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Cocaine Seizures Skyrocket Off Latin America’s Pacific Coast

The U.S. Coast Guard has seized more cocaine off Latin America’s Pacific coast over 10 months than in the past three years combined.

08/10/2015

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Pilot Dies After Small Plane Crashes Near Ojai

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will conduct an investigation on Friday into the circumstances surrounding a deadly plane crash that occurred near Ojai.

08/07/2015

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South Bay Beaches Reopen After Tar Clean-Up

Swimmers and surfers can get back in the ocean between the jetty at El Segundo and the waters off Torrance.

05/30/2015

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Burglars Steal Mementos Of 88-Year-Old Military Veteran’s Service

One local veteran experienced a difficult Memorial Day after burglars made off with priceless mementos of his heroic service.

05/25/2015

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Passenger Unconscious, Another Hurt In Cabrillo Beach Boat Crash

Paramedics Sunday treated two victims of a boat crash at Cabrillo Beach.

11/16/2014

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Bayside Drive Beach Closed After 50-Gallon Sewage Spill From Coast Guard Ship

Swimmers were warned to stay out of the water at Bayside Drive Beach along Newport Bay after a small sewage spill from a U.S. Coast Guard vessel.

08/14/2014

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Newport Beach Residents Peeved About Phony Great White Shark Warning Letter

Residents in Newport Beach are peeved about a phony great white shark warning letter circulating in the area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/22/2014

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2 Mexican Nationals Sentenced For Coast Guard Officer’s Death

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.

05/12/2014

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Coast Guard Stops Boat Carrying $1M Worth Of Pot In OC

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2013

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ICE: Panga In Manhattan Beach Was Carrying About 1,850 Pounds Of Pot

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.

05/25/2013

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Newport Beach Man, 74, Missing After Sailboat Washes 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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2012

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Small Boat Washes Ashore Near Palos Verdes, Coast Guard Searching For Possible Occupants

A small boat washed ashore near Palos Verdes Estates Tuesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/09/2011

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Coast Guard: No Damage Caused By Freighter Crash

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2011