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CdM Sea Kings Defeat Palos Verdes 41-7 on Sept. 3

The Corona del Mar Sea Kings varsity football team won the Sept. 3 home non-conference game against Palos Verdes Sea Kings by a score of 41-7. CdM dominated the game, scoring 14 unanswered points in the first quarter and another 13 in the second quarter. They led 41-0 in the...

Newport Harbor Sailors Defeated by Capistrano Valley Cougars 30-19

On Sept. 10, the Newport Harbor Sailors varsity football team lost their home non-conference game against Capistrano Valley Cougars by a score of 30-19. The Sailors took an early 6-3 lead at the end of the first quarter, but the Cougars tied the score at the end of the first...

Flags Over Coast Highway

A small group of local residents hung 13 American flags over the Coast Highway bridge at Newport Blvd. on Saturday, Sept. 4, to honor the 13 servicemen who recently died in Afghanistan. Save California supporters also carried flags and signs urging the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. Photos by Lawrence...

Dozens of Sailors Compete in Flight of Newport Beach on July 18 in Newport Harbor

Once known as the Flight of the Lasers and before that the Flight of the Snowbirds – which were 12-foot Sloops very popular in Newport Harbor from the 1930s to the 1960s when the laser became the dinghy of choice – it’s now called the flight of Newport Beach,...

Arbonne and Marine Mammal Center Clean CdM Beach for Global Day of Caring

Arbonne celebrated Global Day of Caring on July 14 by closing its Irvine headquarters and hosting multiple plastic clean-up events for its employees and executives. One of those took place at Corona del Mar State Beach from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Arbonne employees and executives – including CEO Tyler Whitehead,...

Yosemite Valley: Still a World Class Destination

Long before Major James Savage and Capt. John Boling marched into and “discovered” the Yosemite Valley in March of 1851, this bountiful land had been peopled by the Southern Mariposa-speaking Miwok Indians, whose name for both their village and the valley was Awani. Of course, people now recognize that name...

Newport Harbor Yacht Club Hosts Sabot Qualifier July 7

On Wednesday, July 7, the Newport Harbor Yacht Club hosted the 2021 Sabot II Northern Regional Qualifier. The regatta was open to competitors ages 11 and under, and they must use Naples Sabots. The racing took place in the Turning Basin of Balboa Bay. Newport Beach Independent photographer Jim Collins was...

Drones Now Capture a Once Unavailable World

Whether people know it or not, many of the must-have technological advantages that we enjoy every day stemmed from the researches of the global military establishment.  To name a few: microwave ovens, field glasses, duct tape, the internet, GPS and drones. If you watch cable or network TV news, many...

Kiteboarding in Corona del Mar

Newport Beach Independent photographer Lawrence Sherwin was at the Corona del Mar Main Beach last Friday and captured these photos of kiteboarders taking advantage of a blustery day on the coast.