Locator Beacon Leads Coast Guard Rescuers To Stranded Kite Surfer In SF BayThe U.S. Coast Guard rescued a kite surfer Saturday in San Francisco after the victim alerted them by using a personal locator beacon, according to Coast Guard officials.
Coast Guard Preaching 'Caution & Common Sense' To Bay Area Beach GoersIt’s a busy time of year for the Coast Guard as the weather heats up and people head for the water, and the agency is encouraging beach goers and boaters to use “caution and common sense.”
Coast Guard Rescues 4 From Bay On 4th Of JulyThe U.S. Coast Guard rescued four people from the waters of the Bay in three separate incidents Monday off the coasts of Rodeo, Treasure Island and San Francisco.
Coast Guard Video Shows Sailor Rescued From Sinking Boat Off Big SurCoast Guard officials dispatched a rescue helicopter based in San Francisco and a 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from Monterey to rescue the sailor.
Search Halted For 2 Vallejo Teens Swept Away In Surf At SF Ocean BeachRescuers called off the search at 9 p.m. for the 16-year-olds who were swept out to sea after they succumbed to a large wave that separated them from three of their friends.
VIDEO: Coast Guard Captures Drug-Smuggling Sub; 6 Tons Of Coke SeizedAn Alameda-based Coast Guard cutter has captured a drug-smuggling submarine-like vessel off the coast of Panama, arresting four crewmen aboard and seizing more than 12,800 pounds of cocaine, authorities announced Monday.
Coast Guard Rescues 2 Surfers At Gray Whale CoveThe Coast Guard deployed a rescue boat and a rescue helicopter, which located the surfers at Gray Whale Cove State Beach.
Swimmer Rescued From Ocean Beach By Coast GuardOne person was rescued out of the ocean by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach this afternoon, a fire department spokesman said.
Kayakers Rescued Outside Golden Gate BridgeThe Coast Guard rescued two kayakers Sunday evening off the coast of Marin County, Coast Guard officials said.
Search Suspended For 2 UC Santa Cruz Students Swept Out To SeaTwo University of California Santa Cruz students remained the focus of an intense search in the Pacific waters off Bonny Doon Tuesday after being swept out to sea.
Commercial Fishing Boat Runs Aground Near China Camp In Marin CountyTwo boaters in distress were able to safely walk to shore after a 30-foot commercial vessel lost power in the North Bay and ran aground at China Camp State Park
Coast Guard Planning Temporary Safe Zone Around SF's Ferry Plaza For New Year's Eve FireworksThe United States Coast Guard is planning to establish a temporary safety zone around San Francisco’s Ferry Plaza on Thursday night for a New Year’s Eve fireworks display.