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Peek into ex-Ducks wing Rob Niedermayer's Newport Coast home, sold at a loss

Peek into ex-Ducks wing Rob Niedermayer's Newport Coast home, sold at a loss

Former Anaheim Ducks right wing Rob Niedermayer and his wife, Jessica, have sold their home in the Crystal Cove area of Newport Coast for...

Car nearly falls off Balboa ferry after lurching through barrier

Car nearly falls off Balboa ferry after lurching through barrier

A car crashed through a barrier on the Balboa Island ferry on Sunday evening and dangled from the back as the boat sailed in Newport Harbor.

Newport paddle-out honors teen crash victim

Newport paddle-out honors teen crash victim

Dozens of people, including family and friends, took to the sea near the Newport Pier on Wednesday evening for a paddle-out in memory of...

You'll pay more to park in Newport and Balboa, starting now

You'll pay more to park in Newport and Balboa, starting now

Beachgoers circling the Balboa Peninsula for an often elusive parking space this summer will pay more to park when they finally snag a spot.

Teen driver who died after a high-speed crash in Newport is identified

Teen driver who died after a high-speed crash in Newport is identified

A 17-year-old driver died Tuesday after a high-speed crash in Newport Beach, police said.

Balboa Bay Club puts on a Father's Day Car Show

Balboa Bay Club puts on a Father's Day Car Show

The Balboa Bay Club, where fans of seagoing vessels have been known to watch Newport Beach's Christmas Boat Parade, gave road enthusiasts...

Corona del Mar Today: Residents take a look at 4 new library proposals

About 50 people jammed into the Corona del Mar library branch on Monday afternoon to get their first glimpse of four possible layouts for...

Townhomes will replace 1940s St. James church if developer's plan is OKd

Townhomes will replace 1940s St. James church if developer's plan is OKd

The development firm that in May bought St. James the Great Episcopal Church in Lido Village plans to build townhomes in place of the...

Family's 13th child is No. 11 to graduate from Corona del Mar High

Family's 13th child is No. 11 to graduate from Corona del Mar High

The Condon family of Newport Beach have had someone walking in Corona del Mar High School's graduation ceremonies for 31 years — all...

Eelgrass gets a transplant in Newport Bay restoration project

Eelgrass gets a transplant in Newport Bay restoration project

Certified divers volunteering for Costa Mesa-based Orange County Coastkeeper are collecting eelgrass from natural beds in Newport Beach...

Newport's Jackshrimp restaurant is going to peel out after 25 years

Newport's Jackshrimp restaurant is going to peel out after 25 years

After spending a quarter of a century serving his California-style Cajun cuisine in Newport Beach, Jackshrimp owner Jack Jasper will close...

What happens when you use less water? In Newport, your rates might double

What happens when you use less water? In Newport, your rates might double

The drought is driving down water use in Newport Beach.

Newport fire-rings decision could finally happen Thursday

Newport fire-rings decision could finally happen Thursday

The fight among Newport Beach residents over the placement and number of wood-burning fire rings along the shore could come to an end this...

Balboa Theater funds going to other arts projects

Balboa Theater funds going to other arts projects

With the Balboa Theater likely to be put up for sale in the coming months, the foundation that for years has raised funds to resurrect the...

SPON eyes a more sustainable future for Newport Beach

Stop Polluting Our Newport, a longtime community organization, has plans to draft a blueprint detailing ways for the city and residents to...

Corona del Mar Today: Harbor View takes 2015 Spirit Award trophy

Corona del Mar Today: Harbor View takes 2015 Spirit Award trophy

Harbor View Elementary School won the 2015 Spirit Award trophy at the recent Newport Beach Youth Track and Field event, ending Eastbluff...

Ex-Angel Gary Matthews Jr. wants $15.5M for his Corona del Mar showplace

Ex-Angel Gary Matthews Jr. wants $15.5M for his Corona del Mar showplace

Gary Matthews Jr. is swinging for the fences with his latest home offering. The former Angels outfielder has put his designer showplace...

$282M Newport budget, with funds for more Balboa police, narrowly wins initial OK

A new Newport Beach budget that allocates funds for building projects and more police officers was approved Tuesday night by the City...

Man dies after being hit by car in Newport Beach

Man dies after being hit by car in Newport Beach

A 41-year-old man died Sunday night after he was struck by a car in Newport Beach, according to the Orange County coroner's office.

Police warn to look out for locksmith scam

Newport Beach police Thursday warned about a possible scam in which suspects posing as locksmiths install locks that are easier to pick.

Corona del Mar Today: Trustees suggest second story for library/fire station

The Newport Beach Board of Library trustees Monday told an architect that they want to consider adding a second story to the new Corona...

Pelican Hill golf courses focus on both kinds of green

Pelican Hill golf courses focus on both kinds of green

Stephen Friedlander knows that golf courses, with their lush acreage of sprawling greenery, are often on the receiving end of the finger...

MIT to the power of three: Science-driven triplets head to college

MIT to the power of three: Science-driven triplets head to college

Growing up, science had always been a bond for the Goul triplets: Edward, Claire and Chris. Now their connection and passion for the subject...

3 Newport firefighters drop age-bias suit in exchange for payouts, retirement

Three high-ranking Newport Beach firefighters have agreed to retire and take payouts in exchange for dropping their age-discrimination...

So this sea lion walks into a bar … to the surprise of customers in Newport

So this sea lion walks into a bar … to the surprise of customers in Newport

The customer in the sleek brown coat was feeling quite parched as he wandered off the beach and into a Balboa Peninsula bar last week.

