station Sacramento to Air Station Clearwater, Fla. yesterday with two Coast Guard flight crews, a Federal Emergency Management Agency response team and emergency response equipment. The plane has picked up additional personnel and equipment for transport to Haiti.

Coast Guard Rescues Three Boaters in San Francisco Bay Boat Fire

SAN FRANCISCO- The Coast Guard, working in partnership with the San Francisco Fire Department, responded to a boat fire one mile east of Treasure Island yesterday evening. The three people onboard were rescued and returned safely to shore with no reported injuries. At 5:20 p.m, the Coast Guard received notification over channel 16 that the 43-foot motor yacht “No Worries” was engulfed in...

Coast Guard Seaman Carries Olympic Flame in San Francisco

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Mallory Elizabeth Schafer, a 23-year-old U.S. Coast Guard seaman stationed at Integrated Support Command Alameda on Coast Guard Island, sat in the grand ballroom of the San Francisco Hilton listening attentively to San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom as he addressed the men and women selected to bear the Olympic Torch during the relay in San Francisco Wednesday. At the conference...