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PCH Construction has Finally Ended!

Great news for a Monday– PCH construction on the OC Sanitary District pipes has finally come to an end.  While there are still a few repairs and a road with that kind of traffic will inevitably always have tinkering to do, the big shutdowns and traffic congestion is finally over. The project was over-time and over-budget, but will set us up …

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RECIPES: Deviled Egg Easter Peeps

Deviled Egg Easter Peeps

Looking for a fun way to snack this weekend? This twist on the classic Deviled Eggs will produce the cutest egg peeps ever. First, you will need – 6 eggs – 1/4 cup mayonnaise – 1 teaspoon white vinegar – 1 teaspoon yellow mustard – 1/8 teaspoon salt – Freshly ground black pepper – Smoked Spanish paprika and small slices …

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Pet of the Week: Ellie

Newport dogs need you! … And we’ve got the perfect pup for you to rescue who needs a forever home. Ellie is a Australian cattle dog who weighs in at a petite 35lbs.  The white specks on her back are typical of the breed and aren’t a sign of her going gray– she’s only 11 months old! She’s known as a blue-heeler due to her …

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The Biggest Sea Disaster off the Coast of Newport? Not really…

Today between 10am and 3pm, the biggest ocean disaster drill in 20 years will be happening off the coast of Newport Beach, at the mouth of the bay towards CdM.   This drill will utilize land-, sea- and air-based emergency response teams and from the federal, state, county and local governments. The simulation will be of a boating accident in CdM and a smaller …

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Council is Set to Vote on the Most Absurd Thing in Years…

One year ago, I wrote a detailed article on SaveNewport and another in the LATimes about how the City Council could increase water supply, take us off the statewide pipeline to make us self-sufficient in water, cut our prices in half, and provide us cleaner water for half the cost of what we are paying now.  An additional benefit of doing all of …

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Pet of the Week: JoJo

Tired of all the Dog Beach posts and want a dog of your own? 🙂 Fret not, we’ve got the perfect pup for you to rescue– and he needs a forever home. From the shelter: “JoJo has been waiting a very long time for his family.  He has been with Home Free for about a month, and before that he …

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DUI Checks on St Patricks Day

The Newport Beach Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Thursday, St. Patricks Day throughout the city of Newport Beach– so be prepared for traffic delays. DUI Checkpoints are claimed to reduce drunk driving mostly by deterrent, but also serve to actively arrest those who are driving under the influence.  They also cause significant traffic delays, …

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Excessive Bills from SoCalGas? Here’s Why…

If you have received a higher-than-normal gas bill, then you are not alone.  SoCalGas is short on staff, so instead of sending people out to read meters, they have decided that the way to handle the situation is to do “meter estimation”, where they do NOT take your meter and give you a “regular” bill, but instead average the entire neighborhood together and give …

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Boat Auction on Friday Morning!

Boat Auction

Get your “new-to-you” boat here– for cheap!  On Friday, March 18, 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 are: …

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Pet Of the Week

Tired of all the Dog Beach posts and want a dog of your own? 🙂 Fret not, we’ve got the perfect pup for you to rescue– and he needs a forever home. From the shelter: “Noah is a gorgeous 2 year old pit bull mix.  We can’t figure out what he is mixed with, but just look at those adorable …

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