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Coast Guard Searching For Survivors After Boat Capsizes Off Baja

A chartered ship, packed with Americans on a Fourth of July fishing trip, was struck by two rogue waves in the Sea of Cortez and capsized Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/04/2011

10 Illegal Immigrants Detained In Malibu Human Trafficking

Immigration authorities have detained 10 suspected illegal immigrants in the Malibu area — part of trend by Mexican smugglers to bring their human cargo farther north by boat.


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KFWB On Your Corner: Long Beach Boat Living

For some in Long Beach, the marinas and waterfront are a home away from home — but for others, it’s just home.


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Coast Guard To Launch SoCal Crackdown On Drunk Boaters

The U.S. Coast Guard will be out patrolling the waters off the California coast starting this weekend in a major crackdown aimed at intoxicated boaters.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/23/2011

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Feds: Record Number Of Illegal Immigrants Target SoCal Beaches

U.S. immigration officials say they have intercepted a record number of attempts in the past year involving small boats aiming to bring illegal immigrants ashore.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/03/2011

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19 Passengers Rescued From Smoke-Filled Boat Off Newport Beach

Nineteen passengers on a distressed tour boat were rescued Friday after the vessel began smoking off Newport Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2011

Bodies are seen covered on a dock in San Diego, Calif. Sunday, March 27, 2011, after a sailboat with nine people aboard capsized and sank in the San Diego Bay, leaving two men drowned and seven people injured, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jim Grant)

OC Builder: Capsized Boat In San Diego Bay ‘Grossly Overloaded’

The boat that overturned in calm seas with 10 people, including two children, on board may have been carrying too many passengers, according to the boat’s manufacturer.


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2 Dead, 8 Hurt After Sailboat Capsizes Off San Diego

Authorities say a sailboat has capsized off San Diego, leaving two men dead and seven people injured.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2011

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Coast Guard Rescues Oxnard Man From Gulf Of Mexico

The Coast Guard says a 66-year-old California man has been rescued from the Gulf of Mexico after his 40-foot sailboat became disabled about 125 miles from the mouth of the Mississippi River.


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SoCal Coast Guard Officer Faces Court Martial For Fatal Crash

Petty Officer Paul Ramos was driving a Coast Guard vessel when it collided with a pleasure boat on San Diego Bay during the 2009 Christmas Parade of Lights.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/08/2011

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Illegal Immigrants Found In Boat Off Dana Point

Customs officials arrest 18 illegal immigrants found in a boat off Dana Point.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/16/2011

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Captain Colbert!

TV host Stephen Colbert is taking to the high seas this May in a race from Charleston to Bermuda.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2011

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Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Man, 3 Kids

Officials called off the search at 11:46 a.m. Thursday, after scouring the area for more than nine hours for a boat that was reportedly in distress.


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Fishermen Swim To OC Shore From Capsized Boat

Officials say two men in a skiff that capsized while they were fishing for lobster off Newport Beach were able to swim to shore.


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Coast Guard Resumes Search For Boat Carrying 3 Kids

The U.S. Coast Guard has resumed searching for a boat with three children aboard that was taking on water off the San Diego County coast.