Oarfish discovered off Catalina Island

The big buzz this weekend is in regards to a huge (18-foot) oarfish found near Santa Catalina Island–just a short boat ride away from Newport Beach. Have you seen pictures of this odd, serpent-like fish? I can see how this fish would contribute to legends of sea monsters!  The New York Times has an article …

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History of the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

 The 104th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade will take place December 19th through the 23rd The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade began at the turn of the century. John Scarpa, an obscure Italian gondolier, and Joseph Beek, developer of Beacon Bay, the Balboa Ferry Line and the principal force in the early development of …

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Having good rental history can help you get a loan

A good rental history can help borrowers First-time home buyers planning to purchase a house later this year may have a better chance of qualifying for a mortgage if they have had a history of paying their rent on time. Last year, credit-reporting agency Experian added a section to millions of credit reports showing on-time …

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Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the 103rd Year of this spectacular Holiday Tradition Join over a million viewers as you watch beautifully decorated yachts, boats, kayaks and canoes sail along the harbor in the 103rd Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. Hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of …

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