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  • Mayor Curry to run for Assembly

    Mayor Curry to run for Assembly
    Newport Beach Mayor Keith Curry confirmed Wednesday that he plans to run for state Assembly in 2014. "It was a spontaneous decision," he said. "My wife and I were having dinner [last weekend] and she said, 'You ought to do it. The timing is good.'"...
  • From the Boathouse: Stay safe on the harbor during holidays

    Ahoy! I predict that the weather will be good for boating this post-Thanksgiving weekend. Saturday should be mostly sunny with daytime air temperatures in the mid-70s, and Sunday should be about the same. The ocean swells will decrease from a 5-foot...
  • The Harbor Report: Hoping to build local race participation

    The Harbor Report: Hoping to build local race participation
    Over the past 10 years, the participation in local races of our big sailboats, often referred to as "keel boats," ranging in size from 20 to 60 feet, has been rapidly declining. Our concern has been with our spring and summer series. A series is a...
  • From the Boathouse: Make it a safe holiday on the harbor

    Ahoy! My radar is showing that Thanksgiving is closing in fast, and I cannot believe a year has sailed by already. Also, the day after Thanksgiving is the infamous Black Friday, when I batten down the hatches as the crazed holiday shoppers attack the...
  • JWA director awarded for airport improvements

    John Wayne Airport Director Alan Murphy and Orange County Waste and Recycling were honored Wednesday at the Orange County Business Council's Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet awards, a news release said. Murphy was recognized for his management of an "on-...
  • Newport man dies in Irvine collision

    An 81-year-old Newport Beach man was killed in a traffic collision Friday morning in Irvine, authorities said. The crash occurred before 7:30 a.m. near University and Michelson drives. Westbound lanes along University Drive, between Michelson and...
  • Mexico flights boost local economy

    A study whose results were announced this week found that John Wayne Airport's service to Mexico injected about $131 million into the local economy, including revenue from the added airport operations and visitor spending. "This study shows the...
  • The Harbor Report: The nicest guy on Newport Harbor

    The Harbor Report: The nicest guy on Newport Harbor
    If ever there was a person who should be our harbor's ambassador, it is Phillip Ramser. I have never met a more congenial person in this harbor. This is why I write this column — I get to pick up the phone and ask people like Phil if we could talk....
  • It's A Gray Area: Adams would fight for return of freedom

    Our short series on classic American patriots continues with a focus on John Adams. Fortunately, with the fairly recent publication of David McCullough's book "John Adams" (Touchstone, 2001), this somewhat crusty but likable American is finally...
  • Structure could ease OCC parking woes

    Structure could ease OCC parking woes
    On a typical day at Orange Coast College, students circle the lots in a frenzy, attempting to beat their peers to a parking spot close to their next class. If they're lucky, they might notice another student walking to a car and snag that space once...
  • From the Boathouse: Prepare for the holiday boating season

    Ahoy! We have wonderful Christmas boat parades — cruising in harbors, lakes and rivers — to look forward to next month, and yes, boats being towed on trailers down a few main streets across the country. I hope boaters have started to...
  • Irvine City Council delays decision on Great Park plan

    Irvine City Council delays decision on Great Park plan
    Following a meeting that stretched past midnight, the Irvine City Council voted Wednesday to delay for two weeks a decision on whether to allow a developer to build 688 acres of the Orange County Great Park in exchange for the right to construct thousands...