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Local Athlete on Olympic Bobsled Team

Need another reason to watch Team USA in the 2018 Winter Olympics? One of the city’s very own will represent the United States in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Carlo Valdes, born and raised in Newport Beach, will compete on the four-man bobsled team during the week of Feb. 18. He’s...

General Plan Update, ‘Port Plan’ Among City Goals

City Council and staff met this week to set goals and plan for the future of Newport Beach. About 75 people attended the annual Council planning session held Monday at Marina Park on the Balboa Peninsula. The big item of the night was the general plan update. An update to the...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018

*UPDATED* Fatal Helicopter Crash Victims ID’d

By Christopher Trela and Sara Hall At least three people died as the result of a helicopter crashing into a Newport Beach home Tuesday afternoon, according to officials. Joseph Anthony Tena, 60, of Newport Beach, Kimberly Lynne Watzman, 45, of Santa Monica, and Brian R. Reichelt,...

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CdM’s ‘Flower Streets’ Signage in Bloom

It may not be springtime, but the street signs in Corona del Mar are in bloom. The Corona del Mar Business Improvement District recently completed a project to install decorative flower street signs along East Coast Highway through the CdM business district. The new signs include...
Posted On 21 Sep 2017

Residents Vent Frustration During CdM Sports Field Meeting

Tempers flared during a Newport-Mesa Unified School District meeting this week as a group of outspoken Corona del Mar residents voiced their concerns and opposition to proposed sports field improvements at Corona del Mar High School. Though it was designed to be an informational...

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Biz Buzz: Apartment Rental Tips for Landlords and Tenants

By Barry Saywitz | Special to the NB Indy As the residential real estate market continues to remain strong, and the apartment rental market continues to boom, there are challenges that face both landlords and tenants when renting an apartment, condo, or home. For those tenants...

Biz Buzz: Island Hotel Gets New Name

The Island Hotel in Fashion Island has a new name: Fashion Island Hotel. “Adding ‘fashion’ to the hotel name bolsters the alignment between these two important properties while emphasizing Fashion Island as an iconic and luxury destination,” said Ralph Grippo, president of Irvine...

Biz News: OC Community Foundation and OC Museum of Art

OC Community Foundation Holds Annual Meeting  Nearly 700 philanthropists and business leaders discovered how their charitable passions can change their communities at Orange County Community Foundation’s 2017 Annual Meeting. Addressing the sold-out Nov. 8 event at Hotel Irvine,...


Baby Great White Shark Spotted Off Newport

This young great white shark was spotted off Newport Beach by the Ocean Explorer while on a whale watching cruise on Tuesday afternoon.

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