| Sep 14, 2015
| 5:16 PM
Officials are unsure how a woman ended up naked in the water three miles off the Newport Beach coast before being rescued Sunday.
A pair of kayakers found the 28-year-old around 10 a.m. She was calling for help about three miles out from the Newport...
| Aug 31, 2015
| 2:18 PM
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.
Dawn was breaking that Sunday, June 14,...
| Sep 8, 2015
| 7:27 PM
Waves at the Wedge in Newport Beach peaked late Sunday with 15- to 20-foot sets, city lifeguard dispatcher Eric Smith said.
Newport lifeguards made 462 rescues and warned more than 10,500 swimmers about ocean hazards during the three-day holiday weekend...
| Sep 5, 2015
Strong surf and rip currents at local beaches are expected over Labor Day weekend as crowds flock to the sand to celebrate the end of summer.
The National Weather Service issued a beach hazard advisory Friday in preparation for a southwest swell,...
| Jul 29, 2015
| 6:23 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2015
| 1:50 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2015
| 10:45 AM
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,...
| Jul 15, 2015
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...
| Jun 24, 2015
| 11:01 AM
A stainless-steel likeness of Ben Carlson, the Newport Beach lifeguard who died while helping a struggling swimmer last summer, will soon stand watch over the coastline, reminding beachgoers to respect the ocean and the lifeguards who watch over them....
| May 16, 2015
| 10:51 PM
RIVERSIDE — Tyler Lin won the 100-yard breaststroke for the second straight year Saturday night at the CIF Southern Section Division 1 swimming finals.
Later on, after the meet ended, the Princeton-bound senior and his CdM teammates laughed as...
| May 20, 2015
| 10:17 PM
Corona del Mar High senior swimmer Tyler Lin already can call himself a two-time CIF Southern Section Division 1 champion in the 100-yard breaststroke.
The first CIF State Swimming & Diving Championships, a two-day meet that runs Friday and Saturday...
| May 22, 2015
| 10:35 PM
FRESNO — Corona del Mar High senior Tyler Lin tied for first in qualifying for the 100-yard breaststroke in preliminaries Friday at Clovis West High.
Lin, the two-time CIF Southern Section Division 1 champion in the event, finished in 55.03...