California Local Boating News
SAN PEDRO – Recreational boaters transiting the Port of Long Beach are advised to be on the lookout for the newly deployed buoy launched in the South Pedro south bound shipping lane.
LOS ALAMITOS – A white shark that was tangled in a fishing line and attacked a swimmer near the Manhattan Beach Pier in July remained a hot topic with the California Fish and Game Commission as the agency’s Marine Resources Committee discussed the prospect of regulating pier fishing at its Nov. 5 meeting in Los Alamitos.
LOS ANGELES – Plans for the redevelopment of Ports O’ Call Village will continue to move forward with the Board of Harbor Commissioners approving to extend the land lease negotiating period with the project’s developer.
A team of 17 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) divers recently returned froma 33-day mission to remove approximately 57 tons of debris from Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in Hawaii.
Anglers now have a new reference guide when planning their fishing trips with the launch of the improved California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Fishing Guide.
MONTEREY – Marina del Rey will receive a $300,000 grant from the state of California to upgrade its Boat Launching Facility (BLF).
CHULA VISTA – The Port of San Diego and the city of Chula Vista celebrated the completion of the H Street Extension project in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 30.
AVALON – The light is finally appearing at the end of the tunnel. After attempting to provide a new fuel dock in Avalon Harbor for years, one is finally on the way.
LOS ANGELES – Construction on the three breakwaters protecting the Port of Los Angeles- Long Beach is officially underway, according to the Army Corps of Engineers.
MONTEREY – The city of Long Beach was awarded a $16.9 million loan by the Cal Boating Commission on Nov. 6 to help rebuild Basin 2 of the Alamitos Bay Marina.
LONG BEACH – Mariners looking to purchase a used vessel are invited to bid on used watercraft during the Long Beach Marine Bureau boat auction, Nov. 22.
LONG BEACH – The Long Beach City Council unanimously approved Mayor Robert Garcia’s appointments to various commissions, including the Marine Advisory Commission at an Oct. 21 meeting.
OXNARD (AP) — A Southern California family has set sail on what is planned as a decade-long voyage around the world.
LONG BEACH — Shala Youngerman and her team from Southwestern Yacht Club won the 23rd annual Linda Elias Memorial Women’s One-Design Challenge Sunday, Oct. 19.
MARINA DEL REY – Boat owners in Marina del Rey and other interested parities are invited to provide their comments on the U. S. Coast Guard’s proposal to disestablish the special anchorage in the north end of harbor’s main channel.