May 2017

Found 4 blog entries for May 2017.

Throwback Thursday | Remembering Generations of Soldiers Who Gave Their Lives for Their Nations Freedom…

HISTORY OF MEMORIAL DAY

Memorial Day, as Decoration Day gradually came to be known, originally honored only those lost while fighting in the Civil War. But during World War I the United States found itself embroiled in another major conflict, and the holiday evolved to commemorate American military personnel who died in all wars.

For decades, Memorial Day continued to be observed on May 30, the date Logan had selected for the first Decoration Day. But in 1968 Congress passed the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, which established Memorial Day as the last Monday in May in order to create a three-day weekend for federal employees; the change went into

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With HONOR, we awarded two San Clemente High School Seniors with our “Live Like a Local Scholarship” last night.


Live Like a Local Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our $1,000 scholarship winner Jonathon Magaña and $500 scholarship winner Yesenia Martinez Sanchez.

At The Echelberger Group, our commitment to our community runs deeper than just the homes that we sell. To us, home is where your story begins, and community is where your home comes to life. Doug Echelberger is a life-long San Clemente resident and San Clemente High School Class of 1987 Alumnus. That is why we believe in giving back to the community we live in, and supporting the hometown that supports us.

#LiveLikeaLocal #SanClementeHighSchool #Scholarship

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Blue By Nature – Doheny Blues Festival 1998 | Photo Credit: World News

1998 – When it all started!

In 1998, Omega Events launched an annual blues festival in the harbor town of Dana Point, CA and nearly twenty years later, The Doheny Blues Festival has grown into one of the nation’s top blues music festivals, known for the stellar mix of artists and the incredible location of Doheny State Beach. Omega has been recognized by the blues music industry, being named “Best Promoter” by The Blues Foundation in Memphis, TN.

From GRAMMY winners to music legends, Doheny Blues has been host to many of the top names in rock, soul & blues music, including B.B. King, The Black Crowes, Bonnie Raitt, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Crosby, Stills & Nash, John

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Time to Throw it Back

Happy Throwback Thursday neighbors! Where you come from, where you call home is a part of who you are. Welcome to the Live Like a Local blog series that explores our roots and hometown in South Orange County.

Every week we welcome you to explore with us, as we take in the vibrant culture, beautiful histories and exquisite homes created in our own backyard. Whether it be San Clemente, Dana Point, or San Juan Capistrano, or a surrounding coastal community, it is always a great day for Throwback Thursday in Orange County!

Especially when we love the place we call home…

History of Cinco de Mayo

Ever wonder what Cinco De Mayo celebrates? Like most, you may have confused it as Mexico’s Independence Day,

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