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  • Newport won't ban jetpacks in harbor, but there will be limits under latest plan

    Newport won't ban jetpacks in harbor, but there will be limits under latest plan
    Water-propelled jetpack businesses would be regulated instead of banned in Newport Harbor under a plan advanced by the Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday. Council members directed staff during a study session to craft an ordinance that would allow...
  • Newport Beach considers putting water jetpacking out to sea at today's study session

    Newport Beach considers putting water jetpacking out to sea at today's study session
    Gracie Henley gripped the handles on her jetpack in an attempt to steady herself as water shot out of two spigots at the bottom of the pack. In just under a minute, about 1,000 gallons of water propelled the 26-year-old rookie flier into the air. She...
  • Irvine animal shelter head resigns after euthanasia moratorium, public criticism

    Irvine animal shelter head resigns after euthanasia moratorium, public criticism
    Senior Administrator Michelle Quigley resigned Thursday as head of the Irvine Animal Care Center amid a City Council review of shelter operations. The review was ordered during a council meeting held in November in which former IAAC employees,...
  • My Answer: You are not powerless over spending

    Q: I just added up all the credit card slips from our Christmas spending, and I'm really depressed. It's going to take all year to pay them off. I don't know why I'm writing, but how did we get in this mess? God must be very disappointed in us. —...
  • Man is arrested after trying to purchase $20,000 of merchandise with alleged counterfeit credit card

    Costa Mesa police say a Rowland Heights man used a counterfeit credit card to try to buy $20,000 of merchandise at a high-end jewelry store in South Coast Plaza. About 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the shopping center's Bulgari store...
  • Newport council newcomers ready to take seats

    Newport Beach's four new City Council members will be sworn in during Tuesday's council meeting. Scott Peotter (District 6), Marshall "Duffy" Duffield (District 3), Diane Dixon (District 1) and Kevin Muldoon (District 4), collectively dubbed "Team...
  • 3 questions: Where Newport Beach City Council candidates stand on the issues

    Newport Beach City Council One incumbent and seven challengers are running for four spots on the seven-member council. The Daily Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) Within the last two years, which City Council decision do you...
  • Commentary: It's time to stop overspending in Newport Beach

    Newport Beach Councilman Mike Henn's recent commentary about the city's finances is worthy of a response ["Commentary: Prepayment of debt would trigger financial penalties," Sept. 15]. His condescending reference to education and ignorance is...
  • Mailbag: City Council isn't as conservative as it claims to be

    Newport Beach's current City Council is filled with self-proclaimed Republicans — fiscally conservative, against big government — and they want to just leave people alone and keep the government out of people's lives. Or so they claim....
  • Biz News: Newport Beach credit rating still 'AAA'

    The city of Newport Beach received a triple-A implied credit rating Friday from global credit rating and research group Fitch Ratings, according to a city news release. "Prudent financial management has resulted in a history of positive operations,...
  • P.F. Chang's in Newport affected by credit card data breach

    P.F. Chang's in Newport affected by credit card data breach
    P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc. has provided new details about a security breach discovered in June, saying customer data may have been stolen from 33 restaurants in 16 states, including eight in California. Among those was the chain's Fashion Island...
  • Commentary: Prepayment of debt would trigger financial penalties

    There is an old saying: "If you think education is expensive, try ignorance." In the recent candidate forums, we have seen candidates display ignorance of the facts that would be truly expensive to all Newport Beach residents. Fact No. 1: Newport Beach'...