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Volume 3, Issue 63                                                                            August 10, 2018


 
 
 

NBFD responds to California wildfires

NBFD responds firefighters

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In response to one of the worst wildland fire threats in state history with more than 17 large fires currently active throughout the state, the Newport Beach Fire Department along with fire agencies from across the state, country and internationally have responded through the California Mutual Aid System.

The Mendocino Complex Fire is the largest in state history with more than 280,000 acres burned with more than 13,000 firefighters responding, including several from the Newport Beach Fire Department.

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On Wednesday, July 25, two Newport Beach Battalion Chiefs along with two Engine companies (NE 62 Lido and NE 63 Fashion Island, a total of 10 fire personnel) were deployed to assist with firefighting efforts on the Cranston fire in Idyllwild (Riverside County). On Friday, July 27 a Newport Beach Paramedic was deployed to the Carr fire in Redding (Shasta County) as a single resource Public Information Officer.

After four days at the Cranston Fire, on July 28 all three units were released and immediately deployed to the Mendocino Complex Fire. The two Battalion Chiefs serving as Strike Team Leaders and the two engine companies serving on the Orange County Strike Team have been working at the Mendocino Complex fire for the past 14 days and were released on August 8.

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For the past two days, Orange County Fire Departments, led by Orange County Fire Authority sent two busloads of fire personnel to relieve the crews that have been battling these fires. Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Boyles along with several other Newport Beach Fire personnel left on these buses over the past two days and are working the largest fire in state history. In total, the Newport Beach Fire Department has 11 personnel working throughout California with an additional 10 that are now on their way home after battling these devastating wildfires for more than two weeks.

The Newport Beach Fire Department encourages all Orange County and Newport Beach residents to enroll in Alert OC (www.alertoc.com) to receive emergency notifications via phone, email and text.

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Fair Game

By TOM JOHNSON

Candidates set to get to it at Chamber candidates forum…

and Mike Glenn is rumored to be in

Tom Johnson NewWell, we have a local political campaign officially underway culminating Tuesday, Nov. 6. With that comes political forums.

First up, the 2018 Newport Beach City Council Candidates Forum, districts 1, 3, 4 and 6, on Thursday, Aug. 23

And here’s a news flash. According to Chamber President & CEO Steve Rosansky, all candidates are confirmed, including Mike Glenn who says he’s going to give it a run against incumbent Diane Dixon.

They’ll have a great moderator in Lucy Dunn, CEO of the Orange County Business Council.

Here are the particulars: the event begins at 7 a.m. with a complimentary continental breakfast, then the program runs from 7:30 - 9 a.m. It’s all free, however, reservations are requested at www.newportbeach.com, as seating is limited. The event takes place at the Newport Beach Public Library in their Friends Room.

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Speaking of the Chamber of Commerce, they’re having a very cool poker event next Friday evening outside their offices overlooking the lake. The event is called Poker Under the Stars

How clever.

Only 100 players.

There’s $100 buy-in and re-buys, but you’ll also enjoy free parking, food, beer and wine.

Players can win prizes including hotel stays, dining and golf.

A portion of the proceeds benefit the Ben Carlson Foundation

Check it out and register at www.newportbeach.com.

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The Lido Theater has a couple of big events coming up.

First, on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at 6 p.m., Rock n ’Roll Hall of Famer Bill Medley comes home to play a benefit concert in Newport Beach.

Medley, a 40-year resident, hosts A Simple Evening with Bill Medley, benefitting Lupus International. This will be the ninth consecutive year that Medley has honored his late partner Bobby Hatfield and his wife Linda, who lost a battle with lupus in 2010.

Includes cocktail reception, opportunity drawing and live auction.

You can check out tickets at www.lupasinternational.com.

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The following evening, Thursday, Aug. 16, the Lido Theater will celebrate its 80th anniversary with a showing of Jezebel.

Maybe you were there 80 years ago for the opening and now realize that it, too, opened with the playing of Jezebel.

The movie stars Bette Davis and Henry Fonda. At the time, Davis was a Corona del Mar resident and is rumored to have driven by the theater daily while it was under construction.

She also “reportedly requested a sitting parlor in the ladies room, which was built and still remains today.” 

The evening begins at 6 with a Champagne reception and hors d’oeuvres, then the movie at 7 p.m.

This one also benefits Lupus International.

Tickets can be purchased here.

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Finally, we began with politics, we’ll close with politics. The CliffHaven Community Foundation is having an Ultimate Summer Hoedown event on Tuesday, Aug. 21, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Obviously, it has a western theme.

Special guests include Tim Stoaks, Joy Brenner and Roy Englebrecht, all candidates for city council in November.

You’ll be able to enjoy “hearty cowboy bites” and “ice cold country cocktails.

It takes place at On the Rocks, 2332 W. Coast Highway.

You can RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Stump the Stu

Where would you find this barge and tug?

Stump the Stu 8.10.18

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How smart are our readers? You certainly know our harbor. The barge and tug are located near the PCH bridge and where the famous Reuben E. Lee was a dining hot spot.

Congratulations to Brett Hemphill, Clinton Palmer, Dennis Baker, Derek Fox, Greg Roosevelt, Jerry Murray, Jim Drayton, Jim Somers, Joe Stapleton, Mary Pat Earl, Pam Smith and Ted O’Connor.

Join us on Tuesdays as we try and stump you each week with a picture of something unique in our community, with answers and winners appearing on Fridays.

If you have a unique spot or icon around town that you think Stu News Newport readers would enjoy finding out about, please shoot it, share it and give us the answer, so we can challenge them! Happy Hunting.

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Santa Catalina – 26 miles across the sea

By DUNCAN FORGEY

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Big White Steamship in Avalon

In Newport Harbor, everyone who has lived around a boat of any size, holds Santa Catalina as their own hidden paradise. A compass heading of 222 out of Newport Harbor, across one of the most traveled waterways in the country, will place you right in front of the famous town of Avalon. Most of the time, it is an easy and relaxing cruise that it makes even the most incompetent “sea captains” seem proficient. However, that is not always the case.

In August of 1959, Dr. Arthur S. Paris and his family were returning from Catalina after fishing. They were in three smaller boats with no idea as to what was coming. One of Southern California’s infamous “pineapple expresses” blasted across the San Pedro Channel with raging winds churning up the ocean. Being 3,000 feet deep in spots, the usually calm ocean can unleash a hell fury of anger from deep within the sea.

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Freakish storm in Avalon

The Sabre, Bayonet and the Lilly Belle all struggled to make it home. With the aid of the Coast Guard, two made it, but one was lost. Dr. Arthur S. Paris and his 11-year-old son, Arthur S. Paris II were aboard. After a long search by the Coast Guard, only the father was found.

The classmates of the family at Newport Elementary School were devasted by the news. Not only did we know the kids and the family, but for many of the youngsters, this was the first unexpected death we had experienced and the tragedy sunk our hearts.

The San Pedro Channel was first used by the Shoshone tribes of Southern California. They pushed through four-foot swells in their flat-bottomed boats carved out of transient redwood trees brought south by strong winter storms. These ancestors of the Pemunga Indians discovered the isolated island on the horizon where the fish were so plentiful that food was never an issue.

This craggy rock island, born from the chaos of Pacific’s “Ring of Fire,” was enjoyed exclusively by the Native American Indians until Spanish explorer Juan Cabrillo discovered it and California in 1547. But it was Sebastian Viscaino who became the first European to anchor in what is now Avalon Bay. Viscaino named the 20-mile-long island “Santa Catalina” in 1602.

During the following centuries, pirates, fur traders, miners and later bootleggers and drug runners utilized the island. This odd assortment of adventurers and scallywags found a safe haven on Catalina. The Native Americans soon disappeared due to disease and an invasion of Russian-backed otter hunters, who brutalized locals while hunting for the fur of sea otters.

The Island’s modern history started in 1846 when the governor of Mexico granted the Island to Thomas Robbins. In 1887, George Shatto bought the island, still in its natural state, for $200,000. Shatto, an entrepreneur and businessman, saw great potential in creating an island paradise. Shatto’s sister-in-law came up with the name Avalon, in reference to Tennyson’s epic poem, “Idylls of the King.” Avalon, a Celtic word, means island of apples, symbolizing Eden, and a paradise of rest and contentment.

With the construction of Hotel Metropole, Shatto intended on turning Avalon Harbor into an offshore resort, feeding from the growing population of Southern California. In order to secure tourists, he leased a steamship from the Banning family of Los Angeles to ferry guests from the mainland. Lots sold for $150 and up.

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William Wrigley Jr.

As with many real estate developments of that time, Avalon was not profitable and Shatto was forced to sell. His buyer was the Wrigley Family, famous for soaps and chewing gum. In 1919, the transaction was completed and the family put in place guarantees that the island would remain in a natural state. Avalon was allowed to grow, but with great restrictions. The Wrigley mansion was built in 1921 and the famous casino in 1929. A golf course designed by famous golfer Bobby Jones was created, plus the Chicago Cubs used the island for spring training purposes, attracting more people to the resort.

