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50 Years of Fashion and Firsts at South Coast Plaza

Posted on March 23, 2017 | 3:07pm

For 50 years, visitors have arrived in Costa Mesa from neighborhoods around the corner, and from countries around the world. They come to shop at South Coast Plaza, one of the premier shopping destinations in the United States, celebrating its 50-year anniversary in 2017. In its early days, the center was anchored by May Company and Sears and opened the first Nordstrom outside the Pacific Northwest. Within the first 10 years, designer boutiques Courrèges and Halston opened. Most recently Les Parfumes Louis Vuitton and Dior Homme have joined the expansive shopping experience, continuing the legacy of being on the forefront of fashion.

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Fascination of Orchids Show & Sale Orange County

Posted on October 2, 2012 | 11:19am

The orchid family is one of the most diverse and widespread plants on earth.  There are between 21,000 – 26,000 accepted species found in 880 genera.   That is more than twice the number of bird species and almost four times the amount of mammal species on earth.  Orchids are colorful and aromatic and have been an object of obsession of horticulturists for hundreds of years.  Orchids are found on every continent except Antarctica, but mostly in the tropics of Asia, South America and Central America. Read More

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