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Hoag First Hospital in OC to Enroll Patients in NK Cell Therapy Clinical Trial for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Patients

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced that it has enrolled its first two patients in a clinical study evaluating “Natural Killer,” or NK, cell therapy in women with triple-negative breast cancer. Hoag is the first and only site in Orange County enrolling patients in the study. The phase1/b2 open-label study will evaluate...

NBPD Says Security Layers Can Secure Your Home from Burglars

If your house pet is a cross between an angry chihuahua on parole and a grizzly with an abscessed tooth, you may have no need to install a modern home security system. Short of that, however, the Newport Beach Police Department recommends all homeowners consider employing a “layered” alarm system...

Newport Beach City Manager Update: Oil Spill Cleanup, Homelessness Update

By Grace Leung, Newport Beach City Manager More than 400 workers are continuing to assess and clean tar balls from the October 2 oil spill in Orange and San Diego counties. There is no official timeline for the remaining cleanup. However, the tar washing up on beaches is steadily decreasing...

Newport Beach City Manager Update: Oil Spill, Homelessness

By Grace Leung, Newport Beach City Manager Newport Harbor and our City beaches fully reopened this week following the October 2 oil spill closures. Fortunately, the amount of oil and tar washing ashore is diminishing day-by-day. Newport Harbor reopened October 8 after it was determined that the oil slick was unlikely...

Newport Harbor Foundation Raises $550K to ‘Take Our Harbor Back’

The Newport Harbor Foundation announced that it has raised over $275,000 at its kick-off luncheon at the Balboa Bay Resort earlier this month. More than 175 community leaders, harbor residents and elected officials joined in the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Duffy Electric Boat. NHF Chairman Dennis Durgan...

Six Great Reasons to Get Screened for Breast Cancer

By Wade Smith, M.D., City of Hope Newport Beach Fashion Island Have you scheduled your mammogram yet? Done a self-check in the mirror lately? If you haven’t, now’s the time to start. There are several reasons to be proactive when it comes to your breast health. Here’s why you should be...

Newport Coast Pharmacy Hosts Free Covid & Flu Vaccinations

Newport Coast Pharmacy is teaming up with Chapman University to host free Covid & Flu vaccination clinics at its location in Newport Center on Oct. 16, 18, 23 and 30. Health insurance is not required. At this time, the clinic will only offer Covid Pfizer vaccines and boosters. Moderna vaccines...

Speak Up Newport Meeting on Oct. 13 Addresses Senate Bill 9 Concerns About Housing Units

Speak Up Newport is holding its next meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at the Newport Beach Civic Center Community Room, 100 Civic Center Drive. The meeting topic: Are you going to have a fourplex next door to you? Senate Bill 9 was signed into law by Governor Newsom which allows up...

How to Steer a Super Tanker on Dry Land in Newport Beach

After more than 60 years of adventures at sea, first in the United States Coast Guard, then cruising the South Pacific in my own sailboat, kayaking in some of the world’s remote areas, followed in later life on 15 segments of world cruises, never had I experienced such ocean...

Newport Beach City Manager Update: Oil Spill, Homelessness

By Grace Leung, Newport Beach City Manager As the oil spill cleanup effort continues, I am cautiously optimistic that the worst may be behind us. Through the week, cleanup crews have been working hard to remove oil and tar deposits from the shoreline, and more than 14,000 feet of containment booms...