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Candidates Get Fired Up at Forum

Candidates Get Fired Up at Forum

The 74th Assembly District candidates each got “singed” at Thursday night’s Newport/Mesa Feet to the Fire forum. All three candidates got into heated discussions, some more often than others, about a range of topics at the event, held at the Costa Mesa Community Center. Assemblyman Allan Mansoor and Newport  Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle, both republicans, […]

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PANGA PATROL: Aboard the High-Tech Boat That Takes on Oceangoing Smugglers

PANGA PATROL: Aboard the High-Tech Boat That Takes on Oceangoing Smugglers

You may have heard the news recently. Mexican smugglers, known as “coyotes” are turning increasingly to California’s southern coastline as a new and more effective means of getting their contraband into the United States. The trend, experts say, is fueled by the increased difficulty of making a successful illegal crossing from Mexico into the United […]

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Panel for Superintendent Search Named

The group of school district and community members that will help choose a new superintendent were appointed on Tuesday. The Newport-Mesa Unified School District selected the volunteers for the Superintendent Selection Community Interview Group during the school board’s regular meeting. The group will participate in interviews of the board recommended final candidates to succeed Jeffrey […]

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Woman Rescued After Jumping Off Balboa Pier

Woman Rescued After Jumping Off Balboa Pier

A woman jumped into the water off the Balboa Pier today, according to authorities. The incident occurred just before noon near Ruby’s, said Newport Beach Police Department spokeswoman Kathy Lowe. A witness said after a little time in the water she was struggling and tried to grab onto the piling covered in mussels. “A lifeguard […]

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ID Theft Ringleader Pleads Guilty to 50 Felonies

A Capistrano Beach man was convicted yesterday for leading a crime ring that stole thousands of personal identities and counterfeit credit cards, and used fake credit cards to purchase over $13,000 worth of items at Fashion Island just before being arrested in the parking lot. Christopher John Aragon, 51, was arrested in the Fashion Island […]

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Pirate Protest

Pirate Protest

A motley crew of pirates took over the Balboa Fun Zone this weekend. Dressed in captain’s hats and coats, and adorned with feathers, gold rings, eye-patches and bandannas, more than a dozen pirates gathered near the Ferris wheel around 3 p.m. Saturday and waved signs in support of Newport Beach shipwright Dennis Holland and the […]

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Fighters' Flyby Startles Newport

Fighters’ Flyby Startles Newport

Newport Beach residents were given a close up view of four F-18 fighter jets yesterday in an unannounced low altitude flyby that startled residents and rattled nerves.  The incident grabbed people’s attention just before 6 p.m. yesterday. The jets, were seen by many as they flew fast and low buzzing the harbor before flying northwest […]

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Newport Gamer's Big Score

Newport Gamer’s Big Score

So how do you get more than 28,000 people invest $1.4 million in your business project? You might want to ask Newport Beach video game developer Brian Fargo.  That’s what just happened to him over the past week and half. Until recently Fargo had just about given up trying to fund a new video game […]

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Women Mentoring Women

Women Mentoring Women

Orange County Women from various fields of business gathered Friday to kick off an eight month mentoring program for aspiring businesswomen. Members of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Orange County met for a luncheon event at the Summit House restaurant in Fullerton. The “mentees” met and discussed their goals with their mentors, who […]

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Harbor Hammered 1: Mooring Fee Increases Spur Exodus

Harbor Hammered 1: Mooring Fee Increases Spur Exodus

The price of keeping a boat at a city-owned dock or mooring in Newport Harbor has been going up since last year and the Independent has learned that many of the city’s longtime boat owners are pulling up anchor and shoving off in response. The boat slip and mooring fee increases were put into effect […]

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