The Newport Beach station has been converted to full retail (i.e. the dispensers now accept debit/credit cards) and is now open, #35 (#23 in SoCal). Per the station website and presumably owing to this being one of the early dem/val stations with older tech,
This is a limited performance station. Refueling time will be longer and your range may be less than normal especially after heavy station use. Both dispensers are now operational for H70.
Guy [I have lots of experience designing/selling off-grid AE systems, some using EVs but don't own one. Local trips are by foot, bike and/or rapid transit].
The 'best' is the enemy of 'good enough'. Copper shot, not Silver bullets.