Mayor Webb offers a behind the scenes political history of this popular beach resort on this its 100th birthday. He also shares with Full Disclosure™ the struggles of the city to remain progressive and modern while under pressure not to over-develop and destroy its leisure quality of life.
Responding to questions from Emmy Award winning host Leslie Dutton, Mayor Webb revealed that the current city council is made up of several people who have a background in real estate development and public financing. In fact, Mayor Webb admits he has been accused of being pro-development. But, then he is adamant that he is equally concerned about protecting the quality of life in Newport Beach.
This is the first of a four part-Full Disclosure™ series on the City of Newport Beach, it’s history, centennial, politics and future and is to be featured on 43 cable systems and the Internet at http://www.fulldisclosure.net/ In 2002 the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences presented an Emmy Award for the Full Disclosure Series entitled “L.A.’s War Against Terrorism” featuring City officials from Los Angeles on how they planned to work together to wage the war on terror.