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Amid Concerns, Council Allows Sidewalk Vendors, With Restrictions

Amid some concern, the second reading of a sidewalk vending permit program and the accompanying ordinance regulating the vendors was unanimously approved this week. Newport Beach City Council voted 7-0 on the item on the consent calendar, which allows the movable merchants to sell food and other items from non-motorized carts in Newport Beach, but with heavy restrictions on where and how they...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018

Balboa Island Museum Moves to New Home

Everything old is new again at the Balboa Island Museum, because the museum and its historical artifacts and displays have left their cozy cottage on Marine Avenue and moved down the street to a new home. The Balboa Island Museum and Historical Society has tripled in size thanks to its new digs at 210 Marine Ave, the former home of Art for the Soul, which closed earlier this year. T...



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Duffield Takes Lead in Narrow Council Race

In the Newport Beach City Council election, results for one race have been too close to call for weeks now, although the challenger has consistently maintained the lead, this week the two swapped positions. Incumbent and current mayor Marsha...
Posted On 29 Nov 2018

Council Appoints New Planning Commissioner

Newport Beach City Council appointed a new member to the Planning Commission during their meeting Tuesday. On Sept. 25, former Commissioner Bill Dunlap resigned. An ad-hoc Appointments Committee consisting of several Council members was created...

Police Receive Grant for Crash Prevention

The Newport Beach Police Department has been awarded a $225,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic-related deaths and injuries,...

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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 California. Hoag...

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 6-0, with Mayor...

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 crystal and...

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Local Focus: New Balboa Island Museum is a Product of Tireless Efforts

A museum is a complex creature whose sustaining oxygen in large part stems from the generosity of many: from invaluable volunteers to dedicated staff, from guiding boards to selfless donors of everything from memorabilia to money. The largess of so many Newport Beach-loving locals was evident...

Christmas Walk Returns to CdM

Thousands of visitors and locals flocked to Newport Beach this weekend for an annual event full of the holiday spirit. The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce presented the 40th Annual CdM Christmas Walk on Sunday, kicking off the holiday season in the community. Attendees enjoyed live music,...

Local Teacher Selected for National Oratory Program

Some local students are learning what it takes to give a great speech after their teacher was selected for an instructive national program. Lindsey Charron, a history and leadership teacher at Ensign Intermediate School, was selected to return during the 2018-2019 school year for the Ford’s...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018



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Artscapes: OC Museum of Art Unveils New Exhibit Space

After more than 50 years in Newport Beach, the Orange County Museum of Art closed its doors and moved a few miles down the road to South Coast Plaza Village, where its current – make that temporary – exhibit space opened this month. I said temporary, because while the new space...

Soundcheck: The Side Deal Rocks Packed House at Irvine Barclay

Last Saturday, the Irvine Barclay Theatre hosted an evening with The Side Deal, our own local (Newport Beach) harmonious collection of Charlie Colin, formerly of the group, Train; Stan Frazier, formerly of Sugar Ray, and the brothers Joel and Scott Owens, from the PawnShop kings....
Posted On 03 Nov 2018

Eat & Drink

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Off the Menu: Giving Thanks for the Perfect Wine

Whether you’re enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving feast with friends or a special holiday dinner at a fancy restaurant, you can make your meal even better by pairing food with the perfect wine....

Off the Menu Side Dish: Thanksgiving Dining Roundup in Newport Beach

Compiled by Laura Wise | NB Indy Thanksgiving is only a few days away, and Newport Beach restaurants are gearing up for a busy dining day. From fabulous prix fixe menus to gourmet buffets, here’s...

Off the Menu: New for Fall at Farmhouse, Harley, Terrace

Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens has been open just over two years, and the restaurant appears to be as popular as ever. Of course, when you have a lovely setting at Roger’s Gardens and a culinary...

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Sports: Pelican Hill Forecaddie Helps Duffers Golf Like Pros

Tom Fazio is a legend in the golf world—not for playing golf, but for designing stunning golf courses that, as he puts it, “reflect the natural beauty of their environments.” He’s got more designs on Golf Digest’s list of “America’s 100 Greatest Golf...

Surfing the Wedge

Ever the popular surf spot, the waves at the Wedge recently attracted locals and visitors as the summer season officially kicks off. — All photos by Lawrence Sherwin ©

Letter to the Editor: Correcting Some Distortions and Lies

It has been my distinct honor and pleasure to represent the 1st District on the Newport Beach City Council these past four years. The opportunity to meet and talk with the great residents of our great city, and to have an impact on maintaining and improving our wonderful quality...

Letter to the Editor: Open Letter to Joy Brenner

Recently I have become aware of your communication with the Newport Harbor Republican Women attempting to rationalize your history to liberal Democrat candidates and political action committees. I am personally offended that you would compare partisan voting of good Americans to...

Letter to the Editor: Open Letter to Shawn Steel

I am writing you an open letter that pertains to correspondence you sent Clyda Joy Brenner on 10/23/18. In it you asserted that Joy wrote a letter referencing “brown shirts.” I wrote that letter, not Joy Brenner. I did not intend to offend any individual or group, but...