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OutpostsAbby Sunderland and her parents, Laurence and Marianne, have become the focus of intense public and media criticism since the 16-year-old sailor ran into trouble in the Indian Ocean on Thursday, when the Thousand Oaks teen activated two emergency...
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 21 - 27 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Prime viewing SUNDAY Monica Parales, Jacque Nimble and Mandy Rain are plaid-skirted "School Gyrls" who meet in detention and......
Organizers of the famed Newport Beach-to-Ensenada sailing regatta were stunned by the mysterious loss of four crew members aboard a 37-foot boat that disappeared in mid-race, marking the first fatalities in the event's 65-year history. While the U.S....
In the words of Dennis St. Onge, "Yellow is fast." He's the captain of a 1940s Ford woody station wagon-turned-motorboat that will be hard to miss at the start of this weekend's 65th annual Newport to Ensenada yacht race. "And yellow is going to win...
Tags: Star Sailing, Sailing, Monohull Sailing
NEWPORT BEACH — Harbor officials don't get this type of application often. Newport Beach yacht racer and businessman Chris Welsh has applied to park his deep-sea submarine atop a 125-foot long, 60-foot wide catamaran in the middle of the bay....
Tags: Real Estate, Richard Branson, U.S. Navy, Atlantic Ocean, Oceans
1925: The New Yorker magazine made its debut. 1965: Black Muslim leader and civil rights activist Malcolm X, 39, was shot to death inside the Audubon Ballroom in New York by assassins identified as members of the Nation of Islam. 1975: Northern's...
Tags: Malcolm X, Islam, Politics, Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice
Chris Welsh is the kind of man little boys dream of becoming, a rare, boundary-pushing breed whose life is full of exploration, derring-do and far-off places. He's a nerves-of-steel guy who flies planes and helicopters, races boats, goes on off-road...
NEWPORT BEACH — They are a pair of wealthy risk-takers from opposite sides of the Pond coming together for the first time to embark on a deep sea adventure. But some rich men have more money than other rich men. And so Sir Richard Branson, the...
Adventurers Sir Edmund Hillary, 88; New Zealand mountaineer was first to climb to the top of Mt. Everest (Jan. 11) Evelyn Pinckert Brier, 98; widely regarded as the first licensed female flight instructor in the United States (Jan. 20) John W. Myers,...
Actor Paul Newman died this year. So did Larry Harmon, who was better known as "Bozo the Clown"; W. Mark Felt, who was the mysterious "Deep Throat"; and William Stulla, who as "Engineer Bill" delighted a generation of children with a simple glass of milk....
Tags: Sex, Death, William F. Buckley, Nobel Prize Awards, Larry Harmon
MAMMOTH LAKES -- Madera County's sheriff says wreckage found in the Sierra Nevada Mountains is the plane of missing adventurer Steve Fossett. Sheriff John Anderson says an aerial search late Wednesday spotted what appeared to be wreckage in the Inyo...
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