Coast Guard

The pilot of a small plane was rescued after ditching his plane in the ocean, about 250 miles off the coast of Hawaii, on January 25, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard)

Small Plane Runs Out Of Fuel On Flight From Tracy To Hawaii, Pilot Rescued

A pilot from the Central Valley has been rescued after he ditched his small plane 250 miles off the coast of Hawaii on Sunday.

01/26/2015

Alviso Marina County Park (http://www.sccgov.org)

Emergency Responders Work To Save Distressed Boaters In Alviso Marina

Emergency personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, San Jose Fire Department and Menlo Park Fire Protection District were working to rescue two passengers on a disabled boat in the Alviso Marina in San Jose Sunday afternoon, according to a Coast Guard official.

01/18/2015

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Lake Tahoe Cruise Boat Runs Aground Minutes Into New Year, Stranding Hundreds In Freezing Temperatures

A paddle-wheel cruise boat ran aground on the California side of Lake Tahoe only minutes into the new year, stranding hundreds of revelers for about two hours in sub-freezing temperatures, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

01/02/2015

A Coast Guard rescue boat off the Marin County coast on December 16, 2014. (CBS)

Coast Guard Takes Advantage Of Stormy Bay Area Weather To Train For Rescues

Just off the Marin County shore, the U.S. Coast Guard is training in some of the largest swells of the year.

12/16/2014

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

German Man Tried Stowing Away Aboard Cargo Ship In Oakland

A German national has been charged in federal court with sneaking onto a container ship at the Port of Oakland in the hopes of catching a ride to South Korea to be with his pregnant wife.

12/10/2014

The Cliff House Restaurant perched above Ocean Beach. (Cliff House)

Surfer Rescued By Coast Guard Crews Beneath Cliff House Restaurant In San Francisco

U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued a surfer in distress Tuesday afternoon beneath the Cliff House restaurant just north of Ocean Beach in San Francisco.

12/02/2014

(CBS)

Coast Guard Responds To Report Of Possible Body In Water Near Pacifica Beach

Emergency personnel are continuing to search for a person who was last seen face down in the water near a Pacifica beach Sunday, according to the Coast Guard.

11/23/2014

Sea Lion Rescued

Abandoned Sea Lion Pup Recovering At Marine Mammal Center After Coast Guard Rescue

A baby sea lion is making a recovery in the Bay Area thanks to an unusual Coast Guard rescue.

11/21/2014

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter is stuck at Bodega Head after Monday's rescue. (CBS)

Coast Guard Helicopter Used In Boy’s Bodega Bay Rescue Now Stuck

The Coast Guard helicopter that helped rescue Sebastion Johnson, the 4-year-old boy who tumbled more than 200 feet down a cliff at Bodega Head, was itself stuck after the incident.

11/12/2014

Blue and Gold ferry fleet (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Peralta Ferry Strikes Piling At Pier 41 In San Francisco, Injuring 10

The United States Coast Guard is looking into what caused a ferry to crash into a piling at Pier 41 in San Francisco Sunday.

10/13/2014

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