SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - San Diego's coast guard says it's ready, should a cruise ship get into trouble off of our coast.
Carnival, the parent company of the ship that sank, does have cruise liners that sail in and out of San Diego's port.
Back in November 2010 the cruise ship Splendor was crippled by a fire that disabled the ship south of San Diego.
Since then, the coast guard has learned from the rescue experience.
"Once a year, we meet with everybody, exercise it and then we debrief what worked, what didn't' work, how can we do this better?" Lt. Sean Groark of the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Rescuers say they have a plan, and they practice for emergencies, though the ocean is dynamic and can be unpredictable.
Scattered thunderstorms in the mountains during the afternoon and evening hours Thursday. High pressure will move westward, moisture drying out but slightly warmer through the weekend.
Daryl Weathers remembers trying to pull men from the sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands after a U.S. Navy destroyer hit a mine left by the Japanese following the only World War II battle fought on North American soil.
A passenger train struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday on a stretch of tracks in the northern reaches of San Diego County.
San Diego County has agreed to settle a pair of lawsuits filed by twin boys who were molested by their former foster father.
San Diego police said Wednesday that no charges will be filed at this time against a man accused in the fatal shooting of a bar manager following a fight between two groups in the Gaslamp District.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of assaulting a traveler at San Ysidro Port of Entry last month.
The nation's newsrooms are pushing back against President Donald Trump with a coordinated series of newspaper editorials condemning his attacks on "fake news" and suggestion that journalists are the enemy.
Back in June San Diego native Richard Nares started his 1,700-mile charity Heart and Sole Run. It began in Seattle and will wraps up in San Diego this week.