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Swimming

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  • Fisherman defends his actions as shark bite incident ignites controversy

    Fisherman defends his actions as shark bite incident ignites controversy
    A South Bay fisherman is defending his actions amid growing anger directed at pier anglers, following Saturday’s shark bite incident in Manhattan Beach that shocked surfers and swimmers. Officials on scene said that a group of anglers on the...
  • Peninsula Health District lifts swimming advisory at Hilton Beach in Newport News

    Peninsula Health District lifts swimming advisory at Hilton Beach in Newport News
    The Peninsula Health District has lifted a swimming advisory at Hilton Beach in Newport News, according to a media release issued Monday. The advisory went into effect June 19 after routine water tests found bacteria levels higher than state quality...
  • Fourth of July events

    Fourth of July events
    You don't have to go far to get the best bang out of your holiday this Independence Day. Communities have planned parades, patriotic music, classic car show, baseball game, a visit to a farm and colorful fireworks displays to celebrate the nation's...
  • 2013-14 Area High School Scholar-Athletes

    The Courant considers 75 high schools to be in its primary circulation area. The athletic department at each of those schools was asked to list the top male and female scholar athletes based on grade point average and athletic achievement for the entire...
  • Inspiration Point becomes place of grief for missing swimmer's family

    Inspiration Point becomes place of grief for missing swimmer's family
    Inspiration Point in Rancho Palos Verdes was a point of desperation and grief Thursday for family and friends of Joseph Sanchez, the 18-year-old who went missing the day before after jumping from the cliff's edge into the pounding surf about a dozen...
  • Large waves lead to many rescues in Laguna

    Warm water and high surf kept Laguna Beach lifeguards busy during the July 4 weekend. Lifeguards made 946 rescues from Friday morning through Sunday evening, Marine Safety Capt. Tom Trager said. "This was the busiest three-day stretch I've seen in...
  • One reason why New Jersey rates as the garden state

    My sister and I recently spent five days at Ocean City, New Jersey. In early childhood summers, thanks to our grandparents, we spent months there. As we grew older, they took us traveling. Beach months dwindled to weeks, then days. The imprint of...
  • Search continues for missing swimmer off Rancho Palos Verdes coast

    Search continues for missing swimmer off Rancho Palos Verdes coast
    The search continued Thursday for an 18-year-old swimmer who disappeared a day earlier under heavy surf near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes. Identified by high school friends as Joseph Sanchez, the teen reportedly had been cliff-...
  • 'We never think we're going to go to work and die'

    'We never think we're going to go to work and die'
    Newport Beach lifeguard Ben Carlson was manning a rescue boat Sunday evening when he got a call that a swimmer was struggling to get back to shore near 16th Street. The 6- to 8-foot swell, slightly larger than waves traditionally seen in that area of...
  • For our heroic surfers, pier fishing that lures sharks needs to go

    For our heroic surfers, pier fishing that lures sharks needs to go
    I'm paddling through the playground of the great white shark about 100 yards offshore, just south of Manhattan Beach Pier, straight out from that first lifeguard stand, roughly the site of Saturday's attack. My Walden Pond. Well, maybe that's a little...
  • Divers search for swimmer submerged near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park

    Divers search for swimmer submerged near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park
    Divers were searching Wednesday afternoon for a swimmer who was submerged in the ocean near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, officials said. The U.S. Coast Guard, lifeguards and divers have been looking for the swimmer since 2:55 p.m....