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  • From The Boathouse: Join me on cruise to Alaska

    Ahoy! Wondering what to do in September after the summer ends? Then join me on a post-summer cruise to Alaska for a week of great food and helping to solve a murder mystery. CRN, the station that syndicates my radio show, is giving listeners a chance to...
  • 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: 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...
  • From the Boathouse: Houseboat now a true home

    Ahoy! Good news for permanently affixed floating homes. The Supreme Court issued a decision Jan. 15, in a 7-2 vote, that a floating home is not a boat, hence is not a vessel. U.S. Code defines the word "vessel" as including all means of water...