OC Up Close Blog
If you've been to Disneyland, you are no doubt familiar with Tarzan's Treehouse. What you may not know is that the 70-foot attraction was actually created in 1960 to go along with that year's Disney film, "Swiss Family Robinson."
August 16 marks the 37th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. Most are familiar with his history in Memphis and Vegas – but Orange County? Yes, Orange County too!
It’s one of the most historic baseball fields in Southern California. Amerige Park, at the southwest corner of Commonwealth and Highland avenues in Fullerton, stands on the site of the old Fullerton High School.
Time seems to slow and smiles come more readily when you step on the grounds at Manaserro Farms.
On the evening of August 7 at a press conference filled with a cacophony of special effects, monsters, and surprises around every corner, Knott’s Berry Farm unveiled what’s new for Knott’s Scary Farm in 2014.
Today there is a plaque right near the Balboa Pier in Newport Beach that commemorates one of the most important dance halls and music venues in this country's history.
This August, on volleyball courts across Southern California, history will be made. Iran’s volleyball team has made their way to the United States for the first time ever to take on Team USA during the USA Volleyball Cup.
What do King Gustaf of Sweden, the Prince of Wales and Pope Pius XII all have in common, as it relates to Orange County? They all visited the Bolsa Chica Gun Club in Huntington Beach.
At the southwest corner of Brookhurst Avenue and Bishop Place in Westminster sits a gigantic agricultural plow that is one of the great wonders of the county. You may call it the "world's largest plow" or even the "plow that saved Orange County" – both handles would be accurate.