April 5, 2013
Six junior and one masters crew from Newport Aquatic Center will be competing this weekend in the San Diego Crew Classic. The rowing event, the most prestigious regatta on the West Coast, is held on Mission Bay. Nearly 100 races will be held over the weekend with more than 4,000 junior, college and masters competitors. Newport Aquatic Center will send eights to compete in the men's and women's Junior Varsity, Junior Lightweight and Junior JV races as well as a women's masters eight in the 55-59 year-old category.
July 19, 2012
The second day of the 46th annual Governor's Cup saw a familiar crew jump in front of the pack on Thursday. Defending champion San Diego Yacht Club is the leader with nine wins. Nevin Snow is trying to become the eighth skipper in the history of the Governor's Cup to steer a team to two titles. San Diego Yacht Club went into Thursday tied with three other teams with a 5-1 record during the first flights of round-robin action. San Diego Yacht Club has only lost twice in the first two days of the five-day event, which is considered the oldest youth regatta in the country.
April 23, 2013
Last year, the Corona del Mar High sailing team was one point away from qualifying for the High School Dinghy National Championships. This year the Sea Kings left no doubt. CdM finished third at the Pacific Coast Championships Sunday at Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club in San Pedro. CdM edged Newport Harbor, which finished fourth and also qualified to compete for the Mallory Trophy May 11-12 in Chicago. CdM and Newport Harbor competed against the best teams in the Pacific Coast Interscholastic Sailing Assn.
May 1, 2013
For the second straight week, the Corona del Mar High and Newport Harbor sailing teams qualified for national competition. CdM finished second at the Pacific Coast Championships Team Race regatta at Mission Bay Yacht Club in San Diego Sunday. Newport Harbor was third. Both qualified to compete for the Baker Trophy May 24-26 at Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, Fla. There they will compete in the Interscholastic Sailing Assn. Team Racing Championship. CdM finished behind Point Loma, as the Pacific Coast Interscholastic Sailing Assn.
July 16, 2009
NEWPORT BEACH — No two days are alike, not even with seemingly perfect Southern Californian weather. The second day of the 43rd annual Governor’s Cup International Junior Match Racing Championship on Thursday was so windy that the Gov Cup race committee had to review how strong the wind had to be before the boats could not use their spinnaker sails. At 18 knots, the spinnakers on the Governor’s Cup 21, a boat designed by the Commodore of Balboa Yacht Club Alan Andrews, cannot be used.
April 20, 2010
The Newport Harbor High sailing team has qualified to participate and compete for the national championship at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club in Connecticut for the coveted Mallory Trophy May 7 and 8, after placing third overall in the Pacific Coast Interscholastic Sailing Assn. racing season for 2009-2010. Newport Harbor’s gold team, consisting of Chris Segerblom, Randall Hause, Nicole Grice, Francesca Cappellini, Connor Bathen, Cooper Scott, Grant Wensley and Daniel Segerblom, placed fourth in the Pacific Coast Double-Handed High School Championship at St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco Bay April 18. The Newport Team sailed against 21 other high schools and 80 sailors from California and Hawaii in challenging and tough conditions on the San Francisco City waterfront in front of the Golden Gate Bridge.
August 14, 2002
Paul Clinton A team of researchers at UC Irvine has been given funds to launch a statewide water-quality study, which will include Upper Newport Bay and Newport Harbor. Led by noted scientist and lecturer Stanley Grant, who teaches environmental engineering in the school's Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Department, the researchers are looking into what role wetlands play in ocean pollution. "We've known for some time that coastal wetlands are a critical habitat for rare and endangered species," Grant said.
November 28, 2009
AREA 1: Superior Avenue: Assault and battery was reported in the 1600 block at 11:05 p.m. Friday Newport Boulevard: A DUI was reported in the 2100 block at 12:17 a.m. Friday Victoria Street: Theft was reported in the 1100 block at 8:28 a.m. Friday. AREA 2: Bristol Street: A grand theft was reported in the 3000 block of Bristol St. at 6 p.m. Friday Bristol Street: A petty theft was reported in the 3000 block at 7:29 a.m. Friday Shamrock Lane: A stalking incident was reported in the 1400 block at 4:12 a.m. Friday Fullerton Avenue and Bay Street: Vandalism was reported at 9:02 a.m. Friday 19th Street: Trespassing was reported in the 600 block at 10:16 p.m. Friday Anton Boulevard: Grant theft was reported in the 500 block at 9:27 a.m. Friday.
March 8, 2007
TODAY Vanguard at Westmont, 2:30 p.m. Baseball College -- Community college -- Santa Ana at Orange Coast, 2 p.m. High school -- Corona del Mar, Costa Mesa, Estancia, Newport Harbor at Newport Elks Tournament Basketball UC Irvine vs. UC Santa Barbara, Big West Tournament quarterfinal, at Anaheim Convention Center, 8:30 p.m. College men -- High school boys -- Corona del Mar at Mission Bay of...