The Lead

‘Fibrary’ Plans Need Work

Library officials were updated on the Corona del Mar “fibrary” this week and agreed the design plan wasn’t ideal. The Newport Beach Board of Library Trustees discussed the combined CdM library and fire station project during their Monday meeting. “More work needs to...
Posted On 22 May 2015

This Month's Feature


Newport Boat Show May 15 – 17

May 15 – 17: The Newport Boat Show in Lido Marina Village celebrates its 42nd year as the premier yacht show in the West. This year’s show will feature the newest vessels to reach the Western United States as well as shoreside exhibitors showcasing innovative products and...


On Faith: Cancer with Compassion Support Group

Walking into the Cancer with Compassion Support Group with my friend Sheila, I didn’t know what to expect. I thought that a room filled with people with cancer struggles, some even fighting for their lives, might be uncomfortable. That’s not what I experienced. I experienced...

Summer Shuttle System Studied

Could a shuttle system similar to the one in Laguna Beach be successful on the Balboa Peninsula? That was one of the main topics of discussion at this month’s Balboa Village Advisory Committee meeting. Dan Boyle, president of Dan Boyle & Associates, explained the details of...

United Cerebral Palsy Gala Nets $518K

United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County held its annual “Life Without Limits” black tie gala on April 25 at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. Over 400 guests showed their support of UCP-OC by helping to raise $518,000 for the nonprofit that provides a range of vital programs...

This Week's Featured Real Estate


Insights: 99 Degrees is Not Enough to Succeed

Water boils at sea level at 100 degrees Celsius. Not 99 degrees, but 100 degrees. It has to reach its potential for water to boil. People are often disappointed that they have not reached their potential; at times they may only miss it by one degree. Just like water that is...

Moment for Health: The Health Benefits of Plants

A sea of green leaves frolic in the breezy cool morning while the day decides to wake up. Fresh air makes it through the open window and to breath deeply of its sweet contents fills the lungs with oxygen and connects us with the world. We cannot live without the likes of nature...

Coastal Fashion: Hydration and Hair Styles

The Hydration Room Various studies have shown that Americans don’t get their recommended daily levels of essential nutrients, which can lead to lack of energy, medical issues and other problems surrounding both physical and mental health. At The Hydration Room in Newport Beach,...

Stepping Out

Center Stage: Wooden Floor Waxes Poetic with Dance Concert May 28 – 30

Energy crackles the air like lightning across a desert sky as more than a dozen of The Wooden Floor’s teenaged dancers circle one of its Santa Ana studios, warming up with a run. Overhead, the thundering of hundreds of other younger feet amps up everyone’s excitement level....

Eat + Drink

Off the Menu: Garden Fusion Dining

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy  This week we cover three special events: a Garden Fusion Dinner at Sherman Library & Gardens, a Tommy Bahama Island Grill dinner, and the Balboa Island Wine Walk. Garden Fusion Dinner at Sherman Gardens Sherman...


In Motion

The newly opened SoulCycle studio at Fashion Island motivates locals to start an energetic workout. Section by Kirsti Correa   The right amount of cardio is crucial to a healthy lifestyle. While living in Newport affords locals plenty of opportunities to get the heart rate...

Home & Design

Blackband Design Launches New Interior Design Service

Spring is the time for renewal, de-cluttering and redoing the interior of a home—perfect timing for the launch of Blackband Design’s new interior design service called Concierge by Design, which saves time, money and provides beautiful new interiors in a snap. Owner Wendy...

Awakening Dormant Fruit Trees

By Gary Jones | Special to the NB Indy When deciduous fruit trees such as peach, plum, apricot, and apple lose their leaves in the winter, they become dormant—even in Newport Beach! At this time of year, they can be easily planted due to this dormancy. Not only are these trees...

Newport’s Habitat: Newport Ridge

The quiet community is a scenic sanctuary for young families. By Peter A. Balaskas | Photos by Jody Tiongco During the early 1900s, California Pacific Homes created the gated community of Newport Ridge, a series of flat development lots featuring French cottage architecture that...

Real Estate

Single-Level Home Combines Views and Amenities

This Irvine Terrace home was built in a Spanish Colonial Revival style with contemporary influences in 2011. It combines gracious architecture and elegant amenities with stunning ocean, harbor and city light views. Located on a 14,345 square foot pie shaped lot with 113’ of view...

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