Tag Archives: Harbor

What is the Future of Newport Harbor?

What is the Future of Newport Harbor? Will the recent creation of a Harbor Department headed by Kurt Borsting fulfill the vision of Councilman Marshall Duffield? After 4½ years on the City Council, Marshal “Duffy” Duffield has yet to fulfill his vision of the Harbor. Join Speak Up Newport to hear Duffy present his vision,…
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Sea Level Rise

Sea Level Rise - How Will It Affect You? Newport Bay waters spilling over Balboa Island seawall No matter what your opinions are on climate change, the fact is that the sea level is rising. In recent years, both Balboa Island and portions of the Peninsula have been inundated with sea water during the winter…
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Drones

Drones Are They Needed or Are They a Nuisance? Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly called unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, have a host of applications including: Law enforcement, land surveillance, wildlife tracking, search and rescue operations, disaster response, border patrol and photography. State legislatures across the country are debating if and how UAS technology…
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Emergency Preparedness

Hurricanes, Floods, Storm Surge & EarthquakesAre You Prepared? Join the City of Newport Beach as “Partners in Preparedness” With the recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida and earthquakes in Mexico, Newport Beach residents may be asking themselves if they are prepared for an unexpected disaster. Matt Brisbois, Life Safety Specialist with the Newport Beach Fire…
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Come Meet the new Harbor Master

Come Meet the new Harbor Master Newport Beach has a new Harbor Master - Dennis Durgan The Newport Beach Harbormaster is a division of the City’s Public Works department. The Harbormaster’s office is responsible for management of 1,200+ moorings in the harbor, as well as the rental slips and moorings at Marina Park. He and…
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