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Ventura boaters hit with slip increase

Ventura boaters hit with slip increase

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 4/16/2015

VENTURA — The five-member agency overseeing the Ventura Port District unanimously voted March 25 to increase slip rates between 8 and 10 percent for recreational users. 


Port of San Diego inches ahead with master plan update

Port of San Diego inches ahead with master plan update

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 4/16/2015

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Bay would probably resemble a significantly different waterfront in the next 50 years than it is today, if the port district’s master plan update gains any traction and is ultimately realized. 

San Diego hosts Day at the Docks, April 19

San Diego hosts Day at the Docks, April 19

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 4/16/2015

SAN DIEGO — Anglers can enjoy a day of all things sportfishing at the Port of San Diego’s 37th annual Day at the Docks, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 19. 

Bright ideas’ wanted for 107th Newport Beach Boat Parade

posted: 4/10/2015

NEWPORT BEACH — Have a great idea for a theme? The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce is once again conducting a public contest to select the theme for this year’s Christmas Boat Parade. 

Ventura YC celebrates opening day, April 11

Ventura YC celebrates opening day, April 11

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 4/9/2015

VENTURA — In celebration of Ventura Yacht Club’s 48th annual Opening Day bash the club will host a special Youth Sailing Exhibit during the festivities on April 11.

Celebrating Marina del Rey

Celebrating Marina del Rey

Ambrosia Brody // Photo by Martin H. McCarthy Photography  |  posted: 4/9/2015

MARINA DEL REY — Before high rise apartments sprouted around Los Angeles County’s Marina del Rey harbor, there were several boat owners such as Willie Hjorth who called the marina home. 

Are changes looming at Mariners Mile?

Are changes looming at Mariners Mile?

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 4/9/2015

NEWPORT BEACH — It was a sunny October day in Newport Beach when city officials, a group of planning consultants and local stakeholders met to discuss a potential facelift of Mariners Mile.

Coast Guard emphasizes importance of San Clemente Island safety zones

posted: 4/7/2015

The Coast Guard reminds mariners to always navigate carefully around the restricted waters surrounding San Clemente Island.

Whale watching is year-round activity off San Diego

posted: 4/5/2015

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Once limited to the winter months, whale watching off San Diego is now a year-round activity that comes with a guarantee of a sighting. 

Speed reduction trial proves win-win for whales, clean air

Speed reduction trial proves win-win for whales, clean air

Catherine French  |  posted: 4/2/2015

CHANNEL ISLANDS — The Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District and their partners, announced the results of a five-month speed reduction trial.

 Visiting an old friend

Visiting an old friend

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 4/2/2015

The original crewmembers of the USS Ranger (CV-61) recently stopped by the Port of Los Angeles to visit the vessel.

SoCal Classics: Lark

SoCal Classics: Lark

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 4/2/2015

In this feature, The Log looks at notable boats — sail and power — that continue to turn heads in Southern California harbors.

Long Beach seeks another public dock at Rainbow Harbor

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 3/30/2015

CHULA VISTA —The California Coastal Commission approved a new proposal for a floating dock in Long Beach’s Rainbow Harbor during a March 13 meeting. 

Volunteers clean up 1,300 pounds of trash from Santa Cruz Island

Volunteers clean up 1,300 pounds of trash from Santa Cruz Island

Catherine French  |  posted: 3/26/2015

SANTA CRUZ ISLAND—Thirty-eight volunteers headed offshore to the east end of Santa Cruz Island to remove trash from several beaches.

Major dredging effort underway at Ventura Harbor

Major dredging effort underway at Ventura Harbor

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 3/26/2015

VENTURA —The mounds of accumulated sediment in Ventura Harbor are in the process of being removed as part of a major dredging effort in the recreational and commercial harbor.

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