Beautification project for Marguerite Ave

It looks like Marguerite Avenue at E. Coast Highway will be a part of Corona del Mar’s beautification project. According to an article by Corona del Mar Today: “The Corona del Mar Business Improvement District board, which continues to work with city officials on plans to improve the village entryway at MacArthur Boulevard, has decided …

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Pay Kiosks Could be Installed at Big Corona Beach

Pay kiosks could be implemented in the Corona del Mar State Beach parking lot by Memorial Day. The City of Newport Beach has filed an application to do so with the Coastal Commission. According to Corona del Mar Today, “the City of Newport Beach has filed two applications with the California Coastal Commission, seeking approval …

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China Cove slope project

A $476,000 slope restoration project above China Cove is complete, city officials said in a memo. Construction began in October on the slope between Ocean Boulevard and the China Cove ramp, an area that had seen erosion since the early 2000s. City staff lined the hillside with tarps and sand bags, but storms in 2011 …

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Registration Open for Kids Programs at Muth Center

The Muth Interpretive Center at the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve now offers weekly classes that use crafts and hands-on activities to teach kids about nature, according to the group’s webpage. Classes cost $5 per child, and preregistration is required; click here for more information. Parents or guardians must accompany children. The classes are three …

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