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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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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City of Newport Beach May Consider Upgrading Earthquake Warning Technology

As news of earthquakes and tsunami warnings dominated the collective conversation last week, the city of Newport Beach may consider upgrading its earthquake-warning systems. “I believe it is our responsibility that first responders have the latest technology,” said Newport Beach City Councilman Kevin Muldoon. 

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Crime Alert: Residential Burglaries Reported by Newport Beach Police Department

Earlier today, the Newport Beach Police Department (NBPD) distributed its regular crime alert detailing burglaries in the area. Here are the descriptions of the break-ins: 

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E. coli Outbreak Prompts Warning to Californians: Avoid Romaine Lettuce

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is currently investigating a multi-state outbreak of E. coli infections affecting 13 states, including 3 reported illnesses in California. The illnesses occurred between Nov. 15 and Dec. 8. The Public Health Agency of Canada is also investigating an outbreak of E. coli infections in several provinces and has identified romaine lettuce…

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Crime Alert: Latest Residential Burglaries Reported by Newport Beach Police Department

Earlier today, the Newport Beach Police Department (NBPD) distributed its regular crime alert detailing two burglaries in the area. Here are the descriptions of the break-ins: 

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Crime Alert: Residential Burglaries Reported by Newport Beach Police Department

Unfortunately, crime doesn’t stop during the holiday season. The Newport Beach Police Dept. (NBPD) reported two recent burglaries in Newport Beach. Though neither occurred on the Peninsula, the police reports are important reads and critical reminders to stay vigilant during this winter vacation and beyond. Here are the details of the two residential robberies:

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California Highway Patrol is at Maximum Enforcement this Christmas

Not to be a downer with that post about the Newport Beach DUI checkpoint yesterday and today’s somber message but safety first we say! On that note, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is set to begin its Christmas Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP), designed to help ensure the safety of the motoring public during the busy…

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