Newport Beach is a city of 85,000 people in Orange County, California. A wealthy community, Newport Beach’s property values and median family income often rank among the highest in the United States. Newport Beach is widely considered to be the most conservative city in the state of California.

Today’s History Lesson

As was the case with most of the land in pre-America America, Newport Beach’s early population consisted primarily of Native Americans. While English settlers began settling the land in the 19th-century, it wasn’t until Pacific Electric Railway established its southern terminus in Newport (1905-1906) that the city’s growth truly began to take off.

Newport Beach’s Top Economic Players

Newport Beach’s largest employers include the Marriott Hotel & Tennis Club, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Fletcher Jones Motor Cars, PIMCO, Balboa Bay Club, Gildewall Dental, The Island Hotel, Pacific Life, Jazz Semiconductor, Newport-Mesa Unified School District, the Resort at Pelican Hill and the City of Newport Beach.

Tailor-Made for Tourists

Popular points of interest in Newport Beach include Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Pier, Balboa Pavilion, Newport Center, The Wedge, Orange County Museum of Art, Corona del Mar State Beach, Crystal Cove State Park, Newport Sports Museum and the Lovell Beach House.

Pop Culture & Sister Cities

Newport Beach is known to many Americans as the setting of numerous movies and television programs, including The O.C., Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion, You Bet Your Life, Arrested Development, The Real Housewives of Orange County and Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County. Newport Beach’s sister cities include Antibes (France), Okazaki (Japan) and Ensenada (Mexico).

Listening Compassionately, Litigating Aggressively

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