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Newport Beach Pier Area - The Crab Cooker
Newport Beach Pier Area – The Crab Cooker

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 …]

107 Via Orvieto, Lido Isle, Newport Beach CA
New Listing ~ 107 Via Orvieto ~ Lido Isle ~ Newport Beach CA

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?

Reflected Clouds ~ Newport Center

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 …]

Orange County Restaurant Week 2018
Orange County Restaurant Week 2018

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
Camp Newport 2018

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 …]

Caspers Wilderness Park ~ Only 45 minutes from Newport Beach CA
Caspers Wilderness Park ~ Only 45 minutes from Newport Beach CA

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 …]

Ferris Wheel at Balboa Fun Zone
Now is the great time of year to visit the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach CA

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 …]

Video Tutorial : Determine Annual Property Tax Prior to Purchase ~ Orange County Coastal Areas

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?

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade
Newport Beach 2014 Annual Christmas Lights Boat Parade viewing cruises

Tomorrow evening (December 17, 2014 ) is the start date for the Annual Newport Beach Christmas Lights Boat Parade. It is a spectacular display of boats decorated with colorful holiday lighting. The parade circumnavigates Newport Harbor and may be viewed from many vantage points. However, perhaps the most fun is to be among the floating [ Read full article …]

Pirate Tower ~ Laguna Beach, CA
A Hidden Treasure ~ Pirate Tower on Victoria Beach ~ Laguna Beach CA

The Pirate Tower on Victoria Beach in Laguna Beach is a sixty foot Norman style tower which houses a spiral wooden stairway. The tower provides access from the beach to the associated home above. The home and tower were originally constructed in 1926 as a residence for the State Senator William E. Brown and his [ Read full article …]