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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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Top Hurricanes and Tropical Storms Articles

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  • Supplies, money sought for Newport's hurricane-stricken sister city

    Newport Beach residents can help Newport's Mexican sister city Cabo San Lucas in the wake of Hurricane Odile, a Category 3 storm that tore through the Baja California peninsula early this week and left hundreds without water and power. Azonic...
  • Mailbag: Rohrabacher is right — earth is cooling

    Re. "Climate change talk shows ignorance," (Mailbag, Aug. 21): In response to Jamie Dow's piece regarding U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's statement that global warming is a "fraud," let me set the record straight. I've read that temperatures aren't...
  • From the Boathouse: Beware hurricane-force conditions on West Coast

    Ahoy, and welcome to a preseason hurricane! Good friend, airline captain and fellow Lake Arrowhead Yacht Club member Jeff Diercksmeier begins his article in the yacht club's newsletter with "from the flight deck." Very appropriate, since I am sure...
  • All-Stars capture state crown

    The National Junior Basketball Newport-Mesa All-Star team went undefeated in the California national tournament after going undefeated in Orange County sectional play. While in Hanford (near Fresno), the third-grade team swept the tournament with a 5-...
  • Academic, Athletic Award Winners

    This corrects Gabrielle Herbosa's information. COSTA MESA HIGH SCHOOL Recipients of the 32nd annual Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards ANGELINE HONG School Activities/Clubs: Virtual Enterprise-Business Plan Team, Academic Decathlon, varsity tennis,...
  • 'When you find a pet, there's hope to go on'

    For Valerie Schomburg, animals are more than a job. She has worked with the Newport Beach Police Department's animal control unit for 10 years, but often uses vacation days to help animals who have been separated from their families because of natural...
  • Lobdell: Newport-Mesa's edition of 'Jeopardy!'

    It's time for the inaugural year-end version of "Newport-Mesa Jeopardy!" And here's your host, Alex Trebek! Alex: Let's get right to it. The categories are: All's Fair, Schooled, Newport Traditions, Politics As Usual, What's in a Name? and Headaches....
  • From The Boathouse: Watch that tricky weather

    Ahoy! My column last week generated a number of emails regarding my French translation of "topic of the week," being either "topic de la semaine" or "topic du semaine." I find it very interesting that even those who said that they are fluent in French...
  • Whitehead: Be wary of strong currents in the harbor

    Ahoy! I cannot fathom that Labor Day weekend has closed in on my radar already. This weekend signals the end of summer across the nation, especially for boating. I do not understand why many school districts begin classes before Labor Day that steals...
  • From the Boathouse: What happened to the Aegean?

    Ahoy! I want to welcome you to the first official weekend of summer, and the weather will be perfect for outdoor activities and, of course, boating. The sea conditions will be a small mixed set with 2-foot swells from the west and south, and a nice...
  • Community & Clubs: Community service riddle

    What do you get when you open your doors to the Red Cross for a blood drive, the fire department for CPR training and a delicious grilled lunch, a Semper Fi military honor ceremony, the Orange County Woodworkers Assn. for a woodworking service project,...
  • Surf company gathers donations for hurricane victims

    Surf company gathers donations for hurricane victims
    Donnie Dumain wanted to lend a helping hand to those impacted by Hurricane Sandy. A local company gave him an opportunity. On Wednesday, the Costa Mesa resident dropped off two boxes filled with clothes at Buccaneer Board Riders, a Costa Mesa-based...