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Corona Del Mar State Beach

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Best Dog-Walking Trails In Orange County

Orange County is decorated by parkland and natural preserves, much of which is accessible and brimming with dog-welcoming trails.

CBS Los Angeles–09/13/2013

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Newport Beach Withdraws Application To Remove Fire Rings

The city of Newport Beach has withdrawn its application to remove fire rings from its beaches, officials said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/03/2013

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Best Public Beaches In Orange County

When it comes to having fun in the California summer sun, Orange County is the place to be, bringing in all types of beach lovers for the waves, the views and the relaxation. Here are five of the best public beaches in OC.

CBS Los Angeles–06/15/2013

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No End In Sight In SoCal Fire Ring Debate

Orange County residents gathered Friday to participate in an ongoing debate about a Southern California tradition—beach bonfires.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/17/2013

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California Coastal Commission Report Against Removal Of Newport Beach Fire Rings

The city of Newport Beach and the California Coastal Commission appear to be pitted against each other over the popular fire rings at Balboa Pier and Corona del Mar State Beach.

02/25/2013

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Best Pet-Friendly Getaways In OC

When it comes to pet-friendly getaways, Orange County is a uniquely impressive place with an abundance of great options. If you’re looking for a place to spend a weekend away, these O.C. favorites invite both you and your pets to sit, stay and explore. These are the county’s best pet-friendly getaways and activities.

CBS Los Angeles–01/19/2013

Doheny State Beach

A Guide To Orange County’s State Parks

Southern California is filled with dozens of state parks which preserve the history, culture, and beauty of the Southland.

CBS Los Angeles–11/23/2012

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Best Spots For A Picnic In Orange County

Break open the brie, pop open the apricot preserves and pour a glass of sparkling cider at one of Orange County’s beautiful parks this summer. Instead of following routine the next time hunger strikes, throw a blanket in the car and think of OC’s 27,000 acres of open space lands as your dining canvas. Start at the county’s best spots for a picnic.

05/21/2012