Mike Glenn

Mike is the founder and publisher of Save Newport, owner of the software company Devion, the VP of Newport Beach's Republican Assembly, Chair of Government Relations for the Elks Lodge, an outspoken taxpayer advocate, and a sworn alternate voter for the Orange County GOP. He writes, shoots photos, and edits, but much of the time, he's just "the IT guy". He can be reached at: Google+, Facebook, or via email, at michael.glenn@devion.com

Throwback: Balboa in Movie Clips

Balboa Ferry from Girl Most Likely, 1956

Enjoy these clips from “Girl Most Likely” from 1956. Do you know any other movies that feature Newport Beach? Copyright to these clips is maintained by the original copyright holder, not Mike Glenn or Save Newport.

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EXCLUSIVE: Candidate Views (summary)

Photo of boat inventor and council candidate, Duffy Duffield

EXCLUSIVE: You asked for it, and you got it. Here is a cross-section of all council candidates views on the four huge issues this election cycle. Don’t fret: Have any other burning questions that are bothering you? Ask it in the section below, and we’ll compile a new list with the most popular questions! Until then, please enjoy this grid containing …

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Throwback: Balboa Ferry

Balboa Ferry

Have you ridden on the Balboa Ferry? OF COURSE YOU HAVE! Here’s a look at what the second ferry looked like, the first time they started accepting automobiles (yes, that is a boat pushing a floating dock with a car on it!) Do you have any photos of the historic Balboa Ferry?

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Audit City Hall: 5 of 8 candidates on-board

Newport Beach City Hall and Bunnies, photo by Mike Glenn

BREAKING: 5 of 8 candidates now support auditing Newport’s city hall project. As questionable spending is revealed in cities like Irvine throughout the county– and now the county itself– the cries for auditing Newport Beach’s own city hall are becoming louder and more clear. We think that the largest-ever-expenditure begs for an audit simply because of its size– and we …

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Patio Furniture Clearance

Okay– this post is a little off the beaten path for us!  But it’s the weekend, so we can be a bit goofy.  This is not a sponsored post, or an ad, or anything else like that– just FYI on some great deals.  However, it is a friend’s company, so I got the word on the deals immediately! Coast Modern Living …

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Goodbye, Bay Island Bridge

Bay Island Bridge

These four timelapse videos will show you the destruction of the iconic Bay Island Bridge. The beautiful, quaint Bay Island Bridge began dismantling on 10/09/2014. I can’t say I know of a single person who is a fan of the new monstrosity of a bridge put in its place, but seeing it being dismantled is undoubtedly cool. Video copyright Mike …

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El Nino Coming; NOAA Confirmed

Flood Zone in Newport

UPDATE @1:05pm: NOAA has updated to say that they believe the El Nino will be a weak one. BREAKING: Just 30 minutes ago, NOAA officially confirmed that an El Nino was a very likely event.  They expect it to begin in 1-2 months and last into the Spring of 2015. What’s that mean for us in Newport?  A winter filled with weirdness. …

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Introducing Photographer Sean Olsen

Fiery Sunsets by Sean Olsen

Photographer Sean Olsen is a California native. From an early age, he has shown interest in graphic arts and viewing life through the lens of a camera. He is currently using a Canon T3i to shoot his images. He enjoys traveling and talking with practically anyone he meets. Sean resides in Corona del Mar and enjoys living life to the …

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Measure Y: Forums Today and Tomorrow (please attend!)

Debate

I will be speaking at one of the two Measure Y forums this week (I am anti-Y). Today will be a debate called “Y or Y Not” with a reception at 5:30pm in the Newport Beach Civic Center Community Room, 100 Civic Center Drive.  It will start at 6pm and last about an hour. Yes on Y will be represented by former Mayor Don …

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