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  CRIME LOG   8/28 10:00: Ocean Blvd/Helitrope, vandalism, est. dam. $400 8/28 16:45: 1242 Rutland Road #3, residential burglary, $1,315 8/29 03:15: 115 Garnet Ave., residential burglary, $1,300 8/29 10:56: 4500 Macarthur Blvd., vehicle burglary, $1,200 – est. dam. $500...

Fish Story: The One That Didn’t Get Away

  By Brian Lichterman | NB Indy   Last week, Newport Beach residents Randall Hause (age 17), Daniel Segerblom (age 15), and Sean Segerblom (age 12) had a fishing experience that will last them a lifetime. The three boys wrestled with an enormous 143-pound opah fish off...

Curfew Violators Targeted to Combat Thefts

By Sara Hall | NB Indy   Police cracked down on juvenile curfew violators recently, in response to an increase in theft  and related crimes committed by minors during the late-night hours. Newport Beach police officers caught 14 juvenile delinquents in the curfew sweep...

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37-Year Fire Veteran Retires

As the Newport Beach Fire Department celebrates its 100-year anniversary, fire engineer James “Jimmy” Philbin closes his career of 37 years at the department. Philbin, 61, retired April 7 after...
Posted On 18 Apr 2011

So This Lady Walks Into a Bar …

Whoever says bartending is easy is nuts. I can say this with relative conviction after giving it a whirl on Sunday when my hubby, Ed, and I took our shift behind the bar at A restaurant during an...
Posted On 15 Apr 2011

SCP Cherry Blossom Celebration Benefits Japan Relief

Spring in Japan would not be complete without the traditional Japanese custom of hanami, or flower viewing, enjoyed for just a few brief weeks when the perfect pink petal of the cherry blossoms...
Posted On 15 Apr 2011

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Duck, Duck, Goose and…Road Runner?

  “Chris, you know I’m a hopeless romantic, don’t you?” I asked, posing the question in just the right tone to invite interest. Chris looked up from his computer, intuitively recognizing a set-up when he heard one. “I’m starting to understand that more and more, yes,” he...

Holiday Gifts? You’re Covered!

Keep those tax dollars in Newport Beach this Christmas and give a gift you can open again and again.   The folks at Martha’s Bookstore on Balboa Island share their favorite books to give as gifts. “The Wisdom of Wooden: My Century On and Off the Court” by John Wooden and Steve...

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