Summer Sounds in So Cal ~ Friendly Sounds of Summer in the OC

Summer evenings in the OC are wonderful to experience. Usually cooling off enough to turn off the a/c, opening doors and windows in the late afternoon to enjoy the outdoors, we grill outside almost daily. In my neck-of-the woods we’re in the fairly small community of Brea the northern part of the OC.  Living here it seems like one.. read more →

Love in the OC ~ So Cal Fun & Love in Orange County

It was a hot summer day, July 4th week-end and a great time to enjoy the beach. Huntington to Newport Beach  was the spot for us for a great day of biking the beach trail. It’s only a “trail” by SoCal thinking… it’s paved all the way with blacktop or concrete, yet it’s always a fun.. read more →

So Cal Celebrates the 4th in the OC!

It was a memorable July 4th beginning early at our Brea County Fair on Brea Blvd. It’s held annually at our City Hall Park, I’ve written on this special place previously. The country fair is typical of other home town celebrations complete with entertainment, games, food booths and swimming in Brea’s famous plunge. The antique car collection.. read more →

Dining Guilt Free ~ Brea’s Fitness Grill

I say guilt-free because diners have the opportunity to make informed decisions based on the carbs ~ fat ~ and protein ~ listed for each dish on the menu. Well I guess everything except for the cocktails and maybe the wine. The healthy and tasty menu is well rounded, there’s something for everyone! If you’re.. read more →

Celebrate Father’s Day in Downtown Brea ~ “Crusin Brea” June 15th

“Crusin Brea” is a Father’s Day favorite in Orange County, CA.  It’s a good time for all. Hosted by the Orange County Mustang Club  this fun event will showcase classic cars from every make and model you can imagine. Just think about it, for some of us  it’s like a step-back-in-time just seeing your favorite “57.. read more →

Home Prices in Orange County ~ OC By the Square Foot

Orange County Home Pricing for Northern OC Cities After reading a recent community blog I read that someone asked about home pricing based on the per square foot price for a specific city. The writer was surprised that it was so low in comparison to neighboring communities within the same county.  It got me to thinking.. read more →

La Habra Homes Sales for May 2008

Orange County Homes Sales Up in La Habra for May 2008 The City of La Habra, 90631 is primarily a residential community in North Western County. Data Shows: La Habra’s current housing supply* is 11.7 months. Active Listing Price ~ $312 Per Square Foot (Both single family and condos) Pending Sales Price ~ Per Square.. read more →

Remembering Our Heroes

It was another Memorial Day in Brea  remembering those who serve. Every year on Memorial Day, Memory Gardens in our City of Brea is bold in the beauty with red white and blue.  Large American Flag fly all around the cemetery, up and down each street and drive. The flags have been dedicated over the years in.. read more →

It’s a Dog’s Life in So Cal at Dog Beach ~ Huntington Beach, CA

Huntington Beach, CA is located in Orange County California ~ “Dog Beach” for 4-legged friends and their owners to enjoy the beautiful California coastline together. It’s about a one-mile stretch of dog heaven for those who like to play at the beach. I’ve biked along the beach trail for years, while there I always stop to.. read more →

Brea, CA Real Estate Sales Report ~ Home Sales for April 2008

Home sales in Brea have ticked up since mid Jan. 2008. While our activity has picked up prices have not. If you look at my report below, you can compare the number of sales in April 2008 to prior months. Brea single-family real estate sales activity for April 2008, prices range from $350,000 to $2,950,000. 114 re-sale homes.. read more →