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  • Kids hose down for fire camp

    Kids hose down for fire camp
    NEWPORT BEACH — His hands on his knees and still catching his breath, 11-year-old David Zachry peered down at the clipboard listing individual performance times to see how he did. "I was just ten seconds away from you!" he said smiling to the...
  • Attendees mark Persian New Year at Big Corona

    CORONA DEL MAR — About 5,000 people filled Big Corona Beach on Tuesday evening to celebrate Persian New Year, filling the 27 beach fire rings with bonfires as part of an ancient tradition. "It reminds me of my childhood in Iran," said Susan...
  • Fire Department changes, but heroes remain

    Fire Department changes, but heroes remain
    NEWPORT BEACH — Newport Beach Battalion Chief Chip Duncan remembers when firefighters used to have to practice their ladder work parked behind local grocery stores amid the Dumpsters. Retired firefighter Jerry Strom remembers when in the early...
  • Off-season lifeguards may be reduced

    It's not very likely a lifeguard will spot someone swept to sea by a rip current in the middle of the winter. That's when guards operate with a stripped-down workforce and can only patrol some parts of the city's beaches once a day. If Newport Beach City...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Original paramedics reminisce at NBFD luncheon

    In 1975, Newport Beach, along with most other cities in the nation, didn't have paramedics. A study had shown that people were dying on the streets who would have survived on a battlefield in Vietnam. Firefighters had first aid training, but that could...
  • Mailbag: Don't outsource Newport's lifeguards

    Private lifeguard services — are you kidding me? Why would we want to outsource lifeguards? Our lifeguard services in Newport Beach are among the best in the state ["Newport may turn to private lifeguard services," Jan. 5]. We are a water-based...
  • Laguna breaks ground on lifeguard headquarters

    Laguna breaks ground on lifeguard headquarters
    City officials broke ground Wednesday on the new lifeguard headquarters, a project 10 years in the making. In September, the lifeguards moved their offices and service areas to mobile units to Main Beach, according to a previous Coastline Pilot story....
  • Council approves contracts for lifeguard headquarters

    City officials expect the construction of the new lifeguard headquarters and public restrooms on Main Beach to be completed well under the $8.1 million budgeted for the project — if all goes well. The City Council on Tuesday approved contracts...