8 Guides That Make You a Better Homeowner

Source: Coldwell Banker The following is a guest post written by Jessica Thiefels. Homeownership in the U.S. in increasing, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In fact, the Q2 2018 U.S. homeownership rate was 64.3 percent, up from 64.2 percent in Q1 2018 and 63.7 percent in Q2 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Being a homeowner is [...]

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Orange County Calendar of Events – January 2019

Capistrano Lights at Mission San Juan Capistrano   Through Jan. 6 Mission will host Capistrano Lights 2018: a nightly tree lighting. After the Mission closes, guests can take their complimentary downtown San Juan Capistrano map and discover the historic downtown district with plenty of holiday shopping, dining, and wine tasting all season long. Time/Place: 5pm / [...]

By | 2018-12-31T21:13:06+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Orange County Calendar of Events – January 2019

August 2, 2017 – 9TH ANNUAL LOBSTERFEST AT NEWPORT BEACH

The 9th Annual Lobsterfest at Newport Beach will be celebrated at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina on Sunday, August 6 from 3 to 8 p.m. This annual celebration of summer centers around a fresh Whole Maine Lobster dinner with dancing to live music, opportunity drawings, prizes and fun on the beach for the [...]

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July 27, 2017 – ROYALTY WOULD GO

Late last year, Tim Goodell, a local award-winning chef---who you may remember from Aubergine, Troquet, Red Pearl Kitchen, 25 Degrees and the Whist at the Viceroy to name just a few---opened Royal Hen, in the former Amelia's location on Balboa Island. There’s no doubt Goodell is a talented chef, and this charming modern pub may [...]

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January 19, 2017 – BRUCE MAKOWSKY’S $250-MILLION SPEC HOUSE

HOT PROPERTY | BRUCE MAKOWSKY'S $250-MILLION SPEC HOUSE The Bel-Air mansion built on speculation stands four stories tall with a bowling alley, an auto lounge, three kitchens and an 85-foot-long swimming pool. Bruce Makowsky / BAM Luxury Development The home was built by owner-developer Bruce Makowsky “on spec,” meaning it was designed and developed without [...]

By | 2017-07-10T12:19:42+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on January 19, 2017 – BRUCE MAKOWSKY’S $250-MILLION SPEC HOUSE

January 16, 2017 – LAST CHANCE TO SAY GOODBYE TO ORIGINAL PIZZA

It’s hard to believe that after 53 years, Original Pizza in Newport Beach is closing on Jan. 31 and becoming a Taco Bell concept. It was a favorite local landmark restaurant since the early '60s. It will be missed. You can say your goodbyes and attend a going away party like no other—complete with an [...]

By | 2017-07-10T12:20:10+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on January 16, 2017 – LAST CHANCE TO SAY GOODBYE TO ORIGINAL PIZZA

December 23, 2016 – GINGERBREAD EXTRAVAGANZA AT THE RITZ-CARLTON, LAGUNA NIGUEL

Here’s a fun way to get into the holiday spirit, stop by to see and smell The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel’s amazing Gingerbread display created by executive pastry chef Daniel Dominquez, assistant pastry chef Theresa Ebilane-Moore and their talented team of pastry chefs. With the theme of Celebrating Diversity in Humanity, the annual showpiece highlights people [...]

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December 14, 2016 – WINTER FEST OC

Winter Fest OC, SoCal’s ultimate winter experience returns to the OC Fair & Event Center for 17 nights from Friday, Dec. 16 through Sunday, Jan. 1 For the first time ever, Santa and his sleigh can be spotted nightly over Winter Fest through Christmas Eve. Santa and his reindeer will fly as part of a [...]

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November 29, 2016 – ANNUAL HOLIDAY CHARITY MIXER

You are invited to Planet Beauty’s annual holiday charity mixer to benefit CHOC Children’s Hospital of Orange County on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Planet Beauty Dana Point on Golden Lantern. Planet Beauty has teamed up with Peter Thomas Roth Skin Care for an evening of free mini services from top [...]

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November 23, 2016 – TURKEY TROT FOR CHARITY!

Looking for a fun way to work up an appetite before this year’s Thanksgiving meal? You can still sign up for the Orange County Rescue Mission’s 3rd annual Turkey Trot 5k walk/run in Tustin on Thanksgiving Day at 8 a.m.! The 5K run/walk at the Village of Hope is a great way to spend time [...]

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