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  • ‘Hobbit’: William Kircher speaks Dwarvish, talks Bifur’s injury

     
    It's easy to pick out Bifur from the 13 dwarfs in “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.” He's the one with ......
  • BYC tries to end 33-year Gov Cup drought

    BYC tries to end 33-year Gov Cup drought
    Skipper Ryan Davidson along with Brandon Folkman (middle) and Gregg Kent (bow) will attempt to end Balboa Yacht Club's 33-year drought to win the prestigious Governor's Cup starting Wednesday at noon, when the 47th annual youth regatta begins in Newport...
  • Governor's Cup: Perfect day for trio

    Governor's Cup: Perfect day for trio
    NEWPORT BEACH — For those who live in Newport Beach Wednesday's weather and scenery appeared to make for another day in paradise. The breezy conditions made it ideal for the sailors in the 47th annual Governor's Cup. You could say it was a perfect...
  • Governor's Cup: Week of fun, races

    NEWPORT BEACH — As the Governor's Cup sailors came into Balboa Yacht Club Thursday evening, they rushed to dock their boats and prepared to have some fun with a traditional event. They went on the water again for a Beer Can Regatta. There are...
  • Governor's Cup: SDYC comes alive

    NEWPORT BEACH — The San Diego Yacht Club team of skipper A.J. Reiter, Storm Brown (middle) and David Larson (bow) has no qualms about being the Cinderella story of the 47th Governor's Cup. "We're having a lot of fun with it actually," Reiter...
  • Governor's Cup: BYC to battle for third

    NEWPORT BEACH — The best host Balboa Yacht Club can do is third place, after falling to a boat from Australia in the semifinals Saturday at the 47th Governor's Cup yacht race north of the Newport Pier. Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club of Perth,...
  • Royal Freshwater Bay wins Governor's Cup

    Royal Freshwater Bay wins Governor's Cup
    NEWPORT BEACH — While losing the first race in a best-of-five final of the 47th Governor's Cup, Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club of Perth, Australia found a way to flip the script against Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron Sunday. It might have...
  • ‘The Hobbit’ collected: Complete coverage of Middle-earth

     
    “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” broke a December box-office record by collecting $84.8 million over its debut weekend, but Hero ......
  • From the Boathouse: From Frisco to Honolulu, the races are on

    Ahoy! This is the summer of exciting sailing races with the now-underway America’s Cup challenge in San Francisco Bay and the Transpacific Yacht Race (Transpac), which began off Point Fermin in San Pedro and is currently finishing off Honolulu&...
  • ‘Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ extended edition adds 13 minutes

     
    If 169 minutes of dwarfs, goblins, trolls and orcs in “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” weren't enough for you, the […]...
  • Italy wins first race in America's Cup challenger semifinal

    Italy wins first race in America's Cup challenger semifinal
    SAN FRANCISCO — After months of missteps, bickering and tragedy, the America’s Cup got down to some real┬áracing Tuesday. As expected, Luna Rossa Challenge from Italy defeated Artemis Racing of Sweden in the first race of a best-of-seven...
  • New Zealand quake: Homes, bridge damaged, no injuries reported

    New Zealand quake: Homes, bridge damaged, no injuries reported
    A strong earthquake has shaken the area around Wellington, New Zealand, but initial indications were that damage was minor and no serious injuries were reported. The quake struck just after 2:30 p.m. local time Friday (7:30 p.m. Thursday PDT). The U.S....