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Orange County 2017
Free Summer Concerts, Movies & Shakespeare in the Park

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** Due to possible last minute changes to times & locations to the events below, we encourage you to click on the link of the event holder to get the most updated information.

Brea
Buena Park Costa Mesa
Cypress Dana Point
Fountain Valley Fullerton
Garden Grove Huntington Beach
Irvine Laguna Niguel
Lake Forest
La Palma Los Alamitos
Newport Beach Orange
Placentia Rancho Santa Margarita
San Clemente San Juan Capistrano
Seal Beach
Tustin Yorba Linda
Other Orange County Music Events
 

 

BREA

2017 Summer Concerts in the Park
July - August

DETAILS:
Each week a new group will take the outdoor gazebo stage in City Hall Park for free Wednesday evening performances beginning at 6:30 p.m. Featuring a different musical genre each week, this series invites audiences to relax and picnic on the lawn while the music plays. On-site sales of tri-tip sandwiches, cold drinks and snacks help support this program.

DATES, TIMES & PERFORMERS:
Concerts will take place Wednesdays, July through August from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

LOCATION:
City Hall Park
401 S Brea Blvd
Brea

INFORMATION:
(714) 990-7722

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Family Films in the Park
Films will take place Fridays starting in July
8 p.m. until 10 p.m.

Summer is set with evening fun at the City of Brea's popular Family Films series. Admission and parking are FREE. Films are shown outdoors on a gigantic screen. Bring your blankets and low-back beach chairs to the amphitheater for a family night of fun. Arrive early and have a picnic dinner. Movie snacks and food will also be available for purchase.

2017 Movie Schedule:

LOCATION:
Arovista Park Amphitheatre
(parking lot located off of W. Elm St. and Sievers St.)

INFORMATION:
(714) 990-7201

 

BUENA PARK

Concerts in the Park
June 7 - July 12, 2017

DETAILS:
Each year, the Fine Arts Department is proud to provide six free outdoor concerts at Boisseranc Park. In addition to featured weekly musical performances, there is food and fun for the entire family!

DATES, TIMES & PERFORMERS:
Starting June 7
, Wednesday evening from 7 - 9 pm

June 7: Britain’s Finest Beatles Tribute Band
June 14: Stone Soul, covers of R&B and Soul Classics
June 21: Rumours: Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band
June
28: Uptown Funk: Bruno Mars Tribute
July 5: Wiseguys Big Band Machine, 18 Piece Big Band
July 12: Savor: The Premier Tribute to Santana

LOCATION:
Boiserranc Park
7520 Dale Street
Buena Park

INFORMATION:
(714) 562-3868

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Buena Park Downtown Concerts
July - August

DETAILS:
Free concert fun continues in Buena Park with their downtown concert series!

DATES, TIMES & PERFORMERS:
Starting in July
, Wednesday evening from 7 - 9 pm

July 19: Opening Night with LIGHTS!, Journey Tribute Band
July 26: The Trip, 80’s Night
August 2: Cover2Cover, 70s Disco Night
August 9: Smith, The Band Featuring Brandi Smith, Country Rock
August 16: Scot Bruce, Elvis Tribute
August 23: Luis Villegas and the United Nations, Hot Salsa Nights
August 30: Grand Finale with Paperback Writer, Beatles
Tribute

LOCATION:
8308 On The Mall
Buena Park

INFORMATION:
(714) 562-3868

 

COSTA MESA

2017 Concerts in the Park

DETAILS:
Free family entertainment for the whole community! Presented by the city of Costa Mesa and Costa Mesa Community Foundation. There will be activities for the kids, gourmet food trucks and a wine and beer garden at this year's concerts.

