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Hit and Run Obstacle Course An upcoming event will combine the TV show “Wipeout” and a fun run 5k for local athletes, adventure seekers and ninjas. For the first time in Orange County, the Hit and Run 5K will land at the Great Park in Irvine on Feb. 22. Registration is now open...

Parks & Beaches Commission Nixes Blackball Changes

The rules that govern wave riders will remain the same, the Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission decided this week. At least, for the time being. After more than two hours of discussion during Tuesday’s meeting, the PBR decided to keep the current blackball regulations in...
Posted On 06 Feb 2014

Armed Guards or Fencing at Andersen Elementary?

Armed guards at Newport-Mesa elementary schools and fencing around Andersen Elementary in Newport Beach were two of the topics of discussion during a special meeting of the Newport-Mesa Board of Education on Tuesday afternoon. According to the staff report, in spring and fall of...

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Charity Spotlight: Newport Rib Company Celebrates “30 Days of Charity” in November

Newport Rib Company celebrates its 30-year anniversary in November by donating 20 percent of all dine-in and take-out sales to 30 local and national charities.  The program runs November 1- 30,...

Charity Spotlight: “Jazz & Juice” Fundraiser Nov 14 benefits Young Singers of OC and UNICEF

Young Singers of Orange County, a nonprofit children’s choir, is holding a wine tasting fundraiser called “Jazz & Juice” on Thursday, November 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Newport Bluffs...

Charity Spotlight: Lark Creek Supports Make-A-Wish with “Gingerbread Wishes”

The new Lark Creek Restaurant in Fashion Island invites guests to give back this holiday season with the restaurant’s inaugural “Gingerbread Wishes” celebration. Throughout November, guests can...

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Curtain Up: 2014 Arts Preview

With the holidays but a warm ember of memory, the New Year burns bright with possibilities. For the arts in particular, 2014 ushers in a bevy of exciting acts here in Orange County. The month opens with Nadja Plays Mendelssohn in Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall January 9...

Artscapes: Reflections on the Arts in 2013

From raucous rhythms to regal oratorio, 2013 was packed with stellar music, dance and theater performances. The arts in Newport Beach continued to flourish, as diverse as ever. We had the cozy camaraderie of community theater favorite, Newport Theatre Arts Center, brightening...

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Sailing Summary

Calendar Spring Gold Cup, NHYC, March 19-20. Juniors, One-Design.  NHYC’s “Gold Cup” regattas are among the most well attended junior events, typically bringing in over 100 young sabot sailors, and a similar number of competitors in the CFJ class.  For an interesting variation on...

If It’s March, It Must Be … Madness!

If you’ve been living under a rock, have been out of the country, or simply aren’t paying attention to every station on television, let me inform you that the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is under way. In its new format, 68 teams have the chance to take home...


In this atmosphere of uproar over public employee unions serving themselves with taxpayer’s money, it’s mind-blowing to think that the Teacher’s Union is blatantly attempting a further power grab of our school system. This November, two of the five seats that make up the Coast...

Election Suggestions

  The election season is in full swing and nowadays so much of the vote is done by mail. So what can you, the voter, expect in the weeks to come? No. 1, mailers. Lots of them! You’ll get mailers from the Republican Party, the Democrats, public safety associations, chambers,...

City Finances are Sound

  It’s election time again (some call it “silly season”), and the voters of Newport Beach will be subject to statements from various candidates decrying what’s wrong with the stewardship of our city and in particular the control of city ex...

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