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Heidi Deal

Heidi Deal is the author of the Newcomers Handbook to Living In Los Angeles & Orange County, and a children’s book author specializing in history and human rights. When she's not writing you can find her solo hiking and going on new adventures with her kids and pup.

River Street Marketplace

Set in San Juan Capistrano’s historic Los Rios district, River Street Marketplace brings modern dining concepts, local art, retail shopping, and specialty services to the community. The new farmhouse themed venue is an indoor/outdoor destination featuring six structures surrounding a central green for gathering and tables for outdoor dining. One of the structures will be …

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Beachlife Festival 2024

The BeachLife Festival is a Southern California Music Festival held annually at a waterfront venue in Redondo Beach. The festival celebrates music, art, and beach culture. The inaugural event was in 2019 with headliners like Willie Nelson, Brian Wilson, Jason Mraz, Violent Femmes, and Slightly Stoopid. Over the course of the festival’s evolution, many popular …

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Coachella 2024

The annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is a two-weekend celebration packed with musical performances from a variety of genres, art, activities, camping, late night dancing, and experiences you won’t have anywhere else. Coachella is one of the biggest and most well-known music festivals around the world, drawing over 250,000 attendees. Coachella began in …

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Temporary Live Music Venue Coming To Irvine

Orange County has seen live music venues come and go. First, Irvine Meadows was demolished and turned into housing, then in October 2023, the temporary venue Five Point Amphitheatre at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine closed their doors. In anticipation of the addition of a permanent venue coming back to the Orange County …

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