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  • Apodaca: Summer signals a time to let go

    June is a time of changes. All over Newport-Mesa, families enjoy the beginning of summer. Children finish another year of school, graduation ceremonies are held, and plans for the future are made. I often tell my two sons that change happens whether we...
  • Sky Art

    Sky Art
    When the time finally arrived for the much-anticipated Champs Sports matchup between Florida State and Notre Dame, the moment was punctuated with streaks of pink smoke across the dusk skies, over the Florida Citrus Bowl, Thursday, courtesy of the world-...
  • Reno Air Races Announce 2012 Dates, Safety Review Panel

    Reno Air Races Announce 2012 Dates, Safety Review Panel
    The Reno Air Race Association (RARA) announced Wednesday that the National Championship Air Races will be held in 2012. The group also announced the formation of the Blue Ribbon Review Panel. The panel will study and review any possible changes that...
  • Skydiving Instructor Killed in 'Swooping' Stunt Gone Wrong

    Skydiving Instructor Killed in 'Swooping' Stunt Gone Wrong
    PERRIS, Calif. (KTLA) -- A skydiver killed during a jump in Perris died after miscalculated a risky maneuver referred to as 'swooping.' Paramedics and firefighters responded about 2 p.m. to the Perris Valley Skydiving field after friends tried and failed...
  • OC weekend wrap-up: Air show and more

    OC weekend wrap-up: Air show and more
    It was an eventful weekend in Ocean City, both on the ground and in the air. Some of the news was not so good, including the death of a 52-year-old boater. Here's a quick wrap-up: -A Glen Burnie man out for a fishing trip died after the 16-foot boat he...
  • Paramotoring over the St. Johns River

    Paramotoring over the St. Johns River
    Drifting low over the St. Johns River, you can see everything. The winding, lazy flow of the north-flowing river sparkles through to a sea of grass. “Ever since I remember, I wanted to fly,” says Eric Dufour, who runs Paratour, a business in...
  • New River Gorge offers vacation with zip

    New River Gorge offers vacation with zip
    West Virginia's New River Gorge area was already a destination for adrenaline junkies, but now the thrill factor has reached new heights. Two hundred feet, to be precise. That's the height at the highest point of Gravity, the mile-long zip line that is...
  • Photographer's mission coming into focus

    Photographer's mission coming into focus
    Barely a decade into his career, photographer Jason Lazarus and his work are everywhere, all the time. From Floridian residencies to solo shows in Cologne, Germany, to single snapshots plucked for local project spaces, Lazarus is a photographic man about...
  • 'Jumping Jay' lives for the free-fall

    'Jumping Jay' lives for the free-fall
    Walking through the Sparr Heights Community Center in Glendale on Thursday, Jay Fragoso was interrupted mid-stride. “Jumping Jay,” a guest called out, beckoning him over for a handshake. It is an appropriate moniker for a man who, at 72,...
  • Mailbag: Sweat lodge helped connection to nature

    I was heartened to read your story on Andrew Soliz and his Native American sweat lodges ("A spiritual place to sweat," Feb. 10): I was a lucky participant at one of his sweats, and they are run with integrity, safety and the utmost respect for the...
  • Skydiver Killed in Accident Mid-Competition

    Skydiver Killed in Accident Mid-Competition
    PERRIS (KTLA) -- A 35-year-old skydiver was killed Saturday after an accident caused him to fall to the ground. The skydiver, identified as Sean Carey, was performing a solo maneuver in a skydiving competition at the Perris Valley Skydiving facility on...