Pelican Hill Announces Sixth Annual Festa dell’ Autunno

The Resort at Pelican Hill invites visitors and locals to enjoy Southern California’s ideal autumn climate during Festa dell’Autunno from October 7-9, 2016. New this year, a family-friendly Italian Street Festa will feature an al fresco children’s carnival located adjacent to the main event. “Just as we do in my home town in Italy, Festa celebrates the abundance of the autumn harvest season with food, wine, music, art and entertainment,” said Pelican Hill Managing Director Giuseppe Lama. “Pelican Hill [Read more]

Brea Mall Unveils Additional Retailers and Store Remodels

After recently welcoming new stores  to its already impressive retail roster, Brea Mall continues to grow, adding two new shops and making improvements to two additional retailers. “We are so excited about the continual development of our retail roster,” said Nate Weirbach, Director of Marketing at Brea Mall. “We’re introducing more options and impressive store remodels that we’re eager for shoppers to experience.” This month, Kayla’s Cake, a bakery that sells carefully crafted pastries with seasonal [Read more]

OC Zoo Celebrates Bear Awareness Day

Join the County of Orange and OC Parks at the OC Zoo in observance of Bear Awareness Day on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit OC Zoo on Bear Awareness Day and learn more about California black bears. In addition to visiting all of the animals at the OC Zoo, guests will enjoy activities including bear crafts for kids, special zookeeper talks about bears, and a learning station where you can find out more about bear conservation and research, how to “bear proof” camping sites, and what to do if you see [Read more]

Spring Menu Makes Splash at Laguna Beach’s Driftwood Kitchen

Driftwood Kitchen has received national recognition for its breathtaking ocean views and an exquisite menu of seasonal California cuisine, which is overseen by Executive Chef Rainer Schwarz. His acclaimed menu of ocean-inspired offerings now sees the addition of dishes featuring fresh & vibrant Spring ingredients, including squash blossoms, heirloom tomatoes, cauliflower, Yukon gold potatoes, green and red papaya, yellow corn, spring peas, and morel mushrooms. "Our new Spring menu sees the addition of the season's [Read more]

Boudin Bakery Introduces Three New Spring Seasonal Salads

Boudin Bakery introduced three new Spring Salads at its Boudin SF locations which offer a unique fast-casual dining experience serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Available for a limited time, the new salads were inspired by global flavors and feature a colorful mix of seasonal ingredients, like beets, green beans and mangos. In addition to the three seasonal salads, last Spring’s guest-favorite, the Lemony Couscous Salad, will make a much anticipated return to the menu as a seasonal item. Each generously [Read more]

It’s Time to “Get Your Fair Face On!” for the 2016 OC Fair

The OC Fair is inviting guests to show off their happy, wowed and thrilled faces when it returns July 15-August 14, 2016. The 126th edition of this annual must-do is themed “Get Your Fair Face On!” and will feature fan favorites from nightly musical entertainment to days filled with classic fair food, award-winning exhibits, and carnival thrills. Concertgoers can enjoy a variety of musical genres and comedy acts in the Toyota Summer Concert Series in the Pacific Amphitheatre featuring nightly live entertainment [Read more]

The Junior League of OC to Host LUNAFEST Fundraising Film Festival

The Junior League of Orange County California (JLOCC) is hosting its first annual LUNAFEST®, a fundraising film festival featuring six short films made by, for and about women, in Corona Del Mar, California on April 2. All proceeds from the event will support JLOCC initiatives and the Breast Cancer Fund. The films range from animation to fictional drama and​ cover topics such as women’s health, motherhood, body image, aging, cultural diversity and breaking barriers. Two screenings will be held Saturday, [Read more]