| Nov 18, 2010
| 9:49 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 8:34 PM
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...
| Nov 22, 2010
| 7:12 PM
Halfway into his sailing trip around the world, Newport Beach's Mike Lawler nervously scanned the horizon for pirates.
Two days earlier, U.S. Navy SEAL snipers had killed three Somali pirates during a successful high seas rescue of an American captain...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 7:42 PM
The high pressure system brought in warm weather, a light zephyr and 25 high school sailing teams from California and Washington state. Each school brings four teams split into A and B varsity squads and A and B junior varsity squads, which break down...
| Aug 19, 2010
| 6:50 PM
There is nothing more encouraging than noticing the true passion for the sport of sailing within our harbor's junior programs. This passion trickles down from Grandpa and Grandma watching their grandkids sail around the harbor, and leaving the yacht...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 8:43 PM
U.K.-based deejay Ginz headlines Dubtroit at the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Steady, Tony K and Tealong also perform. The show is from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. and 21 and older only. Guests can enter free with a reservation at...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 7:07 PM
A concert by Griffith Clawson, a 14-year-old Newport Coast resident, will begin at 5 p.m. at the Port Restaurant and Bar, 440 Heliotrope Ave, Corona del Mar. The concert is to benefit Orangewood Children's Foundation. Tickets...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 10:10 PM
While traveling around the harbor this week I came upon a place that gave me relief from my troubling situations. No, I am not referring to the Balboa Yacht Club's bar, but rather one particular Hunter 326 sailing in the harbor most every day of the week....
| Sep 2, 2010
| 9:08 PM
Newport Harbor's 2010 summer sailing season is starting to set into a red sky. When waking up Saturday morning, the sunrise looked red through my eyes as I stumbled, moaned and groaned. While looking for my Excedrin migraine pain reliever, 7UP and...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 8:47 PM
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...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 9:17 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 2:50 PM
Almost 200 visually impaired expert and novice sailors will take to the open water under the guidance of American Legion volunteers Saturday.
For 21 years, the Women's Ocean Racing Sailing Assn. and the American Legion have collaborated to create the...