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  • 'Cash mob' infuses Toy Boat store with shoppers, money

    'Cash mob' infuses Toy Boat store with shoppers, money
    A Los Angeles radio host’s “cash mob” held Tuesday at Toy Boat Toy Boat Toy Boat drew hundreds of shoppers to the store, which had been in danger of closing at the end of business Tuesday because of financial pressures. “I’...
  • From the Boathouse: Lax Parks oversight means money isn't safe

    Ahoy! In my last two columns, I commented about how the California Department of Parks and Recreation (Parks) is trying to grab the California Department of Boating and Waterways' (Cal Boating) dedicated funds. Last week, I mentioned that Parks has been...
  • Chick-fil-A supporters crowd local store

    Chick-fil-A supporters crowd local store
    Long lines of cars and more than 200 people snaked through the Chick-fil-A at Harbor Boulevard and Gisler Avenue on Wednesday, turning out for a fan-based event meant to support the chain restaurant under national criticism after its chief executive...
  • O.C. Fair gets some Heart

    O.C. Fair gets some Heart
    Iconic rock band Heart will return to the Orange County Fair's Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa next week to celebrate the release of their box set, upcoming album and memoir. The group will play an hour-and-a-half set encompassing more than four...
  • From the Boathouse: Boat barns can reduce owners' costs

    Ahoy! Are waterfront barns on the horizon for our harbor, but without the farm animals? Newport Harbor already has boat storage racks commonly referred to as dry stacks on Lido Peninsula, but Marina Del Rey and Dana Point are looking to build boat barns...
  • From the Boathouse: Noodling with a piscatologist and a lake gull in a sailway

    Ahoy! Topic de la semaine or topic du semaine is the inclusion of new words in the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Now, I know that I will receive numerous emails with the correct franšaises en disant for my translation of "topic of the week," as my French...
  • From the Boathouse: Tax or not, boycott is wrong

    Ahoy! I remember when I started writing about the tidelands tax — the residents with docks on the bay were quiet. Oh, Mike Henn, it is a tax, but I agree with you on no boycott of the parade. I mentioned that once the commercial, marina and...
  • 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...
  • From the Boathouse: The race (and right-of-way) is on

    Ahoy! The good news is that early registration for this year's Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race, with this year's theme, "Wanna Race?," is open. The world's largest international yacht race is returning to attract the weekend just-for-fun sailors. This...
  • A Word, Please: A singular way to confuse verb agreement

    I recently fielded questions about two subject-verb agreement errors that readers noticed in the media. One was heard on an NPR program. The other was committed by, um, a columnist who should have been more careful. Let's start with NPR's, shall we?...
  • Steinberg: Te'o's fate unpredictable

    It was a love story for the ages, and America was transfixed. Superstar Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o meets a beautiful Stanford coed after a game there and over the succeeding years they fall in love. There are reports of her visiting his family...
  • From the Boathouse: Working to slim down mussels

    Ahoy! Good news for boaters is that the new fee increase for vessel registration has been delayed until next year, 2014. I first mentioned AB 2443, which Gov. Jerry Brown signed at the end of September, in my Oct. 5 tip of the week. "The law is to...