July 11: Stone Soul
July 18: Common Sense
July 25: Hard Days Night

DATES, TIMES & PERFORMERS:
Tuesday Evenings
5:30-7:45, Music begins at 6:00. preshow @ 5

LOCATION:
Fairview Park
Costa Mesa (parking at Goathill Junction Train Lot)

 

CYPRESS

City of Cypress 2017 Concerts on the Green

DETAILS:
Presented by the Cypress Recreation & Community Services Department. All concerts are free. Festival seating, picnics, families and lawn chairs encouraged. No seating setup allowed prior to 2:00pm Friday. Arts and Crafts will be available for children starting at 5:30pm. Food and Desserts will be available for purchase at all concerts. Alcohol and smoking of any kind are prohibited.

June 10: Neon Nation, Ultimate 80’s Experience
June 17
: The Answer, Classic Rock
July 1
: The Boys of Summer, The Eagles Tribute
July 8
: Raymond Michael, Elvis Presley Tribute
July 15
: West Coast Pops Orchestra
July 29
: Nitro Express, Country Rock
August 5
: Kulayd, 50’s & 60’s Rock and Roll
August 12
: Dean Colley, Neil Diamond Tribute

DATES & TIMES:
Saturdays
Concerts begin at 6:00 p.m.

LOCATION:
Cypress Civic Center Green
5275 Orange Avenue
Cypress

INFORMATION:
714-229-6780

 

DANA POINT

Free Summer Concert Series

DETAILS:
Free outdoor concerts sponsored by the City of Dana Point. Bring your own blankets and chairs. Beer, wine, soft drinks, water & food will be available from various vendors

DATES & TIMES:
Concerts are on Sundays
2:30pm-6pm

July 9
2:30-4 pm- The Neil Deal, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Tribute
4:30-6 pm- The Sam Morrison Band, Bob Seger Tribute
July 16
2:30-4 pm- Rio, Duran Duran Tribute
4:30-6 pm- Crimes of Passion Pat Benatar Tribute
July 23
2:30-4 pm- Saturday Night Fever, BeeGees Tribute
4:30-6 pm- ABBAFAB, ABBA Tribute
July 30
2:30-4 pm- Small World Band, Rock
4:30-6 pm- Dead or Alive, The Bon Jovi Experience
August 6
2-2:30 pm- Sidney Bowen, Singer/Songwriter
2:30-4 pm- Redneck Rodeo, Outlaws of Honky Tonk Tribute
4:30-6 pm- SMITH, Country
August 13
2:30-4 pm- Neon Nation, 80's
4:30-6 pm- Queen Nation, Queen Tribute

August 20 (British Invasion Concert)
2:30-4 pm- My Generation, British Invasion Tribute
4:30-6 pm- A British Invasion Tribute: Pop Music Icon Peter Asher (60's British Invasion Duo- Peter & Gordon) with the Laguna Concert Band.

LOCATION:
Sea Terrace Park
PCH & Niguel Road, behind Dana Point Library

INFORMATION:
Recreation Department at (949) 248-3530

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Movies in the Park
Fridays in June at 8:00pm
Pre-Movie entertainment begins at 7:30pm.

Come to Lantern Bay Park for a FREE movie! Bring your low back lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy these family friendly movies, under the stars in beautiful Dana Point. FREE Popcorn, other refreshments available to purchase.

June 2: Moana - Rated PG
June 9:
Zootopia - Rated PG
June 16:
The Jungle Book (2016) - Rated PG
June 23:
The BFG - Rated PG
June 30:
Pete's Dragon - Rated PG

LOCATION:
Lantern Bay Park
25111 Park Lantern Road
Dana Point

INFORMATION:
(949) 248-3530

 

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

Summer Concerts in the Park

DETAILS:
Live concerts return to the Fountain Valley Recreation Center at the Great Lawn on Thursday nights in July. Shows are scheduled to begin at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

DATES & TIMES:
Thursdays, July 6 – July 28, 2017
Concert times are 6 - 8 p.m.

