Click Here to see Dr. Soiland award the two time Nobel Prize winner! Albert Soiland was a father of early Newport Harbor and Balboa, in fact and in spirit. He founded Newport Harbor Yacht Club.
Acclaimed author Kimball Livingston is working on a new book, gathering memories and material for a new biography. Can you help? Albert Soiland was a father of early Newport Harbor and Balboa, in fact and in spirit. He founded Newport Harbor Yacht Club.Read More
Naughty Newport by Judge Robert Gardner is available now! “Naughty Newport” is his wild, new sequel to “Bawdy Balboa.” Judge Robert Gardner takes us on a jaunty romp through the early years of Newport Beach, California, featuring crusaders and con men, surfers and sots. CLICK HERE to buy a copy.Read More
CLICK HERE for a free download of a great Oral History by Phil Tozer. “The Life and Times of a Self-Described Beach Bum and Commercial/Sport Fisherman of Newport Beach, CA.”
Author Stephen O’Neil has captured some valuable history and great stories from the man who once owned the Pavilion. CLICK HERE.
Tom Duncan is producing a documentary film about the story of surf music titled “Sound Of The Surf”. Dick Dale, the Rendezvous Ballroom and Newport Beach play a large part of the film. We are seeking additional photographs, home movies, newspaper clippings etc related to the topic. We could use pictures of…Read More
G.V. Johnson (1845-1928) left his MN boat building in the late 1800s, went to Seattle to continue and ended up in Newport Beach in the 1920s, building boats with his son, Marcus J. Johnson (1872-1950) and grandson, Kenneth M. Johnson (1903 – ?).Read More