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Surf’s Up at The Wedge

Last week coastal Orange County experienced high tides and high waves. NB Indy photographer Jim Collins captured these shots of surfers at The Wedge on Balboa Peninsula.

Caroline Marks Competing in the Van’s U.S. Open of Surfing Women’s Challenger Series

This is Caroline Marks of the United States competing in the Van’s U.S. Open of Surfing Women’s Challenger Series last weekend in Huntington Beach. She reached the semifinals but was defeated by Macy Callaghan of Australia. Marks qualified to surf for Team USA at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games,...

Vans US Open of Surfing Returns After Covid Hiatus

It's back after a covid-mandated hiatus: the Vans US Open of Surfing, hosted just up the coast from Newport Beach in Huntington Beach, is the world's largest action sports festival. The event features the best in surfing, skateboarding, and BMX competitions, including Olympians and world champions. The nine-day festival also...

Wild Waves at The Wedge in Newport Beach

High surf and rip currents were the watchwords this week as the National Weather Service issued a high surf advisory for beaches from San Diego to Ventura counties through Thursday morning. NB Indy photographer Lawrence Sherwin was at The Wedge at the end of the Balboa Peninsula on Wednesday and...

Prescott Frontier Days

Organized in 1888, the "rodeo" was invented for the world in Prescott, AZ. The event became Prescott Frontier Days in 1913. Obviously, it is bigger and grander with a lot more $$$$$ on the line. I am not sure when Ladies began participating but it clearly was a happy leap...

CdM Sea Kings Defeat Palos Verdes 41-7 on Sept. 3

The Corona del Mar Sea Kings varsity football team won the Sept. 3 home non-conference game against Palos Verdes Sea Kings by a score of 41-7. CdM dominated the game, scoring 14 unanswered points in the first quarter and another 13 in the second quarter. They led 41-0 in the...

Newport Harbor Sailors Defeated by Capistrano Valley Cougars 30-19

On Sept. 10, the Newport Harbor Sailors varsity football team lost their home non-conference game against Capistrano Valley Cougars by a score of 30-19. The Sailors took an early 6-3 lead at the end of the first quarter, but the Cougars tied the score at the end of the first...

Flags Over Coast Highway

A small group of local residents hung 13 American flags over the Coast Highway bridge at Newport Blvd. on Saturday, Sept. 4, to honor the 13 servicemen who recently died in Afghanistan. Save California supporters also carried flags and signs urging the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. Photos by Lawrence...

Dozens of Sailors Compete in Flight of Newport Beach on July 18 in Newport Harbor

Once known as the Flight of the Lasers and before that the Flight of the Snowbirds – which were 12-foot Sloops very popular in Newport Harbor from the 1930s to the 1960s when the laser became the dinghy of choice – it’s now called the flight of Newport Beach,...

Arbonne and Marine Mammal Center Clean CdM Beach for Global Day of Caring

Arbonne celebrated Global Day of Caring on July 14 by closing its Irvine headquarters and hosting multiple plastic clean-up events for its employees and executives. One of those took place at Corona del Mar State Beach from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Arbonne employees and executives – including CEO Tyler Whitehead,...