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  • 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.
  • 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. Around dusk in West Newport,...

    Reporter's Notebook: Lifeguard reunion delivers simple message: We are family

    Reporter's Notebook: Lifeguard reunion delivers simple message: We are family
    In my first summer as a Newport Beach lifeguard, I would sit silent and wide-eyed, entranced by veteran lifeguards and the stories they would tell. From narratives of heroic rescues at The Wedge to tales from the infamous "summer of '97," an El Nino...

    Commentary: Writing prompts reflection on 'heroes'

    After 10 months of writing and researching five hours a day, spilling umpteen thousand words and creating 66 chapters, I'm pages away from completing my book. I'm hoping to finish today. However, I must complete this column, teach at the Leadership...

    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 godsquadquestion@aol.com A: Good point. Adam should have a "rib button" and Eve should have had no...