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  • 'Amazing Race' Brain Trust Reveals Some Tricks to the Trade

    Partners at work and in life, Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri take us behind the scenes of "The Amazing Race." VARIETY: What initially sparked your inspiration for The Amazing Race? ELISE DOGANIERI: Bertram was in television and I worked in...
  • '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...
  • Summer brings drowning dangers

    Summer brings drowning dangers
    The drownings of four young children in the Chicago area over the weekend were tragic reminders that the lure of the water, while a tempting antidote to the hot months to come, can bring danger to almost any setting. With summer upon us and temperatures...
  • Enjoying the great outdoors -- without roughing it -- in Florida

    Enjoying the great outdoors -- without roughing it -- in Florida
    For those who love to get away from it all to enjoy the great outdoors — but definitely prefer to do so without roughing it — there is a trend that is growing in popularity: “glamping” or glamorous camping. Here are some options in...
  • Memorable moments in Highland Park sports

    Memorable moments in Highland Park sports
    Championships became more the rule than the exception for Highland Park High School in the just-concluded school year. The Giants won eight of 24 the Central Suburban League North Division championships in which they competed. They also turned in one of...
  • American Heritage is 5A-4A-3A-2A All-Sports winner again

    It started with American Heritage's girls golf team claiming its fifth state title in nine years and ended with Emily Rini sliding safe into home plate in the bottom of the seventh. Rini's winning run gave Heritage softball a dramatic sixth state...
  • Visitors, colleagues pay respects to Newport Beach lifeguard who died

    Visitors, colleagues pay respects to Newport Beach lifeguard who died
    The waters were rough, but the day was warm and cloudless in Newport Beach, a summer Monday like so many others, taken in by countless beachgoers — only interrupted here and there by scattered reminders that a day earlier a man charged with...
  • Amy Van Dyken flown to Colorado to rehabilitate spinal-cord injury

    Almost two weeks after severing her spinal cord in an ATV accident, six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen flew back Wednesday to her home state of Colorado to begin rehabilitation. Van Dyken-Rouen, 41, spoke to reporters in...
  • Hampton Cup Regatta coming to Mill Creek Aug. 1-3 | Community notebook

    Hampton Cup Regatta coming to Mill Creek Aug. 1-3 | Community notebook
    The Hampton Cup Regatta will celebrate its 89th anniversary when the hydroplane-racing attraction returns to Mill Creek in Hampton from Aug. 1-3. This year’s regatta will serve as host to the Eastern Nationals, with more than 75 hydroplane boats...
  • Study finds oil from BP spill impedes fish's swimming

    MIAMI In a lab on Virginia Key, a group of baby fish are being put through their paces on a tiny fish treadmill. The inch-long mahi-mahi, being used as part of a study to assess damage caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that spread crude across...
  • 2013-2014 state champions

    GOLF     Team Group 4A: Jamestown   BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Team Group 3A: Lafayette   GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY Team VISAA Division 2: Peninsula Catholic Individual VISAA Division 2: Molly McKenna, Peninsula Catholic   BOYS INDOOR...