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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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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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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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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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Newport Peninsula Bike Parade And Festival

The 10th Annual 4th of July Families Newport Peninsula Bike Parade and Festival takes place this Sunday starting at 9am. The popular event starts with the bike parade with begins at 9am at West Balboa Boulevard and, 36th Street. The festival starts at 9:30am and, continues until 11:30 am which features carnival games, lawn games, […]

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Photojournalist To Hold Zoom Event Friday

Photojournalist Stuart Palley is holding a Zoom event Friday night at 6:19 pm to discuss his work covering and documenting the California wildfires. The event put on by the Newport Beach Public Library Foundation is hosted by Douglas McCulloh an artist and senior curator at UCR Arts: California Museum of Photography.  Stuart Palley has worked […]

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Is Ruby’s On Balboa Pier Staying Open?

The recent closure of the Ruby’s Diner on the Huntington Beach pier as well as the Oceanside location has people wondering about the further of the original location on Balboa Pier. Since the announcement of the closures of the other restaurants the Balboa location has been fielding the question will it remain open and, the […]

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Opinion: Electric Bikes On Boardwalk

The City Of Newport Beach needs to deal with the use of electric bikes, boards an, scooters in Newport Beach. Let’s start off by saying i don’t own and electric bike or similar products but i do think the products are cool as well as being an environmentally friendly way to get around. The issue […]

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