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Celebrate Zookeepers at OC Zoo

Orange County Zoo invites the public for Zookeeper Appreciation Day on July 22, including children’s activities and a special zookeeper talk. “Zookeepers are a vital component of the zoo, both as caregivers to the animals and attendants to the quality of the visitors’ experience,” said Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer …

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THE OC FAIR IS HERE

Summer in Orange County is underway and so begins the OC Fair. Opening Friday, July 14 with free admission and parking for the first three hours that day (from noon to 3 p.m.), the month-long event – themed this year Farm Fresh Fun – promises another year of music, carnival …

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RESCUE OF THE WEEK: MEET TERRIER MIX, ANDY

Looking for a pet to bring home and make part of the family? Orange County rescues and shelters have more than a fair share of pets in need of loving homes. Every week The Orange County Independent will be highlighting a pet that might be exactly who you’re looking for.  …

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MARVEL UNIVERSE COMING TO ANAHEIM

Kyle Murillo’s martial arts and elite gymnast background has groomed him to ultimate superhero status. “I have the privilege of playing your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man,” said Murillo. “One of my favorite things is Spider-Man gets to enter and save the day.” Murillo is a performer with “Marvel Universe LIVE! Age …

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GET BEACH READY WITH THESE HEALTHY TIPS

It’s that time of year when we’re all thinking about one thing – heading to the beach. To help us get a little more swimsuit ready, Orange County personal trainer Nannette Aviles-Simpson, who runs The Wellness Coach, which offers an all-women outdoor boot camp, personal training and fitness retreats in …

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OC PARKS HOSTS FREE SUMMER CONCERTS

The summer concert season is getting started in June and continues throughout the season with 10 free outdoor shows set at Orange County parks. The County of Orange and OC Parks’ annual Summer Concert Series invites the public to bring a blanket and beach chairs for an evening of live music at Craig Regional Park, Mason …

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FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE 5 ALARM FIRE IN ANAHEIM

A 5 alarm fire is burning in a commercial building at Miraloma Avenue at Jefferson Street in Anaheim. At least 1 person has been injured and was transported to a local hospital with a broken ankle. Firefighters from Anaheim, the OCFA, Fullerton, Brea, and Orange have responded to the fire. …

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