Balboa Island – dredging and property

A look back to Balboa Island in 1928, from Jeff Delaney’s book Newport Beach: In 1906, W. S. Collins commenced a dredging operation, partially completed by 1910, at which time a sucesion of subdivision map filings began. Prior to the dredging, the island was largely overflowed swamp land and mostly underwater at high tide. It …

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Update on Newport Harbor dredging project

A San Diego-based engineering contractor will begin dredging in the Newport Harbor in late April, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Friday. R.E. Staite Engineering, the low bidder for the project, was awarded the $6.3-million contract, said Greg Fuderer, spokesman for the Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles Division… “The city …

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