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  • $44.4-million settlement reached in San Francisco Bay oil spill

     
    Local, state and federal officials on Monday announced a $44.4-million civil settlement with the owners and operators of a container ship that spilled 53,000 gallons of oil into San Francisco Bay after striking a tower of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay...
  • Divers to test sunken WWII oil tanker off California coast

     
    The U.S. Coast Guard has hired a diving firm to help it determine whether oil is present aboard an oil tanker sunk by a Japanese submarine off the California coast in the weeks following the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941....
  • 60-year-old jet skier rescued from kelp bed near Catalina

     
    A 60-year-old man on a jet ski who was trapped in a kelp bed near Santa Catalina Island was rescued Monday evening, officials said. The man was reported missing after he failed to return the island, prompting a search-and-rescue mission......
  • California residents rescued in fatal boat accident in Mexico

     
    One person was reported dead and seven others missing Monday afternoon after a fishing boat carrying 27 U.S. tourists and 16 Mexican crew members capsized in rough seas in the Sea of Cortez, officials said. The 27 tourists, most of......
  • Survivors swam for miles in fatal boat accident in Mexico

     
    Survivors of a fishing boat that sunk off Baja California swam for hours before they were rescued from the water or made it to shore, officials and a family member said Monday afternoon. Rescue operations were still underway Monday afternoon......
  • Search continues for missing fishermen in Gulf of California

     
    Mexican navy and U.S. Coast Guard vessels continued searching Wednesday for seven U.S. sport fishermen who remained missing four days after their boat capsized in the Gulf of California. The search focused on a vast area about 60 miles south......
  • Illegal immigrants stranded on island found hungry after two-day search

     
    Stranded on a scenic but rugged island off the Santa Barbara coast, the illegal immigrants decided being rescued was more important than reaching their destination. Using a cellphone, one of them called 911 last Friday. Boats set off to find......
  • NTSB: Coast Guard craft's 'excessive speed' caused fatal crash

     
    The National Transportation Safety Board has concluded that a fatal collision between a Coast Guard vessel and a civilian craft in San Diego Bay was caused by the Coast Guard boat's "excessive speed" and a lack of "effective oversight" of......
  • Coast Guard ends search for seven missing in Gulf of California boat accident

     
    The U.S. Coast Guard has ended its search for seven U.S. citizens missing since a charter fishing boat sank July 3 during a freak storm in the Gulf of California. The Coast Guard, at the request of the Mexican navy,......
  • 5 pelicans found covered in oil near Santa Barbara

     
    The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating how five brown pelicans wound up covered in oil near Santa Barbara....
  • New York Fashion Week Fall-Winter 2011: Nautica goes for Coast Guard cool

     
    Nautica set sail for the Great Lakes for fall-winter 2011 -- specifically the Sleeping Bear Dunes region of Lake Michigan, with a color palette inspired by the blues of the water, the brown hues of the sand dunes and bright......