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Police Alert: Pair of Home Burglaries in Newport Ridge

Authorities alerted residents to two recent home burglaries on the same Newport Coast street in a message shared Monday by Newport Beach Police Department. Two residential burglaries occurred on Bridgeport Road, in the Pointe community in the Newport Ridge neighborhood, on March...

Police Speak Up on Cold Cases, New Tech, Social Media

Officials discussed how local police have utilized modern technology and social media at a community meeting last week, focusing on two Newport Beach Police Department cases that have sparked local and global interest in the past year. About 80 people packed into the community...

Off the Menu: My Adventures with Pasta at Andrea

Pelican Hill Resort is renowned for its first-class restaurants and cuisine. Last week, that reputation was cemented when Pelican Hill Executive Chef Jean-Pierre Dubray was inducted into the Maîtres Cuisiniers de France (Master Chefs of France) Association. Master Chefs of France...



Newport Beach Film Festival Wants You!

The Newport Beach Film Festival, which runs from April 25 through May 2, is getting ready to celebrate a milestone, and they need your help. Renowned as one of the leading lifestyle film festivals in the United States, the Newport Beach Film...

Locals Comment on Vision for Newport Harbor

A crowd of mooring permit holders, live-aboard permitees, local residents, and harbor related business representatives joined city officials and Harbor Commissioners this week in an interactive forum about the vision for the future of Newport...
Posted On 22 Mar 2019

Local Volunteer Helps Out in Aftermath of Devastating Camp Fire

At a community presentation earlier this month, a longtime local resident recapped his recent experience volunteering to help following what many consider the most devastating wildfire in California’s history. It was a pretty incredible...
Posted On 22 Mar 2019

Benefit: Pacific Symphony’s Disco Gala Raises $1.5M

In 1978, John Travolta received an Oscar nomination for his role in “Saturday Night Fever,” disco music topped the Billboard music charts, disco clubs – and disco wear – were all the rage, and a small Orange County-based orchestra called Pacific...

City Council Shows Support for Lecture Hall

A long-discussed lecture hall addition to the Newport Beach Public Library on Avocado Avenue is another step closer to reality after receiving support from the City Council during last week’s study session. Board of Library Trustees member Jill...

Insights: Good Grief

Grief. We often associate this word with losing a person, or a pet. Yet, in reality we are grieving smaller things every day. The simple things, such as change in our health, change of a job, a friend moving away, a child going off to school,...

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Off the Menu: CdM Restaurant Opens in Corona del Mar

After months of planning, remodeling and menu creation, Hollywood producer McG and restaurateur Jordan Otterbein (aka River Jetty Restaurant Group partners), known for their acclaimed A Restaurant, have announced the grand opening of their new...

NOAA Presents Humane Sea Lion Deterrents

Sea lions are a constant complaint in Newport Harbor, but also a constant challenge in an effort to protect, yet deter them. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries shared sea lion deterrents during a presentation to the...
Posted On 17 Mar 2019

January Stats Show JWA Passenger Traffic Increased

John Wayne Airport officials shared January statistics for the airport this week. In a press release posted on Tuesday, officials noted that airline passenger traffic at JWA increased in January 2019 as compared with the same month last year. In...



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Community Discuss Newport Island Park Renovations

More than a dozen residents attended a community meeting Wednesday about proposed renovation of Newport Island Park. It’s a great turnout, Assistant City Engineer Mike Sinacori noted. It shows how much locals care about this park and the...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019

Balboa Island Trees Root Up Concern

Marine Avenue on Balboa Island is the main commercial route to the island; and coursing below that route are the roots of the soaring lemon gum eucalyptus trees that line the street and original sidewalks – trees that have been resident on the...

Harbormaster’s Report

Summarized from Harbormaster Kurt Borsting’s report to the Harbor Commission on Wednesday. Response Efforts to Recent Storms The rain and storms the last two months had the potential for a number of impounded vessels taking on water. On Feb. 6...

Priorities of Title 17 Update Identified

Newport Beach Harbor Commissioner Bill Kenney announced Wednesday the key topics of review as the Commission works to update Title 17, the city’s harbor code. During the Commission meeting, Kenney went over the general topics that the Harbor...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019

Sports: Kirk Triplett Wins Hoag Classic Golf Tournament

Kirk Triplett defeated Woody Austin on the second playoff hole of the Hoag Classic last Sunday when he made a 12-foot eagle putt to claim his seventh victory on PGA TOUR Champions Triplett and Austin both finished at minus 10 after Triplett...

Insights: Going Home

Time tends to go fast. If we are not careful, we will wonder what happened to the past 20 or so years.  It had been 20 years since I returned to my homeland of New Zealand.  It was beyond time really.  Most of my family had either passed or...