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

Quick Guide to Boat Motions

Enjoy this video of boat motions and their names.  We (almost) promise it won’t make you seasick! This has been requested to and delivered by our friends over at The Mariners Guide. Please enjoy!

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36th Annual CdM Christmas Walk TODAY

CdM Chistmas Walk

Sunday Dec 7th, from 11am to 4pm, the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the community’s most popular event of the year! This is an absolute can’t miss special event filled with holiday festivities for family, friends, residents and visitors looking for a spectacular way to ring in the holiday season. Each year “The Walk” brings …

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Police Cracking Down on Bicycles, Pedestrians

Newport Beach Police

Watch out on Sunday Dec 7th and Saturday Dec 20th! From the Newport Beach PD: As part of our grant-funded Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention (STEP) activities, the Newport Beach Police Department will be conducting specialized Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operations on Sunday, December 7 and Saturday, December 20 on East Coast Highway east of Macarthur Boulevard. …

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Faturday Cooking: Pull Apart Pizza Bread

Pull Apart Pizza Bread

Pull Apart Pizza Bread Ingredients 2 Cans of pizza dough or biscuits 2 cups mozzarella cheese (or your favorite cheese) 2 tablespoons of a really good Italian seasoning or parsley flakes ⅓ cup olive oil 1 – 8 oz package of pepperoni (we used the turkey) 1 cup Parmesan cheese Optional: Add a ½ teaspoon of fresh garlic or garlic …

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End of Prohibition Anniversary (and Newport’s role!)

Repeal of the 18th

Did you know that Newport has always been filled with mavericks who do what they want?  Even during prohibition, Balboa Peninsula’s geography made it perfectly suited to run speakeasys.  The Ritz Theatre (now Balboa Theater) was a speakeasy, as was the Balboa Pavilion, and many other famous but short-lived “pop-up” shops in the area.  The mainstay speakeasys were no small …

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Santa Pub Crawl!

Santa Pub Crawl

Have you ever seen a mass of HUNDREDS of Santa’s drinking beer?  Well on Saturday December 13th, you can!  Santa Crawl is open to everyone over 21 years old– and if you can come in a Mr or Mrs Santa Suit, you’ll fit right in!  Other holiday costumes are also more than welcome, of course!  If you don’t already have …

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Christmas Boat Parade is coming!

Boat Parade 2014 Route Map

It’s that time of year again!  Recognized as a “can’t-miss” local event and recently hailed as “one of the top ten holiday happenings in the nation” by The New York Times, the Boat Parade is truly a magical holiday tradition enjoyed annually by everyone in and around Newport Beach’s beautiful Harbor. This year, we will be celebrating the 106th year of the event. …

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Throwback: Fun Zone

Very Old Newport

“Your very own piece of Balboa for only THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS- and its all just a Ferry ride away” Taken from Pavilion area towards Bay Island (that’s Bay Island in the upper-right) Any guesses on the timeframe of this photo?  From the looks of it, this was way before the Fun Zone we came to know and love!

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Boat Auction on Friday Morning!

Boat Auction

Get your “new-to-you” boat here– for cheap!  On Friday, December 5, 2014 starting at 8am, you can view the boats to be auctioned at 9am by the Orange County Sheriff Harbor Patrol. This is a CASH ONLY event, and payment is immediately due after the auction. The address for the event is: 1901 Bayside Drive Corona del Mar 92625 Up for auction …

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Newport Police Make Viral Video

Newport PD PSA

Newport Beach PD have released a video on Dec 1 which began to go viral, warning people not to drink and drive during the holidays (or ever!) Most people believe this is a good-spirited way to raise awareness of the dangers of drunk driving. Others have criticized the police for making light of a serious situation. What do you think? (lyrics …

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