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  • Master shipwright Dennis Holland dies

    Master shipwright Dennis Holland dies
    Dennis Holland, a master shipwright who in his last years of life battled city officials over whether he could restore a 72-foot boat in his Newport Beach yard, has died. He was 68. At home with family, Holland lost his battle with prostate cancer...
  • Rowing: This battle is a friendly one between Newport Harbor, Corona del Mar

    Rowing: This battle is a friendly one between Newport Harbor, Corona del Mar
      In almost every high school sport, Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor meet at least once a year. The schools call the athletic event — whether it takes place on a field, track, court, course, or pool — the Battle of the Bay. On Friday,...
  • Duffy maker may challenge Hill for Newport Beach City Council

    Under mounting pressure from friends, electric boat builder Marshall "Duffy" Duffield is considering a run for a seat on the Newport Beach City Council. If he chooses to compete in the November election, Duffield would face Mayor Rush Hill in District...
  • The Harbor Report: This week's tour of the harbor

    I made three rather interesting stops while making my way around the harbor this week. My first stop was at the new North Sails loft, located within the MacGregor Yachts facility on Placentia Avenue in Costa Mesa. I went there to meet with my friend...
  • From the Boathouse: Safe Boating Week a useful reminder

    Ahoy! Did you know that National Safe Boating Week begins Saturday and ends May 23? This is a week of safety awareness for recreational boaters with the goal of educating and reminding them to be safe and responsible on the waterways — an...
  • From the Boathouse: Raise a toast to tap water

    Ahoy! Did you know that May 4-10 is Drinking Water Week? Well, now you know. The American Water Works Assn. and its members want to inform everyone about your drinking water and the water infrastructure. The AWWA has been celebrating this week for the...
  • The Harbor Report: Hear the cannons? It's yacht season again

    By now, I am sure you have all heard the squealing sounds of the buffing wheels, as people clean and wax their boats for their yacht clubs' opening day. Opening day in the harbor started last weekend with the Lido Isle Yacht Club, American Legion...
  • John Wayne to build USO center

    For the first time in the organization's more than 70-year history, John Wayne Airport will be home to a United Service Organization center, officials announced this week. USO centers act as welcoming facilities for returning troops, where military...
  • Mailbag: Users can coexist on the Back Bay Trail

    As a frequent recreational biker, I have ridden the Back Bay Trail many times since I was a young child. Newport Beach Councilman Tony Petros' letter of April 29 ("Commentary: Let's focus on safety of Back Bay Drive, not restricting use") is on the...
  • Costa Mesa City Council approves apartment complex near John Wayne Airport

    Costa Mesa City Council approves apartment complex near John Wayne Airport
    After nearly three and a half hours of discussion and debate late Tuesday night, the Costa Mesa City Council approved a large luxury apartment complex a half mile from John Wayne Airport. The $75-million, 240-unit project at 125 E. Baker St., will be...
  • Ensenada brings Newport to Newporters

    Ensenada brings Newport to Newporters
    ENSENADA, MEXICO — Before lunch began, Commodore Chuck Iverson sat in the back corner of a restaurant, reviewing the guest list. It seemed a generic Newport Beach scene: place settings arranged on white tablecloths. Ocean view. Members of the...
  • The Harbor Report: In search of the perfect fishing spot

    The Harbor Report: In search of the perfect fishing spot
    While a few of us sailed down to Ensenada last weekend, most stayed in town and participated in the Balboa Angling Club's 51st Annual Lily Call Bay Tournament on April 26 and 27. This is an in-the-harbor tournament using 4-pound line and fishing for...