Throughout the early and mid 20th century, Catalina was a magnet for celebrities. Some notables were Charlie Chaplin and his brother Syd, who ran a delivery service to the island. Hollywood notables like Johnny Weissmuller, Laurel and Hardy, David Niven, Bing Crosby, John Barrymore, James Cagney, Marilyn Monroe and the fatal death of Natalie Wood highlighted celebrity news on the island.

General George Patton Jr. spent much of his boyhood on Catalina. Zane Grey, author of western novels, lived high atop Avalon Harbor. Winston Churchill, Calvin Coolidge, Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon all enjoyed time in Avalon during the peak of their political careers.

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Avalon Casino

The Avalon Casino, built on a rocky reef known as Little Sugarloaf, had a capacity for 2,500 people. Large crowds came to see the musical talents of Curt Houck and his Orchestra, Bob Crosby, Benny Goodman, Johnny Mercer, Danny Kaye, and Spike Jones and his City Slickers plus many more. More than 31 songs have been written about the island with the most popular being written by Bruce Belland and Glenn Larson and sung by The Four Preps.    


Twenty-six miles across the sea
Santa Catalina is a-waitin’ for me,
Santa Catalina, the island of romance, 
romance, romance, romance…

Living on Catalina has always been a bit schizophrenic. Winter residents lived a hermit-like existence with few visitors, cooler weather and brilliant sunrises. With the coming of the warmer months, tourists come to Catalina like seagulls to food scraps. In the summer months, Avalon become alive with private yachts, day visitors and large groups from tour ships. The streets bustle with tourists, and the food and drink abound. Everything from fine wines to filet mignon and cold beer to buffalo burgers are available. Visitors enjoy activities ranging from skin diving, sailing and waterskiing to golf, hiking and trips to the interior for its wildlife and natural settings. Hundreds of day sailors and infrequent fishermen end up in the Marlin Club and Luau Larry’s for multiple rounds of strong libations. There is a lively and celebratory attitude on the island during peak season.

White’s, Moonstone, Fourth of July, Lover’s, Paradise and Ripper’s are all individual coves with personal histories that go back many generations. Each one is isolated and loaded with childhood adventures by families, yacht clubs, schools and scouting organizations. Youngsters dream of many things once they depart from the mainland and converge on this magical island.

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Paddling contest, 1943

Avalon is one of those places where old timers wish they would have bought “one of those little beach houses way back when.” Dictated by rising values and an overpopulated mainland, Avalon is both a benefactor and a victim of the millions upon millions of people living a mere 25 miles to the east. That is the same distance from Newport to San Juan Capistrano, so it’s not hard to imagine what Catalina Island would look like if there was a freeway from San Pedro to Avalon. 

So, the next time there is an opportunity to go to Catalina, don’t say no. Don’t miss a visit to our very own Menorca, Rhodes or Santorini isles of the Mediterranean. Catalina is an island paradise only a few hours away. As you walk the beaches, streets and hillsides, be aware that within every nook and cranny there’s a colorful history of natives, explorers, smugglers and bad guys, alongside the finest sailors, fishermen, actors, crooners, creators and politicians. So, set your compass to 222 and head off to a spiritual place alive with special memories.    

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Duncan Forgey, a life-long resident of Newport Beach, now makes his home in Hawaii. He is a monthly contributor to StuNewsNewport.

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Tim Stoaks – now officially a candidate

Tim Stoaks is now officially a candidate for Newport Beach City Council. According to a release, he conjured up neighborhood-to-neighborhood support and friend-to-friend energy to achieve candidacy.

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Tim Stoaks

Five former Newport Beach mayors and a Mayor Pro-Tem have endorsed him to date. In addition, his campaign has endorsements from several Citizens of the Year, a current councilmember, a former State Assemblywoman, and leading community groups including Line in the Sand, Citizens Against Airport Noise and Pollution, and invested supporters.

–From a press release

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NMUSD announces staff changes

        Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD) announces staff promotions and reassignments, and the addition of Sara Coley as the coordinator of student services. 

Sara Coley, Coordinator, Student Services

Coley has more than eight years of experience in education and will serve as the district’s coordinator of student services. She began her tenure with Huntington Beach Union High School District as a classroom teacher where she focused on math interventions and supports. Most recently, Coley served as a Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA). As TOSA, one of Coley’s most prominent roles was a restorative practices trainer for staff districtwide. She has presented on restorative practices at the National Multi-Tiered Support Services Professional Learning Institute, and also served as the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) coordinator, among other roles.

Dr. Megan Brown, Director, Certificated Personnel

With more than 20 years experience in public education, Dr. Megan Brown will serve as the director of certificated personnel. She will be responsible for certificated employee recruitment, staffing, professional development, and facilitating appropriate resolution to complaints through the district’s complaint policies and procedures. During her 14 years with NMUSD, she has served as an elementary school teacher, adult education teacher, Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA), where her focus was on early childhood family literacy, and most recently served as the principal of Pomona Elementary.

Gabriel Del Real, Coordinator, Curriculum and Instruction

With 20 years experience in education, Del Real will serve as the new coordinator of curriculum and instruction. He most recently served as the principal of Adams Elementary. As the instructional leader at Adams Elementary he developed and implemented a vision for intentional instructional strategies. He managed resources to support priorities and evaluated effectiveness of instructional and social-emotional programs to make purposeful decisions for continuous improvement. Prior to serving as principal, Del Real was an elementary teacher at multiple NMUSD sites and a Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA), responsible for coordinating staff development opportunities and the design of technology lessons that supplement core curriculum. 

Stacy de Boom-Howard, Adams Elementary School Principal

Stacy de Boom-Howard, who has been with NMUSD for nearly 20 years, will serve as the principal of Adams Elementary. de Boom-Howard most recently served as Principal on Special Assignment (POSA) where she provided support for elementary sites in the implementation of new instructional materials, coordinated professional development, supported the Gifted and Talented Education Program, and oversaw the specialists serving the elementary schools in the area of music, physical education, and science. She also was responsible for the summer engineering and music program.

Carrie Gammel, Principal, Pomona Elementary School

Previously serving as principal of Lincoln Elementary for the past five years, Carrie Gammel will now serve as the principal of Pomona Elementary.

Under her leadership, Lincoln Elementary achieved academic success by earning the California Distinguished School Award, Gold Ribbon Award, and Exemplary Arts Award. She also was instrumental in integrating a school curriculum to support the social and emotional well-being of students. Through parental support of programs, Lincoln Elementary was awarded state recognition for its signature practices in technology and parent involvement. Prior to joining NMUSD, Gammel served as a principal in Del Mar Union School District. Her work in education includes being a classroom teacher, GATE coordinator, assistant principal and Positive Behavior Intervention and Support Coach. 

All staff appointments are scheduled for Board of Education approval at the August 28 Board of Education meeting.

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Linda O’Keefe murder cold case airs on NBC’s Megan Kelly Today

Megan Kelly Today on NBC Channel 4 aired the Linda O’Keefe cold case murder on August 9.

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(L-R) NBPD Detective Sergeant Court Depweg, NBPD spokesperson Jennifer Manzella, Cindy Borgeson, Linda O’Keefe’s sister, and commentator Megan Kelly


Letter to the Editor:

And the audience chanted, “Vote ‘em out!”

The week that was...

It seems like rarely a week goes by without the news of some kind of controversial, hot-button issue being introduced by the City Council. Be it developments which do not meet city codes, declarations of refusing funds from the gas tax, the attempt to make Newport a port city, the debacle over Museum House, the on-again, off-again discussion of adopting a new General Plan, the questionable and greatly unpopular move to terminate the City Manager’s contract: These are just a few of the developments that make residents in Newport feel like they are on a perpetual roller coaster. 

Most recently the Council set up a meeting at 9 a.m., Monday morning (evidently they think that no one in Newport Beach works), to privately interview candidates for City Manager by phone. They had narrowed their choice down to three candidates, one of whom was rumored to be a political pick because of his lack of managerial skills. Amazingly they went from over 70 applicants down to three finalists and after their closed-door session, allegedly just two in a very short period of time. 

All residents who got up to speak last Monday had lots to say about the hiring process and what they said was not very complimentary. In fact, when one of the concerned residents, and candidate for council, Roy Englebrecht, suggested putting the process on pause until after the November election, only one council person, Jeff Herdman, sympathized with the frustrated residents by making a motion to that effect – but he was unable to get a second from the other council members.

