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

Lido Boat Show: Sept 18th-21st

Lido Boat Show

Lido Boat Show begins on Sept 18th and will be going strong until it closes on Sept 21st.  There will be vendors at least 149 boats during this time,  but vendors are still packing it in!  See something you like?  Brokers are on-site to help you with the purchase you’re sure to use all summer long. Tickets are $15 (kids under 12 are …

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Costa Mesa Endorsement: Brian Peotter

Photo of Brian Peotter and State Assemblyman Don Wagner

As many of you know, we here at SaveNewport have very strong fiscally conservative mindsets. Here is a candidate who wants the job so he can eliminate his own position. After many talks with Brian Peotter, I can attest that he is “the real deal”. As he mentions in his statement, he wants to obtain the position in order to eliminate …

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Reunion: Class Of 1964

1964 unknown author

On Saturday, September 27th there will be a reunion of the 1964 NHHS and CDM class, at BCYC. 1964’s Class was one of the few that were separated from each other once the CDM campus opened. The Class of 1964 Committee has also opened this year’s reunion up to other graduating year grads! This will be a very special event, based on ’63 reunion last year. …

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Lido Hotel Lease Guarantees a Taxpayer Loss

Newport Waste

The city’s plan to award a long-term lease for old City Hall land is a guaranteed loser for taxpayers.  Let’s quickly run through the three possible scenarios that could play out during a long-term land-lease from the city of Newport: Let’s assume that Newport wants to lease land for 85 years to an entity, and they come to an agreement with the …

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Record-Setting Heat This Weekend


Record-setting heat will be coming tomorrow through Tuesday. Dress for warm weather, as we’ll likely break into the three-digit temps this weekend.  Meteorologists say the heat is being generated by an upper-level ridge of high pressure building off the California coast combined with weakening onshore flow.  Residents will need to beware of this record-setting heat during the months of September …

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A Day of Remembrance

WTC, photo credit unknown

13 years ago today, we witnessed the worst terrorist attack ever performed on US soil, losing 2,977 innocent victims.  Over ten percent of those victims– 343– were FDNY firefighters who rushed into the disaster to help. However, the beauty of America– and Americans ourselves– shone brightly through that very day and in the days following. Americans from all walks of life …

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Throwback: Building the Jetties

First Rock on Jetty, Sept 10, 1917, photo credit unknown

While “throwback” photos are usually reserved for Tuesdays and Thursdays, tomorrow is a much more meaningful day for everyone.  Instead, please enjoy this photo on a more positive anniversary: 97 years ago today, we laid the first rocks down for our jetties.

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Newport’s Own Tallship Returns!

Pilgrim of Newport, photo credit unknown

A fun, educational, and free adventure for the family!  This Friday, step back in time to the days of Tallships when Newport’s own “Pilgrim of Newport” returns to her port of origin here in Newport Beach. Tallships are works of Oak, Fir, and Pine– and are built for sheer power and strength. Their speed and ability to carry cargo was unmatched in …

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Throwback: Cal Worthington

Cal Worthington with his dog spot, photo credit unknown

Everyones favorite car salesman, Cal Worthington, with his “dog, Spot”. While they were retired in the mid 80s, the memories of all the “Spots” live on! Cal left us September 9th, 2013 at the age of 92. Did you ever call Cal when you needed a car?

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SUPERMOON To Shine on Newport

Supermoon 9/9/2014

Please LIKE and SHARE! Tomorrow night at 7:36pm, the moon will begin to rise from the direction of East (for you areo or nautical buffs, it’s at a heading of 87 degrees). It will have a luminosity at nearly 100% and will appear very large as it is rising. But don’t miss it– after only 10-20 minutes you will begin …

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