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  • Thousands honor lifeguard Ben Carlson at evening beach memorial

    Thousands honor lifeguard Ben Carlson at evening beach memorial
    The paddle-out Sunday morning created a circle wider than Newport Beach had ever seen. By evening, supporters had drawn tighter on shore, with many thousands coming together for a celebration of the life of Ben Carlson.
  • Council members share thoughts about duty, loss

    As the Newport Beach City Council meeting commenced Tuesday night, three large images of a smiling young man were displayed next to the country, state and city flags at the dais. More than 20 lifeguards, some dressed in their red swim trunks, looked on...

    Big Canyon three-peat

    Big Canyon three-peat
    SANTA ANA — Last year it was Mike Carpenter's 25-foot eagle putt that proved to be a memorable, heroic shot for Big Canyon Country Club's Jones Cup victory. This year, it was head pro Robert Pang who stepped up with the seemingly improbable...

    The God Squad: No belly buttons for Adam and Eve

    Q: What, in your opinion, was the reason the early church allowed religious art to show Adam and Eve with belly buttons? — D., Buffalo, N.Y. via A: Good point. Adam should have a "rib button" and Eve should have had no...

    Carnett: No adventurous spirit? Enjoy the feats of others

    I'm no sailor. As a matter of fact, I've been known to lose a meal over a vessel's heaving (no pun intended!) deck. It's a practice guaranteed to win few friends. But I do love a good maritime narrative that depicts human courage and conflict and...