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  • Henn: Peninsula won't be blocked on Fourth

    This year will be the first in several in which streets will not be barricaded for the Fourth of July holiday, Newport Beach City Councilman Mike Henn reported during Tuesday's meeting. In recent years, Balboa Boulevard has been blocked off at West...
  • Preparing for tsunami debris, wherever it may make landfall

    Preparing for tsunami debris, wherever it may make landfall
    First came the stuff that floats on the surface and is pushed by wind: Buoys, a soccer ball, flotation devices. And, most notably, a rust-stained unmanned fishing trawler in Alaskan waters. Communities in Alaska, Hawaii, the West Coast and Canada are...
  • Newport saves holiday weekend beach concessions with food trucks

    The Big Corona Beach concessions stand won’t be open by Memorial Day weekend as planned, but city staff scrambled and arranged for Wahoo’s food trucks to be on hand from Saturday through Monday. Wahoo’s owners, who also own the...
  • Beach Closed on Busy Holiday Weekend

    Pontchartrain Beach remains fenced off and closed down this Memorial Day, on what would normally be a busy holiday weekend. UNO officials closed the beach after two drownings in recent weeks.  17 year old Shone Badon was swimming with two women earlier...
  • Newport lifeguards: Memorial Day beach crowds largest in memory

    Newport lifeguards: Memorial Day beach crowds largest in memory
    More than 200,000 people visited Newport Beach beaches this holiday weekend, a lifeguard and fire spokeswoman said. “Three regular staff commented that it (Monday) was the largest Memorial Day attendance they could remember,” said Jennifer...
  • Long Island's Jones Beach An East Coast Favorite

    Long Island's Jones Beach An East Coast Favorite
    WANTAGH, N.Y. — It's hard to say what it is exactly that makes one beach nicer than another. Is it the sand? The water? The size of the waves? Nearby attractions, such as a boardwalk or gift shops? Whatever it is, Jones Beach on Long Island's south...
  • Taste Unlimited opens new Virginia Beach store

    If you’re heading to Virginia Beach during the holiday season, check out the new Taste Unlimited store. After 38 years in the same space near the Oceanfront, Taste Unlimited has relocated to the Hilltop East shopping center off Laskin Road. The...
  • What's a family beach trip without text messaging?

    We're trying to steal some family time in this increasingly busy and beepy world -- a world that has become electronic almost to a fault, human connections going, going, gone . . . "Hey Dad," says the little guy. "Hey what?" "I can smell the ocean," he...
  • Your vote: Best nude beach in California?

  • Data sheds light on gay marriage defeat

    On Nov. 4th, a majority of Florida voters chose to define marriage as the union between one man and one woman. Proponents of the measure parrot the victory as undeniable support for conservative values. They claim that, even in light of dramatic changes...
  • Disgraced former County Commissioner Warren Newell has a new place to stay

     
    Palm Beach County is hosting another tourist. But this guest is not staying at The Breakers Hotel & Resort or any of the area???s other fine lodging establishments. Seven months after being sentenced to five years in prison, former County......
  • Beach volleyball has best unis, but not best action

     
    Yeah, I watched the women's beach volleyball final/wet t-shirt contest last night, and sure, I appreciate the comically skimpy uniforms as much as the next feller. But the shame is that regular volleyball, or whatever non-beach volleyball is called,...