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  • 1925 heroic rescue off Corona del Mar burnished surfer Duke Kahanamoku's legend

    1925 heroic rescue off Corona del Mar burnished surfer Duke Kahanamoku's legend
    It was in the turbulent Pacific waters off Corona del Mar 90 years ago when Duke Kahanamoku, the celebrated Hawaiian surfing and Olympic swimming titleholder, proved once again to be a genuine American champion.
  • Newport and Huntington beaches reopen after surfer's shark encounter

    Newport and Huntington beaches reopen after surfer's shark encounter
    A 200-yard stretch of Newport and Huntington beaches reopened to swimmers Friday morning after a reported shark encounter that forced beachgoers out of the water the day before. Authorities closed the water from Newland Street in Huntington Beach to...

    Surfing ban: Newport favors giving lifeguards more discretion over blackball time

    Surfing ban: Newport favors giving lifeguards more discretion over blackball time
    Newport Beach lifeguards could soon have more control over the time when surfing is prohibited along the city's beaches. The City Council indicated during a Tuesday afternoon study session that it favors allowing lifeguards to blackball, or prohibit,...

    Harbor View Swim Team edges Newport Hills for SCSC crown

    Harbor View Swim Team edges Newport Hills for SCSC crown
    The Harbor View Swim Team came out on top, edging Newport Hills to win the South Coast Swim Conference Championships Saturday at Corona del Mar High. Harbor View Swim Team scored 1,605 points, just 25 more than second-place Newport Hills. Green Valley...

    Swimmers go pier-to-pier in annual tradition

    Swimmers go pier-to-pier in annual tradition
    Hundreds of swimmers dived into the waves off Newport Beach on Saturday morning for the annual pier-to-pier swim. The open-ocean swimming challenge has been a tradition in the area for decades, but this year it was held in honor of Ben Carlson, the...