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Council Election Results A Mixed Bag

Results from Tuesday’s Newport Beach City Council election are a mixed bag, with two incumbents and one challenger coming out on top, while one race is still too narrow to call. In probably the most heated race this year, challenger Joy Brenner unseated incumbent Scott Peotter...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018

Democrats Challenge in Tight House, Assembly Races

In two historically Republican-represented districts that cover Newport Beach, the Democratic challengers from Tuesday’s midterm elections are either already ahead or very narrowly behind in a pair of races that could flip the districts blue. But both are still too close to call....
Posted On 09 Nov 2018

Ballot Round-Up: Challengers Out-Earning Incumbents in Congressional, Assembly Races

Newport Beach voters have several decisions to make next week at the ballot booth. A notable race is for the hotly contested 48th Congressional District, which includes Newport Beach and spans Seal Beach to Laguna Niguel. During the primaries, it was a narrow roller coaster race...
Posted On 02 Nov 2018

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Ballot Round-Up: Challengers Out-Earning Incumbents in Congressional, Assembly Races

Newport Beach voters have several decisions to make next week at the ballot booth. A notable race is for the hotly contested 48th Congressional District, which includes Newport Beach and spans Seal Beach to Laguna Niguel. During the primaries, it was a narrow roller coaster race...
Posted On 02 Nov 2018

FPPC Again Clears City Council Members of Conflict of Interest

A state board this week again cleared two Newport Beach City Council members of any conflicts of interest related to a complaint filed about possible conflict of interest. In a letter released on Tuesday, the Fair Political Practices Commission rejected to pursue any enforcement...
Posted On 02 Nov 2018

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Biz Buzz: NB Restaurant Assoc. sets 2019 Restaurant Week Dates

Officials approved the dates of Jan. 14 through 27 for the 2019 Newport Beach Restaurant Week at a recent meeting, although there was some discussion as to the best dates for the event, which is generally held the last two weeks of January. At the Newport Beach Restaurant...

Biz Buzz: U.S. News and World Report Ranks Hoag Tops in OC

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach is once again the highest ranked hospital in Orange County in the new annual national rankings by U.S. News & World Report. Hoag is also ranked the fourth-best hospital in the Los Angeles metro area and eighth-best in...

Biz Buzz: City Council Renews Restaurant BID

At the City Council meeting on June 26, council passed a resolution confirming the levying of assessments and appointment of the Advisory Board of Directors for the Newport Beach Restaurant Association Business Improvement District’s Fiscal Year 2018-2019. The resolution passed...

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Waterspout Spotted Off Newport Beach

A waterspout was spotted off the coast of Corona del Mar today, drawing onlookers on shore and water. Newport Beach Lifeguard Battalion Chief Jim Turner said lifeguard dispatch and lifeguard patrol units spotted the funnels dropping out of a large cloud bank several miles off of...
Posted On 12 Oct 2012

Carl St.Clair on Andre Watts, Brahms and Two Strausses

The Pacific Symphony will open its 34th Classical Season next week, with concerts featuring pianist Andre Watts performing Brahm’s 2nd Piano Concerto. Also on the program will be Johann Strauss II’s Overture to “Die Fledermaus” and Richard Strauss’...

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