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Gross Foundation Gives $50K to AIDS Fight

AIDS Services Foundation Orange County (ASF) was surprised last week with a $50,000 gift from the William and Sue Gross Family Foundation. The gift will be used to increase ASF’s ability to reach at-risk populations in Orange County with HIV testing. In June of this year, ASF launched an HIV testing campaign entitled “Take the […]

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City Keeps Pressure on Ill Boat Builder

City Keeps Pressure on Ill Boat Builder

The city is apparently cutting boat builder Dennis Holland, who was hospitalized for several days in the past month, a little slack in its legal effort to get Holland to remove the 72-foot ketch Shawnee from his side yard. But it’s keeping the pressure on. Holland had been under a Sept. 1 deadline to remove […]

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Martha Stewart Tabs Local Entrepreneur

Martha Stewart Tabs Local Entrepreneur

A local designer has gotten the nod of approval from the queen of craft and design, Martha Stewart, in a national contest and needs community support now more than ever. DeAnna Reposa of Corona del Mar is one of 100 finalists for Martha Stewart’s American Made contest, a competition for “creative entrepreneurs who are making […]

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NB Woman Is 'Pretty Amazing'

NB Woman Is ‘Pretty Amazing’

A local girl has caught national attention by making a difference worldwide. Lindsay Brown, 21, a Notre Dame student and Newport Beach native, is on the cover of the October issue of Seventeen for her work helping empower young girls across the globe through soccer with the non-profit she founded, The SEGway Project. “I’m happy […]

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Rescuers Pull Woman From Buck Gulley

n who tried to lower herself into Buck Gulley to search for her missing dog had to be rescued herself by firefighters late Sunday night. According to the Fire Department Battalion Chief Jeff Boyles and a neighbor, the woman returned to her home at the end of Poppy Avenue, abutting Buck Gulley in Corona del […]

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9/11 in Newport

9/11 in Newport

The events of Sept. 11, 2001, are forever seared into the memory of all Americans who lived through that awful day, and across the country, people are commemorating the day in ways that are the most meaningful to them as individuals, families and communities. That is certainly true in Newport Beach, as well, and photo […]

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Obama Film Packs Theater in Newport

Obama Film Packs Theater in Newport

“2016: Obama’s America,” a political documentary by filmmakers Dinesh D’Souza and John Sullivan that examines the president in a critical light, is making waves and selling tickets here in Newport Beach. So much so, the film was moved into the 1,000-seat “Big Newport” theater this week, which is catching the eye of locals from all […]

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Police Cite More Bridge Jumpers

Police Cite More Bridge Jumpers

Neighbors report an increased police presence around the Lido Island Bridge and several citations have been issued this week. But a police spokesperson said there is no special enforcement push in response to the Newport Indy’s report this month on the sharp increase in illegal jumping from the bridge this summer. On Aug. 17, the […]

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City Removes Memorial to Woman Killed by Tree

The city of Newport Beach has decided not to maintain or continue to allow a memorial at the site where a motorist was killed by a falling tree last September. Haeyoon Miller, 29, of Tustin was killed when a large blue gum eucalyptus tree in the roadway’s median fell and crushed her to death while […]

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Busy Board OKs Police Pact

The school board had a full agenda for their first meeting back after the summer break, with more than 40 items to discuss on Tuesday. One of the many other items on Tuesday night’s Newport-Mesa Unified School District board of education agenda was the agreement with the city of Newport Beach for a school resource […]

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