Crystal Cove’s Earliest History

While visiting Crystal Cove State Park the other day, I picked up on of their official brochures on the park’s history and thought I’d share: Native People For over nine thousand years, the native people established villages in Moro Canyon near two natural springs.  Their food sources included waterfowl, fish from the kelp beds and …

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Visit to Crystal Cove State Park

I enjoy going to Crystal Cove State Park every once in a while–if you haven’t been there before, you’re missing out on one of this area’s most relaxing rural areas.  Last fall was another one of my stops at the park, I visited the beach there–you can view my visit here. Crystal Cove State Park’s …

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Just Reduced – $999,000!

JUST REDUCED to $999,000! — 618 Jasmine #A, Corona del Mar Welcome to Castle Corona del Mar!  Here you can enjoy its relaxing setting by day, while utilizing its upgraded entertaining features by night.  Minutes away from the beach, public park, and community centers, this stunning 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath traditional home is on the …

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Balboa in the past

I found some interesting history and pictures on Balboa recently from a book about Orange County’s past, Vanishing Orange County by Chris Epting.  The old photos and descriptions following are from his book. The Balboa Island car ferry, shown in 1948, operates in Newport Beach.  Joseph Beek obtained the rights in 1919 from the City …

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