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  • Heroic efforts of 'Duke' off Corona del Mar remembered

    Heroic efforts of 'Duke' off Corona del Mar remembered
    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...

    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...

    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,...

    Fitness Files: Little sister scores a victory over illness

    I have to stop everything and tell about the phone conversation I had two weeks ago with my little sister, Eleanor. She is "little" in a few ways — 10 years my junior and not even 5 feet tall and 88 pounds. She tells people, "Carrie and I look...