Orange County beaches and theme parks, great meals during Restaurant Month,
witness the winter migrations
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DECEMBER 2014
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Orange County—America's playground
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Hi. Need a break? Just want to play? Look no further. With 42 miles of gorgeous coastline and sunny Mediterranean weather, Orange County has iconic beaches, unforgettable theme parks, and shopping at South Coast Plaza and other destinations (Ho! Ho! Ho!).
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Orange County playground!
Hi %%#REFFNAME_/%%. Need a break? Just want to play? Look no further. With 42 miles of gorgeous coastline and sunny Mediterranean weather, Orange County has iconic beaches, unforgettable theme parks, and shopping at South Coast Plaza and other destinations (Ho! Ho! Ho!).
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California Restaurant Month: Prime time for foodies
Any New Year's resolutions for 2015? If you love fresh, innovative, delicious food, promise yourself you'll plan a trip to some of California's destination restaurants in January for prix-fixe dinners, celebrity chef events, and great savings.
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California Restaurant month
Any New Year's resolutions for 2015? If you love fresh, innovative, delicious food, promise yourself you'll plan a trip to some of California's destination restaurants in January for prix-fixe dinners, celebrity chef events, and great savings.
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Grab a seat for the migration
Flying reindeer are not the only animals worth keeping an eye on in December. Thousands of elephant seals return to breed at Año Nuevo State Park near Santa Cruz. Bald eagles flock to Big Bear Lake east of LA, and swans swoop into the Central Valley. Gray whales spout all along the coast on their way south to Mexico.
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Winter migration
Flying reindeer are not the only animals worth keeping an eye on in December. Thousands of elephant seals return to breed at Año Nuevo State Park near Santa Cruz. Bald eagles flock to Big Bear Lake east of LA, and swans swoop into the Central Valley. Gray whales spout all along the coast on their way south to Mexico.
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   INSIDE SCOOPS & EVENTS
The National Yo-Yo Museum
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Toy story The National Yo-Yo Museum in Chico
L.A. Live Downtown Los Angeles's entertainment center
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Cheeseburger Week

 

EVENTS
JAN 11-16: Cheeseburger Week (Pasadena)
JAN 15-19: Borrego Springs Film Festival (Borrego Springs)
JAN 24-25: 5th Annual Whalefest Monterey (Monterey)
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