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The Public Information Office is responsible for the timely dissemination of information about the City of Newport Beach to the news media and community. The division oversees media relations, community outreach, and communication activities for the departments within Newport Beach City Hall and works closely with the public information officers in the City’s Police, Fire and Library Departments.

The Public Information Office also manages operations and oversees all programming for NBTV, the City’s government access cable TV channel (shown on Time-Warner 3 and Cox 30 & 852). NBTV produces 11 original programs, airs City Council and special meetings, and contains a community bulletin board. NBTV programming and City Council meetings can also be viewed through the City website. Please click here to view NBTV video.

The City's Public Information Office is a division of the City Manager's Office and is located at  Newport Beach City Hall, 3300 Newport Blvd. Newport Beach.  For more information, please contact Tara Finnigan at or 949-644-3035 or Mary Locey at or 949-644-3031.

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Mariners Mile Construction Project
Minimal preconstruction activity begins September 2 along West Coast Highway from Dover Drive to Prospect Street. Starting September 8, work crews begin to mobilize and significant traffic impacts are expected.
Strong Surf and Rip Currents Expected to Remain Through the Weekend
High surf and strong rip currents continue along the Newport Beach coastline through Friday.
City Hall and Libraries Closed in Observance of Labor Day
City Hall and Libraries will be closed on Monday, September 1.
PB&R Commission to Review Two City Council Policies
The Parks, Beaches & Recreation Commission will review City Council Policy G-1 and G-6 at its Septebmer 2 meeting.
West Nile Virus in Orange County
Orange County is currently experiencing a high level of West Nile virus infections. The Vector Control District has issued a public health advisory, and we encourage you to take precautions.

Last updated: 6/13/2011 2:55:13 PM