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Lido House Hotel Opens on Balboa Peninsula

After five years in the making, Lido House Hotel, the boutique hotel located on the old Newport Beach city hall site on the Balboa Peninsula, is open. “Welcome to the Lido House,” Bob Olson, CEO of R.D. Olson Development, the company that built the hotel, said as he welcomed a crowd to a ribbon cutting event on Wednesday. “It’s a very special day,” Olson said. He held up the city’s old...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018

CdM ‘Fibrary’ to Break Ground

Driving through Corona del Mar is like navigating a construction zone these days, and another big project is about to begin. The CdM branch of the Newport Beach Public Library system is finally becoming the infamous “fibrary,” a completely rebuilt and modernized library alongside what will become the new fire station #5 on Marigold Avenue. Construction and related costs are estimated to be...



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Officials Speak Up About Homelessness in Newport, Orange County

A community forum this week discussed a current topic that impacts all of Orange County, including affluent Newport Beach: Homelessness. About 100 people filled the Community Room at the Newport Beach Civic Center Wednesday for the monthly Speak...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018

Commission Approves Harbor Speed Limit Exceptions for Special Events

Newport Beach Harbor Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to support some harbor speed limit exceptions for human or wind powered vessels (and their support vessels) during special events. This proposal has been a long time in the works, said...
Posted On 12 Apr 2018

Animal Shelter Needs Its Own ‘Forever’ Home

Many mornings people wake up and immediately read bad news and depressing headlines, former Newport Beach mayor Nancy Gardner pointed out during a early meeting this week. But she was happy to announce that was not the case at Wake Up! Newport...

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Biz Buzz: Balboa Bay Resort Named Four-Star Hotel by Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list last week and named Balboa Bay Resort as a new Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel. Balboa Bay Resort will be showcased with all of the Star Rating recipients on ForbesTravelGuide.com. Situated on 15 prime acres along Newport Beach’s...

Biz Buzz: Tennis Legend Teams with NAWBO to Help Women Entrepreneurs

Five-time Grand Slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova, who plays every summer with the Orange County Breakers in Newport Beach, has announced that she is partnering with the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) along with her team to mentor female entrepreneurs through the...

Biz Buzz: The Resort at Pelican Hill Earns Top Honors From Forbes

The Resort at Pelican Hill and The Spa at Pelican Hill each earned the highest rating of Five Stars in the 60th annual Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards. Recognized as a Five-Star destination unto itself for the sixth consecutive year, Pelican Hill remains Newport Beach’s first and only resort to...

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45th Lido Boat Show Sails Into Town April 19-22

Imagine sitting on the deck of your own yacht bobbing on the water of Newport Harbor, cruising to Catalina aboard a swift sailboat, or fishing along the coast in your own trawler. Now imagine going to the 45th annual Lido Boat Show and having an up close and personal encounter with the boat of...

Stunts and Stealth in the Sky

March Air Reserve Base celebrated its centennial over the weekend with an event that took to the skies and beyond. The 452nd Air Mobility Wing at March ARB held its annual March Field Air & Space Expo at the Riverside base on April 7 and 8. This year’s theme for the free, public show was...

Newport Coast Campus Transforms Into Global Village

A Newport Coast campus transformed into a global village over the weekend, celebrating diversity with food, entertainment and activities from around the world. Sage Hill School hosted the 17th Annual Multicultural Fair on Saturday, bringing in hundreds of attendees from across Southern...
Posted On 23 Mar 2018



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Soundcheck: Side Deal is Main Deal at Newport Beach Film Fest Gala

What does it take for a band to bond? In the case of Side Deal, it was a patch of black ice. The Newport Beach-based band was in Park City, Utah for the Sundance Film Festival. They were driving to a morning gig in a rented car, and it was snowing. “We were coming down a steep...

Curtain Up: ‘Phantom of the Opera’ Sequel Comes to Segerstrom Center

I’ve seen Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera” musical more times than I should admit (about a dozen), starting with the L.A. production in 1990 and continuing through the latest touring incarnation that came to Segerstrom Center a couple of years ago (boasting new sets...

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Off the Menu Side Dish: Chef Pascal Olhats Wins Culinary Battle

Congratulations to Chef Pascal Olhats of Café Jardin in Corona del Mar. This week he came out on top in his OC Chef Life culinary battle against Chef Peter Lai to advance to the final round...

Off the Menu Side Dish: Ferragamo Wine Dinner at Lighthouse Bayview Café

Former Rams quarterback Vince Ferragamo has been making wine on his Orange County estate for several years, and has been helping to host Ferragamo wine dinners at local restaurants. Last month,...

Off the Menu: A Scrumdiddlyumptious Wonka Dinner at Five Crowns

“Oompa loompa doompety doo / I’ve got a perfect puzzle for you Oompa loompa doompety dee / If you are wise you’ll listen to me.”  Willy Wonka fans will instantly recognize those...

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Del Potro and Osaka Take Title for BNP Paribas Tennis Open

Juan Martin del Potro and Naomi Osaka were crowned 2018 champions of the BNP Paribas Tennis Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Fans from Newport Beach and all over Southern California watched Del Potro defeat an unusually erratic Roger Federer in a three set thriller that...

Vijay Singh Wins Toshiba Classic

Vijay Singh tallied five back-nine birdies to shoot a final-round 66 on his way to an 11-under total and a one-shot victory in the Toshiba Classic golf tournament, held March 9-11 at the Newport Beach Country Club. It was his first individual win on the PGA TOUR Champions and his...

Op-Ed: Restoring Confidence in City Government

By Michael Toerge / Candidate for Council, District 6  As voters await the opportunity to vote on recalling Scott Peotter, I think it is important to engage in a conversation with the community on the steps we need to take to restore confidence in our city government and those...

Letter to the Editor: No Defense for Peotter Recall

Scott Peotter is soon to be recalled by the residents of Newport Beach.  Rather than offer any defense for his irresponsible behavior and ideas on the city council, Peotter and the puppet masters behind him offer only the argument that the recall would result in a cost estimated...

Op-Ed: The People Who Make OASIS Senior Center Great

By Will O’Neill, Newport Beach City Councilman In between scooping ice cream for a hundred root beer floats and dancing with my daughter to the Tijuana Dogs in the Evelyn Hart Event Center at the OASIS Senior Center last weekend, I observed yet again the incredible people that...

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