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Alta Coffee House Newport Beach

Alta Coffee House Newport Beach In the mood for some coffee, tea or just some healthy food? Stop by Alta, just off Newport Blvd on 31st street. You’re going to ride right by “Bear Flag” which is another local favorite for fish tacos and other fresh seafood dishes, see more info about them on this […]

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HISTORY OF BALBOA ISLAND

HISTORY OF BALBOA ISLAND BALBOA ISLAND Within Newport Harbor, on the Coast of Orange County, California, protected from ocean storms and surf, sits Balboa Island.   In the late 1860’s, the bay was used as a landing to load hides, tallow, hay and other goods for export. In September 1870, Captain Samuel S. Dunnells’ steamer […]

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