U.S. Coast Guard
Residents in Newport Beach are peeved about a phony great white shark warning letter circulating in the area.
A convicted smuggler who rammed his boat into a Coast Guard vessel off the Southern California coast, killing a crewman, has been sentenced to life in federal prison.
The U.S. Coast Guard tried to stop and board a sailboat, which was later found to be carrying at least 80 bales of marijuana worth $1 million, in Newport Beach early Monday morning.
Authorities Saturday said two people have been detained in connection with the discovery of over 1,000 pounds of marijuana found inside a panga that washed ashore.
Newport Beach resident Andrew Szaz was last seen around noon commuting from Newport Beach to Dana Point on his 30-foot sail boat , officials said.
A small boat washed ashore near Palos Verdes Estates Tuesday morning.
The U.S. Coast Guard says a bulk freighter that ran aground on a manmade island in the waters off Long Beach did no damage to the environment and is now safely anchored in a moorage area.