|Dear Friends of the Fire Rings,
While the recent AQMD hearing was disappointing, our fight has only begun! And – we will save the fire rings!
We are exploring all our options to save the fire pits, but WE NEED YOUR HELP. Please click HERE if you want to join the effort to save our fire rings and be part of the cause that WILL BE SUCCESSFUL and saving part of our California heritage!
- Friends of the Fire Rings
Bureaucrats at the South Coast Air Quality Management District with their new rules are trying to ban the beach fire rings that have been enjoyed by Newport Beach families for over six decades.
Friends of the Fire Rings – a coalition of individuals, small businesses, and families, has sponsored this website to fight back against the bureaucrats. We are working together to save the fire rings in California.
Since Newport Beach seems to be the eye of the storm for the fire ring battle, we are monitoring Newport Beach City Hall – the Mayor, the council and the staff – very carefully.
Why Mayor Curry and the entire city council would vote originally to remove the Fire Rings – on the heals of other controversies such as the overspending on city structures (the “Taj Mahal of Newport Beach”) and the “Dock tax” is beyond us.
In a public opinion poll commissioned by Friends of the Fire Rings, conducted by the Lewis Group, we found that 86% of Newport Beach residents SUPPORT the fire rings and DO NOT want them removed.
Why is Mayor Curry and the city council so out of touch with the residents and voters of Newport Beach???
Just when you think you’ve seen it all from the Newport Beach City Council – check this out! AQMD, City Staff Gather Around Beach Fire Ring to Test Charcoal About a dozen Newport Beach staff members, along with City Councilwoman Nancy Gardner and representatives from the South Coast Air Quality Management District gathered Monday evening […]
Friends of the Fire Rings Response to Judge Moss’ Decision on Fire Rings – A minor setback – Looks forward to standing up for Californians and exposing abuse of government power in months ahead
The Friends of the Fire Rings (FOTFR) view Judge Stanley Moss’s decision today regarding an injunction filed by Friends of the Fire Rings as a minor setback, while it also sets the stage for the upcoming litigation against the AQMD and the City of Newport Beach as a case of two government bodies displaying arrogance […]
As you may know, we requested that the court order an injunction to stop any removal of fire rings until our lawsuit is finished. The hearing for the injunction is tomorrow. Today, the judge issued its tentative ruling (which indicates which way the judge is headed at the hearing), and unfortunately, his tentative decision is […]
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|Friends of the Fire Rings is a coalition of individuals, small businesses, and families representing a variety of age, ethnic, political, and socio-economic groups, working together to save the fire rings in California.
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