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Officials Speak Up About Sea Level Rise Plans and Projections

“Go with the flow” seems to be the mantra for the city in regards to sea level rise. Both literally and figuratively, as Newport Beach officials react to sea level rise by both building or capping physical barriers like seawalls and keeping up with the latest science in order to find the best...
Posted On 11 Jan 2018

‘Hot’ Topic Wakes Up Crowd

With the wave of fires throughout California recently, a local fire department leader was a timely speaker during a morning meeting this week.   Newport Beach Fire Department Chief Chip Duncan spoke to about 60 people Thursday during the NB Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Wake Up! Newport...
Posted On 04 Jan 2018

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Local Police Arrest Dennis Rodman on Suspicion of DUI

Former NBA player Dennis Rodman was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence in Newport Beach last week. Newport Beach police pulled Rodman over around 11 p.m. Saturday in the 4500 block of West Coast Highway. He reportedly failed a field sobriety test and subsequently...

Changes Approved to Harbor Policies

Newport Beach Harbor Commission approved some changes Wednesday to the policies that manage the harbor and beaches In August, City Council directed the Commission to review and update, if needed, the “H” policies, which cover beaches and the harbor. “This was a very good, healthy...
Posted On 11 Jan 2018

City and FAA Reach Tentative Agreement on JWA Flight Paths

The city reached a tentative agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration regarding flight paths from Orange County’s John Wayne Airport, Newport Beach officials reported this week. Mayor Marshall “Duffy” Duffield, Mayor Pro Tem Will O’Neill, and their City Council...
Posted On 11 Jan 2018

Business

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...

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...

Biz Buzz: Steve High Named Realtor of the Year

The Newport Beach Board of Realtors has named Steve High, president and partner of Villa Real Estate, as Realtor of the Year for 2017. This award is presented to a Newport Beach Association...

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Local Focus: In Memory of Dr. Mike and His ‘Deep Thoughts’

By Jeff Glueck | Special to the NB Indy Many of you read my father’s column, “Deep Thoughts from Dr. Mike,” over the years in this newspaper. He loved Newport Beach, his home for 44 years, and...

Benefit: 44th Annual Candlelight Concert Sets New Record for Segerstrom Center

More than four decades ago, a group of arts supporters held an event to raise money to build a major performing arts venue in Orange County. The event was held in a vacant Kresge five-and-dime...

Charity Spotlight: Hoag Announces Major Philanthropic Gifts

Hoag Hospital Foundation officials announced two major philanthropic gifts that will be used to establish endowed chairs in developmental cancer therapeutics and aortic care. These important...



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Artscapes: Off Center Festival Returns to Segerstrom Center

“Expect the unexpected.” As Segerstrom Center President Terry Dwyer noted, The Center is indeed moving in unexpected directions, but that’s a good thing when talking about the annual Off Center Festival, which returns to Segerstrom Center January 19 – February 3. This two-week...

Curtain Up: “A Christmas Carol” Returns to South Coast Rep

  “Was ever a scarf so red?” Yes, “A Christmas Carol” has returned for its 38th year at South Coast Repertory, and with it Hal Landon Jr. as Ebenezer Scrooge, and his iconic red scarf. In fact, several other SCR founding artists, including Richard Doyle and Art Koustik, are...

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Off the Menu Side Dish: 42 Grams of Culinary Cinema

“Food is just the medium. It’s really a connection of random people that want one thing—a good time. A good experience. That’s all it is. Food is just my way of talking.” Chef Jake Bickelhaupt...

Off the Menu: Getting a Culinary Jump on the New Year

January has barely begun and already the local dining scene is heating up, thanks to special culinary events including the annual Newport Beach Restaurant Week, Bluewater Grill’s annual France...

Off the Menu: Favorite Dining Experiences of 2017

Another year has come and gone already, and with it 52 weeks of memorable dining experiences. We often dine out two to three times a week, so trying to reflect back on our favorites this year was...

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Newport Local Finishes 8th in Bay Area Regatta

Newport Beach sailors competed this past week at the 2017 Rolex Big Boat Series hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco. Among the Newporters in the Bay Area waters was Paul Stemler of Newport Harbor Yacht Club with his J/44 46-foot sailboat, “Patriot.” He finished...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017

Californians Take Top Spots in U.S. Surf Open

Newport Beach’s neighbor city once again held the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing and this year the top spots for men and women’s divisions went to Californians. Huntington Beach local Kanoa Igarashi placed first in the men’s division and Ventura resident Sage Erickson earned the honor...

Letter to the Editor: Peotter is Part of the Problem

As America reacts with disgust at the sexual harassment and assault record of Harvey Weinstein, the California Legislature, Fox News, and other political and media leaders, I have become exceedingly angry that our own City Council Member, Scott Peotter, was the only member of the...

Letter to the Editor: Recall of Peotter is Draining the Swamp

In November 2014, Scott Peotter was barely elected to the Newport Beach City Council with 11,920 votes.  On October 27, the signatures of 10,688 voters were submitted on a recall petition asking that he be removed from office.  As I walked the city with my recall petition, I was...

Letter to the Editor: Koll Project Needs Community Input

After attending the October 30th presentation by the developer of the Koll Center Residential project, I came away thinking about how much we need to accomplish in the upcoming General Plan Update.  The Koll Center project is planned to be three high-rise towers, overwhelming and...