Newport Beach in the Rearview Mirror

3: Pop quiz on Newport history (v1)

February 17, 2021 Hosted by William Lobdell
Newport Beach in the Rearview Mirror
3: Pop quiz on Newport history (v1)
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Newport Beach in the Rearview Mirror
3: Pop quiz on Newport history (v1)
Feb 17, 2021
Hosted by William Lobdell

A five-question, multiple-choice pop quiz on Newport Beach history. Here are the questions (no Googling before listening): 

  • What eyesore did the  City Council nearly approve in 1956 that would have been just off the coast of Newport? 
  • What year were Corona del Mar's parking issues first brought to City Hall?
  • Who was Bob Henry, the namesake of the park on the Castaways bluff?
  • What amazing find did workers uncovered on the banks of the Back Bay during the construction of the Newporter Inn (now the Hyatt Regency)?
  • What was Newport Center/Fashion Island's working name during its planning?
Show Notes

A five-question, multiple-choice pop quiz on Newport Beach history. Here are the questions (no Googling before listening): 

  • What eyesore did the  City Council nearly approve in 1956 that would have been just off the coast of Newport? 
  • What year were Corona del Mar's parking issues first brought to City Hall?
  • Who was Bob Henry, the namesake of the park on the Castaways bluff?
  • What amazing find did workers uncovered on the banks of the Back Bay during the construction of the Newporter Inn (now the Hyatt Regency)?
  • What was Newport Center/Fashion Island's working name during its planning?