Coast Guard urges caution during spiny lobster season

Coast Guard urges caution during spiny lobster season
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is urging all divers and mariners to exercise caution and utilize safe diving practices in advance of the California spiny lobster season in the greater Los Angeles area. On Sunday, the spiny lobster season begins leading to an increase of diving activity in Southern California waters. All mariners should remain vigilant when navigating areas where a dive flag...

Coast Guard to hold a safety demonstration for the start of the 2016 Spiny Lobster Season

Coast Guard to hold a safety demonstration for the start of the 2016 Spiny Lobster Season
San Pedro – Members of Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach, along with federal, local and state agencies are scheduled to hold a safety demonstration for the start of 2016 Spiny Lobster Season on Friday. The event will start at 10 a.m. at the 22nd St. Landing Sportfishing Marina, 141 W 22nd St, San Pedro. Roughly 20 percent of all diving incidents in the Los Angeles-Long Beach area occur...