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Newport Beach to consider natural gas fire rings

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Newport Beach City Council will weigh whether to install natural-gas burning fire rings on certain beaches as part of a pilot project. The Los Angeles Times reports city staff […]

11/24/2013

Man fell or jumped from helicopter in Newport Beach

NEWPORT BEACH (CNS) – A 60-year-old man fell or jumped from a helicopter today near the Balboa Pier in Newport Beach and died at a hospital. The fall was initially reported by a Huntington Beach […]

11/05/2013

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250-gallon sewage spill closes OC beach

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Orange County health officials are warning people to stay away from a section of Newport Beach’s coastline after 250 gallons of sewage spilled into its waters.    The Health Care […]

09/21/2013

Fight over mega yachts in Newport Beach

NEWPORT BEACH (CNS) – In what may seem like a plot line from “Arrested Development,” residents of a tony Newport Bay condo project want a wealthy Los Angeles real estate developer to “shove off” with […]

08/26/2013

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More than 100 revelers arrested at So. Cal beaches

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) – More than 100 people who partied on Southern California beaches this Fourth of July are probably waking up to headaches and big fines. Newport Beach police say they made 123 […]

07/05/2013

Beach goers stand around a fire pit, Huntington Beach, California (AP Photo)

Newport Beach shifts tactics in fire pit ban fight

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Newport Beach has withdrawn an application to state regulators to remove five dozen fire rings from the city’s beaches, but the bonfire battle isn’t over. City Manager Dave Kiff sent […]

07/03/2013

Beach goers stand around a fire pit, Huntington Beach, California (AP Photo)

Air Quality Management to hear from public on fire pit restrictions

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Tempers might get a little hot in Southern California as smog regulators consider plans to limit beach fire pits. The South Coast Air Quality Management District will hear public testimony […]

06/13/2013

Beach goers stand around a fire pit, Huntington Beach, California (AP Photo)

State lawmakers backing beach fire rings

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have weighed in on the burning issue of banning fire pits at California beaches. The Orange County Register says the state Assembly last month approved a nonbinding resolution supporting […]

06/12/2013

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5 teens killed in fiery Orange County car crash

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say five people killed in a fiery Southern California crash that split a car in half were teenagers from the Irvine area. Sheriff’s officials tell the Orange County Register […]

05/28/2013

Commission to rule on Newport Beach’s fire rings

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The California Coastal Commission is set to decide whether beachgoers will continue to be able to laze around bonfires at Newport Beach.

03/06/2013

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