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Newport Beach in the Rearview Mirror

Hosted by William Lobdell

A look back at the events and people—famous and forgotten—that shaped Newport Beach. Follow on Instagram (newport_in_the_rearview_mirror) and Facebook (@NewportInTheRearviewMirror).
Episodes
29: Lido Isle — The Island No One WantedJanuary 18, 2023
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28: What's in a Name? The Stories Behind the Naming of 50 Newport LandmarksJanuary 06, 2023
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27: A Brief History of Newport's Smallest Islands — Bay, Harbor, Newport and LindaNovember 21, 2022
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26: Growing Up in Newport with John Wayne as Your DadOctober 28, 2022
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25: Secrets of the Balboa PavilionSeptember 30, 2022
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24: The 20 Worst Ideas in Newport Beach History (Part 3)September 02, 2022
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23: The 20 Worst Ideas in Newport Beach History (Part 2)August 12, 2022
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22: The 20 Worst Ideas in Newport Beach History (Part 1)July 29, 2022
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21: How Newport Beach Became the Kitty Hawk/Woodstock of Hang GlidingJuly 14, 2022
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20: Pop Quiz on Newport History, Bridges EditionJune 09, 2022
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19: The Seven Architectural Wonders of Newport BeachApril 05, 2022
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18: The Dirty Old Wedge: The World's Most Dangerous Bodysurfing WaveMarch 01, 2022
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17: Pop Quiz on Newport History, Origins Edition (Part 2)January 07, 2022
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16: Pop Quiz on Newport History, Origins Edition (Part 1) December 24, 2021
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15: The Coastal Freeway: A PostscriptNovember 30, 2021
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14: The Coastal Freeway: A Concrete Monster Almost Unleashed on Newport November 13, 2021
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13: Dora Hill: Newport's First Female Mayor, Greatest Reformer and Killer of Bal WeekSeptember 01, 2021
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12: Pop Quiz on Newport Beach History (v4)August 05, 2021
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11: Newport Nuggets: Three Short Stories Lost to HistoryJuly 01, 2021
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10: The Ferry Godfather: The Legend of Joe Beek and the Balboa Island FerryJune 10, 2021
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9: Pop Quiz on Newport Beach History (v3)May 13, 2021
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8: How David Slayed Goliath and Saved Upper Newport BayMay 04, 2021
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7: Fisherman Pete and Newport's First Murder (1896)April 06, 2021
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6: Pop Quiz on Newport Beach History (v2)March 19, 2021
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5: The Day They Tried to Wipeout the WedgeMarch 12, 2021
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