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Best Shopping Centers and Malls in Orange County

Orange County is one of the few regions in California with an array of shopping centers that have the magic touch; here are five of the best.

CBS Los Angeles–12/08/2013

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OC Shops For Discount Designer Jeans

Orange County has amazing stores that offer the finest selections to guarantee that you get designer jeans at a low-budget price.

CBS Los Angeles–09/17/2013

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Best Spray Tans In Orange County

Orange County has some of the best spray tan salons in the state. Here are of few of the brightest among the bright.

CBS Los Angeles–08/13/2013

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Orange County Back-To-School Guide

School season is almost here and it’s time to begin preparing your kids for success. Your ultimate back-to-school guide boasts the best hair salons, supply stores and clothing boutiques Orange County has to offer.

08/12/2013

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Best Places To Watch Fourth Of July Fireworks In Orange County

While fireworks options in Orange County abound, five viewing areas stand above the rest. These not-to-be-missed Fourth of July events are perfect for the whole family, with festivals and fireworks displays like none other.

06/16/2013

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Best Zoos And Aquariums In OC

From day one when parents beg their babies to make myriad animal noises, trips to the zoo are a given. Kids get to feed, touch and interact with animals they’d never see at home. Orange County’s best zoos and aquariums offer a little more: They’re educational, entertaining and accommodating of even the most squirrelly little ones.

06/01/2013

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Best Department Store Make-Up Counters In Orange County

Choosing the right make-up can brighten any woman’s day. Visit the best makeup counters staffed with the most talented associates in Orange County, including one who sings while she paints your face.

CBS Los Angeles–08/21/2012

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Best Dog Friendly Restaurants in O.C.

You love your dog because he brings an immeasurable amount of joy to your family. These restaurants, from exquisite to ordinary, gladly make accommodations for dogs.

CBS Los Angeles–08/17/2012

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Best Places for Rekindling Romance in Orange County

Whether it’s dirty diapers, back-to-school shopping or that post-honeymoon flurry, when it’s time for a breather with your honey, Orange County is the place to be. Time restrictions cause tension between you and your significant other, which can only mean one thing: It‘s time for a romantic getaway. The best places for rekindling the romance promise everything couples need to get right back on track.

CBS Los Angeles–08/03/2012

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Best Furniture Stores in Orange County

Furniture must meet certain criteria to be classified as quality. Orange County has some of the best furniture stores on the Coast that offer quality at a reasonable price; here are five.

07/17/2012

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Best Spots to Spend a Summer Day With Your Family in Orange County

Summer is here with all of its heat and none of spring’s rain, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with family in the O.C. Orange County is known for being family oriented and continues to live up to its reputation, constantly adding fun options for everyone.

07/13/2012

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Best Summer Play Dates in Orange County

Although children need vitamins and nutrients to develop healthy lifestyles, they need the fantasy and conversation they miss when school is out. Orange County specializes in children, offering some of the best locations for summer play dates.

CBS Los Angeles–07/13/2012

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Best Batting Cages In Orange County

Although some kids get a thrill out of seeing players hit, run and dive, most prefer to be on the field experiencing all of the action first hand. The best batting cages in Orange County promise the perfect pitch every time. Grab that budding major leaguer and head out for a little one on one with the best ball machines in the county.

07/06/2012

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Best Places For A Kids Birthday Party In Orange County

Although adults do not need a large gathering to celebrate a new year of life, they jump through hoops with cake and presents for their children. The truth is, however, they just don’t have to. The area’s best party places for kids offer a little bit of everything parents just can’t provide at home. From bounce houses to slimy sea creatures, these venues promise the perfect party with none of the hassle of hosting at home.

05/18/2012