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  • Top 5 Concerts of the coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. GREEN DAY Just when populist punk band Green Day should have been getting attention for its trilogy of new albums, “¡Uno!,” “¡Dos!” and “¡Tré!” last fall, it instead...
  • Taking the kids -- on a cruise to Europe

    Taking the kids -- on a cruise to Europe
    Kids were everywhere -- splashing in the ship's pools, touring the Coliseum and Pompeii, posing for family photos before that "special" dinner. Cruising the Mediterranean on the Disney Magic (www.disneycruise.com), there were at least 1,000 kids onboard,...
  • Cunard's old-school travel continues tradition on Queen Elizabeth

    Cunard's old-school travel continues tradition on Queen Elizabeth
    I'm standing in front of the mirror in our stateroom, looking over my wife's shoulder and tying my black bow tie. It is our first sea day and the first of three formal nights on our leisurely eight-night early January crossing on Cunard Line's spanking-...
  • Navigating 2011's cruise offerings

    Navigating 2011's cruise offerings
    Just when you thought cruise lines had done it all — Central Park at sea (on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas) and Cirque du Soleil afloat (on Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Epic) — here comes Disney with a roller coaster aboard the...
  • Time away from land, stress

    Time away from land, stress
    Nine Orange Coast College students will board the Alaska Eagle Saturday morning, embarking on the first leg of an eight-month trip from Newport Beach to South America. The 65-foot sloop will make its first stop at Easter Island, and then a new crew of...
  • Briefs: Lillig earns honor

    UC Irvine's Colleen Lillig has been named the Big West Conference Freshman of the Year in women's cross country. Lillig was the top freshman finisher at the Big West Championships Oct. 30 with a 23rd-place showing of 21 minutes, 29.5 seconds over the 6,...
  • The Harbor Report: Longing for simple life of small clubhouse

    While sailing around the harbor this week a strange feeling overcame me of days gone by and that something was missing. Upon returning to the Balboa Yacht Club and pulling my Lido 14 out on the south crane, the thought came to me: I wish I could have been...
  • The man behind the numbers

    Meet Paul Reed. He's Newport-Mesa Unified's chief business official and deputy superintendent of finance. The state's financial troubles have trickled down, causing a $13.5-million hole in the district's budget this year. It led to tough decisions and the...
  • Lobdell: Chase those dreams

    Lobdell: Chase those dreams
    Halfway into his sailing trip around the world, Newport Beach's Mike Lawler nervously scanned the horizon for pirates. Two days earlier, U.S. Navy SEAL snipers had killed three Somali pirates during a successful high seas rescue of an American captain...
  • The Harbor Report: Fun times sailing in Newport Harbor

    The high pressure system brought in warm weather, a light zephyr and 25 high school sailing teams from California and Washington state. Each school brings four teams split into A and B varsity squads and A and B junior varsity squads, which break down...
  • Planning a vacation in 2011? Expect to pay more

    Planning a vacation in 2011? Expect to pay more
    Americans are venturing out again as they start to shake off the recession. That may be good for their spirits, but it's bad for their bank accounts. As more people travel, flights, cruises and hotel rooms get more expensive. Expect to pay more for your...