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  • They're doing the beach crawl

    They're doing the beach crawl
    Jennie and Jerry Hansen were looking for a 5K to participate in during their weeklong vacation to sunny Newport Beach. But they didn't know that the race they entered would entail wearing a flak jacket and crawling under a line. In addition to running...
  • Commentary: Share the dangers of smoking with loved ones

    For 17 years of my life, my family sheltered me from the issue of smoking, since no members in my family were smokers. It wasn't until I built a relationship with a smoker that I developed a deep concern for the issue since my boyfriend, along with the...
  • Apodaca: Boomers won't go gracefully

    This week I'm feeling the need to address a topic that weighs on me more with each passing day: I'm getting old. I've realized this because I no longer spend my weekends traipsing my kids to birthday parties with bounce houses and reptile shows. Instead,...
  • Panel delays vote on fire rings

    SAN DIEGO — Newport Beach residents holding their breath about the fate of the city's beach fire rings will have to wait a bit longer to exhale. The state Coastal Commission decided Wednesday to delay a decision on whether the city can remove 60...
  • Steinberg: Be aware of dehydration

    Louisiana swelters in the summer. August is the most intense month, with enervating heat and humidity. Athletes treat admonitions to hydrate well the way we all viewed our mothers' stern warning to stay out of the water for an hour after eating —...
  • OCC's Doug Smith says, no way, 'All Day'

    OCC's Doug Smith says, no way, 'All Day'
    Doug Smith says he no longer watches the hazy VHS tape, now nearly three decades old, on which he appears as a hulking accomplice to history. The former Los Angeles Rams center, who made the first of his six Pro Bowls in 1984 while helping then-teammate...
  • Tamplin leads Sailors' breakthrough season

    Tamplin leads Sailors' breakthrough season
    True Tamplin just wrapped up practice with his Newport Harbor High boys' soccer team on Thursday. While he gathered his belongings, one third of the team waited for him near his car. "I don't know why there are so many of them," said Tamplin, who looked...
  • UCI study finds genetic link to longevity

    A UC Irvine researcher has helped uncover a link between a certain genetic variation and longer life. People who live past 90 are significantly more likely to have a dopamine-receptor gene variation named the DRD4 7R allele, according to a UCI and...
  • Sladics plants seeds at Newport Elementary

    Sladics plants seeds at Newport Elementary
    NEWPORT BEACH — Chanelle Sladics posed a question to second- and third-graders at Newport Elementary School Thursday morning. "Are you guys excited to plant some seeds?" Sladics, the pro snowboarder, asked the kids. "Yes," the 23 Newport El...
  • Extra money for community center rejected

    A request for more funds has prompted the Irvine City Council to launch an investigation into the construction costs for a community center at Northwood Community Park. Saying the project, which started in 2012, "really represents a first of its kind...
  • Letters From The Editor: Scenes from a garage sale

    We returned from vacation to learn our neighbors were organizing a group garage sale the next morning. Did we want in? asked one. We did. Need the space, we said. Our tidy block of tiny homes was to become an open-air bazaar — OK, a flea...
  • Commentary: Make a commitment to your health, well-being

    If you want to live longer, healthier and happier, you need to exercise, eat better, sleep well and focus your life around your family, hobbies and interests. How do I know all this? Because I don't do these things, either. As a gynecologist at Hoag...