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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • The Harbor Report: Spreading the word on sea conservation

    This week, I journeyed into the upper bay, known to most of us as the Back Bay, to visit with Michelle Clemente, our city's marine protection and education supervisor. Clemente's office is located in the Back Bay Science Center, sharing the same...
  • Sailing: Tradition of fun continues for Flight of the Lasers

    Family-oriented fun and good-spirited competition are expected to take place during the 79th annual Flight of the Lasers race Sunday. Newport Ocean Sailing Assn. is hosting the free event on behalf of The Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of...
  • Governor's Cup: Defending champ clinches top spot for semifinals

    Governor's Cup: Defending champ clinches top spot for semifinals
    Thursday's final race of the 48th Governor's Cup pitted two past champions and proved to be especially crucial in the quarterfinals. The race between Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club (Sam Gilmour, 2013 Gov Cup champion) and San Diego (Nevin Snow, 2011)...
  • Traveling? Share your photo memories with the L.A. Times

    Traveling? Share your photo memories with the L.A. Times
    Times readers surely have been busy this summer, as their photos show. In June, we asked you to give us your best shot--of vacation photography, that is. And you've responded with great shots that could be used in our Sept. 21 print issue or online....
  • FWC identifies teen who drowned after boat capsized in Lake County

    FWC identifies teen who drowned after boat capsized in Lake County
    The 14-year-old boy who drowned Thursday night in Astor after the boat he and two other teenagers were on capsized was identified today as Nathaniel Ladesic, according to a Fish and Wildlife Commission official. The two older teenagers, who were not...
  • Plan to revive Tyler's Beach in Isle of Wight hits resistance

    Plan to revive Tyler's Beach in Isle of Wight hits resistance
    When you look around Tyler's Beach, you may see decrepit or partially sunken boats tied up at the docks. One boat sits on the bottom of the harbor thanks to a shotgun blast to the hull. You may see a crumbling bulkhead or stray dogs, trash littering the...
  • Grayslake eyes annexation for trucking facility

    Grayslake eyes annexation for trucking facility
    Plans for Grayslake to annex 35 acres for the construction of a 50,000-square-foot trucking facility could be discussed at the next Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting, said Mike Ellis, village manager. The facility, which would be located at...
  • 1800s-era sunken logs are now treasure; here are the men who find them

    1800s-era sunken logs are now treasure; here are the men who find them
    Hewitt Emerson stuffed himself into a wetsuit, took a deep breath and plunged from a barge into the murky black waters of the Edisto River. Emerson swam down to the muck of the river bottom more than a dozen feet below. On deck, his buddy Justin...
  • One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region

    One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region
    A series of severe storms blew through the Baltimore region Monday evening, bringing heavy rain, lightning and strong winds that factored into at least one death, officials say. The storms are expected to last through Tuesday. Natural Resources Police...
  • In disputed sea, Vietnam and China play high-stakes cat and mouse

    NEAR RIG HD-981 South China Sea (Reuters) - - Crewmen in blue camouflage uniforms pour out onto the deck of a Vietnamese coastguard ship as an imposing Chinese vessel guarding a giant oil rig gives chase, gathering steam by the second. A plume of...
  • Florida travel calendar for September

    Florida travel calendar for September
    Check out festivals and events in September across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County Aug. 29-31: Central Florida Film...