2 rescued, 1 dead after swimming accident

ALAMEDA, Calif.- Two men were rescued and one died while swimming off of Sandy Beach in Rio Vista, Calif. August 2, 2011. One man was pulled from the water and brought safely ashore by the Coast Guard rescue boatcrew. The second man was rescued by the Montezuma Fire Department and was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Search and rescue crews scoured the area for the third swimmer for several...

Agencies respond to sinking dredge barge – with video

SAN FRANCISCO – Federal, state, and local agencies responded to a sunk dredge barge in the San Jauquin River yesterday.

Coast Guard hoists two boaters to safety

SAN FRANCISCO— The U.S. Coast Guard hoisted two men to safety today after their vessel began taking on water near Liberty Island in Dixon, Calif..

Coast Guard and Contra Costa Sheriff’s Department recover body of missing Franks Tract boater

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Coast Guard and Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department have recovered the body of a Franks Tract boater.

Elderly man saved by life jacket after his boat capsizes

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard responded to the report of a capsized vessel in the San Joaquin River, at 12:07 p.m., today.

Coast Guard responds to damage in levee near Bradford Island

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a report of damage to the levee along the San Joaquin River, near Bradford Island, at 1:45 p.m. today.

Coast Guard responds to boat collision in the Sacramento Delta

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Coast Guard Station Rio Vista and the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Department responded to a collision between a 20-foot boat with six adults and one child aboard, and an 18-foot boat with two adults near Discovery Bay, today.

Coast Guard searches for a second person in the water

SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard assisted the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department in the search and recovery of a second person in the waters north of Discovery Bay, on Werner Dredger Cut, today.

Coast Guard Station Rio Vista helps clean up Rio Vista

RIO VISTA, Calif. – The crew of Coast Guard Station Rio Vista volunteered to take some time out their busy schedule to give back to their community Monday by participating in a community service project.