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  • Retail Therapy: A gem of a deal at Ruby's

    Shooby-dooby down: Ruby's Dinette, 428 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, will celebrate the company's 32nd anniversary by selling a classic RubyBurger for 32 cents from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. Guests also will receive a return incentive. The RubyBurger...
  • Great Lakes at a Crossroads: Salmon crowned king, but its reign is wobbly

    Any doubts Howard Tanner had about whether a hatchery-raised crop of Pacific salmon could find a home in the freshwater of the Great Lakes evaporated just months after the first class of finger-sized cohos were planted in Lake Michigan. The fish began...
  • Great Lakes at a Crossroads: A Great Lake revival

    LINWOOD, Mich. Ernie Plant's eyes get wide when he talks about how spectacular Lake Huron's salmon fishing was back in the late 1980s, when his dad would take him up north on Friday nights after his high school football games. They'd spend fall...
  • Great Lakes at a Crossroads: The man with the salmon plan

    HARRISVILLE, Mich. The author of the bumper sticker maxim that "A Bad Day Fishing is Better than a Good Day Working" never sat on the shore of Lake Huron with Jay Hall during the fall salmon run. The 47-year-old mechanic from Flint was perched on a...
  • Vessels 'Deck the Hulls' for Newport boat parade

    Vessels 'Deck the Hulls' for Newport boat parade
    Get on board with holiday spirit as sail and power boats light up the night in Newport Harbor from Dec. 17-21. The holiday boat parade scene offers free entertainment and lots of glitz as boaters try to outdo one another with multiple strings of lights,...
  • Captain, officer of Kuwaiti ship detained after deadly collision

    The captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti container ship have been detained for four days after their ship collided with a fishing vessel in the Red Sea, killing 13 Egyptians, a public prosecutor said on Tuesday. The prosecutor said on Monday that...
  • Man survives 12 days adrift in small boat off Hawaii

    After spending 12 days surviving off raw fish while lost at sea, Hawaii fisherman Ron Ingraham, 67, had a simple request for the friends who gathered to greet him when the U.S. Coast Guard brought him home: Anybody got a cigarette? Jerusula Manaba and...
  • Adventure in small groups

    Adventure in small groups
    Small-group adventure travel is a great way to see exotic locations and get up close with the locals. But "adventure travel" doesn't have to mean roughing it. Sure, the accommodations might not be five-star, but you're there to see the sights, not the...
  • At Newport Beach boat auction, bargain hunters don't go overboard

    At Newport Beach boat auction, bargain hunters don't go overboard
    Standing on a dock at the Harbor Patrol office in Corona del Mar, Harbor Resources Manager Chris Miller pointed to a rundown red sailboat that had been abandoned by its owner. "Let's start the bidding at $20," he announced to a crowd of about 100 people...
  • Pipe-clogging zebra mussels a growing concern in Maryland

    Pipe-clogging zebra mussels a growing concern in Maryland
    Invasive zebra mussels — the bane of water systems and power plants in the Great Lakes area —appear to be proliferating in the lower Susquehanna River and the upper Chesapeake Bay, just a couple years after they were first spotted there....
  • Winterfest Parade: Thousands turn out for holiday cheer

    Donning matching blinking-light necklaces and reindeer antlers, the Lopez family sat waiting in anticipation for the 2014 Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade to begin. It was the family's first time, and they weren't sure what to expect. "We got...