| Jan 4, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Hiking with a 50-pound backpack for the better part of a day is physically demanding, but doing so up the side of a mountain is exhausting. Wendy Cirko found that out the hard way.
She could have been sitting on a couch in her Bel Air home, watching TV,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:08 PM
The Alaska Eagle has proudly displayed the Orange Coast College flag on its stern for 32 years and more than 290,000 miles.
But Tuesday morning, as crew members worked to disassemble the 90-foot mast, OCC's flag had been replaced with the red, white and...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Jhené Aiko offered a quick warning before she played her single, “The Worst.” It’s best enjoyed alone with a joint (her words).
She curled into a plush leather chair, took a long sip from a cocktail and gently swayed as the wrenching...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:30 PM
In "Free Ride," writer-director Shana Betz's 1970s-set feature debut, an attractive single mother of two (Anna Paquin) escapes a dangerously abusive relationship, relocating to Florida and sliding into a drug-running career. But there are no tense...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:48 PM
While cruising the harbor this week, I was looking around for Newport Harbor's 10 most interesting boats of 2013. As most of you have noticed, I have quite an attraction to Windward Passage. That's when I picked up the phone and gave her skipper, David...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The heavy rain had pretty much stopped late Friday afternoon, but along City Dock in Annapolis, the sailing enthusiasts continued to come by the Buster's Marine merchandise tent. David Schmidtt, who had started going to the United States Sailboat Show...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:41 AM
La exhibición de botes más grande del mundo está a punto de abrir sus puertas para el deleite de los amantes de todo lo relacionado al mundo marino.
El Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show está a un par de semanas de echar anclas y sus...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Where there's a will, there's a way — especially if it means securing the house of your dreams.
Zach and Mary Kuhn always wanted a home on the water. They were living in upstate New York when they made the decision to move south. After...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Saturday sees an inspiring happening at the American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291, when eager sailors will take part in the Sail for the Blind and Visually Impaired event. Participants will be able to help steer the boats and adjust sheet and...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Shortly after the America's Cup began last month, the trophy Jimmy Spithill and his crew had taken home from Valencia, Spain four years earlier was put out for the 34-year-old skipper and his Team USA crew on their way down to the dock each morning....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:20 AM
An Olympic gold medalist training for the America's Cup who perished in San Francisco Bay when his boat capsized died of "blunt trauma with drowning," according to a medical examiner's report.
British Olympic gold medalist Andrew "Bart" Simpson was part...