Tony Petros has seen a lot as a cyclist and former Newport Beach city councilman. But he’s not likely to forget a recent Wednesday evening ride on Pacific Coast Highway by Mariner’s Mile, when a pickup truck jumped from the leftmost lane and toward his bicycle. “Young kids started screaming (‘butt dart’) at me,” Petros […]
On the move James A. Rooney is the new chief executive officer at Corient Capital Partners in Newport Beach, a privately owned independent wealth management firm. Rooney brings over two decades of experience in asset management, investment banking and private equity. He has also worked for and with several private and public companies in the U.S., […]
OCVarsity Kickoff 2017: The Register has put together its annual preview for the upcoming high school football season. In the coming days we’ll have previews online of every team and league in Orange County, plus much more, including our O.C. Hot 150 rankings of the top players in the county. SUNSET LEAGUE (OC Varsity’s rating […]
NEWPORT BEACH — A 65-year-old man faces charges of fraudulently stonewalling a financial institution for years in its efforts to foreclose on his properties in Dana Point and Los Alamitos, a prosecutor said Thursday. Reynaldo Francisco...Show More Summary
A Newport Beach activist is suing Councilwoman Diane Dixon, accusing her of defamation after she stated during a council meeting that he owed the city more than $600 in public records fees. Mike Glenn, who filed the lawsuit Aug. 4 in Orange County Superior Court, is asking for $5,000 for damage to his reputation and […]
Coming into this week’s USTA Girls’ 18s National Championships, Newport Beach’s Ashley Kratzer did not envision winning the hard court title at the Barnes Tennis Center. But the unexpected happened on Sunday afternoon as the third-seeded Kratzer, 18, finished an incredible tournament run by defeating 33rd seeded Kelly Chen of Cerritos, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 to win the […]
NEWPORT BEACH — A juvenile gray whale last seen in the shallow waters of Newport Harbor’s Back Bay has left the harbor and was spotted leaving the Port of Los Angeles Wednesday, Aug. 16. “The whale was seen near Cabrillo Beach late Wednesday,” said Justin Viezbicke, marine mammal stranding coordinator for the National Oceanic and […]
The $50 million renovation of the Newport Beach Country Club is now complete. C.W. Driver Companies announced the completion of the 65,000-square-foot, luxury development last week. The club’s ground level includes a pro golf shop, outdoor dining patio, spa, a sauna and steam room, a fitness center with a yoga and dance studio and men’s […]
NEWPORT BEACH – A fire ignited on a power pole with live wires Tuesday, Aug. 15, and closed a major road as firefighters worked to control it. Shortly before noon, both directions of Balboa Boulevard were closed, from River Avenue to 44th Street. The power pole on fire was in the area of West Balboa […]
The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles plans to proceed with the sale of the St. James the Great church property in Newport Beach, citing a legal obligation. In a letter Monday, Bishop Coadjutor John Harvey Taylor said the departing Bishop J. Jon Bruno had entered into a binding contract to sell...
NEWPORT BEACH — Congregants of St. James the Great Episcopal Church won’t get their church building back. In a surprise announcement, the Rev. John Taylor, bishop coadjutor of the Los Angeles diocese, said Monday that the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles will move forward with the sale of the St. James building on Balboa Island, which […]
NEWPORT BEACH — Congregants of St. James the Great Episcopal Church found out Monday that they won’t get back their church building on Via Lido despite a recommendation earlier this month from a national church panel to not sell the property, but hand it back to the congregation. On Monday, Aug. 14, the Rev. John […]
A 70-year-old man was killed Sunday afternoon after he was struck by a boat propeller while swimming in Newport Beach, officials said. A group of friends, including the man, had taken the boat about a half-mile from the harbor when some entered the water, said Orange County Sheriff’s Sgt. Neil Hove....
The incident was reported to the Orange County Sheriff's Harbor Patrol at 2:52 p.m. as passengers aboard the large double-decker boat tried to save its captain.
NEWPORT BEACH — A juvenile gray whale that has been making news along the Southern California coastline this week remains in Newport Beach Harbor. The approximately 20-foot-long juvenile whale was spotted by the Orange County Sheriff’s Harbor Patrol in Back Bay at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11. The area is a spot in the harbor […]
SANTA ANA – A caregiver was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday for stealing more than $125,000 from a 70-year-old Newport Beach man with dementia. A jury in June found Guillermo Trujillo, 43, of Newport Beach guilty of felony theft and money laundering, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. Prosecutors said […]
Health permits are suspended for major violations. Restaurants must remain closed until inspectors determine problems have been fixed. Newport Beach Corner Cafe, 6710 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach; rodent infestation; closed Aug. 10. Show More Summary
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Global Rallycross Championship points leader Tanner Foust of Newport Beach has a target on his back this weekend as the series heads into a critical doubleheader weekend on the Jersey Shore. The series returns to Atlantic City for two days of racing at Bader Field this Saturday and Sunday. Although the same venue as […]
The world is coming to Anaheim, but Newport Beach’s Bill Johns is on the road less traveled and with the most weight carried. Johns, a master-level weightlifter who trains at UFC Gym in Costa Mesa, has been watching his numbers escalate like the Dow Jones Industrial and Orange County real estate values. But Johns doesn’t […]
As it approaches its 20-year birthday, the flagship Fleming's restaurant in Newport Beach embarks on a major makeover.