Among the approximately 50 people in the audience, no one seemed to be supportive of the Council, often applauding as 14 impassioned speakers criticized the Council’s constant lack of transparency, as well as their present hiring process of a City Manager. However, no one was prepared for what happened as the Council was leaving the chamber to go into closed session. The usually staid audience at council meetings erupted into catcalls and a chant of “Vote ‘em out,” which lasted just long enough to become a popular topic of conversation in Newport Beach the following day. This spontaneity at the meeting just might become a more formalized plea for residents who have had their fill of city council politics: VOTE EM OUT!

Lynn Lorenz

Newport Beach


There is still time to Free Your Inner Farmer – OC Fair ends August 12

Summer is whizzing by, but there’s still time to enjoy the 128th annual OC Fair before it ends this Sunday. Fairgoers won’t want to miss out on the annual favorites and new features rolling in for the final week of the 2018 Fair.

This Saturday and Sunday, iBUYPOWER GameFest contestants will compete in a variety of digital challenges for a chance to be the ultimate gamer and win thousands of dollars in giveaways and the coveted grand prize – a custom gaming room. Guests will have the chance to try new gaming technology for free between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Exclusively at the 2018 OC Fair, iBUYPOWER GameFest is one of the nation’s largest digital carnivals for all ages. Enjoy the latest in video gaming technology, featuring virtual reality and PC gaming experiences for all to enjoy. Come and meet your favorite eSports pros, streamers, developers and grab a selfie. The iBUYPOWER GameFest competition takes place at The Hangar at 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased on site or online at Ticketmaster. The tickets include entrance into the competition and access to exclusive gaming opportunities. Entry prior to 6 p.m. is free for fairgoers.

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The Wild Turkey Stampede keeps audiences thrilled

Here are 10 more don’t-miss OC Fair favorites to enjoy:

The Oasis Camel Dairy is back and there are even more opportunities to watch and interact with your favorite dromedaries as you learn what makes them, and their milk, special. Visit them in the Livestock Area and catch one of the daily shows.

The Wild West Turkey Stampede’s colorful characters are wildly dashing after treat-filled trucks and cracking up audiences daily in the livestock area. It will be tough to decide which flock to root for!

The All-Alaskan Racing Pigs are winding down with a final week of shows in their own arena. Grab a shady spot early for a good view of these trotters as they race to the finish line.

The visual arts, woodworking and crafts galleries are better than a trip to a museum, lots of variety and it’s all right here at the Fair. Photography, paintings, jewelry, quilts and more are on display in air-conditioned comfort.

Eating contests in the Explorium and on the OC Promenade Stage daily for kids and adults bring out that old-fashioned competitive spirit and are deliciously hilarious.

Kids Can Cook demos at Centennial Farm offer fun ways to get children interested in cooking, and eating healthy meals and snacks.

The Peking Acrobats amaze audiences with their feats of acrobatics, strength and balance several times daily on the Heritage Stage.

RNRX Live Band Karaoke gives up-and-coming performers the chance to take the stage and sing with a full band – you never know who will show up and what will happen.

Bands in Baja Blues offer an entertaining break that’s especially welcome on warm evenings. Bonus: Check out the Mexican line dancing at night in Hussong’s Cantina.

OC Fair deals continue with special deals today, Saturday and Sunday. Visit www.ocfair.com/deals for all the details.


Sign of the times

It’s another edition of Sign of the times, so put your thinking caps on. Stu thinks you will recognize this “O” logo...So, tell us where you would find this yummy sign!

Good luck! Stu loves publishing the winning answers on Tuesday.

Send your guesses to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you’re a business and you want to play, you can send us a high-quality photo of your sign and we’ll take it from there and challenge our readers.

Let’s have some fun!

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Speak Up Newport presents $8,000 in annual Scholarship Awards

The Speak Up Newport Board of Directors presented $8,000 in scholarships to four local high school students at their July 11 program. The Speak Up Newport Foundation Scholarship Awards, previously known as the Dorothy Hardcastle Scholarship Awards, are awarded annually to graduating seniors at Corona del Mar High School and Newport Harbor High School, as recognition for their contributions to their community. 

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(L-R) Student Scholarship Award winners: Kevin Castaneda, Julia Gregory, Annika Bassey and Ryan Murphy

The 2018 scholarship recipients from Corona del Mar High School are Annika Bassey and Ryan Murphy.

Annika Bassey was a volunteer with the School on Wheels Organization, a nonprofit founded on the importance of education to homeless students. She worked with a third-grade student from Santa Ana, to help her catch up to her peers and get the most of her education. Bassey will be attending Harvard in the fall, where her focus will be in the sciences.

Ryan Murphy was a volunteer in the Junior Auxiliary Program at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach. For his volunteering efforts within the community, he earned the Hoag “Super Striper” award. Through this program, he was able to experience first-hand the importance of caring for others. Murphy will be attending Loyola Marymount University in the fall, with a major in biology premed.

This year’s scholarship recipients from Newport Harbor High School are Kevin Castaneda and Julia Gregory.  

Kevin Castaneda contributed more than 100 hours of community service at the Someone Cares Soup Kitchen. As a result of his many volunteer hours at the Soup Kitchen, he wants to create an organization which will provide services for those people who need a second chance on life – safe places around the world where one can come to receive the support, help and care they need to better their lives. Castaneda will be attending Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where he will be majoring in business.

Julia Gregory loves working with children and has spent eight summers volunteering at St. Joachim Church Vacation Bible School. She had to learn to keep a proper schedule, maintain order, ensure safety and lead lesson discussions, all while handling a spirited group of first graders. Gregory has also been a junior clinic instructor at Costa Mesa Golf Course, where she combines two of her passions – golf and working with children. She will be attending USC as a communications major.

Speak Up Newport (SUN) is a nonprofit, non-partisan citizens group organized to promote the common good and general welfare of the Newport Beach community. Founded in 1979, it meets monthly, presenting a public forum to hear topics of interest to the local community. It produces the annual Mayor’s Dinner each February, featuring the Mayor’s annual State of the City address. Membership in the organization is open to the public; dues are $25 per year. For more information, visit www.speakupnewport.com.


Rotary Club of Newport-Balboa fills backpacks

Rotary Club of Newport Balboa backpacks

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Members of the Rotary Club of Newport-Balboa rolled up their sleeves to fill 312 backpacks for Orange County students: 100 were delivered to the Boys and Girls Club in Santa Ana on August 7; the remaining 212 will be brought to Rea and Wilson elementary schools later this month.

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The group gathered at Pete and Helen Maxwell’s house, who acquired the supplies including pencils and sharpeners, notebooks, healthy snacks and more. Volunteers were treated to a homemade chili dinner.

Rotary Club of Newport-Balboa meets Thursdays from 5:45 - 7:45 p.m. at Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club, located at 1601 Bayside Drive, Corona del Mar.

For more information, visit www.newportbeachrotary.com.


The Inside Edge features notable author, entrepreneur

The Inside the Edge is featuring author Kathy Gardarian at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at the Pacific Club. The event takes place from 7 - 8:45 a.m.

Gardarian is the founder and CEO of Qualis International Inc., a multimillion-dollar sales and distribution company. She has nurtured a lifelong passion for spirituality even as she has climbed the corporate ladder of achievement. She started her company after being told by business executives that women can’t run a company. She is the author of Feet to the Fire: Finding My Soul in Success.

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Kathy Gardarian is the featured speaker at The Inside Edge monthly meeting

She will be sharing her story of love for spirituality and business and how to make those strange bedfellows compatible and productive lifelong mates, and provide clear and concise lessons, providing a powerful and soul-satisfying guide to a life of happiness and ease, starting now.

“I wanted to show them that women can run a company,” Gardarian said. A fateful trip to a hardware store got her waters running. The problem was a broken hose nozzle, the store was the then-fledgling Home Depot. The store became her first customer, the rest is history.

Since then, Gardarian has often been the first female voice on the boards of many up and coming as well as long-established businesses and prestigious organizations, namely Van’s Inc., Chapman University, the World Business Academy and the Gorbachov State of the World Forum, and the Woman’s Leadership Board at Harvard’s JFK School.

“The balance of feminine energy is so needed right now and courageous women can use their genius and passion to transform businesses into powerful centers of value for the common good,” said Gardarian, who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners.

Gardarian resides in Newport Coast.

The cost of the event is $35 for first-time guests; $45 for returning guests.

The Pacific Club is located at 4110 MacArthur Blvd. Newport Beach. For more information, visit www.insideedge.org.


Enjoy the outdoors with ENC’s Science Nature Camps

Story and photos by CONRAD KRUEGER

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The Environmental Nature Center (ENC) of Newport Beach is one of the premier learning centers for local children. Throughout the summer, ENC has hosted several unique programs that have provided quality science education in an outdoor setting. One of their points of emphasis is experimental learning, making way for campers to learn in numerous ways. Activities include interactive exhibits, outdoor exploration, arts and crafts and science experiments. Their main goal is to create a structured and fun environment for the children to enjoy their summer, but learn along the way.

