On January 9, Balboa lost one of its original residents and business owner, Amelia Seton. Amelia was the founder of Amelia's Italian Restaurant on Marine Avenue. For many of us, this restaurant has been on Balboa longer than we have lived. Amelia not only contributed...

Think your done with the holidays? Did the Rose Parade signify the end of the holiday season for you? Well, you might be surprised to learn the celebration of the New Year is the oldest of all holidays. It has been celebrated for...

So, have you had your fill of Christmas cheer? What about stuffing and eggnog? I know I've enjoyed the holiday to its fullest. I trust everyone loved the boat parade. Let's also not forget the family, down in San Diego Bay,...

It’s time to celebrate the 101st Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade hosted by the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce. You can be one of the million viewers watching the amazing decorated boats, yachts, kayaks and canoes as they light up the harbor. ...

The tree is now up and the decorations are coming along quickly. The lighting festivities will take place Sunday night. You see the Christmas joy spreading throughout the Island. Each year, Balboa Island residents spend countless hours putting up thousands of Christmas lights on their...

Even with the rapidly changing life of today, some Christmas traditions never change, and Balboa Island has a lot of them. Our Christmas Tree is schedule to arrive on Friday, November 27 at the Marine Avenue Fire Station. Christmas trees have been a...