1. The Newport-Mesa Unified School District meets tonight at 7 p.m. at 2985-A Bear St. in Costa Mesa. Read the agenda here.
2. The Newport Beach City Council meets tonight at 7 p.m. Find more information about the meeting's agenda here.
3. The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf is hosting a buy one get one free open house through Friday to kick off its menu of fall beverages. Seasonal flavors including Pumpkin Latte and Chocolate Hazelnut Latte can be served hot or cold. Stop by the Coffee Bean and Tea leaf between 2 and 6 p.m. for the BOGO event. CBTL locations in Newport Beach can be found here, and in Corona del Mar here.
4. The 52nd annual Sandcastle Contest at Big Corona Beach will be held on Oct. 6. To sign-up for the contest, call 949-729-4400 or register at newportbeach.com.
5. Today will be partly cloudy, with highs between 70-75 near the coast, and 82-87 inland, according to the National Weather Service.