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Nov 15, 2012, 13:00 ET
Orange County is a community of contrast.  (PRNewsFoto/The Orange County Community Foundation)

New Report Delivers a Dose of Reality; Exposes Stark Contrast in Quality of Life for Orange County Residents

The Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) today launched ConnectOC, a first-of-its-kind resource providing eye-opening facts and insight into...

Nov 08, 2012, 07:00 ET

Orange Leap Shine Brighter Series for Nonprofits features 'Tap Into New Donations with Non-cash and Online Giving'

 Orange Leap ( is sponsoring "Tap Into New Donations with Non-cash and Online Giving," presented by Kevin Myers of iDonate...

Nov 07, 2012, 11:31 ET

Free Strength, Speed and Agility Clinic at Great Park November 18

 High school age athletes (14-to-18 years old) can test fitness levels, train for their sport of choice and improve all aspects of their...

Nov 07, 2012, 11:30 ET

37th Annual Staser Fall Scholastic Chess Tournament Set For November 17 at the Great Park

 Scholastic chess players are invited to challenge their creative minds at the 37th Annual Staser Fall Scholastic Chess Tournament...

Nov 06, 2012, 15:03 ET

The Orange County Great Park and Arts Orange County Present The Dig

 The Orange County Great Park and Arts Orange County are pleased to present a new Arts Happening featuring the premier of a new one-woman...

Nov 03, 2012, 00:04 ET

Two Weeks Left in Orange County Great Park Food Drive

 Come to the Great Park to celebrate the harvest season and help local families fight hunger now through November 18. Visitors can support the...

Oct 19, 2012, 21:36 ET

Let the Crowing Begin!

The Orange County Great Park invites visitors to vote for their favorite scarecrow at the third annual Scarecrows in the Park contest, which...

Oct 18, 2012, 07:00 ET

Orange Leap Launches Shine Brighter Series of Webcasts for Nonprofits

 Orange Leap ( has launched a new monthly series of webcasts for nonprofit organizations called the Shine Brighter Series....

Oct 13, 2012, 09:00 ET

"Your Beauty is Worth Nothing" and "Aglaya" Win Top Awards at Antalya Film Festival

 "Your Beauty is Worth Nothing," a film about an immigrant Turkish boy who struggles with his new life in Austria won the Best Film Award in...

Oct 01, 2012, 15:00 ET

Launch of Great Park Jack-O-Lantern Starts Countdown to Great Park Pumpkin Harvest on October 20

 The Great Park Jack-O-Lantern took flight today to mark the unofficial start of fall and the launch the countdown to the fifth annual Great...

Sep 27, 2012, 11:19 ET
Dean Torrence of the 60s rock and roll duo - Jan and Dean - noted for its "Surf City" hit that launched the surfer craze music era, records audio email invite to the Fifth Annual Blessing of the Waves, October 14th in Huntington Beach, CA (aka: Surf City USA).  (PRNewsFoto/Diocese of Orange)

Dean Torrence Records Invitation to "Blessing of the Waves" in Surf City, USA

 With the Fifth Annual Blessing of the Waves a few weeks away, Dean Torrence of the 60s rock and roll duo – Jan and Dean - is...

Sep 26, 2012, 12:15 ET

Great Park Hosts Independent & Inspired Film Series October 4 to November 15

The Orange County Great Park in collaboration with the Irvine International Film Festival will host a series of screenings of...

Sep 20, 2012, 16:44 ET

Contemporary Artists Conceptualize the Year 1942 Exhibition Offers Artistic Complement to Farmers to Flyers Historical Perspective

 History and art collide to provide a unique interpretive experience at the Orange County Great Park's Palm Court Arts Complex with a pair of...

Sep 20, 2012, 10:03 ET
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Orange #blogbus - caméras spatiales, bureaux partagés et baseball !

Alors que nos blogueurs d'élite font leurs bagages et s'apprêtent à partir pour l'Orange Blogger Bus Tour la semaine prochaine...

Sep 20, 2012, 10:01 ET
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Orange #blogbus Schedule - Space Cameras, Office Space and Baseball!

As our elite bloggers are packing their bags and getting ready for the Orange Blogger Bus Tour in Silicon Valley next week, it's time we start...

Sep 20, 2012, 09:00 ET

Flu + You Lunch and Learn Event

The Orange County Office on Aging and the Senior Resource Alliance are hosting an educational event and flu clinic for 150 older adults in the...

Sep 20, 2012, 07:29 ET

A Small Orange Backs i2Coalition

 A Small Orange, a shared, reseller, VPS, and dedicated web hosting company with offices in Durham, NC, has announced its commitment to support...

Sep 19, 2012, 12:14 ET
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Orange #blogbus Schedule - Social Networks, Apps and Games

Less than a week to go before the start of the Orange Blogger Bus Tour and we continue to take a closer look at the exciting schedule that lies...

Sep 19, 2012, 12:08 ET
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Orange agenda #blogbus - réseaux sociaux, jeux et applis

Moins d'une semaine avant le lancement de l'Orange Blogger Bus Tour, on continue notre tour d'horizon du programme passionnant qui nous...

Sep 18, 2012, 12:55 ET

Antalya Film Festival Announces International Jury

 The 49th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival has announced the jury members for its International Feature Film Competition, who...