So Cal Hiking in Palm Springs

Living in So Cal has so much to offer. Yes we put up with traffic, yes we experience crowds and long lines, yet we have some of the most wonderful places to visit and explore. One of my favorites is the desert area of Southern California in and around Palm Springs. Here’s a recent visit.. read more →

Pounding Feet on Brea Streets ~ Brea 8k Run

Sunday February 28th was a perfect day for Brea’s 19th annual 8k Run. The bright sunshine and cool tems brought out a great crowd, the largest I’ve ever seen. Brea’s 8k usually takes place the last Sunday in Feburary and this year was not exception. Check out this video to see more: Brea 8k Race.. read more →

Nixon Library Yorba Linda, Visit For FREE

Who says there’s no FREE lunch?  Maybe true, yet YOU will find free admission to the Richard M. Nixon Presidental Library in beautiful Yorba Linda, Ca. That’s right, celebrate President’s Day 2/15/2010 with FREE admission to the library! Hours are from 10:00 to 5:00. So round up the kids or just head over there yourself.. read more →

Holiday Greetings from Beautiful Brea

Brea’s Art in Public places displays art work all over town.  This piece “Jumping Deer” is one of my favorites. I see it everyday, it’s just 2 blocks from my home in north west Brea. Actual locations is the corner of Berry and Northwood at the corner of the Fieldstone Terrace Homes. You can see.. read more →

Christmas Time in Down Town Brea

 I took this photo of the Christmas Tree (yes not a holiday tree, at least to me) in downtown Brea on Birch Street. It’s a small area of quaint shops, eateries, movie theaters and loft apartments.  Also in walking distance to the nearby Ralph’s Market and RiteAide.  Something for everyone in Down Town Brea, CA. 92821. Check.. read more →

Breakfast With Santa at the La Habra Children’s Museum

Who says Santa’s not hungry?  You’re invited to join Santa for breakfast at the Children’s Museum of La Habra. That’s right, make reservations now for Saturday December 5th or 6th, for either 8:30, 9:45 or 11:00 am. Cost is $10 for kids and $12 for adults and reservations are required. Call (562) 905-9647. If you’ve.. read more →

Brea Eats ~ Lunch at Rae G. Cafe

Lunch today at the Rae G. Cafe on Imperial Hwy. was a surprise treat. It’s funny but I’ve driven that section of Imperial Hwy at least a bazillion times, yet tody is the firt time I notice this place. After talking with the person at the counter we learned they’ve been there for about one.. read more →

Yorba Linda Old Towne Farmers Market

Join in the fun at the Yorba Linda Certified Farmers Market,  Saturdays at Old Town on Main Street just North of Imperial Hwy. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and runs until 1:00.  Stop by for some of the freshest grown fruits and vegetable around. Need a gift? Local crafters showcase their talents with one-of-a-kind creations,.. read more →

Laguna’s Sawdust Art Festival~Last Week-End!

Beat the heat, head to the Sawdust Art Festival this is the last week! The festival runs through August 30th. This event  is an annual happening for me, attending with friends and this year was no exception.  Heading  south on the I-5 to Laguna for the 2009 event, I got lucky, the OC traffic seemed light for.. read more →

Brea Fest 2009!

It’s the 23rd annual Brea Fest featuring great food, beverages from over 35 local eateries, Friday August 17th! The fun and entertainment begins at 6:30 and goes to  10:00 at the Brea Civic and Cultural Centre. This community event is always a crowd pleaser, something for everyone and once again featuring Kidsville sponsor by the North Hills Community Church… read more →