Daniel Powell

Articles by Daniel Powell

Car in Otay Lakes, fire at Mission Bay Yacht Club, Seaworld gondola rescue

San Diego Lifeguard reports Feb. 18-24

Feb 24 09:36 Medical: 911 call of a surfer with a head injury at Tourmaline. U25, 21S, M20 and E16 respond. E16 transports patient. 10:06 Boating: Fire calls with a report of smoke coming from ...

Intermediate volleyball on sands of Mission Beach

Beginner's lessons offered by clubs, or maybe a patient friend

Since its inception at the 1996 Olympics, beach volleyball has exploded in popularity, and what was once a recreational sport now garners support from over sixty universities with Division 1 beach volleyball programs. Volleyball club ...

Fishing between the fronts offers few choices

At least the tackle is easy

Dock Totals Feb 17 – Feb 23: 569 anglers aboard 25 half day to one and a half day trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 3 bonito, 1 halibut, 57 calico ...

Wind shut down the Open Bay Bass tournament

Saltwater Bass Series went ahead

Dock Totals Feb 10 – Feb 16: 484 anglers aboard 25 half day to one and a half day trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 25 yellowtail, 87 bonito, 2 halibut, ...

Overturned catamaran 10 miles off Encinitas too far for lifeguards

San Diego lifeguard report Feb. 4-10

Feb 10 10:25 Other: Call box report of person in distress not in the water, drug related. U25 and 21S respond. 21 Sam handles dispute between two beach patrons. 13:33 Medical: Person down, 32 year-old ...

One would think scheduling a fishing tournament would be easy

Open Bay Bass Tournament vs. Saltwater Bass Series

Considering our mild weather, one would think scheduling a fishing tournament would be easy to pull off. This has not been the case the last few years for the San Diego Anglers and their Open ...

Know your limits while fishing off Baja

The Pacific Queen returned with bag limits of 58 yellowtail, 260 rockfish.

Dock Totals Feb 3 – Feb 9: 383 anglers aboard 24 half day to one and a half day trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 58 yellowtail, 58 calico bass, 473 ...

River rescue in El Cajon

Four people trapped in Box Canyon

Feb 3 12:58 Swimmer: 911 report of a dog owner and dog in the rip at Big Jetty. U12, 1S, R1, E15, and M3 respond. Lifeguards make rescue. Medics transport victim to UCSD. 16:38 Cliff: ...

Two seals, one issue

A fight for the beach since the 1990s

The seawall at Casa Beach’s Children’s pool was built in 1931. The goal was to provide a safe, surf-free area for children to play in the ocean. Eighty-eight years later, the seawall is still providing ...