July 6, 2017: The 80z Allstars, 80's music
July 13, 2017:
Stone Soul, Soul hits and timeless Motown
July 20, 2017:
Queen Nation, Queen Tribute
July 27, 2017:
Desperado, Eagles Tribute

LOCATION:
Fountain Valley Recreation and Sports Park
16400 Brookhurst St
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

INFORMATION:
714-839-8611

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Movies in the Park
August
6 pm

Come join in all of the festivities! Bring blankets and chairs and come join in all the festivities! There will be food trucks, games, a family-friendly movie and a costume contest! Movies begin at Dusk

August 1, 2017: The Little Mermaid
August 11, 2017: Lilo & Stitch
August 18, 2017: Dory
August 25, 2017: Moana 2017

INFORMATION:
714-839-8611

 

FULLERTON

 

Summer Concerts Series
July 12 to August 9, 2017

DETAILS:
Bring your family and friends to enjoy a night of music under the stars! While food will be available for purchase, concert-goers are welcome to bring a picnic supper to enjoy, as well as lawn chairs or blankets for seating.

The Fullerton Museum Center will also lead a FREE family arts & crafts booth featuring a different craft each week.

DATES & TIMES:
Wednesdays
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

July 12: U2xperience
July 19:
Hollywood Stones
July 26:
Kid Ramos and Friends
August 2:
Aquarius
August 9:
The Answer

LOCATION:
Fullerton Sports Complex
560 E. Silver Pine St.

INFORMATION:
(714) 738-3167

 

GARDEN GROVE

Free Summer Concert Series
July 6 through August 10, 2017

DETAILS:
Concertgoers can enjoy the sights and sounds of evening concerts in the park brought to you by the Garden Grove Community Foundation. No EZ-Ups or golf carts, please. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs.

DATES & TIMES:
Thursdays
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
(Voice of Garden Grove contest starts at 5:30)

July 6, 2017: Stone Soul, Motown Tribute
July 13, 2017:
L.A. Vation, U2 Tribute
July 20, 2017:
Jeri Curl, 80's Funk
July 27, 2017:
The Suffragettes, 40's Hits

August 3, 2017: The Kellye Huff Band, Modern Country
August 10, 2017: The Answer, Classic Rock

LOCATIONS:
Eastgate Park
12001 St Mark St

INFORMATION:
(714) 741-5280

 

HUNTINGTON BEACH

2017 Surfin' Sundays Concert Series

DETAILS:
International Surfing Museum's provides free musical performances for the public's enjoyment. Featured at the Surfin' Sundays Concert Series will be live music - surf bands - and vendor booths (vendors at PCH & Main location).

DATES & TIMES:
May - October
All shows at Pier Plaza: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Shows in Museum Parking Lot: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

* Please check website for concert locations & complete list of performers. Concerts may be subject to changes

LOCATIONS:
Pier Plaza shows - 315 Pacific Coast Highway (PCH & Main St)
Surfing Museum shows - 411 Olive (in parking lot)

INFORMATION:
714-960-3483

 

IRVINE

 

Sizzlin' Summer Concerts
July & August

DETAILS:
The City of Irvine will host five fun-filled, free concerts at Mike Ward Community Park.

Grab your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and dancing shoes for a fun-filled evening. Gourmet food trucks will be onsite with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Irvine Marine Adoption Committee and other Irvine nonprofit organizations.

DATES & TIMES:
Sundays
5:30-7:30 pm

July 9, 2017: Yard Sale, Dance Hits
July 16, 2017:
Pop Vinyl, Pop
July 23, 2017:
Pacific Symphony (5:30 kids show, 7 pm concert)
July 30, 2017:
Color My World, Chicago Tribute

August 6, 2017: Neon Nation, 80's band
August 13, 2017: Stone Soul, Motown

LOCATION:
Mike Ward Community Park-Woodbridge
20 Lake Road
Irvine, CA 92604

INFORMATION:
(949) 724-6606

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Orange County Great Park Movies on the Lawn
June - July
8:15 pm

Enjoy an outdoor movie experience under the stars. Bring low-back chairs, blankets and a picnic, or purchase items from the food trucks or snack bar. Movies are weather permitting.

