| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:14 PM
It's 26 miles from Catalina Island's Avalon Harbor to the Newport Aquatic Center, but that won't stop Paularino Elementary School teacher Lisa Roberts from tackling the distance via kayak.
On Saturday, the fifth-grade teacher will team up with her...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Boaters know the name and many have been aboard a DeFever yacht.
Sadly, Arthur DeFever passed away last month at age 94. DeFever began his career designing fishing vessels and evolved into designing the cruising and custom yachts that we see...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:49 AM
I've never had a good relationship with the sea, or really any large body of water where I could drown.
But then I heard about the Moonlight Kayaking tours offered at the Newport Aquatic Center in Newport Beach.
I can't tread water, but at 23 I...
| Aug 21, 2010
| 7:07 PM
Editor's note: This corrects Henry T. Nicholas' job titles with Broadcom.
NEWPORT BEACH — It's a common assumption in Newport Beach that kids grow up with a connection to the ocean.
However, many children live a 15-minute drive from the water'...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 10:10 PM
The Newport Harbor High tennis program won the inaugural World Team Tennis Pacific Challenge high school tournament Saturday at The Tennis Club Newport Beach, beating Sage Hill, 37-21, in the final.
In high school WTT competition each match consists of...
| Nov 27, 2010
| 5:43 PM
This Thanksgiving weekend I celebrate our national parks and other gems administered for us by the U.S. National Park Service. One thing that I want to do before my life ends is visit all the national parks. So far, I have visited 26 of those 58 parks...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 9:46 PM
A few days from now, I, along with a group who doesn't mind a little adversity, will be sailing aboard the Alaska Eagle off Cape Horn.
We'll venture out from the protection of the Wollaston Islands, and just a few miles later, skirt past the infamous...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 7:44 PM
COSTA MESA — Two local schoolteachers will attempt to paddle their way from Catalina Island to Newport Harbor for the second time to raise money for arts education.
On July 16, two Paularino Elementary School teachers plan to make the 26-mile sea...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 8:15 PM
The search for a Huntington Beach kayaker believed to have gone missing in Newport Harbor continued early Friday evening, authorities said.
The man's family reported him missing Thursday afternoon, said Sgt. John Hollenbeck of the Harbor Patrol....
| Aug 12, 2011
| 10:06 PM
Friends and colleagues of the Huntington Beach kayaker who hasn't been seen since Aug. 3 say his disappearance is "bizarre" and that he was a seasoned waterman who grew up by the beach.
Marc Cross, 53, was reported missing Aug. 4 after family members...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 10:05 PM
Newport Beach police have arrested a man they say stole and resold kayaks and paddleboards.
Eric James Fischer, 26, of Costa Mesa, has been stealing kayaks and paddleboards for months and reselling the items on Craigslist, possibly under aliases to avoid...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 10:02 PM
A missing Huntington Beach man's kayak was found about a mile offshore in Laguna Beach, according to Newport Beach police.
An off-duty Orange County Sheriff's Department Harbor Patrol deputy found the kayak, which was in good condition and showed no...