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  • Art Deco Festival on tap for Labor Day at the Queen Mary

    Art Deco Festival on tap for Labor Day at the Queen Mary
    Labor Day weekend marks the ninth annual Queen Mary Art Deco Festival in the Port of Long Beach.  From Aug. 30 through Sept. 2, more than 8,000 people are expected to board the Queen Mary to sample Art Deco, an eclectic design style that's been...
  • Newport Beach recaps 2012, looks ahead to 2013

    Restructuring and outsourcing some city government services and finalizing the new use for City Hall were among the priorities for 2013 outlined during a comprehensive Newport Beach City Council special meeting Saturday morning. The seven-member...
  • His stunts drive Web traffic

    His stunts drive Web traffic
    Race car driver Ken Block speeds down a narrow band of asphalt in his souped-up Ford Fiesta, careening through the "Back to the Future" set on Universal Studios' back lot. The speedometer flies toward 80. Block's eyes are fixed on the road as he...
  • Mailbag: Estancia employees acted heroically

    Re. "BB gun sparks shooting scare at Estancia" Feb. 16: I happened to be at Estancia High School during the recent BB gun incident. While our kids were never in real danger, the recent school shootings made this a sobering experience. As I huddled in a...
  • From the Boathouse: On the lookout for winter storms

    Ahoy! The winter storms arrived this week, and it looks like the effects on the seas will continue through this weekend. There was a gale warning issued by the National Weather Service, and the winds will be slightly decreasing for the weekend. Out on...
  • Newport completes lower-bay dredging

    A major dredging project in Newport Harbor wrapped up this week, leaving the lower bay cleaner and more navigable than it's been in decades, officials said. Now, the harbor is 10 to 16 feet deep in most spots. "First of all, I think it means we've...
  • 22 guests from Carnival Splendor cruise robbed in Mexico

     
    Twenty-two guests of the Carnival Splendor were robbed in Mexico last week while on a trip to see a nature trail after landing in Puerto Vallerta, the cruise line said....
  • Hooded gunmen robbed Carnival Splendor cruise guests on bus in Mexico

     
    Hooded gunmen commandeered a bus and robbed 22 guests of the Carnival Splendor cruise as they rode a bus from a nature hike to the Mexican port city of Puerto Vallarta....
  • Eight people charged with conspiracy scheme at Port of Long Beach

     
    Eight people and three corporations were charged Wednesday with a scheme to avoid customs fees when importing hundreds of millions of dollars of goods through the Port of Long Beach, according to the U.S. attorney's office in San Diego. The......
  • More Newport Harbor dredging gets underway

    More Newport Harbor dredging gets underway
    The latest phase of Newport Beach's harbor dredging is underway, with giant vessels removing thousands of yards of toxic sediment from Lido Isle. The sediment will be sent the Port of Long Beach for disposal in time to meet a June 30 deadline. The $6.5-...
  • Dredging goes to 24-hour schedule

    Dredging goes to 24-hour schedule
    Homeowners along Newport Harbor will have to contend with the noise and lights of dredging crews working around the clock over the next two months, city officials said. Newport Beach's harbor resources manager, Chris Miller, told the City Council on...