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A Day in the Life of the Harbormaster Team

Newport Harbor users are likely to see them out on the water, decked out in blue jackets and caps, driving a low-wake catamaran coach patrol boat inscribed with the word “Harbormaster” in all caps, possibly scooping trash out of the water, inspecting the mooring fields, or maybe...
Posted On 19 Apr 2019

Officials Speak Up About Changes to Organic Waste Collection

Trash was the topic on the table during a recent community discussion, specifically organic waste collection and how the city can comply with some upcoming changes to the law. About 70 people attended the meeting, held April 11 in the community room at the Newport Beach Civic...

Council Forms Election Reform Committee Amid Concern Over Members

An item about forming an ad hoc committee about election reform sparked some debate at the Newport Beach City Council meeting this week, not about its subject of study, but about who should take part in the group. Councilman Jeff Herdman pulled the item from the consent calendar...

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Arrest Made in Newport Double Homicide

By Allison Jarrell | Special to the NB Indy On Thursday, April 25, the Newport Beach Police Department arrested Jamon Rayon Buggs, 44, of Huntington Beach for the murder of Darren Donald Partch, a 38 year old resident of Newport Beach, and Wendi Sue Miller, a 48 year old resident...

Newport Beach Film Festival: Take 20!

The Newport Beach Film Festival marks a major milestone this month. The renowned cinematic celebration commemorates its 20th anniversary as a respected lifestyle film festival. It’s the largest film festival in coastal Southern California, one that has garnered international...

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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...

Biz Buzz: Rejuvenation Wellness Takes Holistic Approach to Health

Newport Beach is a healthy city, packed with juice bars, gyms, yoga studios and other businesses designed to improve your health. Now, a unique newcomer to the health scene has arrived in Newport Beach: Rejuvenation Wellness at 308 Old Newport Blvd. Rejuvenation Wellness combines...


It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s an … Editor??

Newport Indy Editor Roger Bloom takes reporting seriously. Especially when it comes to jet packs.

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