Free Parking & Admission

LOCATION:
Orange County Great Park
Marine Way and Sand Canyon
Irvine, CA

 

LAGUNA NIGUEL

Concerts in the Park
June - August

DETAILS:
The series includes a variety of music such as Classic Rock and Tribute Bands. The concerts are offered free to the community. Food will be available for purchase. Free shuttle from city hall. Guests are encouraged to bring low chairs and blankets. Alcohol is prohibited in all City parks.

DATES & TIMES:
Friday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 pm*
*July 4 concert is a Tuesday concert 6-8 pm

June 9: Tommy Tassi & The Authentics, 50's
June 23:
Walk Like a Man, Frankie Valli Tribute
July 4:
Mirage, Fleetwood Mac Tribute (Tuesday 6-8 pm)
Julu 21:
L.A. Vation, U2 Tribute
August 4:
No Duh, No Doubt Tribute
August 18:
The Answer, Classic Rock

LOCATION:
Crown Valley Community Park Amphitheatre
29751 Crown Valley Parkway
Laguna Niguel

INFORMATION:
(949) 362-4351

 

LAKE FOREST

Summer Concerts
June - August
5:30 - 8:30 pm

DETAILS:
Sundays from 5:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 25: Rock Around the Clock Concert & Car Show - Sports Park
Sunday, July 30:
80s Flashback Tribute - Pittsford Park
Sunday, August 27:
End of Summer Bash with Common Sense, The Suffragettes, and The Kalama Brothers
- Sports Park

LOCATIONS:
Lake Forest Sports Park (28000 Rancho Parkway)
Pittsford Park (21701 Pittsford Drive)

INFORMATION:
(949) 273-6960

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Free Movies in the Park

Fridays at 7:30 pm

Friday, June 16: Sing (PG)
Friday, July 7: LEGO Batman Movie (PG)
Friday, July 21: Finding Dory (PG)
Friday, August 11: Moana (PG)
Friday, August 25: Beauty and the Beast (G)

LOCATION:
Sports Park and Recreation Center
(28000 Rancho Parkway

INFORMATION:
(949) 461-3450

 

LA PALMA

2017 Concerts in the Park

DETAILS:
In a time-honored tradition, the City of La Palma Community Activities & Beautification Committee brings you Concerts in the Park! Concerts are held every Saturday evening at Central Park - bring a picnic, relax, and enjoy the music!

DATES & TIMES:
Saturdays, July 8 - August 5, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

July 8: Smokin' Cobras, 50's, 60's, Jazz, Surf and Retro 80's
July 15: Stone Soul, Early 60's, Soul and Motown
July 22: The Silverados, Class Rock and Country
July 29: Amanda Castro Band, Top 40's music in a Big Band Style
August 5: Mirage, A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

LOCATION:
Central Park Amphitheater
7821 Walker Street
La Palma, Ca 90623 C

INFORMATION:
714-690-3350

 

LOS ALAMITOS

2017 Music & Movies in the Park

DETAILS:
Bring your neighbors, dust off the lawn chairs, and join the community for a night under the stars! Live music from bands and local groups will entertain all generations from 6:30pm to 8:00pm with the movie to follow, beginning at dusk. Each event will include raffle prizes, children activities, and food or refreshments for sale. There will also be Food Trucks so be sure to come hungry!

DATES & TIMES:
Saturdays
6:30 pm

2017 Band Lineup and Location:

June 24: Centerfold, 80's Rock (Laural Park)
July 8: Elm Street Band, Classic Rock (Cottonwood Park)
July 22: Southland Mega Groove, 40's hits (Orville Lewis Park)
August 5: King Salmon Band, Rock and Pop hits
(Laural Park)

2017 Movie Lineup:

June 24: Secret Life of Pets
July 8: The Jungle Book
July 22: Wreck it Ralph
August 5: Moana

LOCATIONS:
Laurel Park, Bloomfield & Katella Ave.
Little Cottonwood Park, 4000 Farquhar Ave
Orville Lewis Park, 3662 Kempton Dr

INFORMATION:
(562) 430-1073

 

NEWPORT BEACH

2017 Concerts on the Green

DETAILS:
The City Arts Commission will present three fantastic performances as part of the "Concerts on the Green" series during the summer of 2016. Concerts in the Parks are on Sundays, from 6-7:30 pm and are free to the public. Bring your blankets and beach chairs!