Every week, ENC focuses on a new topic of interest as a part of their Nature Adventure Camp program. In past sessions, the focus has been on “Incredible Insects!,” “Oceans Around Us,” and “Mad Science.” They have all been great successes, just like this week’s “We Love National Parks” program. 

To start this week, the campers learned about important trees such as the redwoods, sequoias, and Joshua tree. Afterwards, they were led through different activities related to our National Parks. Some of them included tasting different plants and leaves, crafting God’s eyes, and trekking around the grounds. Each day had a new central focus, exposing the campers to a wide array of facts and fun. 

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Camps run four days a week, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. with an option for early pick up at 1 p.m. Full Day Nature Camp runs at $265 for each week, while Half Day Camp is $180. This year’s Summer Nature Camp is for kids entering Kindergarten through 3rd grade in the fall.

For more information, call 949.645.8489 or visit www.encenter.org.

The Environmental Nature Center is located at 1601 E 16th St., Newport Beach.


High rollers welcome to Poker Under the Stars

The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce presents Poker Under the Stars on Friday, Aug. 17 from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. on the Chamber’s lakeside patio and in the lobby. Participants will have the opportunity to win prizes such as hotel stays, dining experiences and golf.

A portion of the proceeds benefits the Ben Carlson Foundation.

High rollers welcome

The cost is $100 buy-in for the poker tournament with re-buys available throughout the evening; non-poker players pay $50 for blackjack, roulette and craps. Table sponsors, $200; table sponsor and a player, $250. Free parking, food, beer and wine are included.

For more information and to register, visit www.newportbeach.com.

The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce is located at 4343 Von Karman Ave., Ste. 150-W, Newport Beach.


Corona del Mar Residents Association meeting to feature Mr. Sandcastle

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Sandcastle artist Chris Crosson on the beach with tall log castle

The Corona del Mar Residents Association Board of Directors hosts its monthly meeting at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16. The guest speaker this month is Chris Crosson, better known as Mr. Sandcastle, who can be seen building his sand creations on Balboa Island.

All members are welcome. The meeting is held at the OASIS Senior Center Room #5, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar.

For more information, visit www.cdmra.orgor call 949.478.2454.


Free summer jazz finale tonight on Argyros Plaza

Enjoy free summer jazz tonight, August 10, featuring Brian Bromberg and His Electric Band from 7 - 9 p.m. on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza at Segerstrom for the Arts. No tickets are required.

As a grand finale to the first year of Summer Jazz on the Argyros Plaza, bassist Bromberg brings his 10-piece Electric Band to perform original compositions drawn from more than 20 career recordings that span the full spectrum of jazz.

Free summer jazz finale tonight

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Bassist Brian Bromberg and His Electric Band to perform at Argyros Plaza

From musical composition to instrumental design, Bromberg’s innovative musicality has continued to redefine the boundaries of the acoustic bass in ways few musicians can claim. In July, Bromberg released his latest recording titled, Thicker than Water, to the joy of hepcats everywhere.

Stop by the Kia Motors America vehicle display for a unique green screen photo opportunity.

Julianne and George Argyros Plaza is located at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information, visit www.scfta.org.


John Wayne Airport celebrates Laguna Art Museum

Turning 100 is quite an accomplishment, and the Laguna Art Museum is sharing their yearlong celebration with guests at John Wayne Airport.

John Wayne Airport Hallway

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After 100 years, the Laguna Art Museum shares their celebration with John Wayne Airport

Guests strolling past the Orange County Destination Art and Culture exhibit located in the pedestrian walkway connecting Terminals B and C (pre-security) will have the opportunity to experience a visual history lesson about the Laguna Art Museum.

The “Laguna Art Museum Turns 100 – An Artistic Legacy in Orange County” exhibit is a succinct portrait outlining the Museum’s rich history that began in 1918 and includes reflections of the past 10 decades. The exhibit will be on display now through December 2018.

The Laguna Art Museum grew out of the Laguna Beach Art Association located in a board-and-batten cottage with a successful fundraising drive led by early Laguna Beach painter Anna Hills. In 1929, the Art Association opened the custom-built Laguna Beach Art Gallery, designed by the well-known Los Angeles architect Myron Hunt.

The cost to join the Laguna Beach Art Association in the 1940s was $1 a year for an Associate Membership, $5 a year for a Sustaining Membership or $100 for a Lifetime Membership. In 1972, the name changed to Laguna Beach Museum of Art. In 1986, the current name, Laguna Art Museum, was adopted to coincide with the new building expansion.

   John Wayne Airport Membership

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Annual Laguna Art Museum membership dues in the 1940s were $1 - $5

Over the years, the museum has broadened its scope and kept pace with contemporary best practices. There is truly something for everyone at Laguna Art Museum, which specializes in California art. To learn more about celebrations, special events, exceptional exhibitions and family festivals for the museum’s centennial festivities, go to www.lagunaartmuseum.org.

Whether or not you are able to attend any of the planned activities, make it a point to visit John Wayne Airport to experience this local history exhibit.

To learn more about JWA’s Art Programs, visit www.ocair.com/terminal/artexhibits.


Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale kicks off season

The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale kicks off the Philharmonic Society’s 2018-19 season on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.

This opening night features the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale performing an all-Mozart program, including the Litaniae Lauretanae, the joyful concert aria Exsultate, Jubilate and the Coronation Mass.

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra conductor

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Conductor Nicholas McGegan

Conductor Nicholas McGegan is recognized for his probing and revelatory explorations of music of all periods. This season, McGegan enters into his 33rd year as music director of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale.

Tickets start at $38 and will be available September 4 at 10 a.m. at www.philharmonicsociety.org

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is located at 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information, visit www.scfta.org.


Beautiful – The Carole King Musical comes to Segerstrom

The award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is coming to Segerstrom Hall from Oct. 9 - 14. Tickets start at $26. Performance times vary.

This show shares the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

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Singing praises to a living legend – Carole King

The show features an array of songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including “I Feel The Earth Move,” “One Fine Day,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “You’ve Got A Friend” and the title song, “Beautiful.” 

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is located at 600 Town Center, Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information, visit www.scfta.org.


Cos Bar Newport celebrates 42 years

Cos Bar Newport girls

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Cos Bar Newport is holding their annual birthday part on Saturday, Aug. 25. This year marks their 42nd year in business and will be celebrated by an all-day party.

The event will feature complimentary services from Tom Ford and Chantecaille. Light bites and cocktails will be available from Bacoo Rum as well as cocktails and supplements supplied by HUM Nutrition.

For more information, visit www.cosbar.com or call 949.424.6572.

Cos Bar Newport is located in Lido Marina Village at 3422 Via Lido, Newport Beach.


Pet of the WeekDog and Cat print

StuNewsNewport is delighted to be working with the Newport Beach Animal Shelter to help get the word out in search of loving homes for pets that deserve a warm, nurturing environment and a place to call “home.”

Percy

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MEET PERCY

Percy is a 1-year-old poodle/doxie mix. He needs an active family to keep him busy.

Adoption costs at the shelter are:

–Dogs - $130 

–Puppies - $150

–Cats - $90

–Kittens - $110

At any given time, the shelter can have 4 - 5 dogs and 7 - 8 cats/kittens and other pets available for adoption. At times, the shelter receives owner turn-ins that would do best adopted out together. 

If you are interested in finding out more about Percy or any other animals up for adoption, call 949.644.3656 or email Valerie Schomburg at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Newport Beach Animal Shelter is located at 20302 Riverside Drive, Newport Beach. It is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

To find out how you can help support the shelter, visit www.nbpd.org and click on “Our Animal Shelter” to view the wish list. The shelter can always use food & treats; new toys; grooming, hygiene & comfort products; as well as laundry soap, dish soap, paper towels, sponges & scrub pads and lint rollers. If you are interested in volunteering, applications are available on the website.


For A Good Cause

From Golf to Galas: Supporting Our Community

Newport Harbor

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National MS Society, Pacific Coast Chapter | August 25 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Tickets are $100; Tables for 10 start at $1,000 | 5th Annual Bubbles & Brunch to End MS | Bubbles & Brunch to End MS is famous for featuring a complimentary champagne reception including fun drawings and a premier silent auction. Following the reception, guests will enjoy a delightful three-course brunch while listening to inspirational speakers and learning more about MS breakthroughs.

Contact: Register online at http://casmain.nationalmssociety.org/site/Calendar?id=365278&view=Detail or call Melissa FitzGerald at 760.448.8432. www.mspacific.org

Takes place at Fashion Island Hotel in the Grand Ballroom, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.

