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  Bad News:  The economy sucks.  Good News:  Now is the best time to grow market share for your product or service!  Differentiate yourself from your competition with continual branding, prospecting & customer loyalty programs.  In tough times, many companies elect to scale back on their advertis...
Welcome to Orange County Resource - your new tool for plugging into OC life.  Whether you're relaxing in a comfy chair in front of your computer web surfing or plugged into your PDA googling because you've "gotta know" on the run, we can help.  OCRG is designed to remove some of the gue...
WSI is an association of independent welcoming services.  Each year an intensive workshop and training conference is hosted in the "hometown" of a different WSI member.  The October '08 conference was held in beautiful Pismo Beach, CA-a lovely place to visit as most of the members will attest.  W...
When the big one hits, will you be ready?  Over 5 million people participated in The Great Southern California Shakeout ( on November 13, 2008, a drill to test our readiness to deal with the aftermath of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake.  A recent forecast found that sometime in the ne...
Poll says California is state where most Americans want to live. If given the choice of living in any state, most Americans would choose California, followed by Hawaii and Florida, a recent Harris poll has found. The poll was a nationwide survey of 3,685 adults conducted in August 2006. Florida w...
  Where can you find adventurous day trips and exciting weekends and stay close to home?  Why Orange County of course.  Allow us to introduce you to a few of the many opportunities just waiting for you! Like that old saying Southern California is famous for‚ "You can snow ski in the morning and s...
We find ourselves in that strange interim period between the election and the swearing in of the new administration--both on a national and a local level. In the old days, this was called "the changing of the guard." We mull over the wins & losses, those we agreed with and those we didn't -- glad...


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