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Authorities Still Looking To Identify Body

Authorities are asking for help in identifying the body of a man found floating in the water off the coast of Newport Beach, the Orange County Sheriff ’s Department announced last week. The unidentified male was found Christmas Eve about one...

Biz Buzz: Early Projections for 2014

The New Year is here, and we can truly look at 2013 without the rose-colored glasses. Overall business was good for most of Newport Beach, the state of California and the country as a whole. Steve Rosansky, CEO of the Newport Beach Chamber of...
Posted On 03 Jan 2014

Newport Beach is Home Base for BCS Bowl Championship

Scoring a game changing touchdown for the winter season tourism, Newport Beach is the host city for the 2014 Bowl Championship Series. Newport Beach is serving as home base for both teams, plus their families, coaching staff, fans, VIP...
Posted On 02 Jan 2014




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Hoping to Help NMUSD Children

More than 200 local children and their families with unstable housing situations now have some extra charitable support to help them get back on their feet and into a permanently better situation. Project Hope Alliance, a nonprofit that helps homeless and unstably housed children and their...
Posted On 23 Aug 2013

Lynn’s Spin: El Viento “Flight 14” Students Set Sail

In 1997, philanthropists, John “Jack” Shaw and Ellen Shockro, Ph.D. of Corona del Mar founded El Viento Foundation to help redirect the lives of the working poor in the vulnerable Oak View neighborhood of Huntington Beach. El Viento, which translates in Spanish to “the wind,” operates on a...
Posted On 18 Aug 2013

On Faith: International Justice Mission

“Imagine trying to move forward in life when you could be at risk of violence any time,” Gary Haugen said recently to the group gathered at the home of Newport residents Geoff and Lucie Moore. “People need a fair chance in life. We can’t do everything, but we can do something. If we only save...

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Under Cover: Unearthing Treasures at a Book Fair

Today, I worked at the book fair, a job that I gladly sign up for every year. Aside from ringing up purchases, and bagging books, my duties also include putting my rusty math skills to good use calculating tax for grade-schoolers (whose parents never remember to budget for the...

Curtain Up: ‘Death of a Salesman’ a hard sell at SCR

Who is unmoved by “Death Of A Salesman?” Certainly no one who ever worked for a living. Or grew up in a family. Or had a father. Or doubted one’s choice of career. Willy Loman is growing weary after too many years on the road peddling women’s stockings. He is washed...
Posted On 20 Sep 2013

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A Not-So-Short Course on Flag Etiquette

  Ahoy! Wow, last my column last week (“Waterfront Land Use: Where Is the Boating Community’s Voice?, NB Indy, Aug. 20) stirred up an influx of emails to my inbox, but once again, I have yet to see those in the marine industry go on record with letters to the editor. An...

Surfin’ Safari

  With heavy surf rolling in Tuesday, Indy Sports Editor Brian Lichterman took his camera and took a tour of Peninsula surf spots to document the action. Here is his photo report:     surf1: Skimboarders look on as bodyboarders get peeling lefts south of the Balboa...