| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:45 AM
A 36-foot Catalina sailboat that ran aground off near south Main Beach Sunday afternoon has been towed from the shoreline by a tractor, according to Laguna Beach police.
"Lifeguards eventually worked with Laguna Beach public works officials to get the...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Bob passed away peacefully at his home from Alzheimer’s. He was born in Glendale, CA, and
attended Glendale schools. He enlisted in U.S. Coast Guard, served three years. He completed his
education at San Diego State College. Together in l956, Bob...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Re. "Newport completes lower-bay dredging," Feb. 15:
An article by reporter Jill Cowan in the Daily Pilot highlights the completion of the Lower Bay (Newport Harbor) dredging.
As I stated in the article, it was a "long, hard road to complete the big...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Five civilian employees of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London and a service member were apparently turning the academy into their own swingers club. A Coast Guard investigation found that the six were engaging in sexual activity on the job and...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Sailing on his retired U.S. Coast Guard boat "Titan," Ryan Sewell has dealt with hurricanes, sinking ships and deadly fires. But after 10 years on the water, the dangers of the seas don't faze him.
For Sewell, who owns the Fort Lauderdale-based Downrite...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Carnival ups compensation for Triumph passengers
Latest Update on Carnival Triumph February 13, 2013 – 5:45pm EST
Carnival Cruise Lines has announced further compensation for the passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph, currently being towed...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:50 PM
Kathleen O’Hara has spent many Labor Day holidays with Paul DeTrano at their friends home in Holland.
"This has been such a place of happy times for many of us," said O'Hara. "Every year we look forward to it."
She says this Sunday, one minute the...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:32 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Two children allegedly abducted by their father in South San Francisco and whisked out to sea on a sailboat have been safely rescued.
Agents with the Coast Guard, FBI and South San Francisco police apprehended the boat in the waters...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 4:43 PM
SAN DIEGO - A San Diego-based U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted a 65-year-old man with chest and back pain from a 90-foot sport-fishing vessel off the Baja California coast, Coast Guard officials said Saturday.
The Coast Guard was called about...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:42 PM
SAN DIEGO -- About 280 enlisted personnel and officers reunited with loved ones at Naval Base San Diego Tuesday when the guided-missile destroyer USS Milius returned from an eight-month deployment.
The 505-foot vessel departed San Diego Jan. 11 and spent...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:38 PM
The good news is that early registration for this year's Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race, with this year's theme, "Wanna Race?," is open. The world's largest international yacht race is returning to attract the weekend just-for-fun sailors. This...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:05 AM
PORT HUENEME (KTLA) -- U.S. Coast Guard officials held a memorial Saturday for a veteran chief petty officer killed after suspected smugglers rammed his vessel with a drug-smuggling panga boat.
More than 1,000 people from the law enforcement community,...