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  • From the Boathouse: A cooler week on the water

    Ahoy! You will notice a little change in our weather for boating and outdoor activities this weekend from the summertime-like heat wave we experienced at the beginning of the week. The air temperatures along the coastline could reach the lower 70s,...
  • It's only a drill

    It's only a drill
    John Wayne Airport practiced its response to a major emergency Friday. Half a dozen county agencies plus hospitals, Delta Air Lines, the American Red Cross and other emergency personnel took part in the drill from 9 a.m. to noon that simulated a crash...
  • Business owners oppose 'class A' apartments

    Business owners oppose 'class A' apartments
    For Garry Lukas and his allies, their opinions on the matter are clear: It's a case of Costa Mesa planners "gone wild." Much to Lukas' chagrin, a proposal for a 240-unit apartment complex is wending its way through the City Hall approval process,...
  • From the Boathouse: A perfect Easter weekend for cruising

    Ahoy! I cannot believe that Easter is on my radar for Sunday already, and I know many boaters who are planning to take their family and friends on a cruise this weekend. Well, I have good weather news to report. I am predicting pleasant conditions...
  • Teeming with traffic?

    Teeming with traffic?
    A popular cycling route alongside the Upper Bay that helps connect Newport Beach to Irvine has come under scrutiny. In response to concerns from a community group about safety on Back Bay Drive, the city's Bicycle Master Plan Oversight Committee is...
  • Event celebrates upcoming yacht race

    Event celebrates upcoming yacht race
    The historic Balboa Village filled with new energy Sunday afternoon, as business owners gathered under white tents to offer passersby everything from lobster rolls to boating artwork. The event, called a Kickoff Fiesta, celebrated the upcoming Newport to...
  • Commentary: Close Back Bay Drive to vehicular traffic

    On Friday, the Daily Pilot reported the death of a female cyclist on Adams Avenue in Huntington Beach ("Bicyclist dies after being struck by car"). The accident occurred where Adams, a three-lane, 45-mph road, transitions from having a bike lane to no...
  • The Harbor Report: This captain has quite a log

    The Harbor Report: This captain has quite a log
    Last week, I noticed Brian Blair, captain of the 45-foot Ultra Pacific, offloading his catch at the commercial sea wall between the Bluewater Grill and the Cannery restaurant. When I asked to speak to the skipper, Blair quickly introduced himself. I...
  • From the Boathouse: Give water taxis another try, but do it right

    Ahoy! I am pleased that the discussion about water taxis in Newport Harbor has bubbled up to the surface again. Yes, taxis have failed in the past because the logistics and paying ridership were not well thought out. Additionally, the project was...
  • Donations to Model Engineers 'overwhelming'

    Donations to Model Engineers 'overwhelming'
    For the Orange County Model Engineers, the good news keeps rolling in. Reports about recent theft and vandalism totaling $7,000 to $9,000 at the nonprofit group's Fairview Park facility have been followed by a dramatic uptick in donations. The Costa...
  • Mailbag: More like the 'Bermuda Triangle' of parking

    I read with interest the story about the new bowling alley at The Triangle ("Alley owner hopes to pin down success," March 13). While it sounds like a fun spot, my family and I will not be visiting it, or any of the stores, restaurants, bars or movie...
  • From the Boathouse: Out with the lobsters, in with the show

    Ahoy! The bug hunters can put away their hoop nets, since lobster season ended Wednesday in Southern California. I love to eat Panulirus interruptus, but now I will have a break until the next season begins Sept. 27. While your hoop nets are gathering...