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 …]



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 …]



Newport Beach CA ~ Newport Dunes Resort presents a “The Wizard of Oz” special for their “Movies on the Beach” series

  Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina is celebrating the 75th anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz” as part of its free Movies on the Beach series on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 6 p.m. There will be a costume contest for those participants dressed as a character from “The Wizard of Oz” movie. The [ Read full article …]


26th Arnette & City of Newport Beach Surf Championships Sept. 27-28, 2014

The 26th Arnette & City of Newport Beach Surf Championships will be held on September 27/28, 2014. Activities will began at 8:00 on Saturday 9/27/2014 at the end of 54th or 56th street, depending of the day’s surf conditions. Divisions are whimsically named as follow: Elementary (11 & under) Middle School (12-14) High School (15-18) [ Read full article …]


Desperado, Eagles Tribute Band to perform in the Corona del Mar ~ Newport Beach area 9/7/2014

If you have enjoyed the musical talent of the “Eagles” over the years you may want to set aside Sunday evening September 7, 2014 for attending the free “Concert in the park series of Newport Beach”. On that evening from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM the “Desperado, Eagles Tribute Band” will be performing in the [ Read full article …]



Duffy boat ride on Newport Harbor in Newport Beach CA

If you are looking for something different to do this warm weekend, you might consider a pleasant u-drive Duffy boat ride on the Newport Harbor in Newport Beach, CA. The boats can be rented at the Duffy Boats of Newport Beach dealership on Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach. If you want, there are also [ Read full article …]



Sailing Lessons – Chapman College Sailing Center- Newport Beach CA

Students learning and having fun while attending Friday afternoon sailing lesson at the Chapman College Sailing Center in Newport Beach, CA.



Fashion Island Fountain of Light

A Fountain of Light has been added to the East side entrance area of Fashion Island in Newport Beach, CA. It is fun to watch the spurts and droplets of water change color as they are ejected above and then come crashing down into the large flat basins of the fountain.



Reflected Clouds in Newport Center

The other day there were some nice cloud formations floating around so I thought it would be fun to capture them reflected in the high rise office buildings of Newport Center. Below is that capture. What are your thoughts?


Newport Pier on a warm summer night

  After unsuccessfully attempting to photograph sunsets along the Newport Beach peninsula, I decided to visit the tourist area near the Newport Pier. This photograph is the best of the lot. The photograph is comprised of 25 separate images that were layered and masked together to eliminate people moving along the pier and to adjust [ Read full article …]

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