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Russo and Steele Auto Auction Rolls Into Newport

The Russo and Steele automobile auction is coming to Newport Dunes this weekend, and as they enter their fourth year they have learned what makes Newport unique. “It took us a while to understand the Newport market, and we concluded that this really is a community event,” said Darin Roberge,...
Posted On 10 Jun 2016

Shark Bite Swimmer ID’d, Officials Discuss Details

People are learning more about the woman, the shark, and the attack, regarding an incident in Newport Beach waters last weekend. The woman, Maria Korcsmaros, 52, professional fitness instructor and personal trainer from Corona, was “remarkably calm” after being bitten by what was likely a great...
Posted On 03 Jun 2016

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Temporary Anchorage off Lido Isle Gets Green Light

Boaters in Newport Bay will be able to enjoy a temporary anchorage northwest of Lido Isle this summer, following the Newport Beach City Council’s decision this week to approve the trial. This is the second time in the last year that the city has tried out the 4.85-acre anchorage,...

Biz Buzz: Women in Business Luncheon Honors Local Execs

Two Newport Beach business women were among the five honorees at the OCBJ’s annual Women in Business Luncheon held May 4 at Hotel Irvine. The program, in its 22nd year, celebrates the accomplishments of the county’s standout businesswomen. A total of 190 individuals were...

Newport Heights Neighborhood Divided on Undergrounding

Newport Heights residents feuding over a plan to underground utility lines in the neighborhood will have to wait until Tuesday to find out if the Newport Beach City Council will allow it to move forward. This debate turns on whether to establish two underground utility assessment...

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Homemade Food and Renewal at Wild Strawberry Café

It’s more than the fresh, healthy and homemade food at The Wild Strawberry Café that keeps customers coming back, it’s that extra something special. “It gives me such joy to see everybody come in...
Posted On 24 Sep 2012

Gross Foundation Gives $50K to AIDS Fight

AIDS Services Foundation Orange County (ASF) was surprised last week with a $50,000 gift from the William and Sue Gross Family Foundation. The gift will be used to increase ASF’s ability to...

Martha Stewart Tabs Local Entrepreneur

A local designer has gotten the nod of approval from the queen of craft and design, Martha Stewart, in a national contest and needs community support now more than ever. DeAnna Reposa of Corona...
Posted On 18 Sep 2012

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Judge Rules ‘Fred’ Ameri is OK on Ballot

A Newport Beach City Council candidate can use his well-known nickname on the ballot, an Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Thursday. A Newport Beach resident filed a lawsuit last week in...
Posted On 02 Sep 2016

Drowning Task Force Urges Care Labor Day Weekend

“If it can happen to a lifeguard, it reminds us how vulnerable we really are.” Referencing the July 6, 2014, fatal drowning of Newport Beach Lifeguard Ben Carlson while he was attempting to...

Newport Beach: Home of Olympians

As the 2016 Olympics conclude in Rio, the athletes return home and for several of them that’s Newport Beach. Olympians that either live in Newport or attended a local high school include: Charlie...
Posted On 02 Sep 2016



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Under Cover: Author Jessica Knoll is ‘Luckiest Girl Alive’

Most book to film adaptations start the journey towards their immortalization on film after becoming wildly successful in print form. Every so often, however, there is a story so powerful that the movie houses jump on it, even before having the chance to gauge the public’s...

Artscapes: Newport to Ensenada Artwork Celebrates Sailor’s Endeavor

A local artist and former Newport Beach Arts Commissioner was recently revealed as the painter behind this year’s Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race official artwork. Newport Ocean Sailing Association officials announced that Carole Boller created the 14” x 24” oil on...
Posted On 25 Mar 2016

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Off the Menu: Christmas Dining in Newport Beach

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale Dining out at Christmas means someone else does the cooking, which gives you more time to spend with loved ones (and less mess to clean up). Here’s...

Off the Menu Special: Dinner and a Holiday Show

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy Orange County’s two largest theaters – South Coast Rep and Laguna Playhouse – are staging holiday-themed shows, but they’re about as...

Off the Menu: Where to Dine and Watch the Christmas Boat Parade

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale It’s time to “Deck the Hulls with Bows of Jolly” and watch the annual Christmas Boat Parade in Newport Harbor. More than 100 elaborately-decorated...

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Boating and Fishing Results

Last weekend had a few noteworthy boating events. Friday was the start of the Newport to Ensenada Sailboat Race. The sun was shining early and we already had a light wind at the end of the Balboa Pier at nine o’clock in the morning. Our Indy staff meeting was held at Ruby’s at...

Boat Show Highlights Top Yachts

Last weekend was the 40th Lido Village Boat Show. It appeared to be pre-recession in size, attendance and broker enthusiasm. We attended on a warm and beautiful So Cal Friday. It’s no wonder our area weather is the envy of the rest of the country. I was pleasantly surprised at...

Initiative to Stop Drunk, Overprescribing and Negligent Doctors Will Save Lives

Each year, 440,000 Americans die from medical negligence. It’s the third leading cause of preventable death, behind only heart disease and cancer. A big cause of these preventable deaths is doctors recklessly prescribing opioid narcotics. Two weeks ago, Orange County District...

The Politics of No

“Republicans — the party that brought us ‘just say no,’ first as a drug policy, then as their entire platform.” – Stephen Colbert. One of the admirable traits of our country’s founders was their ability to think creatively as they forged into the new world of democracy more...

How Will You Vote in November?

In November the residents of Newport Beach will be given a clear choice. If the City Council approves it, there will be a proposed General Plan Amendment on the ballot that will ask us to decide whether or not we want to approve projects that will significantly increase...