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Commission Rejects AutoNation Porsche Project

An AutoNation Porsche dealership won’t be parking itself along W. Coast Highway – at least for now – after the Newport Beach Planning Commission rejected the project last week. Commissioners voted 5-1 on Oct. 6 to deny AutoNation Porsche Newport Beach project proposed for the...
Posted On 14 Oct 2016

Council Candidates Meet Again at Peak of Campaign Season

As the 2016 political season nears the final stretch, the Newport Beach City Council candidates are wrapping up the last few forums, including a community meeting held Wednesday at Marina Park. The Central Newport Beach Community Association hosted the discussion panel, which was a good...
Posted On 07 Oct 2016

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News from the community.   Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Crash on PCH A motorcyclist suffered major injuries after colliding with a vehicle on West Coast Highway over the weekend, Newport Beach Police Department reported in a community message released on Tuesday. Police...

Short-Term Rentals get Long Look

Short-term rentals got a long look from the Newport Beach City Council during the council’s study session on Aug. 9. Community Development Director Kim Brandt presented the city council with analyses and diagrams that showed the current short-term rental zones and the future of...
Posted On 12 Aug 2016

Local Homicide Suspect Apprehended in Nevada

A Newport Beach homicide suspect was apprehended in Carson City, Nev., recently, authorities reported this week. Anthony Thomas Garcia, 56, of Carson City, is currently being detained in Nevada awaiting extradition to California, Newport Beach Police Department reported in a...

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Young Entrepreneur Rocks Clothing Scene

A few years ago Vladimir “Vlad” Frierson was inspired to design stylish, high-quality clothing at an affordable price. Rocksteady Clothing was born. At that time, he was just 11 years old. “Some...
Posted On 16 Aug 2013

Community Can Help Kickstart Local Companies

Being a part of something big is now easier than ever. The website kickstarter.com allows people to fund creative projects and businesses. Kickstarter is an online site for people to help...
Posted On 16 Aug 2013

CdM Drugs Holds Open House July 25

CdM Drugs, a family owned boutique pharmacy that has offered concierge care services to residents of Newport Beach and Corona del Mar for more than two decades, will hold a Grand Opening...

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Laura’s House Hosts a British Invasion at Annual Gala

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy  British fashion, style and music was in full force during the Laura’s House “British Invasion” gala held at the Island Hotel on...

The Gray Event Raises Funds for Save Elephant Foundation

It was an eventful evening in Thailand thanks to more than 100 supporters and friends of Chef Pascal Olhat, who hosted a fundraiser dubbed The Gray Event for Save Elephant Foundation on October...

Prepare Your Palates for…A Taste of Math?

Learning is always easier when there’s a healthy dose of fun added to the equation, which is why thousands of children and their families are expected to turn out for the third annual Math Fair,...



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Under Cover: Checking Out Tech Toys at Newport Library

With our world becoming increasingly reliant upon technology, it can sometimes be hard to keep up. It’s funny to recall that 20 years ago, we frequently made the 500 mile drive from our home in Northern California to visit family here in the south without the benefit of any...

Concerts on the Green Highlight Hot Tribute Bands

The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac and Bruce Springsteen are coming to Newport Beach this summer—in the form of tribute bands who will be performing free concerts as part of the 2016 Concerts on the Green series. Presented by the Newport Beach City Arts Commission, the concerts...

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Mother’s Day Brunch in Newport Beach

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy Mother’s Day is coming up May 10—where are you taking mom for Mother’s Day Brunch? It’s not too late to make a reservation, but do it...

Off the Menu: Dining at the Newport Beach Film Festival

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy Nothing better than dinner and a show, but with multiple theaters screening hundreds of films during the Newport Beach Film Festival,...

Off the Menu: Tasting Balboa and a Menu for Gangsters and Dolls

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy  Taste of Balboa For locals, the Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race is the unofficial start to the boating season in Newport...

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Newport Boaters Celebrate Fourth of July

I think the 4th of July has to be one of my favorite holidays on Newport Harbor. In the 1970s, we obtained our first mooring off the American Legion. We berthed the family 38-foot antique tugboat my brother and Dad had restored. The “Walrus” was the South Coast Shipyard tugboat...

Memories of Newport Harbor’s Character Boat Parade

As we start the official summer season, this gives me time to reflect on some of the fun memories of summers past and present. Next week’s column I will detail some of the boating events of the 4th of July. The “Old Glory Boat Parade,” sponsored by the American Legion, is not...

CdM Bypass Plan Offers Sign of Congestion

The official seal of the City of Newport Beach represents what drew so many of us here: the Pacific Ocean, with its countless pleasures. (What the seal doesn’t show is the traffic we sit in on the way to those pleasures.) Locals who attended the July 8 City Council meeting had...

NB Bicycle Master Plan Available for Public Comment

Until July 30, residents of Newport Beach have the chance to have their voice heard on an issue that is exploding in popularity in our city: bicycling. It is important that those who bike, whether as their main form of transportation around the city or for enjoyment and exercise,...

Depends On Your Point of View

* The Traveling Salesman Did you hear the one about the traveling salesman who was visiting Newport Beach and without prior notice suddenly needed a clean dress shirt for an evening sales meeting? He went to Macy’s at Fashion Island and paid full price! * Mimi’s Restaurant My...