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Mayor Discusses Coyote Canyon Golf Course Initiative

Mayor Rush Hill touched on a number of topics at an early morning Chamber of Commerce event this week, including his three initiatives he wants to implement in 2014. Hill spoke at the organization’s monthly Wake Up! Newport meeting on Thursday. “The chamber is really an important...
Posted On 06 Mar 2014

City Settles With Dock Owners Group

A settlement has been reached between the city and a group of dock owners, who sued the city about a year ago after council voted to increase residential dock fees. Newport Beach Dock Owners Association, the group behind the “Stop the Dock Tax” campaign, filed the lawsuit against...

Newport Leaders Endorse Curry

Fourteen former Newport Beach mayors and five of his six current council colleagues have endorsed 74th Assembly District candidate Keith Curry, according to an email newsletter sent by the Keith Curry for State Assembly office. Curry announced the support of current council...




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On Faith: Christmas Church Services in Newport Beach

Faith columnist Cindy Christeson compiled this list of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day church services in the greater Newport Beach area. Christ Church by the Sea United Methodist, 1400 W. Balboa...

Local Focus: Newporters Donate $10 Million to Chapman University

Philanthropists Catherine and James Emmi of Corona del Mar have made a transformational gift to Chapman University to support the university’s significant expansion in the sciences. The exact...

Charity Spotlight: PIMCO Holds Annual “Share the Harvest” Event

More than 700 PIMCO employee volunteers, friends and family members gathered at the firm’s Newport Beach headquarters last weekend to pack over 15,000 boxes with a holiday meal for needy families...

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Artscapes: Newport Beach Sculptor Miriam Baker

By Lila Crespin, Ph.D. | Newport Beach Arts Foundation  Last year our city acquired a marvelous example of sculptor (and Newport Beach resident) Miriam Baker’s sculptural art: the sculpture of President Ronald Reagan placed at Bob Henry Sports Park. When approaching this...

Off the Menu: New Restaurants for a New Year

The New Year brings new dining opportunities to Newport Beach. Two high profile restaurants – Red O and Fig & Olive – just opened in Fashion Island, while two more – The Winery and Provenance – open in February. Others arrive later in the year, further proving that Newport...

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We Can’t Afford All the Government We’re Paying For

  Last December I sat down with my wife, Jennie, and asked her thoughts on a possible campaign for Newport Beach City Council. Much to my surprise, she approved with one caveat … I had to advocate for our son Eddie’s generation. After nine months meeting with residents,...


  At our September Parks, Beaches and Recreation Committee meeting, one item on the agenda was a recommendation to the City Council on renaming the soon-to-be-reopened Oasis Senior Center. The center has undergone a total renovation during the past 16 months and a virtually...

‘Tis the Season

  For politicos, we have just entered the Holiday Season. After the summer political doldrums, Labor Day represents the First Day of Christmas, with the following weeks full of parties, fundraisers, flyers, forums, and cigar mixers.  And just like Christmas, I typically...