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Biz Buzz: A Restaurant Celebrates 90 Years of Memorable Cuisine

“Meet me at The Arches!” That was a popular phrase for travelers driving up or down the Southern California coast between San Diego and Los Angeles. They often needed a place to meet, and the halfway point seemed to be a gas station and café called The Arches, named for its distinctive...

Commission Keeps ‘Doggy Disneyland’ Beach Rules Intact

Passionate dog owners pleaded with city representatives during a meeting on Tuesday to keep the rules that govern the strip of sand dubbed “Doggy Disneyland” at the mouth of the Santa Ana River the same or possibly make it an official dog beach. The Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission...
Posted On 04 Mar 2016


OC Supervisors Unleash ‘Doggy Disneyland’

Dogs running and playing off-leash along a strip of sand at the mouth of the Santa Ana River dubbed “Doggy Disneyland” will likely no longer be outlaws following a county decision this week. Orange County Supervisors unanimously voted to amend the law regarding the restraint of...
Posted On 29 Apr 2016

Arts Commission Agrees on Funding Plan

The Newport Beach Arts Commission unanimously approved recommending to City Council a three-year funding and staffing plan to create a long-term self-sufficient arts program in the city. “While this is not a perfect solution, it is a compromise,” Arts Commissioner Caroline Logan...
Posted On 22 Apr 2016

Newport Beach Negotiates Sale of Balboa Theater

The city of Newport Beach and the parent company behind The LAB, a trendy retail and dining destination in Costa Mesa, have nine months to hammer out the city’s sale of the Balboa Theater for its transformation into a multi-purpose event center. The Newport Beach City Council...

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Small Business Saturday

Tomorrow, Newport Beach residents will have a chance to support small businesses in their community, by starting their Christmas shopping on Small Business Saturday. According to the Small...
Posted On 25 Nov 2011

Government Turns Economy Around By Legislation Alone!

OK, snap back to reality – the headline above has no basis in fact. As a matter of fact, President Obama – along with all the other candidates – have it all wrong. There is no...
Posted On 30 Sep 2011



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CCC to Consider Archaeological Administrative Permit for Banning Ranch

The California Coastal Commission will consider an administrative permit for archaeological investigations on the site for the controversial proposed mixed-use project, Banning Ranch, next week....

Harbor News, Projects Discussed at Chamber Marine Meeting

Several noteworthy harbor happenings and news items were discussed at the Chamber of Commerce Marine Committee’s monthly meeting Tuesday. Newport Beach City Councilman Ed Selich provided an...
Posted On 04 Aug 2016

Hoag Blood Drive at Mother’s Market on Newport Blvd.

On Thursday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mother’s Market & Kitchen’s Costa Mesa store will partner with Hoag Blood Donor Services to host a blood drive in Mother’s parking lot located at...

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Celtic Chanteuse Loreena McKennitt Brings Tour to Segerstrom Center March 13

Loreena McKennitt is a busy woman. Besides being the face of today’s Celtic music, an authority on Celtic history, one of the most successful independent musicians of all time, owner of her own record label, Honorary Colonel of the Royal Canadian Air Force, and the founder of the...

Artscapes: “Wicked” Star Kristin Chenoweth Brings Solo Concert to Segerstrom Hall March 12

The Broadway touring production of the hit musical “Wicked” ends its run at Segerstrom Center on March 6, but another equally wicked event comes to Segerstrom Hall next weekend. Tony Award and Emmy-winning musical actress Kristin Chenoweth comes to town for a solo concert on...

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Off the Menu: Fresh Pizza, Culinary Bowling, Summer Cocktails

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy FRESH BROTHERS Newport Beach loves pizza. A handful of restaurants specializing in pizza have opened in the city over the last couple of...

Off the Menu: Cucina Enoteca and Garden Fusion

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale The wait is over: CUCINA enoteca at Fashion Island is now officially open. The California-inspired Italian kitchen (how’s that for a morphing of...

Off the Menu: Wine & Food Festival, Chocolate Tasting 101

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy We’ve been waiting for a dynamic food and wine event to replace the Taste of Newport, which ended its two-decade run in 2012. The wait is...

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Safe Voyages

I will never tire of mentioning that the most important part of recreational and commercial boating is safety. Naturally, accidents happen and minor bumps and bruises can be expected. When multiple people are aboard, the helmsman has his hands (and mind) full, but it is also his...

Safe Racing

I didn’t have the space available last week to finish my comments with regards to the most recent tragic events of three weekends ago. First, I will again say, and never tire of saying, how important safety is to all forms of boating. Without careful planning and proper...

Baseball Not So Good To Me

* A Cone Clone Those of you in Newport Beach have probably noticed all the road construction that has closed and taken over many of our busiest streets such as Dover, 17th Street and the Pacific Coast Highway. Where you turn left from the Westcliff area onto Dover there are...

Grass Roots Democracy: The American Way

Last summer, after Hoag Hospital announced it was ending elective abortion on the heels of its affiliation with St. Joseph, I wrote a flurry of columns about why this was a terrible decision. The words I wrote upset some at Hoag and in the community. Others, including some of...

Op/Ed: Let’s Keep our Communities Safe

By Keith Curry | Newport Beach Councilmember  “The most dangerous social experiment of our generation.” That is how Newport Beach Police Chief Jay Johnson describes the state “realignment” program to release state prisoners back to local jails and supervised community release....

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