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Feast your eyes on these scaled down models of the new Star Wars Land     The models below were featured at the 2017 D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif, showing bite size versions of two new attractions, as well as the rugged terrain filled with distressed buildings, a restaurant that resembles the Mos Eisley cantina, X-Wings and of course, a replica of the heroic Millennium Falcon.     The 14-acre addition to the park is based on a never-before-seen planet, according to a Disney insiders. Two new rides are being debuted-- the first one gives visitors a chance to pilot the Millennium Falcon,...

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15 Things You Will Miss When You Leave CaliforniaCalifornians have got it good. They’ve got it so good in fact, that when they leave, they quickly notice all that the state had to offer. Here are a few things near and dear to Californians hearts that they find unbearable to part with.  SHOP CALIFORNIA REPUBLIC TEES - New Designs for men & women1. The WeatherIt’s universally understood that it is pretty much always beautiful in California. The sun shines, the waves crash blissfully on the beaches, and the landscapes, both natural and man-made are always on point. Good luck finding...

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This 1962 retro Palm Springs flat known as “Walt’s Technicolor Dream House” has recently sold for $865,000. The 2,444 square foot ranch style house, built for Walt Disney and his wife Lillian as a retreat for their later years, was owned by extended Disney family members and just listed for $899k in November 2016. This gold course home is right off the Indian Canyon fairway and has a 180 degree mountain views. The four-bedroom residence was being used as a vacation rental, while being marketed as “Walt’s Technicolor Dream House” ... renting between $1,820 to $4,840 a week. The home has personal...

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We've posted about In-N-Out and it's true, we do love their burgers, but we know they aren't the only burger place in California. We thought we'd welcome the coming of summer by compiling a list of the best burger places in California to get your mouth watering and to give you some possible road trip destinations. Best Burgers in California Etna Brewery, Etna Enjoy a local brew and a fantastic burger at this Northern California local favorite. You can go old-school with a cheese burger or kick it up a notch with their well known Ortega Burger! Flickr by Zane...

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When things get shaking here in California the biggest question you need to ask is: Is your home earthquake-ready? We'd like to provide some great tips and procedures to help in earthquake proofing your California home. Flicker - J J Those of us down in Southern California have recently been experiencing a little earth-moving fun, and though the small quakes hardly do much damage [see a funny video of an overreaction here] there is the potential that larger quakes could follow. The best way to live without worry is to live prepared. Earthquake Proofing Your Home Structure It's no fun...

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