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By Amanda Pennington | May 22, 2006
The narrow Balboa Island Bridge was as packed as a summer Sunday despite cloudy skies and cool temperatures. Droves of people waited patiently to cross Newport Harbor for the 12th Balboa Island Artwalk. The annual event drew 80 artists whose work was displayed along the one-mile stretch of boardwalk from Marine to Garnet avenues. On view were works of oil on canvas, digitally enhanced photography, jewelry, ceramics and blown glass. Besides works of art for sale, there were also bands and musicians providing musical artistry.
NEWS
June 17, 2000
Alex Coolman NEWPORT BEACH -- John Mansour makes it sound easy. The vice president of development for the Athens Group, an Arizona company that plans to build a hotel in Laguna Beach, said it's not only important, but beneficial for business interests to work with environmentalists. And after the surprisingly upbeat approval of the Athens Group's Treasure Island development by the California Coastal Commission earlier this week, some are suggesting that a similar compromise between developers and environmentalists might be possible for the controversial Newport Dunes project.
NEWS
May 10, 2002
Barbara Diamond Mayor Wayne Baglin is steamed about a deal cut by the city Tuesday night that would allow the developer of the soon-to-be completed Laguna Colony Resort to get building permits in exchange for capping the city's costs of the park at the controversial project. "I see this as $1.5 million of smoke and mirrors," Baglin said. Despite Baglin's opposition, a council majority voted Tuesday to instruct city staff members to confirm changes in the development agreement proposed in a letter from Athens Group, owners of the 26-acre oceanfront property most folks still call Treasure Island.
SPORTS
October 19, 2006
JACKSON WINS TI2Y James Jackson didn't expect much when he went to compete in the waters of the San Francisco Bay. This was his outlet of sorts because he had conceded that trying to match the level of NCAA Division I swimming or water polo was impossible. But that never stopped him from maintaining his passion. Jackson, who graduated from Newport Harbor High last spring, won the Treasure Island to YMCA race on Saturday. The TI2Y is a 1.5-mile, open-water swim from Treasure Island to the Embarcadero.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 13, 2013
Beachgoers might find something more than just buried treasure in Crystal Cove on Thursday night. The Crystal Cove Alliance will screen the film classic "Treasure Island" on the beach, according to a news release. "We picked the 1934 version of 'Treasure Island' because it was partially filmed at Crystal Cove," said alliance education manager Sue Magdziarz. "There is a long history of filmmaking at Crystal Cove, and this movie night is one way that Crystal Cove Alliance and Crystal Cove State Park celebrate this history.
NEWS
November 3, 1999
Noaki Schwartz In the early 1900s, rural Newport Beach must have sparked the imaginations of Hollywood filmmakers. With the addition of a few props -- farm animals, some costumes and boats -- the city was transformed into the Wild West, Egypt and even World War II Europe.It all began in the spring of 1912 when a group of women in peasant dresses and men in knee breeches emerged from the Balboa Hotel to the confusion of local residents. The filming company borrowed two cows from the Irvine Co. and proceeded to make the movie "The Sands O'Dee."
NEWS
By: Dan Beighley | September 16, 2005
The California Coastal Commission's 21st annual California Coastal Cleanup day will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17. Laguna Beach is expected to draw more than 700 volunteers. Laguna Beach organizer Roger von Butow said around two-thirds of the volunteers will come from inland areas, where a considerable amount of the trash originates. This year, the Corona-Norco Unified School District is expected to bring two busloads of students to walk the beaches and pick up trash.
BUSINESS
By Michael Miller | September 19, 2007
NEWPORT BEACH — His newborn son’s room is done up in pirate decor, down to the crib sheets and the tiny pirate ships on the mobile. He has another room a few doors down with replica swords, treasure chests and even a skeleton in pajamas in the bed. Among his happiest memories is the day he heard the first “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie was in production. Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day, the satirical holiday that celebrates pirate lingo and culture worldwide.
NEWS
September 19, 2004
Avast ye pirates and batten the hatches! Sunday is "How to Talk Like a Pirate Day," so step smartly, me lass and lassie and visit your favorite Newport Beach Public Library to read and learn about pirates, pirate life and pirate talk! Why an International Talk Like a Pirate Day? Because, talking like a pirate is FUN. It's that simple. Silliness is the holiday's best selling point. What are pirates and why do they fascinate us so? A pirate is a person who attacks, robs, and plunders on the sea. Buccaneers were pirates operating in the Caribbean and around the coast of South America, better known as the Spanish Main, during the 17th century.
