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Former Credit Union, Possible Future Business Center in Library

Some new and expanded services may be headed into an empty space at the library soon, replacing a credit union that previously occupied the area. On Monday, the Board of Library Trustees heard a proposal for transforming a retail space in the central library into a gift shop and...
Posted On 20 Dec 2018

Residents, Commissioners Discuss Harbor Vision

The Newport Beach Harbor Commission held a study session Wednesday in the Little Balboa Island meeting room at Marina Park that focused on the future of the harbor. Commissioners Paul Blank and Scott Cunningham led the session, which was an interactive exercise that asked the...
Posted On 14 Dec 2018

New Mayor, Council Emphasize Working Together

It was a night of olive branches, healing, and moving forward, during the Newport Beach City Council meeting on Tuesday. In Newport Beach City Council’s “changing of the guard” meeting, a slightly new lineup of Council members voted for a new mayor, as scheduled, but it was...
Posted On 14 Dec 2018

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Supporters Call Off Recount, Results Unchanged

After tallying about a third of ballots with no change in the results, recount proponents have ended the effort. Only 36 votes separated the two candidates running for the District 3 Newport Beach City Council seat in the results certified by Orange County Registrar of Voters...
Posted On 21 Dec 2018

Meet the New Harbormaster, Kurt Borsting

Newport Beach Harbormaster Kurt Borsting has been “blown away” by his first week. The welcome he’s received, the passion for the harbor, the engaged residents, it’s been a great start, he said on Wednesday. “This is the crown jewel of the city,” Borsting said. “Getting the chance...
Posted On 21 Dec 2018

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A Guide for the Medical Maze

Healthcare is a complex and often frustrating matter, especially for the person receiving it. Even those with excellent employer-funded insurance can suffer financially after surgery or an emergency procedure. Someone may think they’re covered, but bills can quickly pile up....

Biz Buzz: Balboa Bay Resort Named Four-Star Hotel by Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list last week and named Balboa Bay Resort as a new Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel. Balboa Bay Resort will be showcased with all of the Star Rating recipients on ForbesTravelGuide.com. Situated on 15 prime acres along...

Biz Buzz: Tennis Legend Teams with NAWBO to Help Women Entrepreneurs

Five-time Grand Slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova, who plays every summer with the Orange County Breakers in Newport Beach, has announced that she is partnering with the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) along with her team to mentor female entrepreneurs...

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