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  • The Harbor Report: A tribute to two harbor heroes

    I spent a good part of Tuesday afternoon cruising from the Balboa Peninsula into the North Balboa Island Channel then around Linda Island and into the Back Bay. My mind wandered to racing this weekend in the Lido Isle Yacht Club's "Roy Woolsey" regatta...
  • A celebration of life, not a memorial

    A celebration of life, not a memorial
    NEWPORT BEACH — He referred to ALS not as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, but as "A Love for Sailing." It was Nick Scandone's way of turning his death sentence from Lou Gehrig's disease into a positive, which he did time and again. He won a gold...
  • Time away from land, stress

    Time away from land, stress
    Nine Orange Coast College students will board the Alaska Eagle Saturday morning, embarking on the first leg of an eight-month trip from Newport Beach to South America. The 65-foot sloop will make its first stop at Easter Island, and then a new crew of...
  • Briefs: Lillig earns honor

    UC Irvine's Colleen Lillig has been named the Big West Conference Freshman of the Year in women's cross country. Lillig was the top freshman finisher at the Big West Championships Oct. 30 with a 23rd-place showing of 21 minutes, 29.5 seconds over the 6,...
  • The Harbor Report: Longing for simple life of small clubhouse

    While sailing around the harbor this week a strange feeling overcame me of days gone by and that something was missing. Upon returning to the Balboa Yacht Club and pulling my Lido 14 out on the south crane, the thought came to me: I wish I could have been...
  • The man behind the numbers

    Meet Paul Reed. He's Newport-Mesa Unified's chief business official and deputy superintendent of finance. The state's financial troubles have trickled down, causing a $13.5-million hole in the district's budget this year. It led to tough decisions and the...
  • Clubs to race the open seas

    The Newport Harbor Yacht Club will defend its title at the fifth annual Corinthian Cup Regatta, a two-day event this weekend expected to draw more than 100 participants in four, one-design sailboat classes. NHYC won the trophy for the main event last...
  • Mesa Musings: Sail away with his lectures

    Is there a more knowledgeable sailor in our community than Dave Grant? Because this is my column, I can ask and answer my own questions. My response is, "I think not!" Now, you could hide my knowledge of sailing on the business end of a cotton swab. But...
  • Taxi Dancer starts Newport-to-Ensenada race

    Taxi Dancer starts Newport-to-Ensenada race
    Editor's note: This corrects the day the crews were expected to arrive in Ensenada. NEWPORT BEACH – Amid a light breeze and sunny skies, racers set sail Friday afternoon in the 64th annual Newport-to-Ensenada International Yacht Race. Winning...
  • Region's teams continue great sailing season

    Editor's note: The writer is a parent of sailing team members. Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar high schools placed third and fourth, respectively, out of 22 high school teams that raced in Pacific Coast Interscholastic Sailing Assn.'s Gold Pacific...
  • The Harbor Report: Rapid recession hit boating industry hard

    This column is the last of a three-part series reviewing the history of boatbuilding in Costa Mesa. "I never noticed an industry fall so fast and so complete," Roger MacGregor, founder of MacGregor Yacht Co., recalled. The year was 1980 and the screws...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast - Newport Harbor

    NEWPORT HARBOR HIGH SCHOOL Jason Cernius AP Classes/School Activities/Clubs: Art History, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science A, English Language, English Literature, European History, Physics C (Electricity and Magnetism), Physics C...