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.
Seven people, including four children, have been rescued off California’s north coast after the boat they were on got caught in rough surf and capsized.
A Coast Guard plane made an emergency landing in Sacramento early Wednesday morning.
A jet skier who had been reported missing has been found safe on an island in the Delta after an overnight search.