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February 21, 2001
Mathis Winkler NEWPORT HARBOR -- A Duffy electric boat is probably not the first vessel that comes to mind when picturing one of Venice's centuries-old canals. But while the Newport Beach-made boats are unlikely to replace gondolas in the near future, a specially designed version began making its way to Italy on Tuesday. Delivered by airplane, the San Cassiano will transport visitors from Venice's train station to their hotel in early March, said Gary Crane, Duffy's vice president.
July 5, 2004
Alicia Robinson When Jeff Crane was diagnosed with skin cancer two decades ago, he hoped it wouldn't spread, but an idea grew as a result. The Newport Beach entrepreneur's experience with cancer spurred him to develop a better sunscreen to protect his children and anyone who is active outdoors. After several years spent developing Get It On sunscreen, Crane recently began selling it in surf shops and drug stores. Crane grew up in Newport Beach and spent much of his time outdoors.
June 9, 2004
Girls 5-6 GOLD Eastbluff Heather Barrett Delphine Bioche Corey Cano Tess Crane Courtney Davison Scarlett Fallon Sam Gail Amanda Garrett Taryn Greenberg Tasha Greenberg Hannah Hagemann Kelsey Johnston Athena Livadas Maria Mendoza Emma Nelson Hailey Senske Riley Senske Hanna Stuart Ashley Svendsen Kasia Walleen Peyton Wolonsky...
August 1, 2006
The Daily Pilot asked students in Erik Nelsen's Ocean Adventures camp, "What's the key to being a good surfer?" "You actually have to like the sport of surfing because there's a lot of work to it. When waves break and you want to get further out, you've got to have a lot of arm strength to paddle through the waves." Carsen McBeath, 14 Las Vegas, Nev. "Just have fun." Birdie Crane, 10 Newport Beach "Never give up. Just always try your hardest."
December 8, 2008
Bruce Glover Community Correspondent The Corona Del Mar Girls U-12 division soccer champions finished their weekend with a 2-1 win over a very talented and tough Costa Mesa team. The victory secured the Mayors Cup for region 57. The team, lead by coach John Pedicini, won all three of their matches with contributions from every player. Offensive standouts Taylor Pedicini, Sara Reynoso and Alyssa Cartiel kept the pressure on while  Sydnee Grissenger and Gabriella Glover anchored an impressive defense.
June 3, 2009
The Rotary Club of Newport-Balboa and the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce honored six students from Corona Del Mar Intermediate School with Character Awards in a ceremony Wednesday at the Newport Beach campus. The Character Awards are meant to encourage and support good character among local youths. They were selected by teachers, school administrators and parents based on their distinguished attributes. The six students honored with the Character Awards are: Christopher Beyrooty, seventh grade; Megan Crane, seventh grade; Claudia Noto, seventh grade; Marisa Brower, eighth grade; Michael Martinez, eighth grade; Eman Wosoughkia, eighth grade.
January 2, 2014
Born in Nashville, TN on March 19, 1933 to the late Nancy & Marion Smith, Marion Smith passed away in Newport Beach on December 29, 2013. Marion grew up in Nashville with 2 sisters and attended Vanderbilt University where he pledged Phi Delta Theta. After 2 years, he transferred to Northwestern University where he earned a BS in Finance. From 1954-1959, Marion earned his wings as a fighter pilot and bombardier navigator in the US Navy where he piloted planes off of aircraft carriers.
February 10, 2002
MISSION VIEJO - The Orange Coast College men's basketball team could not contend with defending Orange Empire Conference champion Saddleback and lost, 87-53, Friday night at the Gauchos' gym. OCC freshman Wyshawn Wade came off the bench to lead the Pirates (6-18, 3-7 in conference) with 16 points, while sophomore guard Ryan Webster added nine. The Gauchos (24-3, 10-0) remained undefeated in the OEC, outscoring the Pirates, 45-25, in the second half, after leading, 42-28, at halftime.
May 28, 2006
Staff photographer Kent Treptow's photograph of a house in mid air gives a unique perspective of moving day. Project manager David Scodeller is shown as he helps guide a manufactured home as it was lifted by crane into its place on 33rd Street in Newport Beach on Tuesday. It's not every day we see houses in the air, and the low angle to get Scodeller in the frame put into perspective how high and how big the house was. A lot of times when a house-moving project is occurring, it is hard to get an interesting shot.
January 6, 2012
Saad F. Nohra (John) September 4, 1932-December 23, 2011 Resident of Alameda, California Born in Alexandria, Egypt on September 4, 1932 to the late Fouad Nohra and Odette Antonios., Saad (John) Nohra passed away peacefully in Alameda, California on December 23, 2011 surrounded by his beloved wife, Irene Nohra and his children Guy(Linda) Nohra, Carol (Gary) Crane, and Maureen Nohra (James Gilchrist). He also leaves behind his loving grandchildren, Brittany and Camille Nohra, Tess, Jason, and Hannah Crane and Quinn and Chloe Gilchrist.
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