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New City Manager Speaks Up on Various Topics

Just over 10-weeks in and new City Manager Grace Leung is already well-versed on a wide variety of Newport Beach topics, as she proved during a presentation at a community forum this week. Leung discussed a number of local issues, current city work, and proposed projects, during the monthly Speak Up Newport meeting on Wednesday. About 75 people filled the friend’s room at the library to hear...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018

Council Election Results A Mixed Bag

Results from Tuesday’s Newport Beach City Council election are a mixed bag, with two incumbents and one challenger coming out on top, while one race is still too narrow to call. In probably the most heated race this year, challenger Joy Brenner unseated incumbent Scott Peotter for District 6, which covers Corona del Mar, Cameo Shores, and Pelican Hill. As of the Thursday 5 p.m. update,...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018



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City Warns of Campaign Materials Showing Staff

The city of Newport Beach released an advisory this week about campaign materials after one City Council candidate was warned for using a photo that included city staff. Residents will likely get numerous campaign materials, including mailers,...

Water Wheel Project Awarded $1.68M Grant

The city was recently awarded a $1.68 million grant to move forward with a solar-powered, trash-collecting water wheel in Newport Bay. Newport Beach Mayor Marshall “Duffy” Duffield traveled to Santa Cruz to address the Ocean Protection Council...

Attempted Burglary in Port Streets Neighborhood

Newport Beach Police Department sent out an alert on Tuesday about an attempted residential burglary in the port streets in the Harbor View neighborhood. The incident occurred around 8 p.m. on Oct. 25 in the 2500 block of Port Whitby Pl. An...

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Biz Buzz: The Resort at Pelican Hill Earns Top Honors From Forbes

The Resort at Pelican Hill and The Spa at Pelican Hill each earned the highest rating of Five Stars in the 60th annual Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards. Recognized as a Five-Star destination unto itself for the sixth consecutive year, Pelican Hill remains Newport Beach’s first and only resort to...

Biz Buzz: New Owner for Newport Beach Pageants

Newport Beach Pageants new owner April Sands has set May 20, 2018 as the date for the Miss Newport Beach and Miss Corona del Mar pageant at The Duke Hotel Newport Beach. The pageant is open to all girls from 6 to 26 who can compete in one of four age divisions for the coveted titles of Little...

Biz Buzz: New Area Manager for Project Independence

Maritza Vargas of Tustin has been promoted to area manager for Project Independence, an Orange County nonprofit that has been working with adults with developmental disabilities since 1977. She will share responsibility with Meka Greene for the organization’s Central Region that includes...

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Resident Interrupts Attempted Home Burglary in CdM

On Monday, Newport Beach Police Department sent out an alert warning residents about an interrupted burglary at a home in Corona del Mar. The incident occurred in the 2800 block of Bayside Dr., around 6:10 p.m. on Saturday, according to police. “While the victim was out to dinner, an unknown...

JWA Announces ‘Helping Hands’ Program

John Wayne Airport officials announced Thursday a new “Helping Hands” program designed to lend a hand to travelers with disabilities. It is meant to help travelers, families and caregivers by providing assistance and support to ease their experience while traveling through the Airport. “Helping...

Charity Spotlight: OCMA Gala Offers Look at New Home

This has been a busy and exciting year for the Orange County Museum of Art. The nonprofit organization sold its Fashion Island property and moved out of its longtime home, unveiled dazzling designs for its new facility to be build at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, and moved into a new...



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Artscapes: Segerstrom Center Launches Broadway Series

A season of Tony Award-winning Broadway hits including Center premieres and returning favorites await audiences during Segerstrom Center for the Arts’ 2018-2019 Broadway and Curtain Call Series. Coming to the Center for the first time are “Waitress,” “Dear Evan Hansen,” “Come...

Curtain Up: RV Comic Aubree Sweeney Headlines Show at Back Bay Bistro

Calling Aubree Sweeney an RV comedienne might be confusing, but then again Sweeney does tour in her own RV, and she’s staying at the Newport Dunes RV park while she’s in town to headline a comedy night Oct. 18 at the Back Bay Bistro. Sweeney was born in Nebraska, studied creative...

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Off the Menu: El Cholo Restaurant Celebrates 95 Years

In the often-fickle culinary world, the words “restaurant” and “longevity” are seldom used in the same sentence. There are a few that have survived numerous trends and recessions, such as Five...

Off the Menu: The Taste Comes to OC

We just finished with a fabulous four days of the Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival, but already another event is coming our way. The Los Angeles Times’ annual celebration of the southern...

Off the Menu: Fall Menus to Warm Your Palate

George’s Café at Segerstrom Center The beautiful Argyros Plaza at Segerstrom Center for the Arts is nearly a year old, and during that time has been the sight of numerous free concerts and...

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Qualifying Weekend at the Oracle Challenger Series in Newport Beach

Story and photos by Lawrence Shetwin The Oracle Challenger Series at the Newport Beach Tennis Club featured a weekend of young upcoming tennis players hoping to gain entry into the main draw and, ultimately, the BNP Paribas Tournament in Indian Wells this March.  American 2017...

Celebrity Tennis Event Benefits Puerto Rico

In a mix of sports, celebrities and philanthropy, actress Anne Heche co-sponsored “Palisades for Puerto Rico” at Palisades Tennis Club in Newport Beach on Dec. 10. The event featured Heche, who recently completed filming the NBC drama “The Brave,” as well as Ross Lynch, who is...

Letter to the Editor: Why We Need to Elect Harley Rouda

After what feels like an interminable build up to this election, November 6 is right around the corner. I am especially concerned about the 48th Congressional District. If you have not already voted, please vote for Harley Rouda. I’m supporting Harley Rouda to win the 48th...

Letter to the Editor: Dixon is an Independent Voice

As former City Council members, Citizens of the Year, and long-time community volunteers and civic leaders, we have often disagreed on issues facing the city. But we all agree on one thing: Newporters need to re-elect Diane Dixon to the City Council. The reason we all agree that...

Letter to the Editor: Residents Face Stark Choices

As the election draws to a close, Newport Beach residents face some stark choices.  After a month of dodging the question, our mayor was forced to disclose that he is a licensed marijuana grower and had secretly employed Councilman Scott Peotter as his lobbyist. Duffield skipped...