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Council Approves First Stage of Back Bay Landing Project

Back Bay Landing is one step closer to becoming a reality after city council voted last week. Council unanimously passed the first stage of approvals for the project, an approximately 7-acre proposed integrated, mixed-use waterfront village located at 300 E. Coast Hwy., between...
Posted On 21 Feb 2014

City Settles Lawsuits With Former NBPD Officers

The city settled two lawsuits with three former Newport Beach police officers last week, according to a city press release. The settlements total nearly $1 million, with the excess insurance carrier paying $600,00 and the city contributing $350,000, Newport Beach spokeswoman Tara...

CdM Residents Discuss 2014

An early morning meeting this week for a group of CdM residents covered a variety of topics, including the upcoming year and a number of changes in the city. Board members of the Corona del Mar Residents Association met at Oasis Senior Center Thursday morning for their monthly...
Posted On 21 Feb 2014

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Lynn’s Spin: Balboa Island Historical Home Turns 100

     In the December 16, 2011 issue of the Indy, I wrote a column entitled “Passion Drives Preservation of Balboa Island’s Heritage,” about the reopening of the Balboa Island Museum &...
Posted On 08 Dec 2013

On Faith: HOPE International is Investing in Dreams

“The best solutions for poverty come from the poor themselves,” Peter Greer said at the recent HOPE International celebration at Big Canyon Country Club. “HOPE exists so that people can dream...

Communities: Riding High in the NBPD

Though not in command positions, Police Officers Matt Graham and Shawn Dugan occupy the two highest seats in the Newport Beach Police Department. As the department’s first horse-mounted officers,...

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Under Cover: Noted Film Critic Comes to Newport Library

With last weekend’s spectacle, known commonly as the Golden Globes, delivering its usual blend of sophistication and eccentricity, it is now open season for all manner of movie awards. From the Oscars, celebrating movie making at its finest, to the Golden Raspberries, honoring...

Off the Menu: Restaurant Week is Served

By Christopher Trela and Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy One of our favorite dining events is finally here: Newport Beach Restaurant Week, which runs through January 26. This annual event features more than 50 restaurants offering prix fix lunch menus ($10 to $20) or dinner menus...

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Amante Chalks Up Another Win, in ‘66’ Series

Twenty boats showed up for BYC’s first race in its popular annual “66” Series last weekend. The Richley family’s Amante showed great light-air speed and steady tactics, correcting out to first overall by three minutes over Bob Kettenhoffen’s Beck 60, Dare. Despite being a smaller...

Cabo Race Starts Today

As the entry deadline approached at presstime, a total of 30 entries were lined up for today’s start of NHYC’s Bi-Annual Newport to Cabo San Lucas Race. This year’s entry list reads like a “Who’s Who” of top local and regional racers, including several Transpac 52’s, Santa Cruz...

The More Things Change…

    Election Day has come and gone, and what have we learned? Things are good in California.  Things are good in Orange County.  Most of all, things are good in Newport Beach. Change happens when people are not happy and look at how things changed (not the Obama kind of...

Friday Night Lights Out

  Perhaps we shouldn’t be writing about the injury crisis in football while the season is in full bloom. No one wants to be a killjoy, nor sissify America’s favorite sport. Then again, maybe this is the right time to write about the dangers that lay silently in...


  I am increasingly aware of concerns being expressed by some candidates about “bloated” public pensions in Newport Beach and California. Perhaps a few facts from CalPERS will help our understanding of this issue: – The average annual pension is $25,000 a...

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