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Tomorrow Night’s Supermoon

As everyone knows, the moon doesn’t revolve around the world in a perfect circle.  It not only wobbles, but its own center of rotation is off-kilter from the earth being at the center.  A couple of times per year we have a “Super Moon”, where the moon is at apogee and is also a full moon.  Typically, these happen about …

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Big Grunion Run (& Shore Fishing) Starting on Thursday!

Are you a kid, a kid-at-heart, a fisherman, or a cook?  One of the first big annual Grunion Runs is happening this on Thursday– and the last time you can catch ’em until June! Grunion are a species of fish that spawn on the beaches after new or full moons during the summertime, and joining in to watch or participate …

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RIP, Dick Dale, Peninsula Local and Inventor of “Surf Guitar”

Dick Dale wasn’t just famous nationally, he was a local celebrity, too.  He passed this last Saturday from unreleased causes, after solidifying his place in history with his invention of “surf guitaring”, which also led to an unexpected genre of music: heavy metal. Dale was a local Wedge guy, and lived in the last house near the Wedge (the “Rigley …

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DUI Saturation Patrols on St Patricks Day AND Newport’s Irish Establishments!

The Newport Beach Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting DUI Saturation Patrols for the St. Patricks Day Weekend, from Saturday the 16th through Sunday the 17th throughout the city of Newport Beach– so be prepared for traffic delays. If you’re looking for Newport’s more “emerald” establishments, look no further than the very-Irish establishment “The Shamrock”, located at 2633 West Coast Hwy …

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Big Belly Deli has Closed

Sadly, at the end of last week, SaveNewporters began reporting that a local’s favorite, Big Belly Deli, has suddenly closed– locals say without warning. The beloved deli, which had gone through a tumultuous splitting of partners a few years back, previously had a name change “6310”, a reference to its address at 6310 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663.  After …

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How Much Money Does it Take to Buy a Newport Beach Election?

First, I want to thank everyone.  This last election, our voices were heard.  We spent the least amount of money and got the greatest return– by far.  At 41% against an incumbent that spent $150,000.00 to buy her seat, we really showed that the public is paying attention.  The www.dumpdixon.com site was a wild success, reaching far more people than …

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Don’t Forget: “Spring Forward” on Sunday!

Daylight Saving Spring Forward

Remember that Sunday morning we set our clocks FORWARD by one hour, so that 2am-2:59am never even happens that day, and one minute after 1:59am turns into 3:00am Daylight savings was invented to save on energy costs, particularly in old factories.  By slightly adjusting the clock to account for the changes in the sunrise and sunset times, employers were able to save money …

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Bud Edward Weiser announces his Presidential Run in a Newport Beach Council Meeting

We hope everyone is having a fun weekend– and Yes, even last Tuesday’s city council meeting had some fun parts in it, too. Check out this person, who tells the council his name is Bud Weiser, proclaiming himself to be the newest entry to the 2020 presidential race. His campaign platform? Cold beer, of course! Watch here: https://newportbeach.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=44&clip_id=3097&starttime=5829&stoptime=5991&autostart=1&embed=1&fbclid=IwAR18HIkFlcNqIVsRTxwqPnePQpOCs0kHvQ3FGndBJWW4E13yA0buIKjFdcg

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This Year’s Superest of Super Moons happens Tonight!

As everyone knows, the moon doesn’t revolve around the world in a perfect circle.  It not only wobbles, but its own center of rotation is off-kilter from the earth being at the center.  Every a couple of times per year, we have a “Super Moon”, where the moon is at apogee and is also a full moon.  Typically, these happen …

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Balboa Peninsula’s Third Annual Cystic Fibrosis Bar Crawl Fundraiser

If you are looking for a good cause to help you celebrate this winter season on Balboa Peninsula, look no further: The third annual Winter Bar Crawl for a Cause is happening Feb. 23. All proceeds from the event directly benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Orange County (CFF OC). Tickets are $20 in advance ($10 for additional raffle tickets) …

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