Newport's once fought-over St. James church to be sold to developer

Newport's once fought-over St. James church to be sold to developer

The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles is wrapping up a deal to sell St. James the Great Episcopal Church in Newport Beach to a real estate...

What's a hostage rescue like? At Newport's Public Safety Day, residents get an up-close look

What's a hostage rescue like? At Newport's Public Safety Day, residents get an up-close look

Local residents got a glimpse of what fire and police departments do every day as Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort hosted Newport Beach's...

Home of the Day: Glass floors, see-through views for $13.9M in Corona del Mar

Home of the Day: Glass floors, see-through views for $13.9M in Corona del Mar

This Mediterranean-inspired contemporary leaves little to the imagination with such see-through features as a glass-enclosed wine cellar,...

Balboa Island displays a mile of art and music

Balboa Island displays a mile of art and music

Paintings, jewelry, glass and metal works, sculptures, photography and more lined the South Bayfront Promenade on Sunday for the 21st annual...

Are you wearing your seat belt? 'No excuses' enforcement starts today

Newport Beach and Irvine police will be on the lookout for anyone not wearing a seat belt during the last two weeks of May as the...

Restoration of 'Seagulls' sculpture complete

Restoration of 'Seagulls' sculpture complete

Restoration on the "Seagulls in Flight" sculpture outside the Corona del Mar branch of the Newport Beach Public Library has been completed.

Newport Beach building to get a trendier makeover

Newport Beach building to get a trendier makeover

One of the real estate developers behind the revitalization of 17th Street in Costa Mesa is looking to redefine a somewhat nondescript...

Super-agent Scott Boras looks to deal his Newport Coast home

Super-agent Scott Boras looks to deal his Newport Coast home

Scott Boras, the high-profile sports agent who has represented such Major League Baseball stars as Alex Rodriguez and Jered Weaver, has...

Kobe Bryant under contract to sell Newport Coast home

Kobe Bryant under contract to sell Newport Coast home

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is under contract to sell his home in Newport Coast, according to the Multiple Listing Service.

More police OKd for Balboa Peninsula to control rowdiness

More police OKd for Balboa Peninsula to control rowdiness

Increased police presence on the bustling Balboa Peninsula may soon become a reality for residents and those seeking an exciting night on...

New Corona del Mar artist's frontyard signs offer inspiration, invitations

New Corona del Mar artist's frontyard signs offer inspiration, invitations

One way to meet people when you're new in town is to display sign art in your frontyard.

Latest plan to control rowdy Balboa Peninsula nightlife: More police

Police presence on the Balboa Peninsula would increase during busy times and seasons under a proposal that the Newport Beach City Council is...

What's lurking at Upper Newport Bay? Invasive knapweed, and it's got to go

What's lurking at Upper Newport Bay? Invasive knapweed, and it's got to go

Conservation groups are ramping up efforts to eradicate an invasive plant known as Moroccan knapweed from Upper Newport Bay after it was...

Despite traffic problems, Coast Highway sewer project is vital to prevent spills, officials say

A black and white photo from a March 7, 1981, newspaper clipping shows Orange County Sanitation District crews cleaning up a massive...

Fees for Newport Harbor moorings may take a dive

Fees for Newport Harbor moorings may take a dive

Owners of harbor moorings could see yearly fees drop by more than half if the Newport Beach City Council approves policy changes.

Masked gunman sought in robbery of Newport 7-Eleven

Newport Beach police are looking for a masked gunman who robbed a 7-Eleven late Tuesday.

West Newport surfers may get a break with 'blackball' reduction

West Newport surfers may get a break with 'blackball' reduction

Newport Beach surfers could soon see fewer hours when boards are barred from the water along a four-street stretch of the Balboa Peninsula....

Missing WWII medals: an emotional loss and a local dispute

Missing WWII medals: an emotional loss and a local dispute

James West refuses to buy Shell gasoline out of respect for his father, a World War II veteran who had always harbored resentment toward the...

Advocate wants Newport Harbor High pool named after water polo coach

Advocate wants Newport Harbor High pool named after water polo coach

Should the Newport Harbor High School pool be named for retired water polo coach Bill Barnett?

Newport arts panel endorses late artists' paintings for city collection

Newport arts panel endorses late artists' paintings for city collection

Two watercolor paintings by late husband-and-wife artists Rex Brandt and Joan Irving Brandt are a step closer to being displayed in the...

 Artist Agnes Schenk gets her own show at age 87

Artist Agnes Schenk gets her own show at age 87

Agnes Schenk isn't big on sentimentality. The Laguna Beach resident sits behind the work table in her garage studio, surrounded by stacked...

School choirs unite for vocal festival

School choirs unite for vocal festival

Students from across the Newport-Mesa Unified School District lifted their voices in harmony Tuesday night for the All District Vocal...

No-confidence vote targets Newport's fire chief; he's surprised by move

No-confidence vote targets Newport's fire chief; he's surprised by move

Newport Beach firefighters are voting on a motion of no confidence in the city's fire chief.

O.C. Museum of Art cuts chief curator, 4 other jobs

In preparation for its move from Newport Beach to Costa Mesa, the Orange County Museum of Art has eliminated five staff positions, including...

Former Daily Pilot Managing Editor Chuck Loos dies

Former Daily Pilot Managing Editor Chuck Loos dies

Charles H. "Chuck" Loos, a former Daily Pilot managing editor highly regarded for his years of mentoring generations of young Orange...

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