March 27, 2018 is opening date for the 2018 Newport Beach Scholarship program. The City of Newport Beach is awarding seven $700 scholarships to applicants chosen from entries made during the period of March 27, 2018 through April 23, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Eligibility: In order to be eligible to apply, you must: Be a [ Read full article …]
The new Marina Park facility, on the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, has been open to the public for some time now and I have not had an opportunity to explore the complex or learn about the available features and activities. So I took last Wednesday afternoon off from Real Estate activities to visit the [ Read full article …]
The other evening while wandering around the Newport Beach Pier area testing a new camera and lens combination The Crab Cooker Restaurant & Fish Market caught my eye. It seemed to present a good opportunity to experiment with the bright neon lights against the dark sky to see how well the camera performed. After the [ Read full article …]
There is new listing available on Lido Isle, Newport Beach CA. It is perfect for anyone wishing to build their dream home on Lido Isle. See more information and photographs at the following link: Link to 107 Via Orvieto listing page What are your thoughts?
OC Coastal Properties just added a new tool to their inventory. It is a high megapixel DSLR with all the latest bells, whistles and a 19mm, f/4 Perspective Correction lens specifically for architecture photography. So, we decided to try out the video capability recently in the Newport Center office complex in Newport Beach. It was [ Read full article …]
The “Orange County Restaurant Week” is an event which starts on March 4, 2018 and runs through March 10, 2018. Participating restaurants are offering prix fixe menus where lunches are available for $10, $15, $20 and dinners are available for $20, $30, $40, $50 per person. There are participating restaurants located throughout Orange County. Those [ Read full article …]
Camp Newport 2018 is now online and open for accepting reservations. Many of the camps offer a 10% discount for early registration prior to May 7, 2018. Each camp has limited space and fills up quickly. So, if you are interested in treating your young ones to a summer of fun, act soon. This year [ Read full article …]
Escape from the frenzy of the city and enjoy the tranquility of open space and wilderness. Sound like an overnight trip to some remote area? Not really, Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park is only 45 minutes drive from Fashion Island in Newport Beach. It is located adjacent to the Ortega Highway (74), just a short [ Read full article …]
The summer crowds are gone. The weather is perfect for an enjoyable afternoon at the beach, bicycling or strolling along the oceanfront “Boardwalk”, up and down the Balboa and Newport piers or through the Main Street village and the Fun Zone. Ocean temperatures are still warm enough for comfortable swimming and the sunny beaches invite [ Read full article …]
A short video tutorial has just been added to the site which demonstrates how to calculate the Orange County Coastal Area annual property tax for a particular property prior to purchasing that property. What are your Thoughts?