South Coast Repertory | September 15 | Tickets: $2,500 (limited number available) with table sponsorships beginning at $15,000. | “Places, Please!” kicks off the Orange Country theater and social seasons at South Coast Repertory. This dazzling event celebrates the artistic collaborations that make SCR’s productions so extraordinary. Peek through the curtain, indulge your creativity and bask in the backstage magic. This is a memorable night with a great purpose: all proceeds from the 2018 Gala will support artistry onstage and unparalleled arts education programs for the next generation of enlightened theatregoers. Enjoy an evening that includes: flowing cocktails & gourmet dining, live entertainment & dancing, and dramatic décor & theatrical experiences. Gala chairs are William Schenker and Talya Nevo-Hacohen.

Contact: To purchased tickets or tables, call 714.708.5518. www.scr.org

Takes place at The Westin South Coast Plaza, 686 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa. 

Cruisin’ For A Cure Car Show | September 22, gates open at 6 a.m.; event runs until 4 p.m. | Cost: $15 or $13 with your AAA card; Kids 12 and under are free. Parking is $8. | 19th Annual Cruisin’ for a Cure is the world’s largest one-day charity car show with more than 3,500 vehicles on display and more than 200 vendors and exhibitors. They get to cruise through the OC Fair & Event Center for 1.5 miles and/or park and just display their vehicles. Grand Marshal is Dave Kunz, ABC Channel 7 Eyewitness News Automotive Specialist. All proceeds benefit prostate cancer research.

Contact: www.cruisinforacure.com

Takes place at OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa.

1958 Chevrolet

Laura’s House | September 22 at 6 p.m. | Tickets are $275. | Join Annual Gala guests in celebrating 24 years of service to the community. Enjoy a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions and a dinner reception. Guests of honor include individuals and corporations that have contributed integral support to the programs and services Laura’s House provides.

Contact: Andrea McCallister, 949.361.3775, ext. 211. www.laurashouse.org

Takes place at Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach.

Veterans Legal Institute | September 23 at 6 p.m. | Join the Carol Lee Group in support of the Veterans Legal Institute (VLI) at The American Patriot’s Ball. This worthwhile organization serves our nation’s heroes when they need help the most. VLI provides pro-bono legal aid which addresses one of the greatest needs faced by our service men and women. Carol Lee Group provides world-class real estate marketing and sales services in all areas of Newport Beach, Newport Coast and Corona del Mar.

Contact: VLI for more information, to register for the event and for sponsorship opportunities, 714.852.3492. www.vetslegal.com

Takes place at Fashion Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach

Susan G. Komen | September 23 | 27th Annual Susan G. Komen Orange County Race for a Cure is the annual 5K run/walk, and the largest annual fundraiser of its kind in Orange County. Join thousands of supporters, breast cancer survivors and families gathering with a common vision: a world without breast cancer.

Contact: Stacy Davis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 714.957.9157, ext. 34. www.komenoc.org/race

Takes place at Fashion Island, Newport Beach.

For A Good Cause Komen

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The Literacy Project | September 27 | The annual “What Dreams Are Made Of” Gala is an exciting, inspiring and purpose-driven evening featuring special guest speakers, a live auction and a program showcasing how the organization helps thousands of illiterate Southern California students learn to read. Accompanied by their adult role models, they choose three students from The Literacy Project’s reading program to highlight the event, and share their future dreams of being successful literate adults. This elegant evening brings together philanthropists, literacy experts and passionate supporters of education to raise funds to provide The Literacy Project’s proprietary 30-hour reading program at “no cost” to struggling readers in elementary school classrooms throughout Southern California.

Contact: www.literacyprojectfoundation.org

Takes place at Newport Beach Country Club, One Clubhouse Drive, Newport Beach. 

The Joyful Child Foundation | September 29 from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. | Tickets: $125 per person (early purchase); after July 26, $150 per person. Table sponsorship for 10 guests, $1,250. The Joyful Feast 2018 is the Annual Gala of Champions for Children. The organization celebrates the memory of Samantha Runnion, and is dedicated to preventing crimes against children through programs that educate, empower and unite families and communities.

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; www.thejoyfulchild.org

Takes place at Fashion Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.

Global G.L.O.W. | September 29 | Sponsorships available from $2,500 - $100,000. Enjoy Glow Gala with a sunset cocktail reception, live auction, and dinner & dancing above the picturesque Pacific Ocean.

Contact: www.globalglowgala.org

Takes place at The Resort at Pelican Hill, 22701 South Pelican Hill Road, Newport Coast.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County | October 4 – Scotch and Cigar Bar at 6 p.m.; Dinner and Live Auction at 7 p.m. | Table sponsorships available from $15,000. Join Big Brothers Big Sisters for The 54th Annual Gourmet Dinner, its premier event that brings together more than 400 of Orange County’s most influential people. At the nonprofit’s largest fundraiser of the year, guest enjoy Scotch bar, cocktail reception, sit-down multicourse dinner, opportunity drawings, exciting live auction experiences and a heartfelt presentation from a child about the life-changing relationship he or she shares with a mentor.

Contact: Sloane Kean at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 714.619.7048. www.ocbigs.org

Takes place at Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach.

Crystal Cove Conservancy | October 6 at 5 p.m. | Sponsorships and underwriting opportunities are available from $1,500. The shorefront setting overlooking the Pacific Ocean is the perfect venue for this annual affair, which raises funds for Crystal Cove Conservancy’s work to preserve the historic destination.

Contact: Cindy Otto at 949.376.6200, ext. 204. www.crystalcove.org

Takes place on the Blufftop at Crystal Cove State Park under the stars.

PADRE Foundation | October 6 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Free. | Registration information coming soon. Raising the Wave of Diabetes & BBQ is a School Nurse Forum to help school health personnel become further updated about Type 1 diabetes and its impact on children during school hours. The theme is: “Turning Stumbling Blocks into Stepping Stones: Responding Successfully to the Emotional and Other Challenges of Diabetes.” The PADRE Foundation School Nurse Training is open to all school nurses, health care workers and office aides to provide them with current information on how they can help support school children who have the complex chronic disease. Guest speakers to be announced. The PADRE Foundation is dedicated to offering positive support to programs and services to assist those living with Type 1 diabetes, and pediatric-adolescent diabetes research education.

Contact: RSVP by Monday, October 1 through Eventbrite. For general questions, call the PADRE Foundation office at 714.509.8330 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Takes place at the Mary and Dick Allen Diabetes Center, 520 Superior Ave., Newport Beach.

UCP-OC| October 22 | Sponsorships are available. The 24th Annual Life Without Limits Autumn Golf Classic raises funds vital to the success of the nonprofit’s mission: to help children with disabilities reach their full potential and improve the quality of life for their families.

Contact: Katherine Bade at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. www.ucpoc.org/golf

Takes place at The Resort at Pelican Hill, 22701 South Pelican Hill Road, Newport Coast.

 

Editor’s Note: If you have a philanthropic event with a connection to Newport Beach you would like to see publicized, please email the information with an image and contact person with email address to Lana Johnson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you would like to reach out to Newport Beach non-profit organizations, visit https://greatnonprofits.org/city/newport-beach/CA


Newport’s Best Bets in Arts & Entertainment

From Live Theater to Community Happenings, enjoy these!

Classic Cars

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Balboa Car Show | Every Sunday from 7 - 9 a.m. 

Fun Zone Parking lot, 600 E. Bay Ave., Balboa Peninsula

2018 OC Fair, Continuing through August 12. “Free Your Inner Farmer” is this year’s theme. Come for the carnival rides, discover the new fried food offerings, check out Centennial Farm, the pig races, livestock, home, garden & craft displays, great entertainment...the list goes on and on. Opening Day admission and parking are free from 12 - 3 p.m.). General admission is $12 on weekdays, $14 on weekends, $7 for kids and seniors, and youngsters 5 and under are free. Hours of operation: 12 p.m. - midnight on weekdays, 11 a.m. - midnight on weekends. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

For more information and to view special promotion days, visit www.ocfair.com.

Takes place at the OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa

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SandScapes by “Mr. Sandcastle” Chris Crosson, Continuing through September 3. Crosson has created original sand sculptures that will be on display throughout the Summer. He began his passion in 1994 when he and his family enrolled in the Corona del Mar Sandcastle Contest. He was hooked! You can usually find him most Saturday mornings at Sapphire and South Bay Front, Balboa Island, sculpting his magic! Cost: Admission charge. 

Contact: www.slgardens.org

Takes place at Sherman Library & Gardens is located at 2647 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar. 

Chris & Whale

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Bank of the West Summer Concert Series, Continuing through October 12. Headliners include LeAnn Rimes, Brian Culbertson and Sergio Mendes among others. Tickets and performance times vary.

Contact: For tickets, visit www.hyattconcerts.tix.com

Takes place at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach.

Brian Culbertson

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Seussical, August 11 - 19. Performance times vary, taking place on the Julia Argyros Stage. Tickets range from $23 - $88. What’s more fun than reading a fantastical Dr. Seuss book? Seeing a magical musical extravaganza – live, onstage with all your favorite Dr. Seuss characters! Cat in the Hat is your host and Horton the Elephant is your guide on a journey from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the World of the Whos, as a little boy with a big imagination proves that a person is a person, no matter how small. “Oh, the Thinks You Can Think” when you join SCR’s Summer Players (talented young actors who audition for roles in the annual production after at least one full year in the Theatre Conservatory) for this Broadway hit about the power of friendship and loyalty...one of the most popular musicals ever. Recommended for ages ​6 and above​.

