Approximately 8,500 pounds of marijuana was discovered about 150 miles west of Los Angeles and now it’s in the hands of U.S. Coast Guard officials.
Authorities are working to tow a sinking boat to shore and find out who is the owner of the “derelict” vessel.
Harbor Patrol agents started receiving calls just after noon Sunday about large bails of marijuana floating off the coast of Dana Point.
Federal immigration agents and police have detained 17 people in the latest so-called “panga” boat landing.
Four bodies have been found near an overturned fishing boat off the coast of the Channel Islands, according to authorities.
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Several arrests were made Thursday after a boat full of immigrants washed ashore in Huntington Beach.
Hazmat crews worked to contain a fuel spill near Peter’s Landing Marina in the Huntington Harbour area.
Three fishermen were rescued Sunday after their 33-foot boat broke down and started drifting close to rocks in the Channel Islands area, Coast Guard officials said.
An hours-long search for a missing swimmer off Surfside Beach in Seal Beach has been called off because of darkness, said officials.
A woman in her 20s had to be medevaced by the U.S. Coast Guard after going into early labor on Catalina Island.
The Coast Guard says it has suspended the search for a 53-year-old kayaker who went missing several days ago off Newport Beach.
Federal agents arrested 14 would-be illegal immigrants when their boat overturned at Crystal Cove State Park Tuesday.
The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued 15 illegal immigrants stranded for three days on an island off Southern California.
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.