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Newport Beach Fire Department Deploys to Bluecut Fire

On August 17, at approximately 6:30 a.m., firefighters from the Newport Beach Fire Department were dispatched to the Bluecut Fire that started in the Cajon Pass near Kenwood Avenue. According to information provided by the Newport Beach Fire Department, two engines and one Battalion Chief with...

Residents Speak Up About Museum House

Details were revealed and questions were answered this week about the contentious Museum House project during a community meeting. A passionate crowd of about 125 people packed into the Community Room at the Newport Beach Civic Center for Speak Up Newport’s monthly meeting Wednesday night. The...
Posted On 12 Aug 2016

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Philanthropist James Emmi Dies at 99

James Emmi: June 23, 1916 – May 14, 2016 James Emmi, known to his family and friends as Jimmy, passed away on May 14, only 40 days before his 100th birthday. His wife, Catherine, stepson Cameron, and his close friends were by his side. Jim was an avid sailor, participating in...

Arts Commission Announces Art Exhibition Winners

The Newport Beach City Arts Commission recently announced the award winners at the 52nd Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition held on June 18.   The one-day juried event, held at the Newport Beach Civic Center, showcased 263 works of art by 147 artists from throughout Southern...

Heat Wave Kicks Off Summer

A heat wave marked the first official day of summer in Southern California this week, as temperatures soared in Newport Beach and the rest of Orange County. Several areas in Orange County reached above 100 degrees. In Newport Beach, according to Weather Underground, a station in...
Posted On 24 Jun 2016

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Hoag and St. Joseph Announce Plans for Affiliation

Two of the biggest hospitals in Orange County announced today that they will joining forces to create a combined health care system. The affiliation between Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian...
Posted On 15 Aug 2012

Awards for Local Landscaper

A Newport Beach landscape company was recently awarded for its impressive designs. Wade Landscape received awards for small landscape maintenance and large landscape lighting at the California...
Posted On 10 Aug 2012

Local Business Blossoms in Corona del Mar

That colorful display of flowers on PCH in Corona del Mar has really blossomed since it first opened up in almost 30 years ago. Julie Browne opened the Blooms shop in Corona del Mar in 1985. Her...
Posted On 10 Aug 2012

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Longtime Newport Resident Theodore Robins Jr. Dies

Longtime Newport Beach resident Theodore Robins Jr., owner of Theodore Robins Ford, passed away Monday morning after a long illness, reported Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce President Steve...

On Faith: A “Priceless Luncheon” to End Human Trafficking

  “Most Americans think slavery ended a long time ago, but it’s alive and well today,” keynote speaker Ernie Allen said to over 300 people attending the recent Annual Priceless Luncheon to...

Local Focus: Cops Recount Their Early Days at Historical Society Celebration

Balboa Island’s Historical Society celebrated the island’s 10-carat Diamond Anniversary by honoring the Newport Beach Police Department last Friday evening at the society’s museum on Marine...



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Martin Short Brings Laughs to Pacific Symphony

Audiences know funnyman Martin Short from his appearances on Saturday Night Live and his hilarious turns in “Father of the Bride” and “Three Amigos.” Now, Short adds singing and dancing to his mix of talents when he performs with Pacific Symphony Pops April 15 and 16 in the Renée...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is a Revelation

Listen closely, and you just might hear some raucous cheers, exuberant whistles, and nearly non-stop clapping reverberating in the ether. Yes, the dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater were at it again, bringing down the house in Segerstrom Hall Wednesday evening with a...

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Off the Menu Special: Café Rouge Serves Kinky Menu for ‘Kinky Boots’

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale. It’s no secret that we’re fans of Leatherby’s Café Rouge at Segerstrom Center. Last week, we caught a performance of the musical “Kinky Boots” and...

Dine Sides

Coming Soon Four new eateries are slated to arrive in Newport in the coming months. The Waffle Affair, which opens in early December at Bayside Center, will serve an inventive take on a Belgian...

Off the Menu: A New Year Brings New Restaurants to Newport Beach

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale. A new year brings new restaurants to Newport Beach. Several opened last month, more are set to open by the end of January. Here are the ones that...

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Toshiba Classic

Toshiba Classic champion, David Frost finished the tournament on Sunday, shooting a 65 to defeat Fred Couples by five strokes. Frost ties the tournament record of 19-under-par 194, joining 2011 winner Nick Price as the only golfers to lead wire to wire in the event’s 19 years.
Posted On 17 Mar 2013

Airfair Discusses Caps on John Wayne Airport

Members of the Board of Directors of AirFair have recently participated in the discussions regarding caps on John Wayne Airport – “the Settlement Agreement” – due to be publicly released later this month. Several large developments, one already under way and two or...

A Savary Choice for 48th Congressional District

A column or two ago I voiced some bravos and a brava to candidates who are willing to submit themselves to the political process. Here’s another: Suzanne Savary enjoys a comfortable lifestyle. She lives in a Balboa Island cottage half a block from the beach and belongs to the...

Is There a Draft in Here?

On Supplemental Drafts On the journey to adulthood there are certain highlights and milestones, but danger lurks around the ballrooms. For certain teenagers the dream of attending the Senior Prom is not in the stars. A few clever but foolish students at Corona del Mar High School...