DATES & TIMES:
Sundays
Concerts are from 6-7:30 pm

July 9: Flashback Heart Attack
August 6: The Tijuana Dogs
September 3: Night Shift (the Citrus College pop ensemble)

LOCATION:
On the Civic Green at the new Civic Center
100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach

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2017 Shakespeare by the Sea

DETAILS:
Bring your blankets, beach chairs and picnic dinner for an evening of free Shakespeare performed by the professional touring acting troupe.

DATES & TIMES:
Preshow: 6:45 pm; Play: 7 pm through 9 pm

TO BE ANNOUNCED

LOCATION:
Newport Beach Civic Center
100 Civic Center Drive
Newport Beach

INFORMATION:
949-717-3870

 

ORANGE

2017 Concerts in the Park
June 21-August 9, 2017

DETAILS:
Pack your picnic baskets, relax, and enjoy fantastic free entertainment for all ages under the summer starry sky! Bring your blankets or low lawn chairs and get ready for a great time!

Food will be available for purchase courtesy of a local non-profit group and please leave pets at home. Alcohol is not permitted in the park. Performers subject to change.

DATES & TIMES:
Wednesdays, June - August
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

June 21: Smokin' Cobras, retro hits from the 50s to 80s
June 28: L.A. Vation, U2 tribute
July 05: Stone Soul, classic Motown and soul
July 12: The Trip, top 40 rock hits from the 60s to today
July 19: Smith, modern and classic country
July 26: Hard Days Night, Beatles tribute
August 02: Wiseguys Big Band Machine, big band favorites
August 09: Superlark, classic rock

LOCATION:
Hart Park Band Shell
located off the 22 Fwy. & Glassell St.

INFORMATION:
Call (714) 744-5599 for more information

 

PLACENTIA

2017 Concerts in the Park

DETAILS:
Free concerts presented by the City of Placentia Cultural Arts Commission. Non profit food vendors will be selling refreshments and dinner option at each concert. Inclement weather will cancel event.

DATES & TIMES:
Thursday Evenings
6:30 pm

July 13: Kelly Rae, country
July 20: Swing Cat Big Band
July 27: Upstream, Steel Drum, Reggae, and Calypso
August 3: Soto, Latin, Funk, R&B
August 10: Graceband, Elvis Tribute
August 17: No-Duh, No Doubt Tribute (Taste of the Town event - starts at 4:00pm)

LOCATION:
Tri-City Park
2301 N. Kraemer Blvd.

INFORMATION:
Call (714) 993-8232 for more information

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Movies in the Park

Outdoor movies are shown on Friday nights during summer months. Movies begin at dusk and admission is FREE. Spectators are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket for comfortable viewing. Titles subject to change.

2017 movie schedule:

July 7: Secret Life of Pets PG
July 14: Tangled PG
July 21: Lego Batman PG
July 28: Sing PG
August 4: Zootopia PG
August 11: Finding Dory PG
August 18: People's Choice G/PG

LOCATION:
Placentia Champions Sports Complex
505 N. Jefferson, Placentia, CA. 92870

 

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA

2017 Summer Concerts

DETAILS:
The City of Rancho Santa Margarita provides a variety of excellent musical performances with the sunset as your backdrop.
Concert-goers are encouraged to visit some of RSM's local restuarants before the concerts and bring a picnic dinner!

