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  • From The Boathouse: Sailors' superstitions

    Ahoy! This Friday is the 13th, a date known for bad luck, but no one really knows how it all started. Various theories of how this began date back to the 1800s. Friday the 13th means nothing to sailors, because sailors are not the least bit...
  • From The Boathouse: Some bad news for boaters

    Ahoy! The California Department of Boating and Waterways is now a division of the Department of Parks and Recreation. This repositioning will negatively affect boaters, boating infrastructure, on-the-water law enforcement, and boating education. The...
  • World View: 'Mille mercis!'

    Life has a way of coming around full circle. Switching on the car radio as I drove in the St. Patrick's Day rain, I overheard an NPR report about a newly restored "Napoleon," the 1927 silent film masterpiece by French filmmaker Abel Gance, which was...
  • Steinberg: NFL never rests

    So it is a weekend in March with "March Madness" having the equivalent of their semifinals for the NCAA men's basketball championships. Countless millions of folks across the country, some of whom never watch a college game, have filled out brackets...
  • Check It Out: Searching for democracy through books

    How do we come together to talk about things that matter to us all? On a foundation of thought-provoking books, California Reads provides a springboard for people in our community to think about and discuss ideas that are critical to life in our state....
  • Sailor, 94, ready for comeback

    Sailor, 94, ready for comeback
    CORONA DEL MAR — Even when you're 94, there can still be some firsts in life. Just ask Jim Emmi of Corona del Mar, who will be competitively sailing for the first time in three years next week and participating in the inaugural Around the...
  • In Theory: Meshing medicine and religion

    According to a news report this week on National Public Radio, many inhabitants of the world's second most populous country, India, who are afflicted with depression, psychosis and other mental health problems rely on faith healers and doctors at their...
  • Sports promoter Roy Englebrecht takes the fights to the people

    Sports promoter Roy Englebrecht takes the fights to the people
    The Bee Gees are playing on Roy Englebrecht's office radio, but the 67-year-old sports promoter has a saying taped on his wall to assure he's not stuck in days gone by. "Don't judge me by my past. I don't live there anymore." Southland boxing fans...
  • From The Boathouse: Set some boating resolutions

    Ahoy! Well the new year is here. I know all good boaters have made their new year resolutions, which will be broken before the spring thaw. Oh wait, Orange County harbors do not have a spring thaw, so how many resolutions will be broken before the yacht...
  • From The Boathouse: Advice about holiday lights

    Ahoy! This week is Thanksgiving then the notorious Black Friday sales, and all I can think about are the upcoming boat parades in Orange County's three harbors, which I mentioned in last week's column. What really excites me are the creative styles,...
  • From the Boathouse: Remember the past and look to the future

    Ahoy! I want to wish everyone a very happy New Year, and it looks like 2013 will be a better year. As we leap into the New Year, take a look at our vital local marine businesses and think about all the local jobs that are created in and around Newport...
  • From The Boathouse: Search and rescue is not a toy

    Ahoy! Did it really cost the Coast Guard $50,000 to search for a boater claiming that his boat was sinking inside Newport Harbor? Apparently, this same person issued six fake mayday calls over the VHF marine band radio's distress Channel 16 last month...