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UPDATED: Suspect Charged With Murder of Woman Found Under Bridge

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of the woman whose body was found under the Bay Bridge on Sept. 2, authorities announced on Monday. Newport Beach Police Department detectives arrested Jaime Prieto Rocha, 40, of Santa Ana, around 7:40 p.m. on Sept. 6. He...

Mega-Yachts May Moor in Newport Harbor

Newport Harbor may be the new temporary home of two “mega yachts” if the city approves special permits that will allow the large vessels to moor in the harbor for a short period of time. The commission was approached in July to consider allowing the 216-foot Invictus to...
Posted On 30 Aug 2013

Newport Sea Base Welcomes Boat Donations

Robert and Jean Schrimmer met while attending Buchnell University in Pennsylvania. After college they married and moved to Newport Beach, where over the years their children and grandchildren enjoyed quality time on the waterfront sailing in Newport Harbor. Recently, the...

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Charity Spotlight: First Foundation Gives $1 Mil to Local Charities

Like many Newport Beach residents, Doug Freeman believes in giving back to the community. In Freeman’s case, the community extends beyond our city’s boundaries into neighboring towns,...

Roy Emerson Adoption Guild Tennis Classic

Special to the Indy by OCSocialScene. The Adoption Guild of Southern Orange County kicked off the 52nd Annual Roy Emerson Adoption Guild Tennis Classic last Saturday, May 25, with its Tournament...

Lynn’s Spin: 44 Women for Children

44 Women for Children recently held its Ninth Annual Scholarship Luncheon benefiting Orangewood Children’s Foundation at the Westin South Coast Plaza. Always an inspiring presentation, th...
Posted On 16 Jun 2013

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Artscapes: Hidden Public Art in Newport Beach

 By Lila Crespin, Ph.D. | Newport Beach Arts Foundation It’s strange to know that I’ve walked among a great sculptor’s creations in Newport Beach and never known the artist’s name or the extent of his fame. The City of Newport Beach  may have more Tom Van Sant sculptural works...

Curtain Up: Sunset Jazz at Newport

Local jazz fans are flocking to the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa this summer to enjoy the 4th annual Sunset Jazz at Newport concert series, held in the Marriott’s remodeled Rose Garden every Wednesday evening through September 18. Presented by The Jazz Cruise,...

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Newport Lightning Ends Season With Tourney Win

  Lightning strikes again as the Newport Lightning boys 7th grade team capped its strong summer season by winning last weekend’s Big City Sports “OC Slamboree” tournament in Buena Park. In pool play, the Lightning defeated OCBC 40-39 and lost in a thriller...

Keep the Fire Inside

  After reading about the recent fire in Shady Canyon that was caused by a golfer, all I could do was roll my eyes, take a deep breath, and laugh it off. The golfer struck his club against a rock, which caused a spark, while trying to retrieve his ball from the rough.  Look,...

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