2022 City Council Candidates Forum Come Hear All the Candidates for the November 8, 2022 City Council District Elections Speak Up Newport has been sponsoring a City Council Candidates Forum for over the past 30 years. This year there are eight candidates for four seats on the City Council. The forum will be at the…Read more
Who Should Elect our Mayor?
Who Should Elect our Mayor? Measure B, on the June 7th ballot, proposes changing the present system of the city council electing the mayor to a one-year term annually to one in which the general electorate elects the mayor for a four-year term. Mayor Pro Tem Noah Blom will present the case for supporting Measure…Read more
Quality of Life In Newport Beach – Trending Down?
Quality of Life In Newport Beach - Trending Down? What Is the City of Newport Beach Doing to Increase Quality of Life for Both Residents and Visitors? Speak Up Newport is currently unable to hold its normal programs at the Civic Center so we will host this twelfth in a series of special programs via…Read more
What is the Future of the JWA General Aviation Improvement Program (GAIP)?
What is the Future of the John Wayne Airport General Aviation Improvement Program (GAIP)? Come hear about what the Orange County Board of Supervisors approved at its June 25th meeting and get the facts on the program’s future. The GAIP will make changes to the airport’s General Aviation Facilities. A panel of speakers will present…Read more
Airport 101 – Update, Status and Future Events
Airport 101 – Update, Status and Future Events Come and hear the status of the John Wayne Airport, its history and what the future may hold. The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing modifications to flight patterns at John Wayne Airport, which is generating interest in the Newport Beach community. The FAA recently prepared an Environmental…Read more