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Jetpacks May be Banned From Newport Harbor

Water-propelled jetpacks may soon take their final flights over Newport Harbor following a Newport Beach City Council decision this week. A motion to approve an ordinance that would have allowed limited and regulated the jetpacks failed 3-2 during the Tuesday meeting. Mayor Pro...
Posted On 01 May 2015

‘Know New Art’ at Newport Beach Film Festival

“Know New Art.” That’s the message the Newport Beach Film Festival wants 50,000 filmgoers to embrace as they descend on the city for this year’s 16th annual cinematic lovefest that runs through April 30 at various theaters in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa. Over the next seven...

Behind the Scenes at NB Film Festival

What goes on behind the scenes at the Newport Beach Film Festival? The answer was revealed by Festival CEO Gregg Schwenk at this week’s Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Fig & Olive Restaurant “I was born in Hollywood but my parents moved to Newport Beach when I...

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On Faith: Easter Church Services in Newport Beach

Christ Church by the Sea United Methodist, 1400 W. Balboa Blvd, Balboa. (949) 673-3805 / christbytheseanb.org. 4/5: Sunrise 6:30 a.m. at 14th St., 10 a.m. at church. Community Church,...

Benefit: Pacific Coast Wine Festival Nets 200K for Pacific Symphony

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy Music and wine are a perfect pairing, as evidenced by the 8th annual Pacific Coast Wine Festival that raised $200,000 for the Pacific...

Charity Spotlight: Environmental Nature Center Receives $1 Million Donation

The Environmental Nature Center (ENC) Nature Preschool Campaign has received a $1 million donation from a local philanthropist, and the anonymous donor has pledged another $3 million in matching...

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Searching for Clues at Newport Theatre Arts Center

It’s said that the devil is in the details, and when it comes to Agatha Christie’s mind-bending mysteries, paying attention to the littlest things just might solve the case. That’s a clue for anyone interested in sharpening their sleuthing skills with Newport Theatre Ar...

Under Cover: American Library Association Announces Book Awards

The Scholastic book order form came home on the right week! I’m a well-known sucker under the best of circumstances, but add in the fact that the ALA Youth Media Awards were announced this week as well, and the perfect scenario was created for my wallet to undertake a strenuous...

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Hot Haute Hot!

  “Chris, I’ve had a beastly morning, it’s hotter than Hades and I’m starving,” stated Stasha, after she dropped her car off for service Friday afternoon. “I’m in a mood, so for your sake,...

Germany comes to Newport

  You don’t need to be German to celebrate Oktoberfest – you just need to enjoy German food and beer. And because this year marks the 200th anniversary of Oktoberfest, many local...

Surreptitious Delicious

  Let’s face it, negotiating a business cocktail party can be strategically challenging, on many levels, and I’m not talking shop. How do you balance a cocktail plate full of appetizers, a...

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CdM Lacrosse Remains Undefeated

After easily beating the Woodbridge Warriors 16-4 on Wednesday in Irvine, the Sea Kings varsity lacrosse team remains undefeated at 15-0 overall and 8-0 in league. Head Coach G.W. Mix said, “The kids are playing well. They seem to really enjoy playing the game and competing at a...

Sea Base Opening Festivities Tomorrow

Ahoy! The Newport Sea Base’s opening day is Saturday (April 14) and everyone is welcome to visit the facilities and join in on the fun. You can going sailing or take a pontoon boat ride – and, of course, the Newport Beach Firefighters Association will be serving a free...

Random Observations

– Don’t you love the NRA’s plan to put armed guards in schools and other public places to protect us from NRA members. – Your Congressman, Dana Rohrabacher, continues to go where no other congressmen dare go. He’s leading the fight against Tibetan...
Posted On 16 Feb 2013

It’s Not About the Pancakes

It has been said that nobody likes change except a wet baby, and I am no exception. At the end of last year, I wrote my last story of the year on places and people I will miss in 2013. What I did not know is that I would start my year with yet another change that would alter my...

Raising Sails and Funds for Charity

For 14 years, Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club has been raising money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) through a series of events that will kick off in April surrounding the Leukemia Cup Regatta which takes place in July. This year, BCYC has set a goal to raise at least...
Posted On 16 Feb 2013

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