See the update on page 2 with details on a memorial fund and services for Ben Carlson as well as more about the fallen lifeguard. ORIGINAL POST, JULY 7, 8:26 A.M.: A 15-year veteran of the Newport Beach Lifeguards last evening became the first city lifeguard to die in the line of duty.
I'd nearly forgotten having blogged on the July 2009 arrest of Phong Huu Nguyen, who was charged with making criminal threats after a Newport Beach apartment he was evicted from was discovered to have threatening messages painted on the walls and powder-filled jars left behind labeled "anthrax."T ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--small fry edition . . . MONDAY, JULY 20Artist's rendering of Bank of America robber. He may belong to that notorious street gang, the Lollipop Kids.Watch Those Kids at the Playground A 3-year-old boy was at the playground in Ponderosa Park ... More >>
Photo by Christopher VictorioThe one, the only, the 256th Ryan Succop.If you were out at Newport Dunes last evening and heard a lot of, "S'up, Succop?" that probably was not from someone suffering from uncurable hiccups but greeting the Man of the Hour, whose last name is pronounced "suck up," as in ... More >>