This article was first published on June 23, 2017 by the OCRegister.
Like music? Well, one of the best things about summer in Orange County is all the great concerts you can enjoy, without paying a dime. Bring your beach chair, picnic and blanket, and prepare to tap your feet, or whatever other part of your body starts to move.
Here are some of our favorites:
1. June 25: Laguna Niguel – (Also, July 9 and July 23.) Music by Mike Wilson and Michael Physick. Shows 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free merchant samples and coupons while supplies last. Location: Laguna Niguel Promenade, 27891 La Paz Road.
2. June 25: Huntington Beach – The 75-piece Huntington Beach Concert Band performs “Patriotic Pastiche.” 5 p.m. in the amphitheater behind
The Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates by a quarter point today, Wednesday 14 2017. It's the Fed's third rate hike since December. And it's a sign that the central bank believes the U.S. economy is on solid ground.
Rising interest rates eventually affect millions of Americans from home buyers to credit card holders to savers. However, interest rates for mortgages are not expected to rise immediately.
Here's the original article from CNNMoney:
America, interest rates are going up.
The Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates by a quarter point on Wednesday. It's the Fed's third rate hike since December. And it's a sign that the central bank believes the U.S. economy is on solid ground.
It comes at no surprise that some of the safest cities in all California are in Orange County. California - a known state for its beautiful beaches, award-winning wineries, and vibrant high-tech industry— it's also home to dozens of safe cities, including Aliso Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita in the top 10! Laguna Niguel and Mission Viejo also made the list, in places 13 and 19 respectively.
According to the most recent FBI crime report, the fifty safest cities in California reported about thirteen crimes per 1,000 people in 2015, compared to the national average of nearly twenty-nine crimes per 1,000 people.
Here's the top 20:
Previous Rank: Not ranked
Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.29 Property Crimes per 1,000: 3.11
This a beautiful event to celebrate food and wine in Orange County. The Festival will take place at Sea Terrace Community Park in Dana Point, a one day event full of incredible entertainment, top notch food and a huge selection of California wine!
The Festival includes over 30 restaurants, specialty foods and chef demos, 40 craft breweries & 80 varieties of craft brews, 50 varieties of wine from around the world, craft cocktail lounges and specialty drink bars, and live Music from multiple stages and areas throughout the event: 40 Oz to Freedom, No Duh, and Faux Fighters!
Where: Sea Terrace Park at 33501 Niguel Rd., Dana Point, CA 92629
When: Saturday June 24th 12pm-7pm
How much? :from $8 per drink or $60 unlimited, to $150