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Tuesday, Aug. 6 Residential burglary. 12 p.m. 1600 block of Kings Rd. Two suspects entered the victim’s home and stole a flat screen television, an Apple iMac, and an antique clock all valued at $9,100. Monday, Aug. 5 Residential burglary. 11:12 a.m. 300 block of Poppy Ave....

Friday Morning Report

A quick look at the things that made news this week in Newport Beach:   – The fire department and emergency crews responded to a downed bicyclist on Newport Coast Road Saturday. Until emergency officials arrived, the unconscious woman was tended to by her husband and...

House Fire on Aliso Ave.

By Justin Swanson | NB Indy Newport Beach fire crews, with assistance from the Costa Mesa Fire Department, put out a nascent fire at a residence in the 400 block of Aliso Avenue on Wednesday. Fire Investigator Brett Sutherland said the cause of the fire is still under...

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Harbor Day Teachers’ Earthwatch Expeditions

Two Harbor Day teachers recently took memorable trips to different parts of the globe, all while getting excited about science. English teacher Susan Johnson and science teacher Jean-Paul...
Posted On 21 May 2013

Lynn’s Spin: Electric Poker Run

On Friday, I participated in my very first electric boat poker run, this one in support of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, part of the Leukemia Cup Regatta activities being held here in Newport...
Posted On 20 May 2013

On Faith: From Freefall to Fly

“What do we do when life catches us off guard and it doesn’t look like what we imagined it would?” asked Rebekah Lyons, author of “Freefall to Fly: A Breathtaking Journey Toward a Life of...

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Curtain Up: Davis Gaines Says ‘I Do!’ at Laguna Playhouse

By Christopher Trela and Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy “This is one of the most difficult things I’ve ever done,” Davis Gaines told us over dinner at The Lumberyard Restaurant in Laguna Beach. “More difficult than starring in ‘Phantom of the...

Artscapes: Corona del Mar Choreographer Shines a Spotlight on Dance

 Just when does twice the work make for twice the fun? When you’re engaged in doing something you love, and the inspiration’s flowing freely. That’s when you’ve entered the “aah” zone.   And that’s where you’ll find this year’s crop of choreographers and dancers who have...

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Speed and Agility of Body – and Mind

  By Brian Lichterman | Sports Editor   Speed, agility, and explosiveness are the words preached at the House of Speed. Denny Spruce operates the House of Speed, Orange County, where his goals are to educate the masses on how to gain explosive speed and agility.  The...

My Beach Needs Are Simple

  After watching a show that counted down the Top 10 Southern California beaches on the Travel Channel, I wondered how the producers of the show made their picks. Newport Beach came in second, behind Coronado beach in San Diego. So I asked myself, what constitutes the...

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