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ENTERTAINMENT
August 13, 2013
Beachgoers might find something more than just buried treasure in Crystal Cove on Thursday night. The Crystal Cove Alliance will screen the film classic "Treasure Island" on the beach, according to a news release. "We picked the 1934 version of 'Treasure Island' because it was partially filmed at Crystal Cove," said alliance education manager Sue Magdziarz. "There is a long history of filmmaking at Crystal Cove, and this movie night is one way that Crystal Cove Alliance and Crystal Cove State Park celebrate this history.
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BUSINESS
By Michael Miller | September 19, 2007
NEWPORT BEACH — His newborn son’s room is done up in pirate decor, down to the crib sheets and the tiny pirate ships on the mobile. He has another room a few doors down with replica swords, treasure chests and even a skeleton in pajamas in the bed. Among his happiest memories is the day he heard the first “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie was in production. Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day, the satirical holiday that celebrates pirate lingo and culture worldwide.
SPORTS
October 19, 2006
JACKSON WINS TI2Y James Jackson didn't expect much when he went to compete in the waters of the San Francisco Bay. This was his outlet of sorts because he had conceded that trying to match the level of NCAA Division I swimming or water polo was impossible. But that never stopped him from maintaining his passion. Jackson, who graduated from Newport Harbor High last spring, won the Treasure Island to YMCA race on Saturday. The TI2Y is a 1.5-mile, open-water swim from Treasure Island to the Embarcadero.
NEWS
By Amanda Pennington | May 22, 2006
The narrow Balboa Island Bridge was as packed as a summer Sunday despite cloudy skies and cool temperatures. Droves of people waited patiently to cross Newport Harbor for the 12th Balboa Island Artwalk. The annual event drew 80 artists whose work was displayed along the one-mile stretch of boardwalk from Marine to Garnet avenues. On view were works of oil on canvas, digitally enhanced photography, jewelry, ceramics and blown glass. Besides works of art for sale, there were also bands and musicians providing musical artistry.
NEWS
By: Dan Beighley | September 16, 2005
The California Coastal Commission's 21st annual California Coastal Cleanup day will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17. Laguna Beach is expected to draw more than 700 volunteers. Laguna Beach organizer Roger von Butow said around two-thirds of the volunteers will come from inland areas, where a considerable amount of the trash originates. This year, the Corona-Norco Unified School District is expected to bring two busloads of students to walk the beaches and pick up trash.
NEWS
September 19, 2004
Avast ye pirates and batten the hatches! Sunday is "How to Talk Like a Pirate Day," so step smartly, me lass and lassie and visit your favorite Newport Beach Public Library to read and learn about pirates, pirate life and pirate talk! Why an International Talk Like a Pirate Day? Because, talking like a pirate is FUN. It's that simple. Silliness is the holiday's best selling point. What are pirates and why do they fascinate us so? A pirate is a person who attacks, robs, and plunders on the sea. Buccaneers were pirates operating in the Caribbean and around the coast of South America, better known as the Spanish Main, during the 17th century.
NEWS
May 10, 2002
Barbara Diamond Mayor Wayne Baglin is steamed about a deal cut by the city Tuesday night that would allow the developer of the soon-to-be completed Laguna Colony Resort to get building permits in exchange for capping the city's costs of the park at the controversial project. "I see this as $1.5 million of smoke and mirrors," Baglin said. Despite Baglin's opposition, a council majority voted Tuesday to instruct city staff members to confirm changes in the development agreement proposed in a letter from Athens Group, owners of the 26-acre oceanfront property most folks still call Treasure Island.
NEWS
June 17, 2000
Alex Coolman NEWPORT BEACH -- John Mansour makes it sound easy. The vice president of development for the Athens Group, an Arizona company that plans to build a hotel in Laguna Beach, said it's not only important, but beneficial for business interests to work with environmentalists. And after the surprisingly upbeat approval of the Athens Group's Treasure Island development by the California Coastal Commission earlier this week, some are suggesting that a similar compromise between developers and environmentalists might be possible for the controversial Newport Dunes project.
NEWS
November 3, 1999
Noaki Schwartz In the early 1900s, rural Newport Beach must have sparked the imaginations of Hollywood filmmakers. With the addition of a few props -- farm animals, some costumes and boats -- the city was transformed into the Wild West, Egypt and even World War II Europe.It all began in the spring of 1912 when a group of women in peasant dresses and men in knee breeches emerged from the Balboa Hotel to the confusion of local residents. The filming company borrowed two cows from the Irvine Co. and proceeded to make the movie "The Sands O'Dee."
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