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  • Coastal cities ready berms, sandbags as storm and high surf approach

    Coastal cities ready berms, sandbags as storm and high surf approach
    Authorities in coastal cities warned residents to brace for a winter storm expected to lash the region with strong winds, big surf and rain into the weekend. A high-surf advisory will be in effect for Orange County through late Saturday, the National...
  • Crashes let up amid the rain; lighter showers expected today

    Rainfall in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach continued Wednesday, though reports of weather-related traffic collisions lessened. After five crashes were reported Tuesday morning in Costa Mesa as the storms began, only one was reported in the area...
  • Rain leads to at least five accidents in Costa Mesa

    Rain leads to at least five accidents in Costa Mesa
    The massive storm pummeling Orange County is being blamed for at least five car crashes in Costa Mesa and traffic delays in Newport Beach. Costa Mesa firefighters used the Jaws of Life to rescue a trapped driver who was involved in a three-car crash...
  • Newport lifeguard HQ to be named in memory of Ben Carlson

    Newport lifeguard HQ to be named in memory of Ben Carlson
    When beachgoers walk past the lifeguard headquarters at the Newport Pier, they soon will see the name of Ben Carlson, a lifeguard who drowned in July while trying to rescue a distressed swimmer. Carlson, a 15-year Newport Beach lifeguard, became the...
  • Teachers brace for another heat wave and too-hot classrooms

    Teachers across Newport-Mesa Unified are preparing for the return of sweltering temperatures this week, while the district struggles to find a short-term way to keep students and employees cool in classrooms that lack air conditioning. The National...
  • 'We never think we're going to go to work and die'

    'We never think we're going to go to work and die'
    Newport Beach lifeguard Ben Carlson was manning a rescue boat Sunday evening when he got a call that a swimmer was struggling to get back to shore near 16th Street. The 6- to 8-foot swell, slightly larger than waves traditionally seen in that area of...
  • High surf, rip currents expected to start this afternoon

    The National Weather Service has issued a beach hazard notice for Southern California starting Thursday afternoon, warning of possible high surf, rip currents and minor coastal flooding because of swells generated by Tropical Storm Norbert off the...
  • Big waves stir up caution, excitement at beaches

    Big waves stir up caution, excitement at beaches
    Lifeguards are keeping a close eye on huge swells generated by Hurricane Marie that have begun battering the Southern California coastline this week as surfers size up what are expected to be the summer's biggest breaks. As the swells peak Wednesday,...
  • Ocean still a potential danger for swimmers

    Ocean still a potential danger for swimmers
    Massive waves from Tropical Storm Marie could contribute to dangerous conditions on local beaches, even after swells dissipate. Stronger-than-normal rip currents caused by storm conditions will likely be present at local beaches for the next two weeks,...
  • Sandbags available as storm approaches

    Costa Mesa is providing free sandbags for protection from this week's anticipated rainstorms. Residents can fill up to 15 sandbags for free at the Placentia fire station, 2300 Placentia Ave. Shovels will be provided. The city will have emergency crews...
  • Newport braces for weekend storm

    Newport braces for weekend storm
    By the time most Newport Beach residents wake up Thursday morning, the Municipal Operations Department plans to be hard at work. With high tides anticipated to coincide with two rain storms, the city has started preparations to protect its low-lying...
  • Newport anticipates higher tides [Corrected]

    The highest tides of the month are expected to roll in this week, but flooding is unlikely, Newport Beach city officials said Wednesday. Tides are expected to reach 6.9 feet at 7:23 a.m. Thursday, 7 feet at 8:10 a.m. Friday and 6.8 feet at 8:55 a.m....