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Are The Beaches In Newport Beach Open?

The City Of Newport Beach has reopened all the beaches after they were closed due to approximately 131,000 gallons of oil was spilled off the Orange County coast. The reopening of the beaches occurred Monday at 2 pm although testing is still on going. The spill could have been much worse in damage and also […]

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Shopping: Fashion Island

Fashion Island is one of the top two malls in Orange County with many high end retailers. The open air luxury shopping mall is built on a hill giving it great views of the Pacific Ocean. The mall was built in 1967 but has been remodeled many times over the year as and features more […]

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Banning Ranch Park Getting Closer?

The plan to preserve Banning Ranch a current oil production area in to a huge public park and reserve has gotten a boost from US Fish & Wildlife that has donated money to the plan. The US Fish & Wildlife has donated $11 million towards the $97 million goal which now means the total sits […]

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Sidewalk Dining Extended To End Of Year

The City Of Newport Beach has extended the emergency temporary use permits for sidewalk, parking lot dining until the end of the year. The previously extended permits were set to expire September 6th but as the pandemic continues the City Council as desired to continue the program. The city still has to approve these temporary […]

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Newport Beach Art Exhibition Cancelled

The 56th Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition due to take place October 9th at the Newport Beach Civic Center has been canceled. The City Arts Commission has said they will have a new date for June of 2022 as soon as possible. The one day Newport Beach Art Exhibition is a one day event where […]

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Night Of Lights OC Returning To Costa Mesa

Last years popular Night Of Lights OC event is returning again to the OC Fair & Events Center starting November 26th and running through January 6th of 2022. The event features a mile long course with over one million lights as well as Christmas trees, holiday themed scenery and displays with special effects, light shows […]

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Pacific Wine & Food Classic Canceled

The organizers of the Pacific Wine & Food Classic have announced that next months has been canceled but will return in October 2022. The event was due to take place October 23rd and 24th at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, ticket holders to the event have the option of a refund or transferring the funds […]

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Should Sidewalk Dining Stop?

During the pandemic many cities allowed restaurants to add tables on the sidewalks and even parking spaces or parking lots to help the businesses mostly restaurants maintain social distancing. By allowing these businesses to do that it helped them stay open and employ staff which with no eating allowed inside for a long time or […]

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Free: Movie In The Park Tomorrow

Tomorrow at Grand Howard Park in Corona Del Mar is a free movie in the park. The event put on by the City Of Newport Beach & Senior Services starts at 6:30 pm with the movie being shown Kaya and the Last Dragon a family friendly movie. Tips: Arrive early to get your space and […]

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Newport Beach To Get New Coastal Park?

Banning Ranch the 401 acres of fenced off oil production area near the mouth of the Santa Ana River future has long been discussed in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach. The land apart from oil wells and equipment also has wetlands, coastal uplands as well as vernal pools. The land stretches from Pacific Coast Highway […]

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