| Apr 27, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Bill Gibbs couldn't stop smiling when he said, "We've done this race 14 times and we've never seen the wind this good."
Max Phelps said, "It took us four hours to sail the last two miles."
Was this the same race? In the Lexus Newport to Ensenada Yacht...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:00 PM
In Rafa Lara's film "Cinco de Mayo: The Battle," calendar dates are superimposed over the action counting down to May 5 — the day in 1862 when a ragtag Mexican army defeated France in the fight for independence.
It may not be the only countdown...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Ahoy, and welcome to a preseason hurricane!
Good friend, airline captain and fellow Lake Arrowhead Yacht Club member Jeff Diercksmeier begins his article in the yacht club's newsletter with "from the flight deck."
Very appropriate, since I am sure...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 3:58 PM
By the time you enter the doors of the Orange County Museum of Art and look for the first work of art on display, you'll probably have stepped on it already.
The Newport Beach museum's inaugural "2013 California-Pacific Triennial" exhibit, which opens...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:46 AM
My wonderful mother studied one year at Occidental College before she went on to UC Berkeley, so maybe that was the reason she never liked the term "oxymoron." But that brings to my mind that the biggest oxymoron in our lives today is the term "controlled...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:24 PM
March 31, 1917 - June 14, 2013
Teresa Patterson of Costa Mesa passed away peacefully at her home of fifty-eight years on Friday, June 14th. She was born to William and Soledad Ortiz Paredes on Camulos Ranch, a Mexican land grant near...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:06 AM
There's a monster in Nancy and Jack Geerlings' backyard — and it's been growing.
"Our neighbors keep coming in and saying, 'Oh my gosh,'" Nancy Geerlings said, shading her eyes to look up at the monster's head, which, for the first time in...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:17 PM
A convicted rapist and robber accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a 19-year-old woman in 1992, leaving her severely beaten body in an Irvine orange grove, has been extradited to Orange County from Mexico, prosecutors said.
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Joining Junior Lifeguards is a Gold family tradition.
For eight years, Zack Gold participated in various junior guard programs. Now a 20-year-old student at Stanford University, he lifeguards at Monterey State Beach.
On Friday, his mom, Lisette Gold,...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 11:46 PM
COSTA MESA — Outside of the ring, one undefeated boxer stood in the background. Another fought to stay perfect inside of it.
How James Kirkland and Luis Ramos returned for their next respective fights is far different. The two highlighted a...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 9:10 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the day the crews were expected to arrive in Ensenada.
NEWPORT BEACH – Amid a light breeze and sunny skies, racers set sail Friday afternoon in the 64th annual Newport-to-Ensenada International Yacht Race.
| Apr 27, 2011
| 11:11 AM
Let's be honest.
As good as you might be on a board, as great a day you might have had, as unforgettable that one ride was when you felt you were on top of the world, there's always someone better.
There's always someone who had a better day. There's...