Contact: For more information and to reserve tickets, visit www.scr.org.

Takes place at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

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Pacific Chorale’s Choral Festival, August 12 at 5 p.m. Free, but general admission tickets are required. Bringing together members of Pacific Chorale with up to 400 singers from throughout Southern California (and beyond!), this year’s Festival performance features the music of Mozart, including “Vesperae solennes de confessore” and “Ave verum corpus.”

Contact: www.scfta.org

Takes place in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. 

PC Chorale Festival

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Concerts on the Green: Tijuana Dogs, August 12 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. The Newport Beach City Arts Commission presents Tijuana Dogs on the Civic Center Green. Back by popular demand, the band will play an eclectic mix of rock, R&B, jazz, country and pop. He celebrated Southern California band is comprised of world-class musicians known for their unique style, wide vocal range, creative energy and rock party vibe. Bring your low-slung beach chairs, a picnic dinner and blanket, or purchase food from the gourmet food trucks. Free admission and free parking.

Contact: www.newportbeachlibrary.org

Takes place at 100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach.

Tijuana Dogs

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Mind, Body, Nature Youth Summer Camp, August 13 - 16 from 1 - 4 p.m. Join Miss Stacey, local artist and yoga teacher, as you mindfully connect to your inner landscape through exploring the outer landscape of the Gardens. Your child will spend their afternoon observing and learning about the magic living in the Gardens, and create art inspired by nature. Yoga will be weaved in throughout the day to move energy, experience joy and reconnect to the present moment. To end each day, a mindfulness practice will bring everything together, reinforcing how you can find a place of peace in any environment. Cost: Friends: $220; Non-Members, $240. Geared to ages 8 - 14.

Contact: www.slgardens.org

Takes place at Sherman Library & Gardens is located at 2647 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar.

Watercolor Series – Beach Girls: Illustrating the Figure, August 14 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Led by artist, Renee Ortiz, in the Pelican Courtyard, come experience watercolor fun. Ortiz is known for her old-fashioned beach girl sketch paintings. In this session, she will show you a few of her secrets and help you to play at these captivating beach scenes. Includes a sketch journal to take home. All materials are included. All levels are welcome. Cost: $65. Reservations are required. Cancellation is 48 hours prior.

Contact: www.seasidegalleryandgoods.com

Takes place at Seaside Gallery & Goods, 124 Tustin Ave., Ste. 100, Newport Beach.

beach girls

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Paint Your Pet Portrait Workshop, August 15 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Led by instructors, Christine Lynch and Daniela Mihaylov, of OCDC Art & Design, you will learn to paint your precious pet like the master artists in two hours! No experience is necessary – they promise! Let these artists guide you, step-by-step, to create a custom “Paint Your Pet Portrait” that you will be proud of. You will be painting on an 11” x 14” canvas with acrylic paints. All painting supplies, including an apron, will be provided; all you need to do is show up. Cute painters’ berets will be available for sale for $10, because painting is always more fun when you look like a painter. They do request you reserve your spot online and email them a close-up pet photo by August 1, to allow OCDC to prepare you for success. Cost: $70. Reservations are required. Book online at https://seasidegalleryandgoods.com/collections/seaside-events. Email a close-up pet photo to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Cancellation is one week prior. Minimum/maximum class size is 3 - 20.

Contact: www.seasidegalleryandgoods.com

Takes place at Seaside Gallery & Goods, 124 Tustin Ave., Ste. 100, Newport Beach.

Cat Portrait

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Garden Fusions – Eat Your Flowers, Wednesday, August 15 at 6 p.m. Garden Fusions is a unique interactive gourmet dining experience. Every dinner in the series has a horticulture theme featuring a special horticultural host. The host will share knowledge and advice on the evening’s topic. Chef Pascal Olhats, executive chef of Café Jardin, is challenged to create a multi-course gourmet dinner to complement the theme. This fusion between culinary and horticulture art create unique one-of-a-kind experiences. See, smell, touch and taste! Learn about the tasty word of edible flowers. Explore the uses of these edible beauties, and then enjoy a floriferous dining experience with Chef Olhats. Cost: $75 per person. Additional beverages, gratuity and tax are not included. Reservations are required. To keep the experience intimate, seating is limited to 50 guests. 

For reservations, call Cafe Jardin at 949.673.0033.

Sherman Library & Gardens is located at 2647 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar. www.slgardens.org

Edible flowers

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A Bit of Art, Italian Wines and Ciccetti, August 16 from 5 - 7 p.m. The Soiree:  

A bit of art, a glass of wine and a little ciccetti…Come and join a memorable evening in the Pelican Courtyard, as Seaside Gallery and Goods presents their newest artist, Renee Brutocao Ortiz along with rising artist, Amanda Wilson. Sample the Brutocao Italian varietals served with traditional enoteca ciccetti. (Think of it as Italian tapas!)  

Contact: www.seasidegalleryandgoods.com

Takes place at Seaside Gallery & Goods, 124 Tustin Ave., Ste. 100, Newport Beach.

Brutocao wines

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Yappy Hour, August 16 at 5:30 p.m. on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The event is free. Join the fun on the pup-friendly Argyros Plaza for tail-wagging fun including free portraits with your canine companion by caricaturist Dominic Arneson as well as free samples from Costa Mesa’s JustFoodForDogs, and Centinela Feed and Pet Supplies.

Contact: www.scfta.org

Takes place at Argyros Plaza, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. 

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11th Annual Gala of the Stars, August 17 at 6 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets start at $55. Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Orange County’s premiere resident ballet company with an exciting gala performance that brings world-renowned ballet artists and inspired young protégés together on one stage. At 6 p.m., Inspired Young Dancers’ Performance. Optional, one act pre-performance by students from Southland Ballet Academy and the International Summer Intensive. At 7 p.m., the 11th Annual Gala of the Stars. This two-act performance features guest artists from prestigious dance companies around the world. The annual “Gala of the Stars” is a unique event that boasts an incredible roster of guest artists from internationally acclaimed ballet companies. The professional talent is complemented by local and international young artists who have been selected as standout performers by visiting artistic directors of the Southland Ballet Academy International Summer Intensive and the prestigious Youth America Grand Prix. The often sold-out performance is a rare opportunity for Orange County audiences to see dancers from different companies in a combined program that celebrates the continued art and passion of ballet. The “Gala” presents an unprecedented opportunity to see future stars and current stars connecting through the same language of dance. Guest artists to be announced. Tickets are available online at www.scfta.org, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa, or by calling 714.556.2787. For inquiries about group ticket savings for 20 or more, call the Group Services office at 714.755.0236.

Takes place at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

Gala of the Stars

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Cold Wax Workshop Series - Cold Wax Seascapes, August 23 from 6 - 8 p.m. Join Renee Ortiz in the Pelican Courtyard and explore the cold wax medium. Cold wax is becoming the new darling of the old mediums. Learn about Landscape Composition, and a bit about what makes a captivating composition, and then play with light and atmosphere in our seascapes. Feel free to bring photo references from your favorite beaches. Cost: $75. Advanced reservations are required. Cancellation is 48 hours prior.

Contact: www.seasidegalleryandgoods.com

Takes place at Seaside Gallery & Goods, 124 Tustin Ave., Ste. 100, Newport Beach.

Summer Movies in the Park, August 24 and September 21. Bring the whole family along with a blanket or towel and folding chairs and come enjoy this summer line-up of Movies in the Park from 6:45 - 9 p.m. Screenings begin at sunset. Schedule: August 24 - Coco at Grant Howald Park, 3000 Fifth Ave., Corona del Mar; and September 21 - Cars 3 at Channel Place Park, 4400 Channel Place, Newport Beach. There will be free activities, free candy and most importantly free popcorn for you to enjoy. Food will be available for purchase.

Contact: For more information, 949.270.8150.

Cars 3

A Beginner’s Journey to Hand Lettering, August 25 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Led by artist, Tiffany Rowe, this hand-lettering class is for those looking to learn the basics of lettering by hand. Whether you’re wanting to learn how to make those birthday cards and thank-you envelopes look pretty, create hand-lettered signs for your home, or you’re simply looking for a new hobby, this class is for you! Together, you will go over how to achieve those flowy, bouncy letters, learn how to connect them together, mix and match different hand-lettered fonts and discover how to make your design stand out to an audience. At the end of class, you will be able to create a beautiful, hand-lettered piece of art that you can take home, frame, and share with your family and friends. All materials are included and consist of: 1 Tombow Twintone pen, 1 Pentel Fude Touch Brush Sign Pen, 1 Tombow Dual Brush Pen, 1 Crayola Super Tip Marker, 1 Canvas Bag, 1 Sticker, Beginners Journey to Hand Lettering Booklet (lower case alphabet, Sans Serif, and Decorative Serif examples, words and phrases to practice, and a 30-day lettering challenge), and Materials for class project. Light refreshments. Cost: $85. Reservations are required. Cancellation is 48 hours prior to each of the workshops.

