NEWPORT BEACH, CA – Mrs. Orange County 2014 has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and lewd acts with a child. A couple of years ago we reported on 27-year-old Meghan Alt after the former beauty pageant winner confessed to making home-made child porn with a 4-year-old female relative. She got busted after sending the porn to a U.S. Show More Summary
In a tribute to one of the film industry’s most revered actors, the city of Newport Beach will rename an existing park after John Wayne, one of its most famous residents. Brought forth by Mayor Kevin Muldoon and endorsed Tuesday, April 25, by the City Council 5-2, the approval means that Ensign View Park will soon […]
ORANGE COUNTY BASEBALL TOP 10 (The Register’s top 10 is from a poll of five media members.) 1. Huntington Beach 20-3 overall record (50 poll points) Oilers won Boras Classic’s South Region championship, and beat Newport Harbor in a Sunset League game. 2. Orange Lutheran 15-5 (45) Lancers finished third in Boras Classic with 3-1 […]
NEWPORT BEACH A former Mariners Elementary School principal, accused by teachers last year of inflating the school’s academic progress in an effort to gain a statewide award, has resigned from the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, according to a resignation agreement obtained by the Register. Laura Canzone notified district officials of her resignation in a March 7 […]
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — A former winner of California’s Mrs. Orange County beauty pageant has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and lewd acts with a child. County court records say 27-year-old Meghan Alt entered the pleas last Friday and was sentenced to 300 days in jail and three years of probation. Prosecutors dismissed two...
By RICHARD DUNN Contributing Columnist While professional football teams have come and gone and returned again in Southern California, an NFL mainstay for more than four decades has been Irrelevant Week in Newport Beach. During Irrelevant Week’s early years in the 1970s and ’80s, the Balboa Bay Club Sports Hall of Fame was directly involved […]
By Pete Thomas A humpback whale carcass that was towed offshore by Newport Beach lifeguards last Thursday was preyed upon by a large great white shark on Saturday, and towed offshore again Monday after nearly washing onto the beach in Oceanside in North San Diego County. Show More Summary
Olivia Holt hits the carpet at the premiere of her movie Class Rank during the 2017 Newport Beach Film Festival on Friday night (April 21) in Newport Beach, Calif. The 19-year-old actress was joined by co-star Skyler Gisondo and director Eric Stoltz at the event. Class Rank, which also stars Kristin Chenoweth as Olivia‘s mom, [...]
Mike Dirnt, bassist for the band Green Day, is ready to beat it out of two coastal California neighborhoods. He’s put homes in Newport Beach and Montecito on the market for $3.8 million and $4.8 million, respectively. The Newport property, built in 1967 and recently updated, sits on a corner lot...
By Pete Thomas A humpback whale carcass that was towed offshore late Thursday after its discovery close to Newport Beach has some human company, but so far it has not attracted large sharks. “No sharks yet,” said Keith Poe, who tags sharks for science and was with the bloated carcass when reached Friday evening. Show More Summary
Before the Hamptons, before Malibu, Newport was the Northeast's top summer escape.
Newport Beach lifeguards had their eyes trained on the horizon Friday, trying to make sure a 55-foot dead humpback whale — nicknamed Scarlet by local boaters — that was seen Thursday didn’t make its way to the beach. A dead whale onshore can create a very smelly problem, lifeguards said. “If it...
NEWPORT BEACH — The Newport Beach Film Festival kicked off Thursday night with local musicians, government officials, filmmakers, and, fittingly, big-wave surfing icon Laird Hamilton at Edwards Big Newport 6. Although it would have been appropriate with the surfing town as the festival’s backdrop, Hamilton was not on site just to represent the common beach […]
DAMIAN CALHOUN STAFF WRITER NEWPORT BEACH – There haven’t been many times recently that have challenged the Corona del Mar boys volleyball team in league play quite like Thursday night. Top-ranked CdM entered Thursday’s Pacific Coast League match against fourth-ranked Beckman riding a 102-consecutive match winning streak dating back to 1996. Number 103 almost didn’t […]
A bicyclist was injured after colliding with a Newport Beach police patrol vehicle Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
The figure on the Newport Beach horizon, just off the pier, was so large that Marine Safety Capt. Skeeter Leeper at first thought it was a boat. But the figure was no vessel — it was a 55-foot dead humpback whale inching its way toward shore. Newport Beach lifeguards on a rescue boat worked Thursday […]
North Of Two has acquired distribution rights to Angela Shelton's Heart, Baby! ahead of its world premiere tomorrow at the Newport Beach Film Festival. A mid-November theatrical bow is in the works. The true-story pic stars The Wire‘s Gbenga Akinnagbe as George Lee Martin, who at the age of 18 received a 40-year sentence for robbery. Show More Summary
NEWPORT BEACH – Taras Polakoff stepped atop the starting block, pounded his chest and dove into the pool to sounds never heard at Sage Hill before Tuesday afternoon. “Go Taras!” pool-side spectators yelled during the first on-campus swimming meet at Sage Hill. The Lightning christened their new, 33-meter pool and aquatics complex with plenty of […]
Newport Beach Councilman Scott Peotter has received the support of the Republican Party of Orange County in the midst of a recall effort against him, with the group calling his opponents intolerant and opposed to free speech.
It may not be summer just yet but it isn’t too early to head to the beach. At least that’s true when it comes to the 18th annual Newport Beach Film Festival. The event will run April 20th-27th at multiple venues in and around its coastal host city. Show More Summary