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Joe Wallace

Joe Wallace has been covering real estate, mortgage and financial topics since 1995. His work has appeared on ABC, USA Today, The Pentagon Channel, plus a variety of print and online publications. He is a 13-year veteran of the United States Air Force and a former reporter for Air Force Television News.

Villains Brewing (Formerly LeisureTown)

The 33,000 square-foot former Modern Times Leisuretown located in Anaheim has been transformed into Villains Brewing. While the venue still features a Palm Springs style pool, an open-air seating area adorned with stylish shipping containers, a complete brewery, and a 1911-era Craftsman-style home, there are many updates as well. As you explore the brewery, you’ll …

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Free Museum Days

Throughout the year museums, zoos, observatories, and art and cultural centers across the United States open their doors for free museum days. Several museums offer free admission every day. Some offer it in conjunction with special events such as First Fridays or annual free days programs. Here’s the list of museums in Orange County and beyond offering …

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Orange County Veterans Cemetery

A veterans cemetery is finally coming to Orange County after more than a decade of community organizing, proposals, setbacks, and legislative action. The cemetery site is over 280 acres and is located off the Gypsum Canyon exit in Anaheim Hills. Assembly Bill (AB) 1595 which was sponsored by the County of Orange allows the California …

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Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park

Black Star Canyon is part of OCParks’ Irvine Ranch Open Space. This area is suitable for beginner hikers as well as the more experienced, but it’s also popular with mountain bikers who want stunning scenery and fun or challenging trails. The trails are also open to horseback riders. Black Star Canyon can be accessed via …

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Skypark At Santa’s Village

Skypark at Santa’s Village is an adventure theme park near Lake Arrowhead. This park, damaged in a fire in 2003, has been restored, preserved, and expanded. Skypark at Santa’s Village offers a variety of rides, trails, events, and activities for the whole family. All good theme parks have their casts of characters; the ones here …

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