Authorities in Santa Barbara County have rescued a kayaker who spent 14 hours at sea.
A 24-year-old man was visiting Big Sur with three friends when he was swept into the ocean.
None of the three federal agencies that helped rescue an ill 1-year-old girl and her family from their broken down sailboat about 900 miles off Mexico’s Pacific coast plan to seek reimbursement for the cost of the operation.
While security has tightened at the U.S. border, drug smugglers are increasingly turning to the high seas.
Four people have been pulled from chilly San Francisco Bay after a woman fell into the water and three others jumped in to save her.
The Coast Guard is asking large ships off the Northern California coast to slow down to almost half their normal speed to avoid collisions with endangered whales feasting on an abundance of krill in the water.
Andrew “Bart” Simpson had already garnered an Olympic gold medal in sailing in 2008 and a silver at last year’s games when Artemis Racing came calling with a chance to win yachting’s top prize — the America’s Cup.
Police have arrested three people who were trapped on a stolen, 82-foot yacht that ran aground on a Northern California beach.
The Coast Guard on Monday released a recorded distress call from a family believed to be missing at sea off the California coast.
Four people missing after reporting their sailboat was sinking south of San Francisco are a husband, wife, their 4-year-old son and his cousin, also a child.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says she’s saddened to learn of the death of a Coast Guard member during a drug-interdiction mission in the Channel Islands off Southern California.
The search has been was called off for a teenager whose parents were killed after they plunged into the cold, powerful surf in Northern California in an attempt to save the family dog.