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Council Approves $4M Move for Lido Fire Station

A new fire station in a new location is on the way to serve residents in the Lido area on the Balboa Peninsula, and not everyone is one board with the idea. Newport Beach City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to purchase the property at 2807 Newport Blvd., where a closed McDonald’s...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017

Proposed Water Wheel Project Moving Forward

A solar-powered, debris-gathering water wheel, an idea that has been floating around the harbor for more than a year, is getting some traction this week as the city helps the project move forward. Public Works Director Dave Webb provided an update on the project to the Newport...
Posted On 14 Sep 2017

Council Reverses Gas Tax Decision

Following public outcry, Newport Beach City Council changed their stance last week on whether or not to apply to use state funds from what is commonly called the “gas tax” for local road repair projects. Council reversed their decision during a special meeting Aug. 31 that was...
Posted On 08 Sep 2017

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Council Approves $4M Move for Lido Fire Station

A new fire station in a new location is on the way to serve residents in the Lido area on the Balboa Peninsula, and not everyone is one board with the idea. Newport Beach City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to purchase the property at 2807 Newport Blvd., where a closed McDonald’s...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017

New Eelgrass Thriving, May Improve Water Chemistry

Eelgrass collected and replanted in underwater regions around Newport Beach are flourishing, according to Marine Restoration Director Katie Nichols of Orange County Coastkeeper. The green, slender seagrass has been planted in the area for nearly a decade, but even grasses planted...

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Biz Buzz: Bixby & Ball Opens in Grand Style

Bixby & Ball at Lido Marina Village opened in grand style last Sunday with a festive party featuring champagne, lobster rolls, oysters, and a three-piece steel drum band. Attendees packed the compact store to chat with the store staff and browse an array of distinctive...

Wirth Plastic Surgery Celebrates Grand Opening

Wirth Plastic Surgery, a new office in Newport Beach that offers a full range of plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures, recently held their grand opening. Dr. Garrett Wirth launched his new practice with a grand opening ceremony on Aug. 17. “I’m so grateful to be...

Report Names Hoag as Best OC Hospital

According to a new U.S. News & World Report, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach is the highest ranked hospital in Orange County. The report listed the local hospital as third highest in the Los Angeles metro area and eighth in California overall. Hoag was...

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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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