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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.  

Slideshow: Car Rally in Corona del Mar

A political-themed car rally paraded through Corona del Mar last weekend. Among the many cars adorned with flags were a number of classic and vintage cars. Photos by Lawrence Sherwin  

Sunday in the Park

NB Indy photographer Jim Collins took a stroll through the Civic Center Park and captured these photos of the sculpture exhibition.

Weekend at The Wedge

NB Indy photographer Lawrence Sherwin was at The Wedge on the Balboa Peninsula last weekend and captured these photos.