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Craig Schusterick, his workman's hands powdery white with construction grit, led the way across Onyx Avenue on Balboa Island to show off his handiwork. His nearly complete three-story home — designed with solid wood paneling to echo the Cape Cod...
Tags: Real Estate Buyers, Values, Floods, Ethics, Oceans
Contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have begun dredging sediment in the Santa Ana River Marsh in Newport Beach — some of which is being piped just offshore for beach replenishment, drawing concerns from residents. The roughly $5-...
Recently, outgoing Mayor Nancy Gardner, chairwoman of the longstanding city of Newport Beach Coastal/Bay Water Quality Citizens Advisory Committee, announced the committee no longer exists. A new committee will be formed and will be called the City of...
As the waters in Newport Beach slowly rise, the City Council decided it could wait a little longer to replace the Balboa Island seawalls. Councilman Ed Selich, who represents the island, asked that the council delay its scheduled vote Tuesday on a...
In an effort to guard against rising sea levels, the Newport Beach City Council is set to award a $1.3-million contract Tuesday that would start the design of new seawalls around Balboa and Little Balboa islands. Replacing the aging concrete barriers...
Tags: Environmental Issues, Interior Policy, 401K, Oceans, Retirement
A new smartphone application can help California residents stay up to date with the area's healthiest beaches. Swim Guide, released May 30 by Waterkeeper Alliance, uses monitoring data from government agencies to determine the water quality of more...
Tags: Environmental Issues, Google Play
NEWPORT BEACH — The Irvine Co. was responsible for monitoring urban runoff into a protected stretch of the Pacific north of Crystal Cove, until the Newport Beach City Council voted last week for the city to assume the responsibility. The change...
NEWPORT BEACH — As people stroll Balboa Island's picturesque waterfront, some wonder how much one of those cozy cottages cost. City officials think about another price tag: how much it will take to defend those homes against rising sea levels....
Tags: Weather, Oceans, Ecosystems, Bodies of Water, Conservation
Newport Beach's water quality during rainy weather improved dramatically at the city's beaches over the last year but continued to rate poorly along the bay, according to a report released by Heal the Bay. The recently released score card monitored water...
Editor's note: This corrects the cost of the regional project to filter selenium. City and county officials have hit some setbacks in an ambitious effort to reduce the amount of selenium, a naturally occurring yet potentially toxic element, that...
TODAY Water Issues Study Group Learn more about the history of water, water sources, water quality and other groundwater-related issues at Mesa Consolidated Water District's Water Issues Study Group, which is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 1965 Placentia Ave.,...
TODAY Echo Echo Local indie rock band Echo Echo performs Tuesdays in January at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show starts at 10 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave. TILL JAN. 30...
Tags: Mountains, Landforms, Newport Beach, John Wayne
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