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Balboa Village Theater One Step Closer to Opening

Supporters of the Balboa Village Theater have asked the city of Newport Beach to amend its current lease with the city and have the city participate with up to $2 million to improve the theater to a level at which it can open. In exchange, the...

Newport Beach Film Festival Returns

Celebrated as one of the leading lifestyle film festivals in the United States, the 15th annual Newport Beach Film Festival brings the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world to Newport Beach April 24 – May 1. The Film...

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. Moorlach Drops From Congressional Race Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach announced Monday that he is dropping out of the race for congress. “I am letting the dream of serving in the United States Congress go,” said Moorlach, whose OC...




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On Faith: Medal of Honor Recipient to Speak at Liberty Baptist Nov 10

Medal of Honor recipient Gary Beikirch will be speaking at Liberty Baptist Church this Sunday, November 10, and the community is invited to attend. Beikirch is a former United States Army soldier who received the United States military’s highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions...

League of Young Men ‘Meet the Need’

Pencils, crayons and homework were shared Tuesday by high school students and first through sixth graders during a special interaction between the two groups. The Newport-Mesa Chapter of National League of Young Men visited some excited younger Newport Mesa Unified School District Project...
Posted On 08 Nov 2013

Lynn’s Spin: Atlas is Shrugging

With all the hullabaloo about the Affordable Care Act (which I find is a misnomer, but that’s for another column), I finally decided after listening to the plethora of negativity surrounding the reality of the law, the flailing government website and the impending implosion of it all, that I...
Posted On 02 Nov 2013

Stepping Out

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For our anniversary, my husband and I decided to celebrate 10 years together in Tahiti. Or more specifically, Moorea. Moorea is an island in French Polynesia, part of the Society Islands. It’s known as “the magical island,” although the word Mo’orea means “yellow...
Posted On 15 Nov 2013

Artscapes: Pacific Symphony Launches 2013-2014 Pops Series

With four exciting debuts and a trio of returning favorites, Pacific Symphony’s 2013-2014 Pops series continues to set its bar high as an amazing array of performers prepare to light up the stage at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Led by Principal Pops Conductor Richard...

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Digressing Through Labor Day Weekend

  Ahoy! Most of you will be reading this column while enjoying the Labor Day weekend that officially signals the end of the summer season.  This summer has been great for boating, with mild temperatures, no hurricane swells reaching our waters and a moderate wind blowing in...

Newport Lightning Ends Season With Tourney Win

  Lightning strikes again as the Newport Lightning boys 7th grade team capped its strong summer season by winning last weekend’s Big City Sports “OC Slamboree” tournament in Buena Park. In pool play, the Lightning defeated OCBC 40-39 and lost in a thriller...