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Monday, May 20 Burglary. 1:50 p.m. 600 block of Newport Center Dr. A Newport man took a pair of sunglasses without paying and without the means to purchase them. Store security detained the man until police arrived and arrested him. He was held on $20,000 bail. Sunday, May 19...

Residents Hear Hotel Proposals for Old City Hall Site

Parking and traffic were the chief concerns emanating from a group of about 40 residents gathered Wednesday night in the former city council chambers at 3300 Newport Blvd. to hear presentations from the two entities proposing to build hotels on the site of the old city hall....
Posted On 24 May 2013

Theft Suspects Arrested

Police arrested three men and one juvenile Monday for thefts from vehicles in the Harbor View Homes neighborhood, authorities announced Tuesday. Kevin Allan Purdue, 23, of Costa Mesa, Andrew Samuelu, 18, of Huntington Beach, Joseph Richard Veenstra, 20, of Fountain Valley, and an...

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CdM Construction Update

The Corona del Mar Middle School enclave and theater project is in the primary construction phase right now and summer should bring a big step toward the finish line with projected savings, as...
Posted On 15 Feb 2013

New School Safety Measures OK’d by Board

New security measures for Newport-Mesa Unified School District were approved at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, the board’s first decision regarding school safety since the...
Posted On 15 Feb 2013

On Faith: Sacred Search at ROCKHARBOR

“What if dating isn’t about finding ‘the one,” but making a wise choice so you can better serve the One who loves you most?” Gary Thomas often asks. “If singles don’t know why to marry,...

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Under Cover: A Literary Road Trip

Now that summer is upon us, the season of travel has arrived. Many of you will have planned your getaways months ago, dotting every “i” and crossing every “t,” now only waiting for the date of departure to arrive. Some of you, like me, are frantically cross-referencing the...

Off the Menu: SOL Says Sí to Premium Tequila

By Christopher Trela and Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy Someone recently asked us how we select the restaurants we write about, and if our meals are comped. Both good questions! We receive information on various local restaurants from a variety of PR companies that handle those...

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A Not-So-Short Course on Flag Etiquette

  Ahoy! Wow, last my column last week (“Waterfront Land Use: Where Is the Boating Community’s Voice?, NB Indy, Aug. 20) stirred up an influx of emails to my inbox, but once again, I have yet to see those in the marine industry go on record with letters to the editor. An...

Surfin’ Safari

  With heavy surf rolling in Tuesday, Indy Sports Editor Brian Lichterman took his camera and took a tour of Peninsula surf spots to document the action. Here is his photo report:     surf1: Skimboarders look on as bodyboarders get peeling lefts south of the Balboa...

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