Relay 4 Life ~ Fun in the Sun -Today June 27th

It’s a great day at Brea’s Relay For Life in support of the American Cancer Society! Just take a look at the early participants. Cancer survivors kicked of the 10:00 a.m. start with the first lap! Look at them go, survivors of all ages. Surviving Leukemia both Kristen and Katie jog the first lap! Both.. read more →

Simple Pleasures of Living in So Cal in January 2009

Today was a great day to be living in So Cal. Here are a just a few: Seven-year old Katie is home from CHOC-Children’s Hospital of Orange County, yeah! The sun was bright, temperatures were 74 degrees and breezy, absolutely beautiful. Traffic was minimal, sailed right through on the freeway, it was great. The Verizon.. read more →

Postive Living ~ A Message of Hope

Good News for Troubled Times was the Sunday morning message redently from Dr. Robert Schuller at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, Ca. The consummate positive thinker himself personally shared his message on the topics of troubled times with job loss, bankruptcy, foreclosure, etc. We were reminded that trouble can come in any dimension of life…and at any time, even in.. read more →

OC Alert ~ Emergency Warning Registration

As most of us know (witnessed by the recent fires in So Cal)  a disaster can happen with or without any notice and situations can change in a blink of an eye.  Orange County has set up a system AlertOC.com  by which participating cities can notifty their residents in the event of an emergency. Folks living.. read more →

Young Artists Help Kid’s With Cancer in the OC ~ CHOC Holiday Cards

At  CHOC, Children’s Hospital of Orange kids with cancer and other ailments are helping others by becoming budding artists and creating the 2008 collection Kids’ Collection of Holiday Cards.  The artists are what make these cards so special. Each card has been created by children who are, or have been patients at CHOC. Earlier this year the.. read more →

Walk Now for Autism in the OC ~ Help Find a Cure!

Walk Now for Autism ~ Orange County 2008 ~  Sunday, NOV 16th at the Big-A an upcoming event in the OC. Look at this face! His name is Desi, and he’s got his own team, Desi’s Daredevils! They’re raising money for new treatments and a cure for Autism to help Desi and others! Walk Now for Autism is.. read more →

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 →

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 →

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 →