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  • Friends of the Libraries: Resources available for children's books of all levels

    You may have read Monday's article in the Los Angeles Times about James Patterson and his goal to steer children to reading. He considers himself "an evangelist for reading who believes in the power of reading to improve the school experience and...
  • Newport Beach architect dies at 90

    Newport Beach architect dies at 90
    William E. "Bill" Blurock, a Newport Beach resident and celebrated architect, has died. He was 90. Blurock died after never recovering from an emergency surgery to fix a ruptured colon June 12. During his lifetime, and with the help of his architecture...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Council will decide whether to remove fire rings

    The Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday will decide whether the city should remove 60 beach fire rings because of health and safety concerns — the same night that thousands of visitors at Big Corona State Beach will be marking the Persian New Year...
  • Daigle, Hill, Measure V winning in Newport

    Voters in Newport Beach on Tuesday appeared poised to choose the familiar: the insider over the outsider; the incumbent over the challenger; and yes to a package of laws blessed by the City Council and the Chamber of Commerce. If trends seen in early...
  • Comments & Curiosities: He finally speaks

    Ninety-four years without a word. That has to be a world record. Are we talking about an elderly Buddhist monk? Marcel Marceau's autobiography? Neither one. We're talking about someone much, much more important who just happens to be one of my...
  • Planners discuss changes

    A question-and-answer session with Newport Beach city planners on Thursday addressed proposed zoning changes. A shift from the old zoning code, which measured dwellings based on the square-footage, will now add "open space" requirements intending to...
  • He's walking the walk

    He's walking the walk
    The name "Walking" Don Webb is familiar to many in Newport Beach, especially to those at home during the late-morning hours who have witnessed the straw-capped figure coasting by their property. What many people are not familiar with, however, is that...
  • Zoning ordinance debates continue

    NEWPORT BEACH — Entire stretches of bayfront may soon have condos instead of businesses. But that sweeping change to the city's landscape hasn't riled residents nearly as much as one that would affect the size and shape of their homes. After two...
  • Current airport vendors to stay

    The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to keep the current concessionaire at John Wayne Airport, but with new, locally owned restaurants like Ruby's Diner and Zov's Bistro. The decision locks in bars, restaurants and snack shops...
  • Planning, building departments combined

    NEWPORT BEACH — The city has found a way to spend some of the money it saved when it convinced 52 workers to retire early last year. Officials plan to hire two high-level managers to fill vacant positions. Their additions fit into a...
  • Making parks more than 'just grass and trees'

    Editor's note: This corrects the date the City Arts Commission will vote on Ronald Reagan statue. Whether it's a sculpture of a rabbit or a statue of Ronald Reagan, he believes iconic features are placed in parks so people will remember them....
  • Expert: City's historic inventory list should be reduced

    Although a city-hired consultant is suggesting removing 216 structures from a list of historic houses and commercial buildings in Laguna Beach, some residents want more off the list — namely their own properties. Property owners said during a...