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  • Albert M Irwin February 11, 1918 - December 22, 2014

    Albert M Irwin<br/> February 11, 1918 - December 22, 2014
    Newport Beach’s beloved “Coach” and Lifeguard, Albert M Irwin, passed away on Monday, Dec. 22nd, 2014.  He will be remembered as a gentleman who changed the course of many lives bringing out the best in others. During the weeks prior to his passing, Al received an outpouring of support from former student athletes, coaches, fellow Lifeguards, friends and family. Well wishers came to express their love and to say “Thank You” for his positive influence on their lives.
  • From the Boathouse: Sailing requires more than sight

    Ahoy! The Women's Ocean Racing and Sailing Assn. (WORSA) and the Newport Harbor American Legion Post 291 are hosting the 25th annual Sail for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Saturday. More than 200 guests will be invited to help steer the boats and...

    The Harbor Report: Lots of high points in High Point series

    Over this last week, we wrapped up the 2014 Newport Beach High Point Series. We have a new Harbor 20 Class champion and Harbor 20 High Point winners. Every year, our local sailboats race under the Performance Handicap Racing Fleet (PHRF) in an event...

    Mayor drops idea of floating docks during Newport candidates forum

    Newport Beach Mayor Rush Hill intends to stop pursuing the idea of trying floating docks instead of moorings in the harbor, he said during a City Council candidates forum Monday night. The concept, which he introduced at the outset of his term as...

    June R. ShieldsJuly 16, 1925 - July 7, 2014

    June R. Shields<br/>July 16, 1925 - July 7, 2014
    June R. Shields, age 88, passed away July 7, 2014.  She was born and lived in England until the outbreak of World War II, then sent to the United States at age 14 to avoid the Nazi Blitz.    June's colorful life included stints as a June Taylor Dancer,...