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City Council Candidates Debate Issues at CdM Forum

At the first forum that every single Newport Beach City Council candidate attended, there were laughs, applause and some serious moments. The Corona del Mar Residents Association hosted the candidates at the Oasis Center on Monday. All eight candidates attended, a first for the local 2016...
Posted On 30 Sep 2016

City, Public Discuss Mariners’ Mile Revitalization

Another community workshop meeting about the Mariners’ Mile Revitalization Master Plan was held Monday at Marina Park. The workshop was part of a special meeting of the Planning Commission, who participated in the discussions with the public and commented on ideas for the plan. “I’m...
Posted On 30 Sep 2016

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Dispute Over Carnation Avenue Palms

A pair of palms considered iconic by locals have caused a bit of controversy for residents in the Carnation Avenue neighborhood. On Tuesday, the Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission considered the removal of two Washingtonia robusta (Mexican Fan Palm) trees at 239 Carnation...
Posted On 04 Aug 2016

CCC to Consider Archaeological Administrative Permit for Banning Ranch

The California Coastal Commission will consider an administrative permit for archaeological investigations on the site for the controversial proposed mixed-use project, Banning Ranch, next week. Mike Mohler, representing Newport Banning Ranch, LLC, submitted the application....

Harbor News, Projects Discussed at Chamber Marine Meeting

Several noteworthy harbor happenings and news items were discussed at the Chamber of Commerce Marine Committee’s monthly meeting Tuesday. Newport Beach City Councilman Ed Selich provided an update on the city’s harbor related projects. There are 15 harbor projects in the budget...
Posted On 04 Aug 2016

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Lido Village Artisan Market debuts on Sunday, January 20

Fans of the Newport Beach Farmers’ Market that takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Sunday in Lido Village will find expanded offerings starting this weekend when the Lido Village...

Biz Buzz: Vintage Hair Styles for a Modern World

Stepping through the entrance of Vintage Hair Salon on Coast Highway is like suddenly being transported back to a 1940s beauty parlor. Period salon accessories are scattered throughout the small...

Local Entrepreneur Takes Charge

That entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Jeffrey Maganis. He quit his steady company job two years ago and took a leap of faith on his own business. “I love the idea that you can pave...
Posted On 22 Dec 2012

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Center Club’s “Hops & Vines” Charity Classic Sets Fundraising Record

Most people know The Center Club as the membership facility adjacent to the Segerstrom Center, but once a year the Center Club opens its doors to the public for its annual Charity Classic, dubbed...

Charity Spotlight: True Sioux Hope Foundation Plans Inaugural Gala

Successful Newport Beach entrepreneur Twila True, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and founder of True Sioux Hope Foundation that benefits the Sioux tribe of Pine Ridge, South Dakota, is...

Charity Spotlight: Angelitos Card Week Kickoff

South Coast Plaza’s Jewel Court was filled with hundreds of supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County and the Inland Empire on Wednesday, Oct. 5 when volunteer auxiliary group...



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Artists Wanted for Newport Art Exhibition

The Newport Beach City Arts Commission invites artists to participate in the 52nd Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition to be held on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the Newport Beach Civic Center. For over 50 years, the Newport Beach City Arts Commission has recognized the talent and...

New Novel a Cure for “Downton Abbey” Withdrawals

What does one do when the enchantment of the English countryside, once so readily available via weekly trips to Downton Abbey is no longer being piped into our homes? According to the Washington Post, the “cure for your Downton Abbey withdrawals” is the Under Cover Book Club pick...

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Off the Menu: Italian Vino Versus OC Wines

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale Whether you enjoy local wines or vino from Italy, this is the perfect time to take a wine tour to OC wineries and enjoy a luncheon with one of...

Sushi Splendor

A family-friendly atmosphere and an inspired menu make Blue C a new go-to sushi spot at Fashion Island. By Lauren Matich  | Photos by Jody Tiongco The buzz at Blue C Sushi is palpable, from the...

Off the Menu: New Restaurants Offer Delicious Delights

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale Slapfish Seafood and Newport Beach have long been a perfect match, so it’s no surprise that Slapfish, a “modern seafood shack” founded in...

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Racing Season

It seems like the summer boating season has started off with a big bang even though not one yacht club has had their annual opening day events! Last weekend was the “Baldwin Cup” at Newport Harbor Yacht Club in locally built Schock Harbor 20s. It was an International event and if...

Safe Voyages

I will never tire of mentioning that the most important part of recreational and commercial boating is safety. Naturally, accidents happen and minor bumps and bruises can be expected. When multiple people are aboard, the helmsman has his hands (and mind) full, but it is also his...

The Politics of No

“Republicans — the party that brought us ‘just say no,’ first as a drug policy, then as their entire platform.” – Stephen Colbert. One of the admirable traits of our country’s founders was their ability to think creatively as they forged into the new world of democracy more...

How Will You Vote in November?

In November the residents of Newport Beach will be given a clear choice. If the City Council approves it, there will be a proposed General Plan Amendment on the ballot that will ask us to decide whether or not we want to approve projects that will significantly increase...

Former Senator Marian Bergeson Endorses Keith Curry

My choice in the race to be Newport Beach’s next Assemblyman is Keith Curry. He should be your choice also. Keith has led our city through the recession by reduction of city employees, growing our reserves and generating budget surpluses each year. With his Council...