CA’s new environmental mandates may sink Balboa Island ferry

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The Balboa Island ferry has been active since 1919, but new environmental mandates may take it out of the water. Photo by Shutterstock.

Since 1919, Balboa Island’s ferry has been making the trip to and from Newport Beach, hauling cars and people across the harbor. New state environmental mandates may put an end to that, as required upgrades are deemed too expensive by the family owned business.