Contact: www.seasidegalleryandgoods.com

Takes place at Seaside Gallery & Goods, 124 Tustin Ave., Ste. 100, Newport Beach.

Hand lettering

 

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Beach Bazaar, August 25 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. It’s a summer Saturday Beach Bazaar at Crystal Cove featuring the work of local artisans. Handmade jewelry, home décor, children’s toys, an art auction, and more! Join in the fun of sea glass wrapping crafts and children’s activities. Park in the Los Trancos parking lot. A $15 day use fee applies.

Contact: Call 949.376.6230, ext. 202. www.crystalcove.org

Takes place in the Education Commons in the Historic District at Crystal Cove State Park.

Paint Your Boat Workshop, August 29 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Led by instructors, Christine Lynch and Daniela Mihaylov, of OCDC Art & Design, you will learn to paint your beautiful boat like the master artists in two hours! No experience is necessary – they promise! Let these artists guide you, step-by-step, to create a custom “Paint Your Boat” painting that you will be proud of. You will be painting on an 11” x 14” canvas with acrylic paints. All painting supplies, including an apron, will be provided; all you need to do is show up. Cute painters’ berets will be available for sale for $10, because painting is always more fun when you look like a painter. They do request you reserve your spot online and email them a close-up boat photo by August 18, to allow OCDC to prepare you for success. Cost: $70. Reservations are required. Book online at https://seasidegalleryandgoods.com/collections/seaside-events. Email a close-up boat photo to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Cancellation is one week prior. Minimum/maximum class size is 3 - 20.

Contact: www.seasidegalleryandgoods.com

Takes place at Seaside Gallery & Goods, 124 Tustin Ave., Ste. 100, Newport Beach.

Paint your boat

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Block Printing Workshop, September 1 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Led by instructor Elizabeth James, join this block printing workshop in the Pelican Courtyard. Spend the morning learning how to make block prints. Once you get the technique down, you’ll go home with a scarf, large tea towel, four greeting cards and an instruction book. They will furnish a selection of printing wood blocks and all the necessary supplies. Bring your own apron. Elizabeth James is the founder of Pacific & Rose Textiles. Her collections of hand-blocked home and lifestyle products have been printed in her Jaipur, India workshop since 2001. Additional vintage wood blocks and blanks will be available for purchase. Cost: $70. Bring your own apron. Minimum six/maximum 12. There is a 48-hour cancellation.

Contact: www.seasidegalleryandgoods.com

Takes place at Seaside Gallery & Goods, 124 Tustin Ave., Ste. 100, Newport Beach.

Block printing

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Sense and Sensibility, September 1 - 29. Performance times and ticket prices vary. This favorite story by Jane Austen comes to South Coast Repertory’s Segerstrom Stage. Synopsis: The Dashwood sisters – practical Elinor and impulsive Marianne – are of good social standing and marriageable age. When Father dies and their half-brother skimps on their inheritance, they are forced to leave their grand estate for a tiny, cold cottage. Just as life seems its bleakest, a handsome stranger arrives on horseback and the sisters are convinced their futures are secured. Follow Elinor and Marianne as they chase their dreams from Devonshire to London and back in this charming romantic classic.

Contact: Call 714.708.5500. www.scr.org

Takes place at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

Sense and Sensibility

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop, September 6 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Led by instructor Kristen Khan - Inkchanted Paper & Designs, this modern calligraphy class is for those who have no prior experience, or for those who are looking to further refine their skills. You will go over the basic strokes for beautiful lettering, how to put them together to create your lowercase alphabet, how to use a pointed nib and troubleshooting. At the end of the class, you will enjoy the opportunity to create something new with what you’ve learned, so you can share it with friends and family while further enhancing your skills. What is included for new students: One tote bag; one pencil kit; one practice pad; one pen holder; one nib; one pot of black ink; lower case, upper case and numbers/symbols exemplars, and any needed materials. Light refreshments. What’s included for returning students: one nib; one practice pad; refill of black ink (please bring your jar); lower case, upper case and numbers/symbols exemplars, and any needed materials. Light refreshments. Cost: $80. Minimum three/maximum 15. Advanced reservations are required. Cancellation is 48 hours prior.

Contact: www.seasidegalleryandgoods.com

Takes place at Seaside Gallery & Goods, 124 Tustin Ave., Ste. 100, Newport Beach.

Modern Calligraphy

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The Hollow, September 7 - October 7. Performances take place Thursdays through Sundays; times vary. Tickets: $20. Synopsis: “An unhappy game of romantic follow-the-leader explodes into murder one weekend at the home of Sir Henry and Lucy Angkatell,

arguably Christie’s finest comic grande dame. Dr. Cristow, the wealthy lothario, is at the center of the trouble when, assembled in one place, we find his dull but devoted wife Gerda, his mistress and prominent sculptor Henrietta and his former lover, Hollywood film star Veronica. As the list of romantic associations grows so does the list of potential suspects. Nearly everyone has a motive, but only one of them did the deed.” AgathaChristie.com

Contact: For tickets and box office hours, call 949.631.0288. www.ntaconline.com

Takes place at Newport Theatre Arts Center, 2501 Cliff Drive, Newport Beach.

Tim Allen Live! On Stage, October 6 at 8 p.m. The performance takes place in Segerstrom Hall with tickets starting at $84. Following more than 30 years spent in the stand-up comedy spotlight, winning a Golden Globe and an Emmy nomination for his hit TV sitcom Home Improvement, Allen has crafted his comedic style to take back the stage again. With a new stand-up act that has been selling out venues in Las Vegas, filling crowds night after night in The Venetian and The Mirage since 2011- he is now taking his act on tour! Don’t miss Allen’s hilarious take on day to day life that is sure to make it a memorable night. Join him as he humorously asks and pokes fun at life’s big questions. Geared for mature audiences.

Contact: www.scfta.org

Takes place at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. 

Tim Allen

Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble, October 10 at 8 p.m. The Philharmonic Society performance takes place in Samueli Theater with tickets starting at $38. Comprised of principal players of the renowned Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the Academy Chamber Ensemble is praised for its “splendid playing; impeccable sound and balance” (Gramophone).

Contact: Call 949.553.2422. www.philharmonicsociety.org; www.scfta.org

Takes place at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. 

Academy of St Martin in the Fields

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Kings, October 13 - November 10. Performance times and ticket prices vary. This newly added show comes to South Coast Repertory’s Segerstrom Stage. Synopsis: Fresh from New York, this incisive comedy takes an unflinching look at how things get done in Washington. When Sydney Millsap wins a seat in Congress, she’s determined to drain the swamp. Then she meets Kate, a whip-smart lobbyist who gets her clients what they want – whatever they want. When Kate helps Sydney try to unseat a powerful senator steeped in cronyism, the result is a “sleek, fast-paced, absorbing and very funny” (Vogue) exploration of money’s corrosive effect on politics.

Contact: Call 714.708.5500. www.scr.org

Takes place at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

Kings at SCR

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19th Annual Orange County Arts Awards, October 16 from 5 - 10 p.m. is hosted by Arts Orange County. Tickets range from $40 - $12,000. This year’s Helena Modjeska Cultural Legacy Award for lifetime contributions to the Orange County arts community will recognize: Mark and Janet Hilbert, the art collectors and philanthropists who created the new Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University; Orange County’s oldest arts organization; the Laguna Art Museum, now celebrating its 100th anniversary; Newport Beach artist Carol Saindon, known for her abstract photomontages, sculptures and art installations; and South Coast Repertory Managing Director Paula Tomei, whose career with SCR has spanned nearly 40 years. An Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Built Environment will be given to the visionary public art project “Brea: Blackstone, 2017,” consisting of eight distinct large-scale sculptures created by Laguna Beach artist Marlo Bartels, situated throughout a new home development built by Shea Homes in Brea, a community which already houses Orange County’s oldest and largest public art collection. The Emerging Artist Awards will be given to writer, publisher, multi-disciplinary artist and community activist Sarah Rafael Garcia, who founded Barrio Writers, which empowers teens in underserved communities through writing, and is currently an Artist-in-Residence at California State University, Fullerton’s Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana; and to artist Brian Peterson, a car designer for Kia Motors in Irvine, who founded Faces of Santa Ana, an organization that befriends and paints portraits of homeless members of our community, and helps rehabilitate his homeless subjects with the proceeds from the sale of these works. Emcees for this year’s event are Debora Wondercheck, founder and CEO of the Arts & Learning Conservatory in Costa Mesa, and Richard Stein, president & CEO of Arts Orange County.

