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The Buzz About Drones at Speak Up Meeting

Small unmanned aircraft systems, better known as drones, have gotten quite the buzz lately. Flying the toy-like machines is a hobby to some, but those concerned about privacy and safety have been vocal about regulating the use of drones. Newport Beach City Council was briefed on...

Large Visiting Vessel Fees Revisited, Appraisal Underway

After several months of a Newport Beach Harbor Commission ad hoc committee studying the issue, the city is looking further into how much large boats visiting Newport Harbor should pay to drop anchor. Commission Chairman Bill Kenney gave an update on behalf of the ad hoc committee...
Posted On 09 Nov 2017

Tense Meeting on Koll Luxury Condo Project

Discussion got tense this week during an informational meeting by a developer working on a project in the airport district. Shopoff Group presented Koll Center Residences to about 50 people on Monday in the Friends Meeting Room of Newport Beach Central Library. Koll Residences is...
Posted On 03 Nov 2017

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CdM’s ‘Flower Streets’ Signage in Bloom

It may not be springtime, but the street signs in Corona del Mar are in bloom. The Corona del Mar Business Improvement District recently completed a project to install decorative flower street signs along East Coast Highway through the CdM business district. The new signs include...
Posted On 21 Sep 2017

Residents Vent Frustration During CdM Sports Field Meeting

Tempers flared during a Newport-Mesa Unified School District meeting this week as a group of outspoken Corona del Mar residents voiced their concerns and opposition to proposed sports field improvements at Corona del Mar High School. Though it was designed to be an informational...

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Experienced Strategist Joins Newport Architecture Firm

Anna Grayhek has joined Newport Beach-based interior architecture and planning firm H. Hendy Associates as a workplace strategist. With more than 20 years of experience, Grayhek specializes in the planning and design of commercial offices and retail spaces for clients like...

Balboa Village Group Considers Facade Program, $40K Leftover

Peninsula Trolley Options Also on Agenda The Balboa Village Advisory Committee may seek to reallocate up to $40,000 in leftover funds originally earmarked for the Commercial Facade Improvement Program in coming months. The program is currently still ongoing. Associate Planner...

Local Lawyer Launches Emergency Communication Platform

The recent Las Vegas shooting rampage was a tragic event that reminds everyone that violent incidents have become all too frequent in modern society. Consider these statistics: There were more than 350 mass shootings in the United States in 2015. That same year, more than 12,000...
Posted On 20 Oct 2017


Baby Great White Shark Spotted Off Newport

This young great white shark was spotted off Newport Beach by the Ocean Explorer while on a whale watching cruise on Tuesday afternoon.

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