Watch decorated boats, yachts, kayaks and canoes sail along Newport Harbor every night through the weekend in the 109th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. The parade, which begins Wednesday, Dec. 13, brings out a million viewers. The route will begin and end at Lido Isle. If you go: When: 6:15-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13 to […]
Sunday was an historically hot day in Orange County. Santa Ana, at 88 degrees, registered the highest temperature in the continental United States, according to the National Weather Service. And Newport Beach, at 85 degrees, broke a nearly century-old heat record for Dec. 10, sizzling past its previous high of 80 degrees set in 1924. […]
Grab your parka because Santa, ice and decked-out boats seem to be everywhere next weekend. Newport Beach One hundred brightly illuminated and decorated boats of varied types, sizes and shapes follow a 14-mile course along the peninsula and islands of Newport Harbor at the 109th Newport Beach Christmas...
NEWPORT BEACH – Ryan Evans’ 3-pointer with 16.8 seconds left in the game lifted Santa Margarita to a 54-52 victory over Trabuco Hills in a semifinal of the Beach Bash Tournament on Friday night at Corona del Mar High. Santa Margarita will play in the tournament’s final Saturday at 7 p.m. After the Eagles went […]
SANTA ANA — A security guard manager of a Newport Beach nightclub was charged Friday with drug sales following an overdose death at the bar a year ago. Sean Robert McLaughlin, 43, of Aliso Viejo, was charged with four counts of drug sales, a count of selling ecstasy, all felonies, and a misdemeanor count of […]
Expect to see Vicki Gunvalson, known for her recurring role in the Bravo reality television series “The Real Housewives of Orange County,” assume the starring role as the opening-night grand marshal at the beloved community event, Newport Beach Boat Parade. Festivities kick off on Wednesday, Dec. 13, beginning with a special firework display at 6:15 p.m. from […]
As it turns 50 this year, Fashion Island is getting a big birthday gift: a hotel. The mall's owner, the Irvine Co., is rebranding the Island Hotel as the Fashion Island Hotel. The Newport Beach developer, who built the Island Hotel in 1986, said the renaming is part of a strategy to pair their coastal properties as one destination.
Find out what the El Cholo owner plans to do with the old Ritz space.
The Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race and the Border Run race, which goes from Newport Beach to San Diego, have merged in an attempt to increase participation and lure back racers from past years, officials said. The Newport Ocean Sailing Association, which organizes the springtime race known as the “N2E” that goes from Newport Beach […]
It might not have the long tradition of Pasadena and the Rose Bowl, or the panache and glamour of the Heisman Trophy in New York City, but the Lott IMPACT Trophy is purely Newport Beach. Founded by mostly USC alumni and longtime Newport residents, the award to honor the best defensive player in college football […]
Woman seriously injured in accident on Coast Highway.
The vote could delay a development on Newport Banning Ranch by another two years, developers say.
SANTA ANA – A federal judge has dismissed child pornography charges against a Newport Beach doctor, months after throwing out much of the evidence collected by investigators because of “false and misleading statements” made by an FBI agent. U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney on Nov. 20 granted a motion by federal prosecutors to dismiss […]
SANTA ANA – A 24-year-old man was charged Monday, Nov. 27, with raping a woman he was allegedly pimping in Orange County. Patrick Balaman is accused of attacking the victim, who was 19 years old at the time, in Newport Beach and elsewhere in Orange County, according to Anaheim police Sgt. Daron Wyatt. He pleaded […]
Mercedes models aren’t moving as fast as they used to in Newport Beach. Sales tax collections in town appear to be ebbing this year, partly because of a tapering in sales of high-end cars such as Mercedes-Benz and Tesla. City officials say it’s no cause for alarm — projected revenue is still growing...
The city council could remove certifications for apartments and retail outlets on the historic oil field.
The Newport Beach City Council is expected next week to reverse several approvals for the derailed Banning Ranch development. The council will take up the court-ordered repeals when it meets Tuesday. In 2012, the council — with different members — certified an environmental impact report and approval...
hursday was the hottest Thanksgiving Day ever in Los Angeles and Newport Beach.
Eliza Clark of Newport Beach helped improve the comfort of homeless people in Santa Ana, Wednesday morning, Nov. 22, as she and 11 volunteers passed out hundreds of pairs of new socks to those living around the Civic Center Plaza of the Flags. Clark distributed the socks as part of her internship with the nonprofit The […]
Members of the Corona del Mar High girls’ tennis team are becoming very familiar with the 47-mile drive from Newport Beach to The Claremont Club. The Sea Kings won the CIF Southern Section Division 1 title there on Nov. 17, and competed there again Friday and Saturday in the CIF USTA Southern California...