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  • Ensenada, here they come

    Ensenada, here they come
    Burgers, fries and onion rings had been served at the private party on Ruby's rooftop deck, but the Newport Beach sailing enthusiasts rose from the white plastic chairs, abandoning their food for a better view. They craned their necks and angled their...
  • Quiet Riot finds its voice

    Quiet Riot finds its voice
    While wading through his personal archive of film footage, Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali came upon a snippet of the band horsing around offstage. On the soundtrack, lead singer Kevin DuBrow can be heard boasting, "This is gonna be in a Quiet Riot...
  • JWA offers PreCheck program for qualified passengers

    Starting this week, airline passengers who want to breeze through security lines faster at airports nationwide can apply for the privilege at John Wayne Airport's new PreCheck enrollment center. The federal Transportation Security Administration's...
  • Sailing: It's OK fast in Newport to Ensenada race

    It's always a joke, tinted with slight worry, over whether the plethora of trophies will be allowed across the border for presentation at the finale of the Newport to Ensenada yacht race. Awarded for numerous categories, the collection comprises wooden...
  • From the Boathouse: Kick off summer with a boat show

    Ahoy! Two boat shows are entering my radar screen for the end of May, but now is the time to make plans to attend. Locally is the Dana Point Harbor Boat Show, and 90 or so miles to our east is the Lake Arrowhead Boat Show. Dana Point's show will be...
  • Newport yacht clubs prepare for opening day

    Newport yacht clubs prepare for opening day
    Boaters in Newport Beach don't drag their vessels out of the water for the winter. After all, chunks of ice would be hard to find floating in the harbor. No matter. Like their counterparts in less-hospitable climates, where yacht clubs shut down as...
  • The Harbor Report: The Walters weigh in on boating

    Have you ever watched the ventriloquist comedian Jeff Dunham when he is doing a routine with his puppet, Walter? The character is described as an old curmudgeon who says whatever we're afraid to say, because he just doesn't care anymore. When I was...
  • From the Boathouse: Navigating water news on the web

    Ahoy! I receive numerous emails every day from people seeking nautical information, and not everyone is a boater. They want to know what a boat is worth, get navigational tips for a voyage and learn the long-range weather forecast because they will be...
  • From the Boathouse: Bundling up for a chilly weekend

    Ahoy! I am predicting a cloudy and cool weekend on the water after our little weather system has left Southern California. If you are going boating, take jackets. The daytime air temperatures will be in the low- to mid-60s, and the nighttime...
  • Work marks start of big toll system change

    Work marks start of big toll system change
    As drivers whizzed north on the San Joaquin Hills (73) toll road Thursday, some veered right toward the cash tollbooths at the Catalina View Mainline Toll Plaza rather than continue through the FasTrak lanes. They discovered that where seven...
  • William (Bill) Herbert Allen February 25, 1932 - March 17, 2014

    William (Bill) Herbert Allen  February 25, 1932 - March 17, 2014
    Was born to the late William Herbert Allen, Sr. and Eleanor Bush Allen in Los Angeles, California on February 25, 1932 and raised in Pasadena. Bill spent his summers growing up in Newport Beach where his father introduced him to sailing which would become...
  • Commentary: High-speed rail will meet future needs

    I read the recent commentary about high-speed rail by Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry in my hometown newspaper, and I'd like to share my response ("Commentary: High-speed rail project is a train wreck," March 23). Curry indicates he was the...