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Stapleton Withdraws From Council Race

City Council district 1 candidate Joe Stapleton announced his withdrawal from the race last week. Stapleton cited other commitments and noted that he would feel “uneasy” about leaving those positions, he wrote in an announcement on March 13. Stapleton serves on the Newport Beach...

Four Questions for City Council

Indy writer Richard Simon recently posed four questions to the seven Newport Beach City Council members. We recently shared the responses from council members Tony Petros and Mike Henn. This week: council members Nancy Gardner and Keith Curry. Keith Curry:   Q: What are the...

FirmGreen hosts Export-Import Bank Chairman

FirmGreen Inc., a small renewable-energy company based in Newport Beach, hosted Export-Import Bank Chairman and President Fred P. Hochberg at its headquarters this week to discuss FirmGreen’s growing portfolio of patented green technology, and the expanding global market...

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Students With Style

For three Newport natives and teen entrepreneurs, fashion and business go hand in hand. Kunal Patel, 18, a 2013 Sage Hill School graduate and business major at New York University Stern School of...
Posted On 27 Jan 2014

On Faith: FRAMES LIVE at St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church has been selected by Barna Group to host their first FRAMES LIVE, a unique one-day opportunity for the public to learn the latest trends in culture. “It’s really...

Lynn’s Spin: But for the Grace of God

Picture this man (see photo) clean shaven with coiffed hair, wearing a handsome suit and driving a Mercedes, shopping at Fashion Island, frequenting fancy eateries and living in Newport Coast....
Posted On 24 Jan 2014

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Curtain Up: “Wizard of Oz” Blows Into Town

Dorothy and Toto are dropping into town next month when the new stage adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” lands at Segerstrom Center for the Arts February 11 – 23. Perhaps the most beloved movie musical ever made, this adaptation features the familiar film score plus a handful of...

A Musical Menu for “Chicago”

By Christopher Trela and Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy Nobody wants to go to Chicago this time of year, so Segerstrom Center brought Chicago here in the form of “Chicago,” the Broadway musical sensation that runs through February 2. We love musicals, so naturally we wer...

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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...

Shifty Conditions for 420s in Coronado

By Megan Pluth | NB Indy The annual 420 Perry Series came to a close with its fourth and last regatta hosted by Coronado Yacht Club. Twenty-four sailors competed just off the Silver Strand in 420s, a double-handed boat with a trapeze and spinnaker, challenging in most every...

And Now, Mayor Mike

Talk about an early Christmas present for City Councilmembers. This is the time of year where we find out who’s been good, and who’ll get the lump of coal.  It’s the annual exchange of the Mayor’s hat. This year won’t nearly be as dramatic as two years ago, when then-Mayor Pro...

Council to China Palace: No Soup for You

It’s no secret that the economy is tough. You can see it in the opening and closing—and opening and closing again—of retail stores and restaurants all along PCH. We know politicians have seen the signs. Throughout the recent City Council race, we kept hearing how candidates would...

TSA Needs to Search for Common Sense

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