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Is Newport Sustainable?

The future of Newport Beach and improving its sustainability were the main topics at a meeting last weekend. The 41st Annual Meeting of Still Protecting Our Newport (formerly known as Stop Polluting Our Newport), held at the Environmental Nature Center on Saturday. Guest speaker for the event was Terry Watt, a planning consultant based in San Francisco. Watt considered the topic locally with...
Posted On 05 Jun 2015

Council Narrowly Approves $282M Budget

After about three hours and a lot of back and forth discussions during both the study session and the regular meeting, Newport Beach City Council adopted the $282.43 million 2015-16 budget with a few revisions. Council voted 4-3 to adopt the budget, with Marshall “Duffy” Duffield, Kevin Muldoon and Scott Peotter dissenting. It is financially sound and appropriately emphasizes the goals and...
Posted On 28 May 2015



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This week’s news from around Newport Beach.   Man Dies After Being Hit by SUV in Crosswalk A pedestrian died over the weekend after being hit while walking in a crosswalk in Newport Beach, according to authorities. Donald Fuschetti,...

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CRIME LOG   Vandalism was reported in the 400 block of Newport Center Dr., at 2:09 p.m. on Thursday. A police report was filed. A suspicious person was reported in the 2100 block of W. Oceanfront, at 5:17 on Wednesday. The suspect was gone...

Coastal Commission Postpones Banning Ranch Decision

The controversial Banning Ranch development was presented to the California Coastal Commission Wednesday and after more than eight hours of discussion commissioners unanimously voted to postpone their decision and hear the project again in 90...
Posted On 09 Oct 2015

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Communities: Town Hall Meeting Offers Drought Update

Mayor Pro Tem Diane Dixon invited residents of her Council District 1, which includes West Newport, the Peninsula, Lido Isle, Bay Island and Newport Island, to a town hall last Monday evening. Attendees got an update from utilities general manager George Murdoch on the city’s water conservation...

Benefit: Stars and Stripes Fishing Tournament Reels In $2.8 Million for Children’s Charities

Some people like fishing for compliments, but the organizers of the 19th annual Stars and Stripes fishing, golf and music fundraiser held in Los Cabos, Mexico, were fishing for funds to support five Orange County-based charities. This year, more than 600 people attended the event, which reeled...

On Faith: A Stirring Night of Worship at Mariners Church

Almost two thousand people from several Orange County churches gathered at Mariners Church recently for “The Stirring,” a unique night of worship. Though the churches differ in style, size and structure, the evening was one of unity, evidenced the minute all the voices joined together for the...



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Curtain Up: Gamblers, Gangsters and Dolls at Segerstrom Center April 14-19

Gamblers, gangsters and dolls are coming to Segerstrom Center for the Arts next week thanks to the Broadway touring production of the legendary musical “Guys and Dolls,” running April 14 – 19. Based on characters created by Damon Runyon, “Guys and Dolls” is the musical tale of...

Under Cover: Former Governor Jennifer Granholm Comes to NB Library April 17 & 18

Anyone who has ever had to call a customer service center can attest to the fact that globalization has changed the face of the job market in this country. Goods and services that once were produced and offered right in the heartland of America have now shifted oversees where...

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The Goulash of October

“I don’t believe it! Oktoberfest is almost over!” I lamented to Stasha. “What are you talking about? It’s still September!” “True, but in Munich, Oktoberfest starts in mid-September and only runs...

Showing the Whey

Everyone has a weakness. Mine is bread. I adore it in all it’s unique and various forms, and therefore, find that abstinence is the best way to avoid temptation and an expanding waistline....

Abe’s Road to Bluefin

Abe-food. That’s my moniker for the most innovative, fresh and unique sushi in Orange County. Abe-food. That’s what I will repeatedly chant from now on when I need a fix. Those of you who have...

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Sailing Summary

A roundup of recent and upcoming sailing events. Mid-Winter Tune Up (Jan 22, LIYC, One Design) This past Sunday, LIYC hosted their annual Midwinter Regatta.  After a wet, drizzly Saturday, junior sailors enjoyed far better conditions with light, steady breezes (and no rain). ...

Brace for New Regs in Costa Concordia’s Wake

Ahoy! I am still in disbelief that a cruise ship Captain could be foolish enough to go off the planned course and hit a known, charted rock, which ripped a gash in the side of his ship.  Then to add further insult to injury, he was still ordering dinner or dessert with his lady...

Quick Glueck Shtick

* Jonathan Paul Manziel (born December 6, 1992) also known by his nickname, Johnny Football, is an All American Heisman winning quarterback for the Texas A&M Aggies. He’s won just about every award imaginable as only a red-shirt-freshman. In trying to figure out what makes...

Left of Center: Can We Talk?

During a recent extended-family celebration, the boys under the age of 12 – and, to be accurate, some of the boys over the age of 21 – engaged in the sort of improvised martial arts encounters so beloved by that gender. As any mother of sons knows, a boy can create a weapon out...

From Sports to Superwoman

The Anaheim Angels made a startling announcement this New Years. General Manager Jerry Dipoto told the press that there would be no surprise hundred million dollar free-agent signings or trades this week. Recently, CBS ran an episode of the legal drama, “Made in Jersey,” that...