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Ahoy! Good news for permanently affixed floating homes. The Supreme Court issued a decision Jan. 15, in a 7-2 vote, that a floating home is not a boat, hence is not a vessel. U.S. Code defines the word "vessel" as including all means of water...
Ahoy! Labor Day has passed and officially the summer season is over, but is it really? As I have mentioned numerous times, I find fall one of the best times of the year to be on the water enjoying our Southern California weather. The crowds are thinning...
Ahoy! This Friday is the 13th, a date known for bad luck, but no one really knows how it all started. Various theories of how this began date back to the 1800s. Friday the 13th means nothing to sailors, because sailors are not the least bit...
NEWPORT BEACH — Some call it a weed. A scourge on the bay. Others, mainly fish, can't live without it. Eelgrass, a type of seagrass found throughout Southern California bays, lines the shore in many parts of Newport Harbor and provides refuge...
"26 Miles (Santa Catalina)," sung by the Four Preps in 1958, helped make Santa Catalina Island a national household name. Many recreational boaters and passengers on the Catalina Flyer will travel the 26 nautical miles from Newport Harbor to Avalon. But...
COSTA MESA — Shade, anywhere it was available, was the place to be Thursday as residents tried to cope with the first sweltering heat of the summer. Costa Mesa offered the local senior center as a cooling zone, and the community pool was open...
Images showing the massive tornadoes spawned by "super cell" thunderstorms over Oklahoma, and the scars they left behind, have been released by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The images show the sudden outbreak of super-...
Tags: Weather, Weather Reports, NASA
It has never become more apparent that you need to be able to receive the latest severe weather alerts, wherever you go. Now you can have the power of NOAA weather radio on your smartphone. WDBJ7 and First Alert Weather have partnered with iMap...
Channel 2 NewsAfter months of waiting, the State of Alaska and four other west coast states will soon receive $250,000 to help with tsunami relief. Last fall, the Japanese government issued a $5 million grant to the United States to help with the monitoring, recovery...
Tags: Natural Disasters
MOORE, Oklahoma - A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to...
WASHINGTON, Monday, May 20, 2013 — The American Red Cross is helping people in the Midwest with shelter, food, relief supplies and emotional comfort after tornadoes over the last couple of days injured many people and destroyed homes. As many as...
The ratio of carbon dioxide reached 400 parts per million Sunday in readings taken by the two top monitors of greenhouse gases. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration revised its Sunday reading to 400.06, following a Sunday reading of 400....
Tags: Al Gore, Pacific Ocean
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