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  • Carnett: U.S. Naval cruise is nothing like an Alaskan one

    My wife, Hedy, and I recently returned from a cruise. It was our third adventure on an ocean liner. We've now been to Alaska twice, and have cruised the North Sea and Baltic from Rotterdam to St. Petersburg. Never one for sailing, I joined the Army...
  • Japanese students visit CdM Middle School

    Japanese students visit CdM Middle School
    A drumline and cheerleaders welcomed six visiting Japanese exchange students to Corona del Mar Middle School on Friday. An assembly in a packed gymnasium recognized the visitors from Okazaki. The Japanese students are taking their turn in the U.S. after...
  • Community & Clubs: Newport welcomes 37th Mr. Irrelevant

    Mr. Irrelevant XXXVII, Chandler Harnish, quarterback from Northern Illinois University, who was the 253rd and last pick in this year's NFL draft (the Indianapolis Colts drafted him), was welcomed to Newport Beach Monday night at the Ultimate Tailgate...
  • Commentary: It's time to turn off San Onofre

    Talk about a game-changer. Do you know the Barack Obama campaign tracked the buying, subscription and leisure habits of 29,000 voters as far back as 2008? Most presidential campaigns track about 1,500 voters for six to 12 months. It turns out this is...
  • Reporters' Notebook: Sweating it out in Bikram yoga

    We like to think of ourselves as active, but we found a new challenge in Bikram yoga. We've always wanted to do Bikram, which consists of 26 postures performed in a room heated to 105 degrees, with 40% humidity. So, when we saw the Groupon deal for 25...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: From O.C. to the shores of Peru

    The Gossiping Gourmet: From O.C. to the shores of Peru
    Peruvian food is an interesting and delicious mixture of indigenous cuisine combined with influences from the Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese and West Africans who settled there. At the family-run Inka Cantina in Fountain Valley, you will find a...
  • A poster 'Boy' for Pacific Rim

    A poster 'Boy' for Pacific Rim
    Despite difficulties finding locations to shoot "A Werewolf Boy," a blockbuster from South Korea and this year's selection for the Newport Beach Film Festival's Korean Spotlight, filmmakers were able to capture some of the country's most scenic...
  • Peirsol goes for gold

    Peirsol goes for gold
    IRVINE — Aaron Peirsol sat in a room that is used by ballerinas and gymnasts. With a straight face, the 6-foot-4 swimmer tried his best to answer questions Monday. He found ways to dance around a couple of them. Peirsol is one of the captains on...
  • Coming all the way back

    Coming all the way back
    IRVINE — Aaron Peirsol was night and day on the first day of the Pan Pacific Championships. He went from being out of contention in the 100-meter backstroke to winning it. What a crazy nine hours for the former Newport Harbor High star. The...
  • CdM gets to know Japanese culture

    CORONA DEL MAR — Everybody inside the Corona del Mar High School gym rose as the National Anthem was played on Friday. But when the Japanese foreign exchange students started to sing John Denver's "Take Me Home," the hundreds of American middle...
  • Journey through Japanese arts in O.C.

    COSTA MESA — Get ready for a journey to explore the Japanese and Japanese American cultures through a medium that can connect all people: the arts. The JapanOC festival opens Saturday at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, the Segerstrom...
  • Welcome, neighbor

    Welcome, neighbor
    NEWPORT COAST — Kelly Perkins might be new to Laguna Beach, but she could look familiar to anyone who has turned on the television or flipped open a newspaper in the last decade. She gained international recognition in the mid-1990s as the first...