Another Earthquake in Newport

For the second day this week, we got another earthquake jolt! Preliminary reports from CalTech, call this one as a 2.9 just outside of the Bay: 2.9  Quake 2015/12/23 09:45:41 33.623N 117.893W 2 mi E of Newport Beach, CA You can find more updated information, here: For more information about how to be prepared, check out our award-winning Civilian Emergency Response Team, CERT. Remember, if you …

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DUI Checkpoint on Wednesday

Newport Police

UPDATE: DUI checkpoint is on DOVER between 16th and Westcliff.  You can avoid the traffic jam by simply heading up 16th Street. The Newport Beach Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint tomorrow, Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at an undisclosed location in Newport between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.  Saturation patrols will continue until January 3rd, …

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Crime: Body Found in Bay

A body has been found in Newports Bay, several reports are confirming. Unconfirmed reports are stating that the body is one of a Hispanic male in his 40s, today is the day after wrap-up for the Newport Beach’s historic Boat Parade. Police have not yet confirmed how they are handling the investigation of this case, or whether or not it is a suspicious …

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Earthquake in Newport

Yes, that was an earthquake you just felt.  Two back-to-back, infact. According to the current reports from CalTech, it was a 3.1 just outside of Newport Beach’s epicenter– right in the middle of the bay: 2.2  Quake 2015/12/20 15:29:58 33.622N 117.905W 1 mi E of Newport Beach, CA 3.1  Quake 2015/12/20 15:22:32 33.620N 117.894W 2 mi E of Newport Beach, CA …

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Sign the petition to SAVE the LAST NEWPORT DOG BEACH!

We need your help! Please tag a friend with a dog! SHARE this status with your friends, and encourage them to sign the petition ( as well!  Diane Dixon has proposed getting rid of Newport’s last remaining “Dog Beach” by enforcing the same leash-law rules at the Santa Ana River Delta as everywhere else. We need your help to turn this …

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Holy Cow, We Are Growing – Over 4,500 Facebook Subscriptions Alone

When I first started SaveNewport I did it with the full expectation that it would fail. I was so mad and so angry at some of the things that our local government was doing that I felt I needed to do something– but I knew that there was no way one person could make a difference. So I decided to …

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National Trophies, Beiber, and TONIGHT, Toys for Tots & Fireworks!

I don’t normally highlight individual establishments but when things go viral, they host a national event, and when places hold events for one of my favorite charities all in the same week? Well… they earn it. This weekend kicked off a triple-whammy for the newly-reopened Stagbar, when Bieber came to see the new digs and the photos went viral. Love’m …

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All LA Schools Closed for Terror Threat. OC Schools Safe.

This morning, over 900 LA Schools were closed due to a terror threat communicated through email.  The closure affected over 700,000 students. The email which triggered the closure had detailed which schools were supposedly targets, and due to the specificity of the email, the LA Sheriff decided to close all schools out of an abundance of caution. There are no indications …

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Shooting Stars Tomorrow

Meteor Shower

Tonight is supposed to be the peak of the Geminid Meteor Shower, but the viewing conditions are projected to be cloudy.  But don’t fret: Tomorrow will be nearly just as good, and the viewing conditions will be much more ideal, with cloud cover and transparency being at almost peak conditions, according to the ClearSkyChart. The Geminids are often bright and intensely colored– This …

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Here Comes The Boat Parade! (with map and schedule)

Boat Parade 2013, by Mike Glenn

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 107th year of the event. …

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