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Democrats Step Into Spotlight in Newport

A packed candidate forum in Newport Beach shed light on the field of eight Democratic hopefuls looking to oust the 48th Congressional District incumbent, Dana Rohrabacher, who silenced speculation about his future intentions this week. “I am unequivocally running for re-election,” Rohrabacher...

Officials Speak Up About Sea Level Rise Plans and Projections

“Go with the flow” seems to be the mantra for the city in regards to sea level rise. Both literally and figuratively, as Newport Beach officials react to sea level rise by both building or capping physical barriers like seawalls and keeping up with the latest science in order to find the best...
Posted On 11 Jan 2018

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Changes Approved to Harbor Policies

Newport Beach Harbor Commission approved some changes Wednesday to the policies that manage the harbor and beaches In August, City Council directed the Commission to review and update, if needed, the “H” policies, which cover beaches and the harbor. “This was a very good, healthy...
Posted On 11 Jan 2018

City and FAA Reach Tentative Agreement on JWA Flight Paths

The city reached a tentative agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration regarding flight paths from Orange County’s John Wayne Airport, Newport Beach officials reported this week. Mayor Marshall “Duffy” Duffield, Mayor Pro Tem Will O’Neill, and their City Council...
Posted On 11 Jan 2018

Battleground Newport Beach? The 2018 Congressional Race Heats Up

Dana Rohrabacher, who has represented California’s 48th congressional district for 13 terms, is running for reelection. Elected in 1988, the California Republican has served under six presidents and even wrote speeches for fellow Californian Ronald Reagan before he entered the...

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Biz Buzz: Pelican Hill Appoints New Food & Beverage Director

The Resort at Pelican Hill has appointed Hayato Nogaki as director of food and beverage, overseeing all restaurant, in-room dining and banquet food and beverage operations for the 504-acre...

Biz Buzz: Apartment Rental Tips for Landlords and Tenants

By Barry Saywitz | Special to the NB Indy As the residential real estate market continues to remain strong, and the apartment rental market continues to boom, there are challenges that face both...

Biz Buzz: Island Hotel Gets New Name

The Island Hotel in Fashion Island has a new name: Fashion Island Hotel. “Adding ‘fashion’ to the hotel name bolsters the alignment between these two important properties while emphasizing...

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Charity Spotlight: Women of Chapman Hosts “Christmas at The Ritz” Luncheon

“Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you’ve got til its gone.” The lyrics to that Joni Mitchell song apply to The Ritz Restaurant, although most culinary...

Local Focus: Organ Donor, Recipient Share New Ambition

By Cassandra Reinhart | Special to the NB Indy Bruce Cook feels alive again. “I feel totally different and my whole appetite is different,” Cook said. “Things that I loved before I don’t even...

Local Focus: In Memory of Dr. Mike and His ‘Deep Thoughts’

By Jeff Glueck | Special to the NB Indy Many of you read my father’s column, “Deep Thoughts from Dr. Mike,” over the years in this newspaper. He loved Newport Beach, his home for 44 years, and...



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Curtain Up: “Jersey Boys” Working Its Way Back to Segerstrom Center

What’s it like playing a pop music icon in a Broadway musical? Jonny Wexler, who portrays Frankie Valli in the touring production of “Jersey Boys” that comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts Jan. 19-21, seems to take it in stride. Of course, Wexler spent three years playing Joe...

Artscapes: Off Center Festival Returns to Segerstrom Center

“Expect the unexpected.” As Segerstrom Center President Terry Dwyer noted, The Center is indeed moving in unexpected directions, but that’s a good thing when talking about the annual Off Center Festival, which returns to Segerstrom Center January 19 – February 3. This two-week...

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Off the Menu: Grab a Fork and Dig In to Restaurant Week

How much food can I consume in two weeks? The answer: a lot, considering we’re talking about Newport Beach Restaurant Week, which starts January 15 and runs through January 28. Yes, Restaurant...

Off the Menu Side Dish: 42 Grams of Culinary Cinema

“Food is just the medium. It’s really a connection of random people that want one thing—a good time. A good experience. That’s all it is. Food is just my way of talking.” Chef Jake Bickelhaupt...

Off the Menu: Getting a Culinary Jump on the New Year

January has barely begun and already the local dining scene is heating up, thanks to special culinary events including the annual Newport Beach Restaurant Week, Bluewater Grill’s annual France...

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Celebrity Tennis Event Benefits Puerto Rico

In a mix of sports, celebrities and philanthropy, actress Anne Heche co-sponsored “Palisades for Puerto Rico” at Palisades Tennis Club in Newport Beach on Dec. 10. The event featured Heche, who recently completed filming the NBC drama “The Brave,” as well as Ross Lynch, who is...

USC Beats Oregon; Newport Native on Trojan Team

Local favorite college football team, the University of Southern California Trojans, held on to a strong lead during an Oct. 7 game against the Oregon State Beavers for a 38-10 win. The USC team includes Newport Beach native, Chase McGrath, as kicker.
Posted On 08 Oct 2017

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...