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Democrats Challenge in Tight House, Assembly Races

In two historically Republican-represented districts that cover Newport Beach, the Democratic challengers from Tuesday’s midterm elections are either already ahead or very narrowly behind in a pair of races that could flip the districts blue. But both are still too close to call. A notable race that has gained national attention is for the hotly contested 48th Congressional District, which...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018

Ballot Round-Up: Challengers Out-Earning Incumbents in Congressional, Assembly Races

Newport Beach voters have several decisions to make next week at the ballot booth. A notable race is for the hotly contested 48th Congressional District, which includes Newport Beach and spans Seal Beach to Laguna Niguel. During the primaries, it was a narrow roller coaster race for second place, including several switch-ups as officials counted votes after June 5. The incumbent, 15-term...
Posted On 02 Nov 2018



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Council Approves Trash Collection Contract Amid Safety Concerns

Emotions ran high at the Newport Beach City Council meeting this week during a discussion about a city contract for refuse collection. Council voted 5-1 on Tuesday, with Councilman Jeff Herdman dissenting. Mayor Pro Tem Will O’Neill was absent....
Posted On 27 Oct 2018

CA Chamber Top Exec to Speak at NB Wake Up Meeting

The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Wake Up! Newport meeting will feature the top executive for a statewide chamber group next week. Guest speaker is Allan Zaremberg, president and chief executive officer of the California...

Residential Burglaries at Two CdM Homes

Newport Beach Police Department sent out a message Tuesday, alerting residents to two residential burglaries that occurred just down the street from and within a few hours of each other over the weekend In the 1600 block of Bonnie Doone Terrace,...

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Biz Buzz: Human Options Appoints Locals to Board of Directors

Human Options, an Orange County-based nonprofit dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence, announced the addition of two new board members: Joe Ferrentino, partner at Newmeyer & Dillion in Newport Beach, and Newport Beach resident Kerri Summers, legal assistant at Call &...

Biz Buzz: Leadership in Heels Ends Year on High Note

Women continue to exert their power in politics, business and everyday life. For proof, look no further than Leadership in Heels, a nonprofit organization started by Scharrell Jackson, a full-time Partner, COO and CFO for Squar Milner in Newport Beach, one of the top 70 accounting firms in the...
Posted On 18 Jan 2018

Biz Buzz: Pelican Hill Appoints New Food & Beverage Director

The Resort at Pelican Hill has appointed Hayato Nogaki as director of food and beverage, overseeing all restaurant, in-room dining and banquet food and beverage operations for the 504-acre coastal destination. “Hayato’s 15 years of experience in luxury hospitality will provide strong direction...

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‘Edgy’ Art Show at Peninsula Gallery

A Newport Beach art gallery will be hosting an edgy show next weekend. “Smoking Hot,” a show described as “a survey of the current edgy street art and pop culture scene,” will be presented at Ethos Contemporary Art on the Balboa Peninsula on Nov. 10 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will be...

Christmas Open House at Sherman Library and Gardens

Now that Halloween has come and gone, it’s Christmas season. And it kicks off with the Sherman Library and Gardens’ Open House event next week. The Gardens’ Volunteer Association is presenting “The Joy of Christmas” at the annual event on Thursday. Visitors will receive complimentary home-baked...

NB Film Fest Screens Documentary at Laguna Art Museum

The Newport Beach Film Festival and the Laguna Art Museum are hosting a free screening of the documentary film “Leaning Into the Wind — Andy Goldsworthy” on Saturday as part of the museum’s Art and Nature Festival that runs through Sunday. The 2017 film follows the British sculptor,...



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Curtain Up: A ‘Beautiful’ Homecoming for Local Actor

Nathan Andrew Riley remembers being a wide-eyed 12-year-old boy sitting in the last row of the balcony of the Pantages Theater in Hollywood watching a production of “The Lion King” and thinking he wanted to be on stage in a show. Now, Riley is fulfilling that dream as the Orange...

Curtain Up: South Coast Repertory Launches 55th Season

In 1964, Orange County’s population was about to hit one million, Irvine was still a dream waiting to be built, and John Wayne had settled on Newport Beach as his new home. Newport Beach is also where college pals Martin Benson and David Emmes (who attended Newport Harbor High...

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Off the Menu: A Restaurant Celebrates 10 Years

The restaurant industry can be a fickle business. Trends come and go, and longevity is always in doubt. So when a restaurant not only survives for a decade but continues to thrive, that’s cause...

Off the Menu: 7th Annual Golden Foodie Awards

“And the Golden Foodie goes to…” That was the oft-repeated phrase last Sunday night at the 7th annual Golden Foodie Awards, held at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa. The Golden Foodie...

Off the Menu: Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival Arrives Oct. 4-7

Only two weeks until the fifth annual Pacific Sales Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival hits town, which means it’s time to get your tickets for the weekend Grand Tastings and special culinary...

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USC Beats Oregon; Newport Native on Trojan Team

Local favorite college football team, the University of Southern California Trojans, held on to a strong lead during an Oct. 7 game against the Oregon State Beavers for a 38-10 win. The USC team includes Newport Beach native, Chase McGrath, as kicker.
Posted On 08 Oct 2017

Newport Local Finishes 8th in Bay Area Regatta

Newport Beach sailors competed this past week at the 2017 Rolex Big Boat Series hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco. Among the Newporters in the Bay Area waters was Paul Stemler of Newport Harbor Yacht Club with his J/44 46-foot sailboat, “Patriot.” He finished...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017

Letter to the Editor: Bring Transparency Back to the Government

If you review the actions carefully of three of the four incumbents trying to hold onto their seats in the upcoming election, I doubt that you will want to vote for them, especially when you compare them to the top-notch candidates who have long histories of involvement in the...

Letter to the Editor: Reminding You of Facts

Regarding Former Mayor Rush Hill’s letter to the editor in NB Indy on Oct. 19: Mr. Hill—Facts? May I remind you of your personal FPPC problems for participating in the Mariners Mile redevelopment committee that resulted in the taxpayers paying over $60,000 in legal fees to...

Letter to the Editor: I’ve had enough

I am so disappointed in our incumbent City Council members Scott Peotter and Duff Duffield.  They do not represent the best interests of the citizens of Newport Beach.  Their pot farm interests and allegiance to large builders rather than the people who voted for them has left me...