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Archive for August, 2012

Costa Mesa Bike Routes

Posted on August 31, 2012 | 11:52am

Costa Mesa is home to miles of auto-free bike lanes and picturesque parks.  With its close proximity to the beach and great year-round weather, Costa Mesa is one of the best cities in Orange County for cycling. Read More


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Labor Day Weekend in Orange County

Posted on August 29, 2012 | 10:56am

Labor Day may have started out as a day to honor the achievements and efforts of workers across the United States, but throughout the years, it has become known as a weekend of barbeques and parties with friends and family.  Labor Day is observed on the first Monday in September.  It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894.

Labor Day weekend has become synonymous with parades, picnics and fireworks and is traditionally celebrated as the unofficial end of summer.  As the bridge between August and September, and symbolically between summer and fall, Labor Day means back to school for students.  For sports fans, it also means football withdrawals are over.  Some may prefer to stay in and watch sports, or just relax in the backyard, but Labor Day weekend is a great time to get out and enjoy yourself.   If firing up the barbeque or picnicking aren’t part of your plans, check out some great events to look forward to during the holiday weekend!

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