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East Coast Highway Traffic Signal Outage Feb. 5

A traffic signal outage at the East Coast Highway/Newport Coast Drive intersection is planned for Thursday, Feb. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. While out of operation, traffic signals are treated as four-way stops in all directions. Alternate routes are recommended as traffic delays are...

Newport Man Arrested for Bank Robbery

A Newport Beach man was arrested for bank robbery after being identified as the suspect in a series of bank robberies linked to the Rolled Sleeves Bandit. According to a press release from the FBI, Damian Loren Newhart, 38, of Newport Beach, was taken into custody in Inglewood,...

Newport Beach City Council Engages in War of Words Over Meeting Minutes

A lively debate broke out less than 10 minutes into the regular Newport Beach City Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 27, this time about a normally routine item: the minutes of the last council meeting. Mentions of drug use, flying unicorns and Elvis were all made during the...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015

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Tempers Flare as Curry is Ousted as Finance Committee Chair

  Accusations were flying, tempers were flaring, and the gavel was pounding Tuesday night in Newport Beach City Council Chambers. After 45 minutes of discussion and argument, Newport Beach City Council voted 4-2 to remove Councilman Keith Curry as chairman of the Finance...
Posted On 29 Apr 2016

City Council Stays the Course on Housing Projects

The Newport Beach City Council has rejected a proposal that a proposed condominium tower where the OC Museum of Art currently stands should be considered at the same time as a condominium project at 150 Newport Center Drive. At the heart of the discussion was race between two...

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