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Newport Beach weighs proposed memorial for lifeguard who died on dutyOpen in a New Window

The newly remodeled lifeguard headquarters in Newport Beach was renamed this month in honor of Ben Carlson, the only lifeguard in the 100-year history of the rescue unit to have died on duty.


Newport Beach lifeguard headquarters renamed in honor of fallen rescuerOpen in a New Window

The headquarters for Newport Beach's lifeguards have been renamed in honor of a 32-year-old lifeguard who drowned last summer trying to save a swimmer, the only city lifeguard in 100 years to die in the line of duty.


Lifeguard Carlson's family wants memorial statue at Newport PierOpen in a New Window

If Ben Carlson's family has their way, McFadden Square could be home to a statue designed in the longtime lifeguard's likeness.


Bees are hanging out at the beach in CoronadoOpen in a New Window

It seems bees have taken a strong liking to an empty lifeguard tower in Coronado this weekend.


New Whistle Straps and Lanyards Introduced by Lifeguard MasterOpen in a New Window

When a lifeguard is on duty, it is important for the guard to have a whistle available in an instant. If a lifeguard has to announce danger or caution around them, having a whistle with a lanyard can quicken response time. (PRWeb March 17, 2015) Read the full story at


Statue planned for Newport Beach lifeguard who died rescuing swimmerOpen in a New Window

A life-size statue commemorating fallen lifeguard Ben Carlson could soon be keeping watch over the Newport Beach coastline.


Lifeguard who did not spot drowning girl hired by email with no checks on qualificationsOpen in a New Window

Operators of Cotswold resort ordered to pay £250,000 for failures that led to death of 15-year-old Kajil Devi, as court hears teenage lifeguard had not been interviewed


RNLI-lifeguards-back-on-Jerseys-beaches-for-EasterOpen in a New Window

Byline: The RNLI and the Economic Development Department of the States of Jersey are delighted to announce that the lifeguard season on the island will be extended this year to include patrols on St Ouen’s beach at Easter and in October half term. Page Content: Both organisations are pleased to be able to offer residents in the Island the option of visiting a lifeguarded beach for periods ...


Lifeguard certification course offered in DeWittOpen in a New Window

Onondaga County Parks is offering an American Red Cross lifeguard training and certification course beginning with a pre-screening skills evaluation on Saturday April 4, with classes to start on Monday April 6 at Jamesville-DeWitt Middle School.


Lifeguard nearly died, but now he's back on the beach to save someone elseOpen in a New Window

A fellow lifeguard gave Scott Underhill this advice: Just keep doing it until you’re broken.Some could say the 58-year-old Underhill was, indeed, broken. His vertebrae were shattered in two places. His chin has a scar where his body was flung onto...
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