Smoke-filled Southwest Flight Evacuated at John Wayne Airport

Early Monday evening, a fire on a Southwest Airlines aircraft at John Wayne Airport prompted an evacuation, with all 139 passengers and five crew members on board forced to use the aircraft’s front emergency slides. 

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Local Underwater Art on Display at John Wayne Airport

If you’re strolling through John Wayne Airport (JWA) in the next week or so seeking creative inspiration, look to the walls. Local underwater photographer Patsee Ober has her art on display until Feb. 19 as part of John Wayne Airport’s Community Focus Space Program. Photos can be seen on the Departure (upper) Level near security…

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Newport Beach Lifeguard Completes Early Morning Rescue

Early Sunday morning in Newport Beach, exactly 41 minutes before the sun would rise, a woman was rescued from the relatively calm waters off Newport Pier. The rescue was reported at 5:59 a.m., according to a Newport Beach Fire Department dispatch supervisor, who also said a lifeguard swam out and brought the female safely to…

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Seinne Fleming Will Give You a Rose at Fashion Island This Saturday

OK stop the presses (but continue this post). Our favorite heroine of romantic European interludes and on-trend cocktails dresses, Seinne Fleming, is going to be at Fashion Island in Newport Beach THIS WEEKEND and she’s here to give you her rose. Join Seinne and 7 For All Mankind Saturday, Feb. 10 from 1 p.m. to…

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Seinne Scenes Vol. 6: Can-can You Accept This Rose?

Each week, we’re recapping the latest Bachelor episode featuring Seinne Fleming, former Newport Beach resident and current Season 22 contestant vying for Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s love. Welcome to #SeinneScenes, everyone … If ever there was a time Seinne deserved another one-on-one date, it was last night in Paris with a handwritten date card that said “Seinne on…

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Alert: 9-year-old Girl Missing in Costa Mesa Found Safe

The Newport Beach Police Department (NBPD) earlier this evening issued an alert that a nine-year-old girl is missing in Costa Mesa. Sarah Guardado Ruiz, 4’11” and 100 lbs. has been missing since 6 p.m. today. At approximately 11:30 p.m., NBPD reported that Ruiz has been found and is safe. “Today at 6 p.m., 9-year-old Sarah…

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Pen on Fire Speaker Series at Lido Village Books: Feb. 6 Event

If you’ve ever been to Lido Village Books, you’d know it’s a magical, literary oasis catty-cornered among the elegant shops of Via Oporto in Newport Beach. The vibe is kind of like a tangible sigh, worry leaves your body, you’re among pages composed by masters of the written word. Tomorrow, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m.…

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Newport Beach Police Department Will Conduct DUI Patrols on Super Bowl Sunday

This Super Bowl Sunday, the Newport Beach Police Department (NBPD) announced it will deploy extra offers in DUI Saturation Patrols during and following the game. The move is an obvious one for a dedicated police department set on keeping its citizens safe. Here’s a fun fact: It’s been estimated Americans consume roughly 325 million gallons of beer…

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Super Bowl at The Triangle: Where to Go This Sunday

Here’s the thing: We’d never knock the Peninsula (it’s our home) but we have to admit, getting into a beach bar on Super Bowl Sunday is harder than finding street parking on the Fourth of July. If you’re looking to have a stress-free game-watching experience, The Triangle is an excellent option, just far enough from…

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Newport Beach Helicopter Crash Near Bristol St. and Bayview Place: Avoid the Area

The Newport Beach Police Department (NBPD) has just alerted residents of a helicopter crash near Bristol St. and Bayview Place. The helicopter has struck a house. Several fatalities are being reported though not confirmed. 

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