Articles Tagged With ‘United States Coast Guard’




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Girl plunges 300 feet off Ragged Point

A 12-year-old girl fell approximately 300 feet off Ragged Point on Monday and survived. The girl suffered a head injury and was rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter. [Tribune] Shortly after 11 a.m., the girl fell from a cliff near... (Continue reading)

Coast Guard rescues pair of boaters near Morro Bay

A Coast Guard crew airlifted two sailors who reported they were in distress northwest of Morro Bay on Monday. Due to dangerous conditions, the rescue was not completed until Tuesday morning. At 9:15 p.m. on Monday, the Coast Guard’s Los... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach pier jumper missing

Rescue workers are searching for a man who jumped off the Pismo Beach pier Saturday evening. Shortly before 10 p.m., witnesses spotted the man jump into the ocean. After the man began struggling in the water, witnesses called 911. Officers... (Continue reading)

Boat capsizes in Morro Bay

A boat capsized in Morro Bay Harbor Sunday afternoon after getting hit by high waves. All four occupants of the boat survived, but a woman and her 8-year-old girl inhaled significant amounts of water and remained in the hospital overnight.... (Continue reading)

Feds intercept 3,000 pounds of marijuana

Federal authorities arrested 13 people Saturday after intercepting 3,000 pounds of marijuana the suspects were trying to smuggle into the United States by panga boat at a beach just north of the city of Santa Barbara. Early Saturday morning, the... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man drowns in boating accident

The United States Coast Guard identified the body of a missing boater found Sunday afternoon near Point Arguello as Jeffrey Delbert McDonald of Arroyo Grande. The man was 46 years old. Around 8 p.m. Saturday, the Coast Guard received a... (Continue reading)

Boater drowns near Vandenberg

United States Coast Guard crews found the body of a missing boater Sunday afternoon near Point Arguello at Vandenberg Air Force base. The man was 46 years old. Around 8 p.m. Saturday, the Coast Guard received a report of three... (Continue reading)

Mysterious oil spotted off Goleta coast

A little more than two months after thousands of gallons of oil spilled along the Gaviota coast, a mysterious layer of oil appeared offshore of the nearby Goleta Beach. [LA Times] Around 11 a.m. Wednesday, kayakers spotted oil about 1,000... (Continue reading)

Coast Guard busts 3 smugglers off San Simeon

U.S. Coast Guard crews disrupted an apparent drug smuggling operation off San Simeon on Tuesday, according to a press release. During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard aircrew spotted a suspicious panga-type vessel about 30 miles from the shore. While... (Continue reading)

Fisherman snatches panga, officers arrest fisherman

A fisherman cited maritime law in claiming a panga he found Monday in Santa Barbara County as his possession, but law enforcement officials said the boat belonged to them and arrested the man. [KEYT] Eric Bjorklund and two other fishermen... (Continue reading)



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