Tag Archives: Beaches

The Electric Bicycle Controversy

The Electric Bicycle Controversy Some Call for a Ban, Others Boost Them.Receive insight from an E-Bike innovator as well as hear what the City of Newport Beach is doing to address E-Bike safety, education, and enforcement Like them or not, electric bicycles are ubiquitous in the City of Newport Beach. Their relatively low cost, ease…
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Who Should Elect our Mayor?

Who Should Elect our Mayor? Measure B, on the June 7th ballot, proposes changing the present system of the city council electing the mayor to a one-year term annually to one in which the general electorate elects the mayor for a four-year term. Mayor Pro Tem Noah Blom will present the case for supporting Measure…
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Meet the Candidates for County Supervisor and State Assembly

Meet the Candidates for County Supervisor and State Assembly District Boundaries have been redrawn creating interesting and important primary races for the 72nd Assembly and 5th District County Supervisor Races. Some of the candidates are familiar to Newport Beach residents while others are new. Speak Up Newport has invited all the candidates to appear and…
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New Civic Facilities for Newport Beach

New Civic Facilities for Newport Beach The quality of life for Newport Beach residents is constantly being improved with new civic facilities. The Newport Beach City Council recently gave two exciting projects the go ahead, the new Jr Lifeguard Headquarters and Library Lecture Hall. Due to the current Omicron variant situation and mask mandatesthis month’s…
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Should The Orange County Offshore Oil Platforms be Dismantled?

Should The Orange County Offshore Oil Platforms be Dismantled? The recent oil spill from one of the offshore oil platforms has reignited debate over the future of these facilities. State Senator David Min is introducing legislation for increased restriction on offshore oil operations. Orange County Coastkeeper Founder & President, Garry Brown, has long advocated for…
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