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State of the City Address – Mayor Brad Avery

State of the City Address - Mayor Brad Avery Speak Up Newport President Ed Selich announced with regret, that the 40th annual Mayor’s Dinner scheduled for February 5, 2021, has been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions and will be rescheduled for later in the year. In order to keep with the tradition of a February…
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4,834 New Housing Units in Newport Beach?

4,834 New Housing Units in Newport Beach? Where will they be placed? In your Neighborhood? Speak Up Newport is currently unable to hold its normal programs at the Civic Center so we will host this tenth in a series of special programs via a Zoom Meeting Webinar. The State of California is requiring Newport Beach…
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Meet Grace Leung, Newport Beach City Manager

Meet Grace LeungNewport Beach City Manager Speak Up Newport is pleased to present a program featuring the City’s new City Manager, Grace Leung. Grace became the City Manager of Newport Beach on September 4. She has spent her first two months on the job establishing relationships, learning City projects and programs and getting to know…
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Update from the Orange County Sheriff

Update from the Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens updates topics of interest to the city. Speak Up Newport is honored to present a program with Sheriff Sandra Hutchens, who will give us an update on topics of relevance to our community, including working on solutions to the local homeless population and the issue of sanctuary…
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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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