California Local Boating News
SAN DIEGO — Port and city of San Diego officials grabbed some shovels and helped celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for the $3.9 million North Harbor Drive realignment project on Dec. 3.
In what was its final meeting of 2014, the Newport Beach Harbor Commission looked to the year ahead and made its resolutions for 2015 at its Nov. 17 meeting.
NEWPORT BEACH — The Newport Beach City Council adopted a resolution upholding the Planning Commission’s approval of Balboa Marina West project’s Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) at the Nov. 25 meeting.
LOS ANGELES — Hoping to catch lightning in a bottle, two Los Angeles councilmen hope to repeat in 2015 the success of three events held earlier this year at the city’s waterfront in San Pedro.
AVALON — Lines that stretched from the register to the back of the store during summer months and an aged refrigeration unit no longer working in one of the aisles were among the issues plaguing one of Catalina Island’s two Vons locations, according to a corporate representative of the store.
SANTA ANA — In a move aimed to keep business running as smooth as possible should the Dana Point Harbor Revitalization Plan ever take place, the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved lease amendments that will allow Dana Wharf tenants to remain in business during planned construction.
NEWPORT BEACH – Chip Bishop announced he will be retiring from Hayden Insurance Services after working as an insurance agent for 28 years.
SANTA ANA – A contractor accused of misappropriating public funds while managing a portion of Dana Point Harbor made his second court appearance on Nov. 20 for a pre-trial hearing.
HUNTINGTON HARBOUR – Members of Huntington Harbour Yacht Club recently installed its 50th Board of Directors and Flag Officers.
VENTURA– The recently completed new seawall, ramp and stairs at Solimar Beach is a welcomed change for beachgoers and visitors that stop to take in the view of this pristine beach.
HALF MOON BAY – On the third and final day of the California Coastal Commission meeting in Half Moon Bay, commissioners unanimously approved, with conditions, a request by Orange County officials to dredge portions of Dana Point Harbor.
In this feature, The Log looks at notable boats -- sail and power -- that continue to turn heads in Southern California harbors.
SAN DIEGO -- Southern California boaters can celebrate the holiday season by watching the Port of San Diego’s annual Big Bay Balloon Parade, Dec. 26.
DANA POINT – The Dana Point City Council has been down this road several times before, and it is entirely possible some of the new faces coming aboard the dais will lodge a vote in favor of moving the Harbor Commercial Core Revitalization Project forward.
NEWPORT BEACH – Looking for a new boat? Join other potential boat owners at the city of Newport Beach Harbor Resources auction of abandoned vessels on Friday, Dec. 5.