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Park Avenue Bridge Reopens on Balboa Island

Nearly 200 people gathered Tuesday to celebrate the reopening of the Park Avenue Bridge, the link that connects Big and Little Balboa islands over the Grand Canal. The new bridge is a replacement of a bridge that was removed last year. Tuesday’s festive event included a blessing...

Master of the Harbor, Dennis Durgan

Longtime resident, world-renowned sailor, yachtsman, businessman, local real estate agent, and Newport Harbor enthusiast Dennis Durgan now can add one more role to his list: Harbormaster. Durgan is well-known around Newport Harbor and is already a familiar face with a number of...
Posted On 21 Jul 2017

Vacancies, Sculpture Exhibition Top Arts Commission Topics

As they prepare for Phase III of the Newport Beach Civic Center Sculpture Exhibition, the city Arts Commission will operate with two less commissioners, at least for the time being. Jennifer Van Bergh submitted her resignation on June 6, writing in a letter to Library Service...

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NBPD Wants a Safe and Fun Fourth of July

The Newport Beach Police Department will have an enhanced presence around the city during  the holiday weekend. Starting Friday, residents will notice more police, particularly in West Newport and on the Balboa Peninsula. As in the past, certain streets may be closed to allow for...

City Council Appoints 14 Spots on City Commissions, Boards

By Sara Hall & Victoria Kertz | NB Indy  A number of public service positions were filled Tuesday, as Newport Beach City Council members appointed more than a dozen residents to various local boards and commissions. All new terms will be effective on July 1, with an...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017

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Biz Buzz: Three Newport Residents Appointed to Human Options Board

Human Options, an Irvine-based nonprofit celebrating 35 years of leading the way towards ending the cycle of domestic violence, announced the appointment of three Newport Beach residents to its 2017 board of directors: Kerri Sonenshine, president; Mike Morris, secretary; and...

Biz Buzz: Dirk Willis Named VP and GM of Pelican Hill Golf Club

The Irvine Company Resort Properties has appointed Dirk M. Willis, PGA as vice president and general manager of golf. With more than 25 years of professional golf, retail and hospitality expertise, Willis will lead all aspects of golf and retail for the two courses at Pelican...

Biz Buzz: Spinnaker Investment Group Hits $140 Million in Asset Management

Spinnaker Investment Group, LLC, a privately owned, boutique investment company in Newport Beach that helps its clients realize financial independence, announced that at the end of 2016 it was managing over $140 million in assets after seven months in business. Spinnaker was...


Pacific Symphony 2011-12 Season Launch Press Conference

Highlights of Pacific Symphony’s 2011-12 Classical Season Launch Press Conference featuring the announcement of our concert opera initiative, upcoming guest artists, the theme of the annual American Composer’s Festival and much more.

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