DATES & TIMES:
Sundays
6 pm - 8 pm

2017 Summer Concert Dates
Stay tuned for the 2017 Concert Lineup

LOCATION:
Central Park
30842 La Miranda
Rancho Santa Margarita

INFORMATION:
(949) 216-9700

 

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

San Juan Summer Nights
June - September

DETAILS:
The concerts offers live music, dancing, a youth activity area where kids can hang out, a expo where local businesses are able to network with the community, great food that can be purchased from the local restaurants or food trucks on site. Beer and wine are available at the San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce booth. Bring lawn chairs, blankets & jackets. No pets.

DATES & TIMES:
Wednesdays
6 pm - 8 pm

June 21: Redneck Rodeo
July 19: U2 Experience
August 16: The Trip, Classic Rock
September 20: SMITH, Country

LOCATION:
San Juan Capistrano's Historic Town Center Park
El Camino Real

INFORMATION:
949-493-5911

 

SAN CLEMENTE

Summer Beach Concert Series
July - August

Join the community to celebrate live music on the beach with the sunset as your backdrop and free seating in the sand. Bring a blanket for this free program.

DATES & TIMES:
Thursdays
All concerts are from 6:00 pm - sunset

LOCATION:
7 Pier
622 Avenida Del Mar
San Clemente, California 92672

INFORMATION:
For more information contact the Recreation Division at 361-8264.

 

SEAL BEACH

Free Concerts by the Pier
July - August

DETAILS:
The Seal Beach Chamber Summer Concert Series will kick off Wednesdays in July. All concerts are at Eisenhower Park at the foot of the Seal Beach Pier.

DATES & TIMES:
Wednesdays
6 - 8 pm

July 5: TBA
July 12:
TBA
July 19:
TBA
July 26:
TBA
August 2:
TBA
August 9:
TBA
August 16:
TBA
August 23:
TBA

LOCATION:
Eisenhower Park by the Seal Beach Pier.

INFORMATION:
Please contact the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce at (562) 799-0179 for additional information.

 

TUSTIN

Concerts in the Park
June through August

DETAILS:
Relax and enjoy the sounds of the great live music! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Enjoy a picnic or purchase food or snacks from community groups. Admission is free!

DATES & TIMES:
Wednesdays
6 - 8 pm

2017 CONCERT DATES (line up coming soon)

LOCATION:
Peppertree Park
230 W First St

INFORMATION:
(714) 573-3326

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2017 Movies in the Park

Pack up your lounge chairs and blankets and spend an evening under the stars with your family. Activities start at 5:30 pm, movies start at dusk (approximately 7:50 and 8:10pm). There will be sponsor booths, food vendors, and children's activities prior to showtime.

July
July
August
August
August

INFORMATION:
For more information, call the Tustin Parks and Recreation Department at (714) 573-3326

 

YORBA LINDA

2017 Concerts in the Park
August

Bring your own picnic dinner - food will also be available from Center Catering at the Yorba Linda Community Center. Seating is available in the amphitheater grass areas at the park (chairs and blankets recommended).

Dogs are not recommended due to safety issues and the comfort of others in attendance. Riding skateboards, bikes, roller blades, and scooters throughout the park during the concert is prohibited. Alcohol is not allowed in the park.

DATES & TIMES:
Sundays
5:30 - 7:00 pm

July 16, 2017: Hot August Night (Neil Diamond Tribute)
July 23, 2017: Kelly Rae Band (Country Rock)
July 30, 2017: The Skinny Little Twits (Classic Rock)
August 6, 2017: The Reflexx (80's covers)
August 13, 2017: Pop Vinyl Band (Pop hits)

LOCATION:
Hurless Barton Park
4601 Casa Loma Ave.

INFORMATION:
For more information, call the Travis Ranch Activity Center at (714) 961-7167

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Free Family Movies in the Park

Movies start at 7:45 pm. Seating will be available on the grass, so bring a blanket or low lawn chair. If you choose to bring a chair, please sit in the back or on the side, so as not to block the view of others. For the comfort of the audience, dogs are not recommended.

2017 coming soon

INFORMATION:
For more inforamtion, please call (714) 961-7167

 

 
 

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