Lifeguards Offer Tips On How To Stay Safe In The WaterLarge waves, (which can catch you off guard) and rip currents (which can easily pull you under) are two things to look out for.
Man Tried To Drown Himself, Now Suing Police Who Saved His LifeA Virginia pool worker, who tried to drown himself during a bipolar episode, is now suing the police officers and lifeguard who saved him because they allegedly took too long to do it.
July 4th Holiday Promises To Be Among Busiest Days Of The Year For Lifeguards"Today, alone, we had over 130 water rescues," said Lifeguard Capt. Mark Herman.
Area Lifeguards Ask Public To Remember Common Sense On Crowded Beaches During Holiday WeekendIt was just about perfect at Venice Beach -- sunny, 75 degrees, surf from 2-4 feet. Perfect for people. Lifeguards not so much.
Man Who Jumped Off Venice Pier Found Safe At HomeA man seen jumping off the Venice Pier in the middle of the night was found safe at his home Saturday morning.
With Sharks Lurking Off The O.C. Coast, A Lot Of Beachgoers Stay Out Of The WaterLast months shark attack in Corona del Mar wasn't far from people's minds.
O.C. Lifeguards Keeping Eye Out For Danger Following Recent Shark AttackMore than 85,000 are expected to flock to the beach to beat the heat.
Lifeguards Rescue 2 Dozen Young Swimmers From Rough Waters Off La JollaThe teens were faced with gusty winds, choppy surf and 59-degree water near La Jolla Cove
Newport Beach Scrambles To Hire Lifeguards As Record Beach-Goer Numbers Escape HeatAs temperatures remained more than 10 degrees above normal on Monday, the city of Newport pleaded with off-duty season lifeguards to return and help monitor the masses who escaped the heat at the beach.
Lifeguards Make Over 400 Rescues In 1 Day As Rip Currents Hit LA BeachesStrong currents and rip tides along Southern California kept lifeguards busy over the weekend as large numbers of beach-goers took to the coast to escape the intense heat.
Body Of Man Found Near Shore In Playa Del ReyOfficials said the remains were found just after 7 p.m.
Huntington Beach Lifeguards, Police Resume Search For Missing SwimmerHuntington Beach police and lifeguards resumed their search on Saturday morning for a swimmer in his 50s who was reported missing just north of the Huntington Beach Pier on Friday amid strong rip currents.
Lifeguards Warn Of Strong Rip Currents Over Labor Day WeekendLifeguards on Sunday continued to warn beachgoers that strong rip currents will create dangerous conditions at Southern California beaches for the remainder of the holiday weekend.
GoPro Video Shows Dramatic Rescue Of Frantic Swimmer Caught In Rip CurrentGoPro video from a Huntington State Beach lifeguard showed a dramatic rescue of a frantic swimmer caught in a rip current.
Southland Lifeguards Participate In Drills, Gear Up For Upcoming Labor Day HolidayLifeguards last weekend performed a record number of water rescues at local beaches and are gearing up for the busy holiday weekend.