| Apr 14, 2012
| 9:06 PM
To traditional yacht clubs on the East Coast, Opening Day signals the melting of ice from its harbor.
Newport Sea Base's celebration Saturday aptly signaled the start of the season with sun and high winds. Director Shana Bannert Aguirre said she...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 6:52 PM
Classic and vintage car lovers will stage the ninth annual Tour d'Orange, a two-hour cruise of Orange County's best two-lane roads. The event leaves from the corner of Red Hill and Fischer avenues in Costa Mesa and ends at the In-N-...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Visit Tall Ships
The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will be at the Newport Sea Base, 1931 W. Coast Hwy. The ships will be open for walk-on tours from 4 to 5 p.m. Dec. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 31 and 4 to 5 p.m....
| Jan 6, 2012
| 10:53 PM
Rose Pruning at Sherman
As part of its Weekend Gardener Series, which is free to the public, Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, will present a morning program on rose pruning at 9:30 a.m. Call (949) 673-2261 or go to...
| 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 1, 2012
| 1:44 PM
On Friday, Jacqueline Halasz and her two children met at a bakery in Los Angeles and decorated an elaborate birthday cake, writing the recipient's name in frosting and topping it with a single candle.
Afterward, they returned to Halasz's nearby...