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City Council Approves Wood and Gas for Fire Rings but AQMD Mandates Charcoal

Adding fuel to the fire ring debate, charcoal will soon be the only acceptable source for beach bonfires. Although the City Council approved an ordinance on Tuesday that allows other forms of fuel (but limits them to natural wood, natural gas,...
Posted On 31 Jan 2014

Fatal Crash Closes Southbound PCH at Reef Point in Newport Beach

Pacific Coast Highway was closed in both directions between Reef Point (at Crystal Cove Promenade) in Newport Beach and Broadway Street in Laguna Beach due to a multi-car accident that occurred around 1:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Newport Beach...

Biz Buzz: Newport Business Hits the Right Notes at Music Convention

NAMM. It’s the largest event held at the Anaheim Convention Center every year, consuming over 1.6 million square feet of space. NAMM stands for the National Association of Music Merchants, formed in 1901. The convention brings together 1,600...
Posted On 25 Jan 2014




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Officials Dedicate Sage Science Center

Sage Hill School officially dedicated their planned science center to one of the school’s major donors, the Argyros family. The school celebrated the Argyros Family Foundation’s $2.5 million donation, which completes the $8 million fundraising campaign for the academic building, during a...

Collecting Coins for a Cause

A local teen is collecting coins for a good cause and wants her peers to spare some to help make a positive change in the community. Isabel “Izzy” Bellino, 16, of Newport Coast, a junior at Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana, started the campus club, Spare Change for Change, last...
Posted On 19 Sep 2013

Lynn’s Spin: Go Purple OC!

Like the more than 83,000 people in Orange County, our family has been deeply affected by Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, and it looks as though those numbers will continue to steadily increase as considerable numbers of baby boomers age. That’s why, during the week of September 23,...
Posted On 17 Sep 2013

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Curtain Up: Broadway’s Bernadette Peters Comes to Segerstrom Center Oct. 11

There is cabaret, and then there’s cabaret Bernadette Peters-style. The Broadway star opens the Segerstrom Center Cabaret Series on Friday, October 11, but she’ll be in the 1800 seat Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall backed by a 10-piece ensemble. Despite the...

Off the Menu: Applauding the Winners of the Golden Foodie Awards

By Christopher Trela and Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy We love dining out–it’s always an adventure to visit new restaurants and try new dishes, but it’s also fun to return to local favorites to see what they’re up to and to remind us of why we enjoy...

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Boater’s Weather

  Ahoy! Everyone is asking if this week’s heat wave will continue throughout the weekend, and has our summer weather finally arrived as we near the end of summer?  Well, yes and no.  The high-pressure system will keep the air temperatures up in the inland areas, but the...

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...