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Civics in the City

A Win WiNN for Newport Beach

Newport Beach has a new win-WiNN situation with a new organization called Women in Newport Beach Networking (WiNN). Mayor Diane Dixon along with several community...

Coming Soon to CdM: a ‘Fibrary’

Webster’s Dictionary defines a “mash-up” as a “mixture or fusion of disparate elements.” There are celebrity face mash-ups (think Brad Pitt meets George Clooney,...

Deep Thoughts

A Fire Ring Solution: Divide the Beach

There is much to think and worry about these days. News and stories abound relating to ISIS, executions, Middle East War, racial tensions, discord between...

Glueck Shtick

* Recently Angelina Jolie had to miss the premiere of her movie "Unbroken" because she contracted a case of the mumps. At the same...

English 101

Sunset Ridge: A Park Without Parking

There is a new park in West Newport Beach: Sunset Ridge Park, on the northwest corner of Superior and PCH, on the opposite corner...

Ramifications of Woody’s Lawsuit

In my last column, I discussed how Woody’s Wharf beat the city of Newport Beach in the appeals court after the city’s illegal conduct. One...

Inbox

Letter to the Editor: The Dramatic End of an Iconic ‘Main’...

  The city of Newport Beach has announced its plan to remove heritage Eucalyptus trees which have graced iconic Marine Avenue on Balboa Island since...

Letter to the Editor: Newport’s Next Fire Chief

Newport Beach has long led the way for excellence at its city department directors. From Laura Detweiler in Parks to Dave Webb in Public...

Lynn's Spin

Lynn’s Spin – Making Memorable Introductions

I’m sure at one time or another most of us have experienced one of my most dreaded of social faux pas’ – that of...

Lynn’s Spin: My Plush Pedego

I’ll never forget my first bicycle. On Christmas morning 1971, my brother and I ran to the living room anticipating the new bikes we had...