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Animal Shelter Lease Extension, Friends Forming Supportive Nonprofit

Homeless or lost pets will still have a place to stay in Newport Beach, thanks to a decision this week by City Council. Council members on Tuesday unanimously approved to extend the city’s lease agreement with Home Free Animal Sanctuary for use of their facility on Riverside...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017

Mixture of Humor and Seriousness in Mayor’s Message

Moments of amusement, seriousness, and somberness all occurred throughout the night during an event last week. Newport Beach Mayor Kevin Muldoon gave a “State of the City” speech at Speak Up Newport’s 36th Annual Mayor’s Dinner on Feb. 10. About 400 people attended the event at...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017

Balboa Marina Granted Expansion

The California Coastal Commission this week unanimously approved an application for the expansion of Balboa Marina, construction of a public dock component and a new restaurant. The project, located at 201 East Coast Hwy., includes both landside and waterside development. The...
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

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Balboa Marina Granted Expansion

The California Coastal Commission this week unanimously approved an application for the expansion of Balboa Marina, construction of a public dock component and a new restaurant. The project, located at 201 East Coast Hwy., includes both landside and waterside development. The...
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

Mooring Permits Revisions Return

Harbor Commissioners discussed and decided on their final revisions for mooring permits during a meeting this week and will forward their recommendations to the Newport Beach City Council. The hot topic items were the transfer fee and an online centralized listing of moorings...
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

Business

Biz Buzz: The Shade Store Opens Fashion Island Showroom

The Shade Store, a leading resource for premium custom window treatments, has opened a showroom in Newport Beach. Located in the heart of Fashion Island, the showroom exemplifies The Shade Store mantra of “custom made simple” by providing customers with a range of custom window...

Biz Buzz: Nominations Open for EY Entrepreneur of the Year

Nominations have opened for its annual EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards for Orange County. Now in its 31st year, EY Entrepreneur of the Year is one of the preeminent competitive awards programs in the world for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. Since its...
Posted On 03 Feb 2017

Biz Buzz: Three Newport Residents Appointed to Human Options Board

Human Options, an Irvine-based nonprofit celebrating 35 years of leading the way towards ending the cycle of domestic violence, announced the appointment of three Newport Beach residents to its 2017 board of directors: Kerri Sonenshine, president; Mike Morris, secretary; and...

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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’...