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  • From the Boathouse: Unprepared boaters risk lives, cost money

    Ahoy! I constantly remind boaters to double-check safety equipment before they leave the dock, and I end my columns with "Please be boat smart and boat safe." Yet, we still share the waterways with ill-prepared skippers and those with the Goofy-goes-...
  • Rowing across ocean is blissful torture for Winter Park native

    Rowing across ocean is blissful torture for Winter Park native
    Midway into his historic, 57-day journey across the Pacific Ocean, 28-year-old John Wagner found himself in a simple, if exhausting, rhythm: Row, eat, sleep. Row, eat, sleep. Row, eat, sleep. "Some days, when it was dead calm, it just felt like forever,...
  • Keystone XL or not, the oil will flow from Canada

    To the editor: The letter opposing the Keystone XL pipeline caught my attention. I hate to rain on the writer's wishful-thinking parade about whether "this oil needs to stay in the ground," but that is not an option. ("Leave Canadian tar sands oil in...
  • Lobbyists work to kill California bill that would outlaw flimsy plastic grocery bags

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Lobbyists have launched a frenzied eleventh-hour effort to kill a bill that would make California the first state to outlaw flimsy plastic grocery bags, delaying a key vote and setting up one of the fiercest legislative battles of the...
  • Course Source: Dubsdread, Mauna Kea

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Course Source: Dubsdread, Mauna Kea IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Dubsdread Golf Course in Orlando, Fla. THE LAYOUT: Even though the golden era of Dubsdread is long gone, this venerable course is still a...
  • Spacewalking cosmonauts launch satellite, set up studies

    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. - A pair of Russian cosmonauts began their work week on Monday floating outside the International Space Station to toss out a small satellite for a university in Peru, install science experiments and tackle some housekeeping chores....
  • 1 dead, 8 hurt after rare lightning storm strikes L.A. beach

    1 dead, 8 hurt after rare lightning storm strikes L.A. beach
    One man died and at least eight people were injured Sunday in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, officials said. The bolt of electricity made a loud crack that sounded like an explosion on a warm and overcast...
  • Corona del Mar Today: AERIE site hosts pre-construction party

    With demolition scheduled to occur within weeks, about 200 people gathered Tuesday night for the last party at the site of the future AERIE condominium complex. "I'm excited," said Richard Julian, the owner of the property at the corner of Carnation...
  • Formosa Group to Re-Open Former POP Sound Facility

    Post-production sound company Formosa Group will re-open the recently shuttered facilities of Pacific Ocean Post in Santa Monica, once a fixture of the Westside's thriving post-production scene of the '80s and '90s. Formosa, a West Hollywood-based...
  • Lightning strikes from rare thunderstorm light up Bay Area sky

    Lightning strikes from rare thunderstorm light up Bay Area sky
    At least two dozen lightning strikes jolted the Bay Area sky early Tuesday as a rare strong thunderstorm moved in and dropped some much-need rain. The strikes were reported in San Mateo County, the San Francisco Bay and along the Pacific Ocean,...
  • Ships and blue whales on a collision course off California coast

    Ships and blue whales on a collision course off California coast
    Blue whales cluster for long periods in the busy shipping lanes off the California coast, according to a new study┬áthat raises concern about collisions between vessels and the endangered animals. “It’s an unhappy coincidence,” said...
  • Sunset unfolds its first L.A.-area Idea House in Manhattan Beach

    Sunset unfolds its first L.A.-area Idea House in Manhattan Beach
    Sunset magazine is opening the doors Friday on its first Los Angeles-area Idea House, a 4,500-square-foot, four-bedroom and 5 1/2-bathroom contemporary residence in Manhattan Beach, described as "the ultimate modern beach home." "We wanted a new angle...