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  • Carnett: No adventurous spirit? Enjoy the feats of others

    I'm no sailor.
  • Alaska Eagle hits fog and a bar

    Alaska Eagle hits fog and a bar
    ABOARD THE ALASKA EAGLE, off South Georgia Island — With 30 knots of wind behind us, Alaska Eagle was flying along at 11 knots. Suddenly we found ourselves in fog with 200 feet of visibility. "Up for ice!" Peter called from the mast. As we quickly...

    Amazing wildlife at the edge of the world

    Amazing wildlife at the edge of the world
    ABOARD THE ALASKA EAGLE, anchored at South Georgia Island — We've spent the last week exploring the southern half of this extraordinary sub-Antarctic island. Our days have consisted of sailing to a new anchorage in the mornings and going ashore in...

    Mesa Musings: Right professor brings biology to life for humanities student

    I detested biology as a high school youth, so I wasn't thrilled to face it again in professor Lloyd Mason Smith's Orange Coast College Biology 100 class in 1968. Smith, however, turned my opinion on its ear. He took what this humanities student...

    Bette Dobrott

    Bette Dobrott
    Bette Dobrott Bette Dobrott passed away peacefully on August 2, 2011 at her home in Newport Beach with her husband Jim, children and grandchildren by her side. Bette was born Bette Porter in Los Angeles, and grew up in the Fairfax district of LA. She...