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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...
  • Space is calling

    Space is calling
    Students at Kline School in Costa Mesa made an especially long-distance call Thursday, first to northern Italy and then bounced by ham radio to the International Space Station. Twenty students had been prepped and handed scripts with their questions as...
  • 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....
  • From the Boathouse: Watch out for suspicious boats

    Ahoy, and summer officially begins next Friday! Does anyone find it surprising that a sailboat carrying 80 to 90 bales of marijuana was beached in Newport Harbor after a brief chase by the Coast Guard? This occurred at 1 a.m. on June 3 after the drug...
  • From the Boathouse: Three reasons to celebrate this weekend

    Ahoy, and summer officially begins next Friday! The seasons will officially change to summer Friday, and also, this day is summer solstice, which is the longest day with daylight of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. The only other region in the...
  • 'House of the Rising Sun' to set on Costa Mesa

    'House of the Rising Sun' to set on Costa Mesa
    The press release for Costa Mesa's 60th anniversary celebration contains a quote from Mayor Jim Righeimer noting "the unique place" that Eric Burdon and the Animals hold in the city's history. "Unique" is a mild way of putting it. And if the Animals get...
  • From the Boathouse: Counting down to the Fourth

    Ahoy! The Fourth of July is next Thursday, and every year on the fourth is the Old Glory Boat Parade in Newport Harbor. This wonderful annual tribute to freedom attracts boats from neighboring harbors and spectators around the harbor. This year's...
  • 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?...