Tag Archives: Orange County

“In This Fleeting Moment” sculpture in Laguna Beach, CA

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Summer of 100 Photos, Day 49: Where you live

Orange County, California.

Okay, so technically, this is Huntington Beach, but it is in Orange County, and it’s just down the street, so there.

California Police Used Stingrays in Planes to Spy on Phones

No wonder you can’t ever get a decent cell signal at Disneyland!

The sweeping technology being used by Anaheim police picks up tracking data from every phone for miles–in this case, the miles around Disneyland.

Source: California Police Used Stingrays in Planes to Spy on Phones

The 5, the 101, the 405: Why Southern Californians Love Saying ‘the’ Before Freeway Numbers

The culture shock that hits me is how Southern Californians don’t use landmarks. Saying “the” feels natural here, but only here. “The 120” or “The 75” just don’t work.

How did Southern Californians come to treat their highway route numbers as if they were proper names?

Source: The 5, the 101, the 405: Why Southern Californians Love Saying ‘the’ Before Freeway Numbers

Craziest and Funniest Stunt Kite Ever at Huntington Beach, California

One small airplane landed on Red Hill Avenue, Irvine this evening.

Meanwhile, here in Orange County:

Google Fiber in Talks to Bring Service to Three More Cities

Guess we’re going to have to move down to Irvine. Or San Diego, maybe.

Get ready, Irvine.

Source: Google Fiber in Talks to Bring Service to Three More Cities | WIRED