Contact: www.artsoc.org/awards

Takes place in the Samueli Theater at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. 

SAVE THE DATE: 19th Annual Newport Beach Jazz Party, February 14 - 17, 2019. Featuring five big bands and more than 130 artists, headliners include Jack Jones, Shelly Berg and the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra among others. 

Contact: Call 949.205.1252 for tickets and more information.

Takes place at Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.

Jack Jones

Police Beat Primer

Compiled by Tom Johnson 

Police Beat derives from information in the log maintained at the front counter by the Newport Beach Police Department and required under CA Government Code Section 6254 (f). The press does not have access to written police reports.

Information in the police department log is deemed reliable and StuNewsNewport is not responsible for mistakes made available as public record by the Newport Beach Police Department.

Any person arrested is innocent until found guilty in a court of law.

Abbreviations sometimes used in Police Beat:

647f – Public Intoxication; DUI – Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs; NFA – No fixed address; RP – Reporting/Responsible Party; UTL – Unable to locate

Police Beat 081018


DUI Arrests

Jennifer Suzanne Upton, 37, Agoura Hills – Monday, August 6 

Vanessa Nicole Ferguson, 32, Dana Point – Saturday, August 4 (with prior)

Kevin Rubio, 19, La Puente – Saturday, August 4

Incident Reports

Tuesday, August 7 

Newport Blvd. I 2800 Block I Trespassing and Warrants

11:22 p.m. Christine Seungah Lee, 26, San Diego, was arrested for trespassing by occupying property without consent. Bail was set at $500.

11:14 p.m. Tyler Kirk Lyness, 25, Costa Mesa, was arrested for trespassing by occupying property without consent and warrants related to driving on a revoked license. Bail was set at $29,000.

Harbor Island Drive I 600 Block I Burglary and Receiving Stolen Property

9:44 p.m. Alfredo Trinidad Isordia, 24, Sun Valley, was arrested for residential burglary with no forced entry and receiving stolen property with a value less than $950. Bail was set at $50,000.

16th St. & W. Balboa Blvd. I Paraphernalia

4:00 p.m. Christopher John Verso, 44, Costa Mesa, was arrested for possessing unlawful paraphernalia. Bail was set at $500.

9th St. & W. Ocean Front I Paraphernalia

2:40 a.m. Tuan Minh Nguyen, 34, Highland, was arrested for possessing unlawful paraphernalia. Bail was set at $500.

19th St. & Balboa Blvd. I Under the Influence and Controlled Substance

1:42 a.m. James Smith Garcia, 20, Costa Mesa, was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and possessing a controlled substance. Bail was set at $1,000.

MacArthur Blvd. & Bonita Canyon Drive I Controlled Substance, Paraphernalia and Warrant

1:34 a.m. Joseph Jehad Haddad, 24, Anaheim, was arrested for possessing a controlled substance, possessing unlawful paraphernalia and for a warrant related to possessing unlawful paraphernalia. Bail was set at $20,000.

Monday, August 6

Arrests for Being Drunk in Public

Windy Noelle Mattison, 45, Huntington Beach

Hoag Drive I 00 Block I Assault

10:37 p.m. Scott Patrick Simonin, 52, Costa Mesa, was arrested for assault. Bail was set at $500.

16th St. I 1900 Block I Obstructing/Resisting

7:09 p.m. Shavanna Mariah Chapa, 20, Laguna Beach, was arrested for obstructing/resisting a peace officer. Bail was set at $500.

Residencia I 7100 Block I Parole Violation

4:49 p.m. Maxwell Carlton Post, 27, Newport Beach, was arrested on a parole violation. No bail was set.

Balboa Blvd. I 3100 Block I Paraphernalia and Warrant

2:13 p.m. Justo Lumague DeCastro, 56, Anaheim, was arrested for possessing unlawful paraphernalia and on a warrant related to possessing unlawful paraphernalia. Bail was set at $10,500.

San Joaquin Hills Road I Shoplifting, Obstructing/Resisting and PRCS 10-Day Flash Hold

10:47 a.m. Gonzalo Hernandez, 26, Anaheim, was arrested for shoplifting, obstructing/resisting a peace officer and on a PRCS violation with a 10-day hold. Bail was set at $500.

10:42 a.m. Jennifer Nicole Lamarque, 29, Garden Grove, was arrested for obstructing/resisting a peace officer. Bail was set at $500.

Sunday, August 5

Arrests for Being Drunk in Public

Karl Magnus Lofgren, 64, Newport Beach

Bristol St. I 2100 Block I Appropriating Lost Property

11:28 p.m. Lisa Renee Stines, 31, Laguna Beach, was arrested for appropriating lost property. Bail was set at $500.

Ocean Blvd. & Fernleaf Ave. I Warrants

6:38 p.m. Adan Israel Torres Gonzalez, 27, Placentia, was arrested on warrants related to driving unlicensed and a hit and run. Bail was set at $22,500.

Irvine Ave. I 1300 Block I Contempt of Court

5:02 p.m. Deborah Sue Bowie, 63, Costa Mesa, was arrested for contempt of court by disobeying a court order. Bail was set at $15,000.

Bristol St. I 2100 Block I Paraphernalia

7:43 a.m. Enrique DeJesus Hernandez, 26, Lake Forest, was arrested for possessing unlawful paraphernalia. Bail was set at $500.

61st St. & W. Ocean Front I Controlled Substance, Paraphernalia and Being Under the Influence

7:37 a.m. Dawn Renee Youngman, 45, Anaheim, was arrested for possessing a controlled substance, possessing unlawful paraphernalia and on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance. Bail was set at $10,000.

E. Coast Highway & Crystal Heights Drive I Narcotics

6:29 a.m. Maricela Maximilliano Sandoval, 26, San Juan Capistrano, was arrested for possessing a narcotic controlled substance. Bail was set at $10,000.

20th St. & Court Ave. I Paraphernalia and Controlled Substance

3:49 a.m. Mitchell James Lombardi, 55, Huntington Beach, was arrested for possessing unlawful paraphernalia and possessing a controlled substance. Bail was set at $10,000.

Ticonderoga St. & Superior Ave. I Sharps Waste, Burglary Tools and Paraphernalia

3:02 a.m. Brody Jay Davis, 47, Costa Mesa, was arrested for illegal transporting of sharps waste, possessing burglary tools and possessing unlawful paraphernalia. Bail was set at $500.

Saturday, August 4

Arrests for Being Drunk in Public

Nathan Jay Nusser, 44, Santa Ana

Sea Gull Lane & Sherington Place I Vandalism

7:33 p.m. Jesse A. Nathanson, 24, Los Angeles, was arrested for vandalism by destroying another’s property. Bail set at $20,000.

Port Abbey Place I Obstructing/Resisting and Warrant

7:11 p.m. Layne William Hilley, 21, Garden Grove, was arrested for obstructing/resisting a peace officer and a warrant related to robbery. Bail was set at $500.

22nd St. & W. Ocean Front I Business License Required and Warrant

4:37 p.m. Mateo Parada Martinez, 36, Los Angeles, was arrested for not having a business license and a warrant related to forgery. Bail was set at $650.

Seashore Drive I 4800 Block I Warrant

4:16 p.m. Michael Heitmann, 49, Tucson, was arrested on a warrant related to vandalism. No bail was set.

N. Bristol St. & Campus Drive I Forgery and Operating a Vehicle with a Defective Windshield

2:34 p.m. Arthur Macedo-Cambraia, 27, Santa Ana, was arrested for forgery by forging an official seal, forgery with possession of a driver’s license and operating a vehicle with a defective windshield. Bail was set at $500.

16th St. & Irvine Ave. I Costa Mesa I Driving while Suspended/Revoked

1:40 p.m. Heather Renne Torell, 26, Newport Beach, was arrested for driving while suspended or revoked. Bail was set at $500.

Goldenrod Ave. I 900 Block I Controlled Substance and Paraphernalia

10:02 a.m. Taylor William Clark, 33, Costa Mesa, was arrested for possessing a controlled substance and possessing unlawful paraphernalia. Bail was set at $10,000.

Ocean Blvd. I 1500 Block I Narcotics

4:18 a.m. Mario Alberto Maldonado, 28, Anaheim, was arrested for possessing a narcotic controlled substance. Bail was set at $2,500.

22nd St. & W. Balboa Blvd. I Vandalism and Warrant

2:15 a.m. Kyle Edward Dykes, 35, Highland, was arrested for vandalism by possessing a drill with the intent to damage property, vandalism for defacing property and a warrant related to petty theft. Bail was set at $3,000.

Irvine Ave. I 1000 Block I Forgery

1:17 a.m. Troy James Arbar, 28, Oceanside, was arrested for forgery by presenting false checks. Bail was set at $500.