The boat was about 1000 yards off shore, near Paradise Cove, when the boat reported being in distress.
KCAL9’s Kevin Takumi reports Los Angeles County lifeguards swam the group out to a boat after they were unable to return to a safe path as the tide came in.
Lifeguards are warning Southland beachgoers about the potential for dangerous rip currents during the holiday weekend.
Lifeguards conducted dozens of rescues between Dockweiler State Beach in Playa del Rey and Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro.
“The waves came roaring in here like a freight train,” said Austin McCann.
Lifeguards are warning Southland beachgoers about the dangers of stingrays.
For the first time in five years, lifeguards from across the country are in Manhattan Beach for the four-day National Lifeguard Championships.
In addition to “Surf’s up!” the thing you most often will hear at Huntington Beach these days is “Watch your step!” and “Owwww!”
Two lifeguards and a female climber needed rescue Sunday when all got stranded at Pirates Cove, according to Los Angeles County Fire officlals.
The El Monte City Council recommended Tuesday that 14 lifeguards should get their jobs back after they were fired for filming a spoof of the Korean pop music video, “Gangnam Style.”
A high surf advisory is still in effect Saturday.
A collision between a boat and a sea-doo water craft Saturday afternoon has left three people dead and four injured, according to authorities.
The National Weather Service has extended high surf advisories through Sunday as wicked waves continue to pound California’s south facing beaches.
Matt Mina, 17, knows he is lucky to be alive.
Officials in one of California’s most prominent beach cities have approved a new contract with fulltime lifeguards that would scale back pension benefits in the aftermath of public outcry over their compensation.