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  • California's redwoods: In the land of the giants

    California's redwoods: In the land of the giants
    It was the first full day of my redwood country road trip, about 180 miles north of San Francisco. John Stephenson was showing me his drive-through tree, a 315-foot beauty that's the pride of Leggett. A storm had just roared through. Raindrops...
  • NRP issues Potomac River boating, fishing advisory

    The Maryland Natural Resources Police has issued a warning to boaters and anglers to avoid the Upper Potomac River, including its swollen creeks and streams, through Monday. The advisory, issued Friday and based on information received from the...
  • Outside Pimlico, trying to rustle up a buck or two

    Outside Pimlico, trying to rustle up a buck or two
    As crowds poured into Pimlico on Saturday afternoon, a dedicated crew of entrepreneurs set up outside the track, hoping to lure customers with deals on parking or tickets. Peanuts, barbecue and even jewelry were on sale, along with the "ice cold"...
  • Duffy maker may challenge Hill for Newport Beach City Council

    Under mounting pressure from friends, electric boat builder Marshall "Duffy" Duffield is considering a run for a seat on the Newport Beach City Council. If he chooses to compete in the November election, Duffield would face Mayor Rush Hill in District...
  • JaxPort, Carnival Cruise Lines ink new deal for more service out of Jacksonville's terminal

    JaxPort, Carnival Cruise Lines ink new deal for more service out of Jacksonville's terminal
    JaxPort has ensured the cruise industry will be sticking around a while longer with a new agreement reached a decade after Carnival began sailing out of the First Coast. JaxPort and Carnival Cruise Lines inked a deal to extend service out of the...
  • In Broward, two pedestrians and one cyclist hit on an average day

    In Broward, two pedestrians and one cyclist hit on an average day
    Two pedestrians and one bicyclist are struck by drivers on average each day on Broward's roads. The reasons are plentiful, according to Ricardo Gutierrez, Broward's bicycle and pedestrian coordinator. First, blame our car-centric society.  Then consider...
  • Woman rescued from fire on boat in Harbor East

    Woman rescued from fire on boat in Harbor East
    A seriously injured woman was rescued from one of two boats that caught fire in Baltimore harbor Saturday afternoon, fire officials said. The boats were at the end of a dock near Aliceanna and President streets in Harbor East, said Fire Department...
  • 7 Years After Couple Was Killed By Falling Tree On Parkway, Family Finally Sues State

     7 Years After Couple Was Killed By Falling Tree On Parkway, Family Finally Sues State
    A 70-foot tree fell on a car driving down the Merritt Parkway in Westport in 2007, killing a husband and wife before the eyes of their 7- and 9-year old sons, who were seated behind them. Now — after a seven-year delay caused largely by the state'...
  • Don't like gas taxes? Slow down [Letter]

    Don't like gas taxes? Slow down [Letter]
    Your article on the gas tax and our deteriorating roads and bridges is right on the point ("The toll on U.S. roads," May 13). Our infrastructure — roads, bridges, tunnels, ports, water/waste systems — are rated by the American Society of...
  • Thriller author Steven Berry to be keynote speaker at a benefit for The Poe House

    Thriller author Steven Berry to be keynote speaker at a benefit for The Poe House
    One by one, the sacred cows hit the ground, adroitly tipped over by the best-selling author Steve Berry in his 13th historical novel, "The Lincoln Myth." Berry, 59, is a Florida-based former attorney and county commissioner turned author whose...
  • Rowing: This battle is a friendly one between Newport Harbor, Corona del Mar

    Rowing: This battle is a friendly one between Newport Harbor, Corona del Mar
      In almost every high school sport, Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor meet at least once a year. The schools call the athletic event — whether it takes place on a field, track, court, course, or pool — the Battle of the Bay. On Friday,...
  • General Motors fined $35 million for recall delays, still being probed

    General Motors fined $35 million for recall delays, still being probed
    General Motors Co. has been fined $35 million by the U.S. Department of Transportation for waiting a decade to issue recalls for vehicles with faulty ignition switches that have been linked to 13 deaths. The fine against the country's biggest car...